Great Opening Paragraph 99… ‘Couples’ #amwriting #FirstPara

John Updike“‘What did you make of the new couple?’
The Hanemas, Piet and Angela, were undressing. Their bed-chamber was a low-ceilinged colonial room whose woodwork was painted the shade of off-white commercially called eggshell. A spring midnight pressed on the cold windows.”
‘Couples’ by John Updike 
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Try one of these 1st paras & discover a new author:-
‘Queen Camilla’ by Sue Townsend
‘Vanishing Acts’ by Jodi Picoult
‘True Grit’ by Charles Portis

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