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First Lines

They say that the first lines of a piece of writing, are always the most difficult to set down on paper. It seems to me, that they may also be the most definitive, as I find they often set the scene in my mind, even before I have turned the first page. Here are a selection of those ‘buy me’ lines, which have done just that!

Tea, flowers and an open book on a table in the garden - Used to feature my book reviews


Author: Sarah Waters “I was never so frightened as I am now. They have left me sitting in the dark, with only the light from the window to write by.” 24 September 1874 “Pa used to say that any piece of history might be made into a...


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