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First Lines of Books

Match the first line to the book title. 8 Questions.

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'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.....'

  • Crime and Punishment
  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • Hard Times


'It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife...'

  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Little Women
  • Mansfield Park


'It was 7 minutes after midnight. The dog was lying on the grass in the middle of the lawn in front of Mrs Shears' house. Its eyes were closed.....'

  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
  • A Brief History of Tractors in Ukranian
  • The Nine Lives of Louis Drax


'Call me Ishmael...'

  • Moby Dick
  • Mumbo Jumbo
  • Robinson Crusoe


'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen...'

  • Nineteen Eighty Four
  • Brave New World
  • The Time Machine


'I am a sick man ... I am a spiteful man...'

  • Great Expectations
  • Notes from the Underground
  • The Misanthrope


''To be born again," sang Gibreel Farishta tumbling from the heavens, "First you have to die...."

  • The Satanic Verses
  • Midnight's Children
  • Fury


'It was love at first sight. The first time Yossarian saw the chaplain he fell madly in love with him. Yossarian was in the hospital with a pain in his liver that fell just short of being jaundice...'

  • Catch-22
  • Ulysses
  • The Idiot