Hello and welcome to my first ever Top 5 Wednesday post! I have seen so many people enjoying themselves while doing Top 5 lists every week and now I couldn’t help myself but to join in on today’s amazing topic: Favorite First Sentences! I am still new to this bookish meme, so please correct me if I am wrong with the following. It was created by Lainey @ GingerReadsLainey and is being hosted by Sam @ ThoughtsOnTomes. The official group on Goodreads can be found here.
In my younger an more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since.
One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin.
From July of his sophomore year in colllege until the following January, all Tsukuru Tazaki could think about was dying.
On the morning the last Lisbon daughter took her turn at suicide – it was Mary this time, and sleeping pills, like Therese – the two paramedics arrived at the house knowing exactly where the knife drawer was, and the gas oven, and the bean in the basement from which it was possible to tie a rope.
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.