Brief First Lines Quiz – guessing closed

Let’s see if you can guess these classics by their brief first lines.  They are tough – good luck!

No googling or looking at other commenter answers.  Yes, we’re going by the honor system 🙂  Play every week or just one time, you are always welcome 🙂  It only takes once to be eligible for a prize.

1. ”It was a pleasure to burn.” Fahrenheit 451 

2.  “Howard Roark laughed.”  Fountainhead

3.  “It’s hard being left behind.” The Time Traveler’s Wife

4.  “I am an invisible man.”  Invisible Man

5.  “Call me Ishmael.”   Moby Dick

6. “A screaming comes across the sky.”  Gravity’s Rainbow

7. “124 was spiteful.”  Beloved

8.  “All this happened, more or less.”  Slaughterhouse-Five

9. ” I write this sitting in the kitchen sink.”  I Capture the Castle

10.  “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.”  1984