It Was the Best of Quizzes, It Was the Worst of Quizzes: Can You Name These Classic Novels From Their Opening Lines?
by Becky

Are you a die-hard fan of classic literature? If so, you are probably very familiar with such great novels as A Tale of Two Cities, Slaughterhouse Five and 1984. If you think you remember the opening lines of each of these classic novels, and 32 others, then this is the quiz for you. Let's get started to find out if you know as much as you think you do.

One of the most recognizable lines of all time is "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." This opening line, from Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities, has been spoken in movies and by people throughout the world. But this isn't the only classic novel that Dickens wrote. If you are a fan of classic literature, you know that Dickens also wrote such great reads as Great Expectations, Oliver Twist and David Copperfield. A great number of his works have been made into movies, so that even non-readers will recognize his stories. One of the greatest storytellers of all time, Dickens was also praised by other great storytellers, his contemporaries, such as George Orwell and Leo Tolstoy.

If you think you remember the opening lines of the classic novels included in this quiz, let's get started!

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