Great opening paragraph 13… ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ #amwriting #FirstPara

Bridget Jones“Sunday 1 January. 9st 3 [but post-Christmas], alcohol units 14 [but effectively covers 2 days as 4 hours of party was on New Year’s Day], cigarettes 22, calories 5424.”
‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ by Helen Fielding
Amazon

Try one of these 1st paras & discover a new author:-
‘Moon Tiger’ by Penelope Lively
‘Freedom’ by Jonathan Franzen
‘The Sense of an Ending’ by Julian Barnes

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A #FirstPara which makes me want to read more: BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY by Helen Fielding #amwriting http://wp.me/p5gEM4-7S via @SandraDanby