I think it's acknowledged that an opening sentence or paragraph is important in engaging the reader. Think of Dickens opening in Tales of Two cities - "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times".
Now here's Twitterature's opening line about Dicken's Great Expectations - "My sister is such a bitch". All in all, an amusing read and I'm considering whether to send this book off into the world via my teenage daughter who likes that I bought such a book or through one of my book club members. Best wishes to all, Rhonda McFarlane.
Recently Released. There are jokey attempts to parody literary styles "What my ungrateful girls are kicking me out?
This sucketh. It's true that a helpful glossary has been included to get luddites up to speed on the various acronyms and slackerisms and social-networking slang that litter the text, but frankly if you have to look these things up you might prefer a real book.
Novel tweetment for classics
Not really. Topics Fiction The Observer. Twitter reviews.