lundi 9 juin 2014

Incipits: George Gissing, New Grub Street



As the Milvains sat down to breakfast the clock of Wattleborough parish church struck eight; it was two miles away, but the strokes were borne very distinctively on the west wind this autumn morning.


George GISSING, New Grub Street, 1891.


lundi 2 juin 2014

Incipits: Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn



You don't know about me, without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer but that ain't no matter.


Mark TWAIN, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, 1884.


mardi 22 avril 2014

Incipits: Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court



It was in Warwick Castle that I came across the curious stranger whom I am going to talk about.


Mark TWAIN, A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court, 1889.


mardi 8 avril 2014

Incipits: George Gissing, New Grub Street



As the Milvains sat down to breakfast the clock of Wattleborough parish chuch struck eight; it was two miles away, but the strokes were borne very distinctly on the west wind this autumn morning.


George GISSING, New Grub Street, 1891.


dimanche 3 novembre 2013

Incipits: Julien Gracq, Un balcon en forêt




Depuis que son train avait passé les faubourgs et les fumées de Charleville, il semblait à l'aspirant Grange que la laideur du monde se dissipait : il s'aperçut qu'il n'y avait plus en vue une seule maison.


Julien GRACQ, Un balcon en forêt, 1958.


lundi 22 avril 2013

Incipits: Bernard Noël, Le 19 octobre 1977




Comment dire : j'écris pour cesser d'écrire ?


Bernard NOEL, Le 19 octobre 1977, 1979.


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