Tuesday, 22 February 2011

as every schoolboy knows

The opening sentence of the book I am reading:
As every schoolboy knows, Arthur Rimbaud had reinvented poetry by the time he was twenty, at which point he gave it up.

2 comments:

Birdie said...

that's a fantastic sentence! I'd substitute "John Donne" and "30" though :)

bkkexpatmama said...

Molesworth?