Greatest First Lines of Literature Mug

SKU: 2763
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Talk about a great intellectual morning! Coffee combined with the greatest first lines of literature ever. Here's a head start:

"For a long time, I went to bed early."

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."

"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen."

"As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous vermin."

Quotes are matched with the books on the bottom of the cup. Novels Include: Gravity's Rainbow, Pride and Prejudice, Beloved, Catch 22, Anna Karenina, One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Plague, The Tell-Tale Heart, Invisible Man, Fahrenheit 451, Slaughterhouse Five, and The Color Purple.

  • Ceramic
  • Holds 16 oz
  • Microwave and dishwasher safe
  • Beautiful light blue interior

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