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“Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” #7of365 #bookcover #openingline #dumbledwarf

Cathythoughts Just got this one on my kindle for a reread ... ❤️ 2y
Joanne1 A sentiment I completely agree with! 2y
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The Children's Book | A. S. Byatt
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“Two boys stood in the Prince Consort Gallery, and looked down on a third.”

#openingline #bookcover #1of365 #bookgnome #dumbledwarf

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Dracula | Bram Stoker
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Opening line: "Jonathan Harker's Journal - (kept in shorthand)" #dracula #bramstoker #classic #instabook #bookish #bookcover #dumbledwarf #firstline #bookgnome #bookstagram

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Necroscope | Brian Lumley
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Opening line: "The hotel was big and rather famous, ostentatious if not downright flamboyant, within easy walking distance of Whitehall, and...not entirely what it seemed to be." #brianlumley #necroscope #series #bookish #bookstagram #bookgnome #firstline #dumbledwarf #instabook #bookcover

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Opening line: "A long time ago, when all the grandfathers and grandmothers of today were little boys and girls or very small babies, or perhaps not even born, Pa and Ma and Mary and Laura and Baby Carrie left their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin." #littlehouseontheprairie #lauraingallswilder #series #instabook #dumbledwarf #firstline #bookgnome #bookstagram

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Little House in the Big Woods | Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Opening line: "Once upon a time, sixty years ago, a little girl lived in the Big Woods of Wisconsin, in a little gray house made of logs." #openinglines #littlehouseontheprairie #series #littlehouseinthebigwoods #classicliterature #bookgnome #dumbledwarf

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Dune | Frank Herbert
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Opening line: "In the week before their departure to Arrauis, when all the final scurrying about had reached a nearly unbearable frenzy, an old crone came to visit the mother of the boy, Paul." #openinglines #classicliterature #dune #frankherbert #dumbledwarf #bookgnome

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The Bell Jar | Sylvia Plath
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Opening line: "It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn't know what I was doing in New York." #openinglines #classicliterature #sylviaplath #thebelljar #bookgnome #dumbledwarf

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The Darkest Hour | Barbara Erskine
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"Lucy Standish was in the kitchen of the small flat above the art gallery in Westgate, Chichester, an open letter in her hand."
#bookgnome #openingline #dumbledwarf #thedarkesthour #barbaraerskine

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