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Apart from being a most beautiful installation, the message shared states emphatically the power one book can hold!

Transforming literature into sculpture by inserting just one book into the base of a colossal 75 x 13 foot wall, Mexican mixed media artist Jorge Méndez Blake  makes a powerful statement.  Inserting a copy of Franz Kafka’s The Castle between the floor and the first layer of books, Blake reveals the power of a single book, a metaphor for how a small idea can have a monumental effect.

 

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The opening paragraph or chapter of a book can often make it or break it.  But how much more enthralling is the opening line of a book!  So when I came across these great opening lines

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I knew I had to share them!

Quotes like these will be an added bonus to the opening chapter readings I often give at the start of wider reading sessions in our library.  How better to get kids to read the book?  And what a great way to set creative writing tasks!

Check out more great opening lines from this list published by The Telegraph (9 February, 2016).

 

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