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The Telegraph's 30 Great Opening Lines in Literature

The Telegraph's 30 Great Opening Lines in Literature published March 2017. Some beautiful lines here.
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from telegraph.co.uk · made by Jen Feenan
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Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
2
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
3
A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
4
1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
5
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
6
Huckleberry Finn
Huckleberry Finn
7
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
8
Wide Sargasso Sea
Wide Sargasso Sea
9
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
10
The Go-Between
The Go-Between
11
Metamorphosis
Metamorphosis
12
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
13
Murphy
Murphy
14
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
15
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
16
Peter Pan
Peter Pan
17
Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
18
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
19
Love in the Time of Cholera
Love in the Time of Cholera
20
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
21
Goodbye to Berlin
Goodbye to Berlin
22
Elmer Gantry
Elmer Gantry
23
Confederacy of Dunces
Confederacy of Dunces
24
The Red Badge of Courage
The Red Badge of Courage
25
The Crow Road
The Crow Road
26
Jude the Obscure (Thomas Hardy)
Jude the Obscure (Thomas Hardy)
27
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
28
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
29
The Old Man and the Sea (Ernest Hemingway)
The Old Man and the Sea (Ernest Hemingway)
30
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
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