This I Know I Think
Life on the verge of understanding
December 18, 2015 Categories: books. No Comments on Memorable book openings: The Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger

I had to check this one, but for absolute confidence verging on bravado in starting off a story it’s hard to beat.

If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don’t feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth.

 

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