Establishment of the nations, destruction of the nations, secret chambers of human soul, song of nature, heroes and antiheroes, legends and sometimes fiction that takes its source from reality; books tell us so many things. Sentences sing and we listen carefully, listen with our heart. Opening lines are important because they predict what we’ll encounter in the book, which feelings await us. One of our favorite opening lines is The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy’s opening line. Writer Douglas Adams expresses the misery and smallness of our planet and the humanity on it with an ironic tone.
Hale knew, before he had been in Brighton three hours, that they meant to murder him.
|#||On Screen||Ranky Point|
|Graham Greene, Brighton Rock||12|
|Charles Dickens, A Tale Of Two Cities||12|
|Dodie Smith, I Capture The Castle||11|
|Tom Robbins, Still Life With Woodpecker||11|
|Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn||11|
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