Experts agree that the first sentence of a book is fundamental. It provokes intrigue and curiosity, promises mysteries to be solved and hours of entertainment. If it works, it hooks us. In this book, the author writes 22 stories that start with the first sentences of famous novels, such as Rayuela, David Copperfield, El perfume, and La silla de plata, among others. Additionally, it reveals to the reader that words are not enough by themselves, but that, on occasion, they inspire more words.