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Great opening lines

January 5, 2017

MARION ROSE

“The monster showed up just after midnight. As they do.”

When I read this book a few years back, I didn’t just gently weep, I lay on the sofa and howled. Don’t think I can go to the film…

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A MONSTER CALLS

A novel by Patrick Ness

From an original idea by Siobhan Dowd (who died, and so the baton – her idea and thoughts for this story – was passed on).

 

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Rachel Summerson permalink
    January 12, 2017 2:11 pm

    I can’t possibly cap this opening. It’s simply brilliatm.

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