|Cell, by Stephen King
||[Jan. 5th, 2007|02:07 am]
First Paragraph Book Recommendations
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This appears to be a zombie novel, but I haven't read it yet. Here is the first paragraph--a short one, but whatever.
The event that came to be known as The Pulse began at 3:03 p.m., eastern standard time, on the afternoon of October 1. The term was a misnomer, of course, but within ten hours of the event, most of the scientists capable of pointing this out were either dead or insane. The name hardly mattered, in any case. What mattered was the effect.