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

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

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

Vita Sackville-West, London, 1939, The affair for which Sackville-West is most remembered was with the prominent writer Virginia Woolf in the late 1920s. Woolf wrote one of her most famous novels, Orlando, described by Sackville-West's son Nigel Nicolson as "the longest and most charming love-letter in literature", a biography beginning in the year 1500 and continuing to the present day, called Orlando...

Vita Sackville-West, London, 1939, The affair for which Sackville-West is most remembered was with the prominent writer Virginia Woolf in the late 1920s. Woolf wrote one of her most famous novels, Orlando, described by Sackville-West's son Nigel Nicolson as "the longest and most charming love-letter in literature", a biography beginning in the year 1500 and continuing to the present day, called Orlando...

The first sentence or paragraph of a novel is often the last chance to make the first impression. Stephen King spends weeks,…

Compelling first lines of famous novels (infographic)

The first sentence or paragraph of a novel is often the last chance to make the first impression. Stephen King spends weeks,…

Ray Bradbury’s most famous novel and one of the most important books of the 20th century has been analyzed several times already.…

Fahrenheit 451 by the numbers (infographic)

Ray Bradbury’s most famous novel and one of the most important books of the 20th century has been analyzed several times already.…

The first sentence or paragraph of a novel is often the last chance to make the first impression. Stephen King spends weeks,…

Compelling first lines of famous novels (infographic)

The first sentence or paragraph of a novel is often the last chance to make the first impression. Stephen King spends weeks,…

Jamaica Inn hotel, Cornwall's legendary coaching house, immortalised in Daphne du Maurier's novel of the same name, has stood high on Bodmin Moor for over four centuries. We're still referred to by historians as Cornwall's most famous smuggling inn. These days we do welcome the more salubrious guest ... and the odd ghost! The Inn also includes a museum and gift shop as well as a restaurant and bar.

Jamaica Inn hotel, Cornwall's legendary coaching house, immortalised in Daphne du Maurier's novel of the same name, has stood high on Bodmin Moor for over four centuries. We're still referred to by historians as Cornwall's most famous smuggling inn. These days we do welcome the more salubrious guest ... and the odd ghost! The Inn also includes a museum and gift shop as well as a restaurant and bar.

@jamaicainn1 Jamaica Inn in Cornwall. Famous for it's connections with Daphne du Maurier's novel. Friendly atmosphere.

@jamaicainn1 Jamaica Inn in Cornwall. Famous for it's connections with Daphne du Maurier's novel. Friendly atmosphere.

Cornish pasties, in Cornwall - because it's Cornwall, and a visit wouldn't be complete without one of these beauties!

Cornish pasties, in Cornwall - because it's Cornwall, and a visit wouldn't be complete without one of these beauties!

The Grapes - Narrow Street's famous pub that Charles Dickens himself used to visit. It even featured in one of his novels, 'Our Mutual Friend'. Now owned by local Limehouse resident Sir Ian McKellan, it's a very cosy pub famous for its fish restaurant with great views over the River Thames.

The Grapes - Narrow Street's famous pub that Charles Dickens himself used to visit. It even featured in one of his novels, 'Our Mutual Friend'. Now owned by local Limehouse resident Sir Ian McKellan, it's a very cosy pub famous for its fish restaurant with great views over the River Thames.

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