THE 8 BEST FIRST LINES FROM BOOKS

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  1. 1.
    I was 12 going on 13 the first time I saw a dead body.
    Stand By Me by Stephen King
  2. 2.
    "I see," said the vampire thoughtfully, and slowly he walked across the room towards the window.
    Interview With the Vampire by Anne Rice
  3. 3.
    Quiet as it's kept, there were no marigolds in the fall of 1941.
    The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  4. 4.
    It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn't know what I was doing in New York.
    The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  5. 5.
    It was a pleasure to burn.
    Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  6. 6.
    The snow in the mountains was melting and Bunny had been dead for several weeks before we understood the gravity of our situation.
    The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  7. 7.
    It began the usual way, in the bathroom of the Lassimo Hotel.
    A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  8. 8.
    The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.
    The Gunslinger of the Dark Tower Series by Stephen King