Friday Firsts (10.02.09)
The first line can make or break a reader’s interest. Just how well did the author pull you in to the story with their first sentence? To participate in this weekly book meme is extremely easy. Head to Well-Read Reviews for full details.
I missed Friday Firsts last week, but I’m back this week with a classic. Here’s the first line from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Ha! How could you not want to continue reading with an opener like that?