Challenge Your Inner Bookworm With a 1000-Piece Puzzle Featuring Opening Lines From Classic Literature

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The first line of any piece of literature is absolutely vital for setting the tone of what's to come. And now, some of the most recognizable openers ever put to paper are the subject of the Unemployed Philosophers Guild’s 1000-piece First Lines of Literature Jigsaw Puzzle, available on Amazon.

In this puzzle, you'll slowly put together openers from Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick (“Call me Ishmael.”), Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities (“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”), Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 (“It was a pleasure to burn."), and plenty more. The quotes vary in length, color, and font, and it's your job to figure out how they all fit together.

Since the puzzle has dozens of different lines from different writers, there’s bound to be a quote you’ve never heard before. This puzzle might even inspire you to pick up one of these books or test your knowledge by matching opening lines with the authors who wrote them.

You can get the Unemployed Philosophers Guild’s first lines of literature jigsaw puzzle here.

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