It’s time for another First Lines Friday! Hosted by Wandering Words!!
What if, instead of judging a book by its cover or its author, we judged the book by its opening lines?
Here is how it works:
– Pick a book and open to the first page.
– Copy the first few lines without revealing which book it is.
– Reveal the book!
So… do these first lines entice you?
When I think of my wife, I always think of her head. The shape of it, to begin with. The very first time I saw her, it was the back of the head I saw, and there was something lovely about it, the angles of it. Like a shiny, hard corn kernel or a riverbed fossil. She had what the Victorians would call a finely shaped head. You could imagine the skull quite easily.
Scroll down to reveal the book!
How? How have I still not read this book? I honestly have no idea, it’s even been on my physical tbr for years but here we are. Maybe I’ll finally get around to it soon? I honestly know nothing about this book apart from it’s a thriller and the first paragraph is about a wife’s head…. sooooo…