>While investigating the website of American Book Review, I came across their list of the Top 100 First Lines from novels. This definitely something worth studying.
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>Great list, Cliff – thanks! And “Orlando” is on it; my favorite Virginia Woolf.
>Personally, I checked to be sure the opening of Gravity’s Rainbow was there–that’s my all time favorite first line.