Favorite First Line

One of my favorite opening lines of a novel is from the book Dancing at the Rascal Fair, by Ivan Doig.

β€œTo say the truth, it was not how I expected – stepping off toward America past a drowned horse.”

2 Replies to “Favorite First Line”

  1. My favorite opening line is from the book Voyage of Life, by Richard McMaster

    “Forty-eight years is a long time. An even longer time to miss the only woman you ever loved.”

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