Every Friday Rose City Reader hosts Book Beginnings on Fridays. What you do is share the opening line(s) of the book you are currently reading and briefly discuss what you think about the opening line or the book or whatever else inspires you. Make sure to share your entry with Rose City Reader and in my comments below.
Here's my Book Beginning:
"In the long far off
Of the land Outside
Brave Minnipins lived
And some of them died."
- The Gammage Cup, by Carol Kendall
I haven't started this one yet, but it opens up with a poem written by the character, Gummy, about the Minnipins. The opening line is the first stanza of the poem. I'm intrigued by the opening, though I can only say it is about a race of people called Minnipins. It's also interesting to note that one of the characters in the novel is named Muggles...