It feels like Friday so I thought of starting this thread.
Post the starting lines of a book and let's see how many people guess the book*.
e.g. Once upon a time,......
Ans: Just about every other fairy tale.
Anayonkar Shivalkar wrote:My suffering left me sad and gloomy.
It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love.
Holy macaroni... I actually know one.
If I'm not mistaken, the "bitter almonds" line is from "Love in the Time of Cholera" by... who was it?... Darn, I'm going to have to look it up. One sec... Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Don't get me wrong... I've never read the book. I just recall flipping through the TV channels some time last summer and stopping temporarily on a show where that book and few others were being discussed.