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princess garnet
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Memorable 1st lines

Post by princess garnet » Sat November 19th, 2011, 2:08 am

Came across this list of 100 memorable first lines from novels. Enjoy!

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Nefret
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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Post by Nefret » Sat November 19th, 2011, 4:53 am

Lots of books I have not read yet.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Post by annis » Thu November 24th, 2011, 6:52 am

Thanks fior these- they're great :)

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Dead of Winter" by Nicola Upson
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime, dual time-frame
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Thu November 24th, 2011, 12:31 pm

No wonder so many people find James Joyce un-readable!

I liked the 100 best characters too - link at the bottom of the first lines' list - although it only covers books from 1900.
Currently reading: The Dead of Winter by Nicola Upson

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