Literary beginnings

If you’re planning on doing some reading this Australia Day public holiday, but aren’t sure where to start, maybe Literary Beginnings is for you. This creative Tumblr page lists the opening lines of a variety of novels, and can be helpful in deciding what to read next!

Here’s one to get you started – the first line of David Copperfield by Charles Dickens.

“Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.”