“They dive headfirst into the plot, or they reveal something haunting about the narrator. They can be brief or elaborate, vague or revealing. Opening lines are a tricky thing. When done well, they serve as intriguing thesis statements, an eloquent glimpse of what’s to come.
Paying homage to well-crafted first sentences, “The Guardian” created this video, prompting readers to guess who penned what.”
Can you guess the novels that begin with these opening lines?