First Lines of Famous Novels

Brendareeves, MEd.
Slice-of-Life Musings
2 min readMay 3, 2024

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Photo by Roman Kraft on Unsplash

Many years ago, I decided to read the famous classic novels. I’ve often wondered if young people today read them and if they’re taught in school. I thought a fun article would be to post the first lines of some of the classics to see if my readers could identify the book. If you’re a well-read, educated person, some of them are obvious. I would love to hear from younger people as well as old timers. Tell the name of the book and the…

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Brendareeves, MEd.
Slice-of-Life Musings

Editor of Slice-of-Life Musings. A free spirit, visual artist, writer, editor, animal lover, introvert, blogger and independent woman.