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Great opening paragraph 56… ‘Lord of the Flies’ #amwriting #FirstPara

“The boy with the fair hair lowered himself down the last few feet of rock and began to pick his way towards the lagoon. Though he had taken off his school sweater and trailed it now from one hand, his grey shirt stuck to him and his hair was plastered to his forehead. All round him the long scar smashed into the jungle was a bath of heat. He was clambering heavily among the creepers and the broken trunks when a bird, a vision of red and yellow, flashed upwards with a witch-like cry; and this cry was echoed by another.” ‘Lord of the Flies’ by William Golding Amazon Try one of these 1st paras & discover a new author:- ‘Death in Summer’ by William Trevor ‘Fair Exchange’ by Michele Forbes ‘Herzog’ by Saul Bellow And if you’d like to tweet a link to THIS post, here’s my suggested tweet: A great 1st para: LORD OF THE FLIES by William Golding #books via @SandraDanby
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