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Thread #126922   Message #2825006
Posted By: mousethief
29-Jan-10 - 06:26 PM
Thread Name: First and Last Lines
Subject: RE: First and Last Lines
It's also the first line of A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine l'Engle.

From my favourite book:

"There was once, in the country of Alifbay, a sad city, the saddest of cities, a city so ruinously sad that it had forgotten its name." --Salman Rushdie