‘Unique Firsts: Fantastic Opening Lines in Literature’


‘What can make, or break, a literary work? The perfect first sentence.

The best works of literature begin with an epic hook. Usually, this is a sentence of sublime beauty. However, sometimes the entire opening paragraph gleams like cut crystal. Either way, if it grabs the reader and pulls them in with ease, it has done its job.

As grammarians, we appreciate the beauty of a well-written line. Flawless syntax is a sure way to win our hearts. Let’s explore some of the best examples.’


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