28 October 2017

#47i: Early Drafts of Famous First Sentences

-- At my last job, everyone called me "I-Bone" because of something that happened on my first day there, but lately I have been going by the slightly more formal name, Ishmael Henderson.
-- Not only was it dark that night, but a storm was just wailing down on us and Countess Liesl was in a really pissy mood.
-- Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia kept burping up the comforting flavor of banana fritters, though he had had no breakfast that morning.

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