Clouds In The Head


great opening lines of oz lit
24 December, 2010, 10:36 am
Filed under: beauty & inspirationalitism

“Unemployed at last.”

“Harry Joy was to die three times, but it was his first death which was to have the greatest effect on him…”

Even though I love –

“The hideous low scarred yellow horny and barren headland lies curled like a scorpion in a blinding sea and sky.”

– it’s hardly taken off. Are there any other great opening lines that people know of?

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“Unemployed at last” (Such is Life) resonates with me! Pam T.

Comment by Pamela Thorne

“There’s more life up this end,” Mrs Poulter said.

Patrick White, The Solid Mandala.

Comment by Belinda

“The gunman, is useless.”

The Messenger, Markus Zusak

Check the punctuation!!

Comment by David Simpson

“I might as well say, right from the jump: it wasn’t my usual kind of job.” People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks.

Punctuation again!!

Comment by David Simpson




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