• Great First Line: Take My Camel

    7 days ago - By Happy Catholic

    "Take my camel, dear," said my Aunt Dot, as she climbed down from this animal on her return from High Mass.
    Rose Macaulay, The Towers of Trebizond This first line has made me try several times to read the book but, alas, I've just never been able to stick with it. That line though is so evocative. I can just see Aunt Dot and that camel! I believe she has a parasol.
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