Jessie Gaynor, the Social Media Editor at Lit Hub, writes "Man, people make fun of chick lit a lot! But you know what's also easy to mock? Dude lit. Here are the first lines of classic male-authored novels rewritten as dude lit:".
Below are 2 examples using Books 1 & 2. Follow the link to see the revised opening lines of Books 3-10. The remaining 30 books on the list are Popular Dude Lit Books (real ones) from Goodreads to whet your appetite.
"Call me Ishmael. I can't tell you my real name, or I'd have to kill you."
"Mother died today. Or maybe yesterday; I can't be sure. I was only sure of one thing: I wouldn't rest until I found the man who killed her."