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Famous opening lines: Take our literature quiz

The opening line is the hook that draws you in – and some authors have created unforgettable ones. How many of these these memorable first lines can you match to the novels they come from?

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1. Which novel begins with this line: "Call me Ishmael"?

"Moby Dick" by Herman Melville


"One Thousand and One Nights"


"Ishmael" by Daniel Quinn


"The Satanic Verses" by Salman Rushdie


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