To celebrate the 150th anniversary of A Tale of Two Cities, test your literary knowledge with our opening lines quiz. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” is, of course, the famous opening line to Charles Dickens' classic about the French Revolution. And who can forget the “Call Me Ishmael” beginning of Herman Melville’s maritime classic Moby Dick. But can you remember the opening line from Kurt Vonnegut’s Breakfast of Champions? Take our quiz and push your literary knowledge to its limit. We have printed the opening sentences from 20 books, see if you can guess the title of each one.
AbeBooks' Opening Lines Book Quiz
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