Novel First Sentences

Just as the journey of a thousand miles begins with one step, every story ever written began with just one sentence.

Novel Last Sentences

“When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton.”


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R Tolkien

Submitted by sometimecynic

  • 11 April 2011
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