The following are the first lines from which famous books? 1 Call me Ishmael. 2 It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking 13. 3 Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral of the galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. 4 It was the best of times, it was the worst of times ... 5 In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice I've been turning over in my mind ever since. 6 Midway in our life's journey, I went astray from the straight road and woke to find myself alone in a dark wood. 7 The first time I laid eyes on Terry Lennox he was drunk in a Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith outside the terrace of The Dancers. 8 It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. 9 As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect. 10 We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. Solution: 1 Moby Dick (Herman Melville) 2 Nineteen Eighty-four (George Orwell) 3 The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams) 4 A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens) 5 The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald) 6 The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri) 7 The Long Goodbye (Raymond Chandler) 8 Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen) 9 The Metamorphosis (Franz Kafka) 10 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson).