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I read books, I write about books, I would probably marry a book if I could find one who liked me enough. Three words to describe me mature, irresponsible, contradictory, unreliable...oh...that's four...

Booker Prize winners give their favorite opening lines.

 

What's your favorite first sentence?

 

Mine is: 'No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed by some to dream.'

 

- Shirley Jackson The Haunting of Hill House