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Can you name the famous novels from their opening lines?

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Opening LineNovelAuthor
You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings.Mary Shelley
Marley was dead, to begin with.Charles Dickens
Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun.Douglas Adams
When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow.Harper Lee
Who is John Galt?Ayn Rand
Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to doLewis Carroll
'To be born again,' sang Gibreel Farishta tumbling from the heavens, 'first you have to die.'Salman Rushdie
It was love at first sight. The first time Yossarian saw the chaplain he fell madly in love with him.Joseph Heller
We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold.Hunter S. Thompson
The primroses were over.Richard Adams
As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect.Franz Kafka
It is three hundred forty-eight years, six months, and nineteen days ago today that the citizens of Paris were awakened by the pealing of all the bells in the three districts...Victor Hugo
When he woke in woods in the dark and the cold of the night he'd reach out to touch the child sleeping beside him.Cormac McCarthy
I have just returned from a visit to my landlord--the solitary neighbour that I shall be troubled with.Emily Brontë
Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed.James Joyce
Mother died today.Albert Camus

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