34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books #infographic #Books
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I find it a crime that the first sentence of Owen Meany is not included, otherwise this is a perfect list.

I find it a crime that the first sentence of Owen Meany is not included, otherwise this is a perfect list.

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beautifully solemn, a classic tale from the depression era of the south . John Steinbeck moves me!

beautifully solemn, a classic tale from the depression era of the south . John Steinbeck moves me!

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34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books #infographic #Books
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Ana le gustaba la escuela en España, pero la clase de español era muy difícil porque estaban leyendo el libro de "Don Quijote" y no entiendo el español bien.

Ana le gustaba la escuela en España, pero la clase de español era muy difícil porque estaban leyendo el libro de "Don Quijote" y no entiendo el español bien.

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JD Salinger Infographic: The Path to "The Catcher in the Rye" In 1951 J.D. Salinger published The Catcher in the Rye, a debut novel that became one of the best known works in American literature. The book’s beloved anti-hero, Holden Caulfield, had been making appearances in Salinger’s writing since 1941. Follow the milestones in Salinger’s career that led to his most famous book. Click the image to enlarge.

JD Salinger Infographic: The Path to "The Catcher in the Rye" In 1951 J.D. Salinger published The Catcher in the Rye, a debut novel that became one of the best known works in American literature. The book’s beloved anti-hero, Holden Caulfield, had been making appearances in Salinger’s writing since 1941. Follow the milestones in Salinger’s career that led to his most famous book. Click the image to enlarge.

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"I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book." J.K. Rowling That's why I love yours, my lady!

"I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book." J.K. Rowling That's why I love yours, my lady!

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If you've ever attempted to learn to write a book, one of the very early lessons you were told is that you need to hook to reader right away. Many of the best pieces of literature start off with an opening line that's so memorable and engaging that you can't help but keep going. It's…

If you've ever attempted to learn to write a book, one of the very early lessons you were told is that you need to hook to reader right away. Many of the best pieces of literature start off with an opening line that's so memorable and engaging that you can't help but keep going. It's…

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The first line (or first few lines) of the most famous books of all time - Imgur
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