Can You Match These Famous Opening Lines To Stories To The Books?

Let's shape up your book worming skills.

Created by Lp1987
On Nov 4, 2016
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Call me Ishmael

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It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.

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If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like...

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Stately, plump BuckMulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed.

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There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.

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It was a pleasure to burn

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It was love at first sight

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He-for there could be no doubt of his sex, though the fashion of the time did something to disguise it...

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief...

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Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.

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Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested.

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They say when trouble comes close ranks, and so the white people did.

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I can feel the heat closing in, feel them out there making their moves, setting up their devil doll stool pigeaons, crooning over my spoon and dropper I throw away at Washington Square Station.

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I first met Dean not long after my wife and I split up. I had just gotten over a serious illness that I won't bother to talk about, except it had something to do with the miserably weary split-up and my feeling that everything was dead.

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You better not never tell nobody but God.

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