Sometimes a book is so well known, even the first line, without any context, is recognised. Can you recognise these?
- There was no possibility of taking a walk that day.
- It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
- There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.
- Marley was dead, to begin with.
- All children, except one, grow up.
How well did you do? Here are the answers:
- Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
- Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
- The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (C. S. Lewis)
- A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)
- Peter Pan (J. M. Barrie)