Statistics for Books by Opening Line

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  • The average score is 8 of 15

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First WordsBook% Correct
In the beginning...The Bible
89%
When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday...The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
88%
Dorothy lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies...The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
88%
Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of number four, Privet Drive were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much...Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone
85%
Call me Ishmael...Moby Dick
81%
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...A Tale of Two Cities
71%
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen...1984
63%
He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream...The Old Man and the Sea
62%
I am an invisible man...The Invisible Man
51%
Fair is foul, and foul is fair: Hover through the fog and filthy air...Macbeth
33%
A spectre is haunting Europe — the spectre of communism...The Communist Manifesto
29%
All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way...Anna Karenina
27%
All states, all powers, that have held and hold rule over men have been and are either republics or principalities...The Prince
24%
A few miles south of Soledad, the Salinas River drops in close to the hill-side bank and runs deep and green...Of Mice and Men
21%
Mother died today. Or, maybe, yesterday; I can't be sure...The Stranger
17%

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