First lines from book:
- Everything and a kite, Ray Romano. “Inmediately after I signed the contract to write this book, I got a bad feeling.”
- Feast of the Goat, Mario Vargas Llosa. “Urania. Her parents had done her no favor; her name suggested a planet, a minera, anything but the slender, fine-featured woman with burnished skin and large, dark, rather sad eyes who looked back at her from the mirror.
- Romeo and Juliet, Willia Shakespeare. “Enter Sampson and Gregory, with swords and buckerls, of the house of Capulet.”
- News from a kidnapping, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. “She looked over her shoulder before getting into the car to be sure no one was following her. It was 7.05 in the evening in Bogota. It had been dark for an hour, the Parque Nacional was not well lit, and the silhouettes of leafless tress against a sad, overcast sky seemed ghostly, but nothing appear to be threatening.”
- The art of war, Sun Tzu. “The art of war is of vital importance to the State”
- Memories of my Melancholy whores, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. “The year I turned ninety, I wanted to give my self the gift of a night of wild love with an adolescent virgin.”
Last lines from books
- Everything and a kite, Ray Romano. “If that last analogy sounds lame, it’s because, like I told you, I wrote it my self...
- Relato de un Naufrago (Story of a shipwrecked), Gabriel Garcia Marquez. “Some people tell me that this story is a fantastic invention. I ask: So what I did during my ten days at sea?”