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Re: First sentence of current book

Post Number:#4141 by Ama Idim
» 01 Sep 2017, 05:35

"I have been working on a dream even before I knew it"
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Post Number:#4142 by EmunahAn
» 02 Sep 2017, 07:23

They had just been notified that they had to move......nice subtle start
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Post Number:#4143 by tamdlyte
» 02 Sep 2017, 19:33

Stargazer lived in a kaleidoscope of colours such that the rainbow looked bland in comparison.
*sigh* LOL
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Post Number:#4144 by Redlegs
» 03 Sep 2017, 23:40

The merry=go-round had a centre post of cast iron, reddened a little by the salt air, and of a certain ornateness : not striking enough to attract a casual eye, but still, to an eye concentrated upon it (to the eye, say, of a lover of the merry-go-round, a child) intriguing in its transitions.

The Merry-Go-Round In the Sea, Randolph Stow
He was unheeded, happy, and near to the wild heart of life.

A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, James Joyce
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Post Number:#4145 by Charissa C
» 04 Sep 2017, 20:04

"In a single year, my father left us twice."

Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
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Post Number:#4146 by 0719672189
» 06 Sep 2017, 00:53

I knew there was something not quite right about Dumi the very first time i ever laid eyes on him.
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Post Number:#4147 by Nyuu
» 10 Sep 2017, 14:54

“kepler 22b sits in a shiny chair in the center of a black, low-ceilinged room.”

Endgame: Rules of the game by James Frey
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Post Number:#4148 by Lydia
» 11 Sep 2017, 13:59

In the beginning... when the world was new, Fae and humans lived peacefully together.
Quest of a Warrior (Legends of the Fenian Warriors #1), Mary Morgan
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Post Number:#4149 by Redlegs
» 12 Sep 2017, 02:47

The bruise-coloured steeple of St Augustine's was visible for miles around the hills of South Hobart: a watch=tower over a camp of fear.

The Doubleman, Christopher Koch

-- 13 Sep 2017, 00:35 --

Last summer I happened to be crossing the plains of Iowa in a season of intense heat, and it was my good fortune to have for a travelling companion James Quayle Burden - Jim Burden, as we still call him in the West.

My Antonia, Willa Cather
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Post Number:#4150 by Btowntheatregal
» 13 Sep 2017, 11:00

"Reverand, you have a visitor." ~ Raven's Peak by Lincoln Cole
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Post Number:#4151 by IanYanny
» 14 Sep 2017, 10:32

Once when I was six years old I saw a magnificent picture in a book, called True Stories from Nature, about the primeval forest.

-The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupéry
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Post Number:#4152 by Marie Kala
» 17 Sep 2017, 20:38

After a year of slavery in the Salt Mines of Endovier, Celaena Sardothien was accustomed to being escorted everywhere in shackles and at sword point.

Throne of Glass, Sarah J. Mass
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Post Number:#4153 by Lydia
» 19 Sep 2017, 02:49

Ballencrief Hall crouched upon the crag lika a wary giant, it's arm-like towers thrust up as if to hold off the heavy clouds that threatened its battlements.
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Post Number:#4154 by Redlegs
» 20 Sep 2017, 02:36

On the day he lost his right foot, Walter Van Brunt had been haunted, however haphazardly, by ghosts of the past.

World's End, T C Boyle
He was unheeded, happy, and near to the wild heart of life.

A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, James Joyce
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Post Number:#4155 by Karen0823
» Yesterday, 11:11

"I'm here, I'm… sorry I came to you unannounced, my name is Fernando Benzimra, I found your name in the phonebook, I asked your wife whether you are Moshe Benzimra from Tetouan, and then got here by taxi.

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