August272014

Clare: It’s hard being left behind. I wait for Henry, not knowing where he is, wondering if he’s okay. It’s hard to be the one who stays.”

- The Time Travellers Wife (2003), Audrey Niffenegger

Clare: It’s hard being left behind. I wait for Henry, not knowing where he is, wondering if he’s okay. It’s hard to be the one who stays.”

- The Time Travellers Wife (2003), Audrey Niffenegger

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Harry Potter books - first and last lines

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'This Did Something Powerful to Me': Authors' Favorite First Lines of Books

Source: Fassler, The Atlantic - 2013

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It was 7 minutes after midnight. The dog was lying on the grass in the middle of the lawn in front of Mrs Shears’ house. Its eyes were closed.

- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime (2003), Mark Haddon 

It was 7 minutes after midnight. The dog was lying on the grass in the middle of the lawn in front of Mrs Shears’ house. Its eyes were closed.

- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime (2003), Mark Haddon 

April102014

When he woke in the woods in the dark and the cold of the night he’d reach out to touch the child sleeping beside him.

- The Road (2006), C. McCarthy

When he woke in the woods in the dark and the cold of the night he’d reach out to touch the child sleeping beside him.

- The Road (2006), C. McCarthy

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The Time Traveller (for so it will be convenient to speak of him) was expounding a recondite matter to us

- The Time Machine (1895), HGW

The Time Traveller (for so it will be convenient to speak of him) was expounding a recondite matter to us

The Time Machine (1895), HGW

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To the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth. 

- The Grapes of Wrath (1939), J. Steinbeck

To the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth. 

The Grapes of Wrath (1939), J. Steinbeck

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