Quiz: Guess the book on the first sentence


In the beginning was the word. Starting another novel or story is, as many great writers have repeatedly asserted, a great deal of work on the verge of human possibilities. You may have an idea, a general concept, the names of the main characters and some ideas about what scenario the plot will follow. But the very first sentence - that which plunges the reader into the world of your fantasies - can be given as a result of long creative torments.

Can you guess the great novels mentioned below only on the first sentence? Try to prove to everyone that you are a real connoisseur of literature!