Great Opening Paragraph 34… ‘Lolita’ #amwriting #FirstPara

Vladimir Nabokov“Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three on the teeth. Lo. Lee. Ta.”
‘Lolita’ by Vladimir Nabokov

Try one of these 1st paras & discover a new author:-
‘The Inheritance of Loss’ by Kiran Desai
‘Notes on a Scandal’ by Zoe Heller
‘Bel Canto’ by Ann Patchett

And if you’d like to tweet a link to THIS post, here’s my suggested tweet:
An iconic 1st para which makes me want to read more: LOLITA by Vladimir Nabokov #books via @SandraDanby

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