Book Beginnings is a weekly meme hosted by Rose City Reader. We share the first sentence (or so) of the book we are reading, along with our initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires.
There were four of us—George, and William Samuel Harris, and myself, and Montmorency. We were sitting in my room, smoking, and talking about how bad we were—bad from a medical point of view I mean, of course.
A comedy that seems to be very popular with the Classics Club set, and who doesn't need a good laugh about now? The subtitle reads: "(to say nothing of the dog)". Which might explain the opening phrase "There were four of us". We shall see!