The Best Opening Lines Ever
Unleashed on October 5, 2009
On today’s Eve’s Salmagundi Club we’re looking at opening lines. How important are they really – can they make the difference between a hit and a miss? Is “Call me Ishmael” really the best opening line of any novel (the editors of American Book Review think so). Peter and Eve discuss what works and what doesn’t, and reveal their own favorites – what’s yours?
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