Tuesday, 14 August 2012

The worst opening sentences of novels for 2012

The 2012 winners of the worst opening sentance of any novel has just been announced by The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest 

The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest 2012
 is the latest in an annual series of competitions to find the worst-possible opening sentence to a novel.
The competition has been run since 1982, and is sponsored by the English department at San Jose State University. It is named after the Victorian novelist Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, who wrote the immortal opening line "It was a dark and stormy night." All are welcome to enter.

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