13 "100 Best Books" lists combined and condensed into one master best books list, for the benefit of your reading pleasure. 623 of the best books ever written - can you collect them all?
"In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since."
"To the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth."
"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen."
"Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed."
"Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palette to tap, at three, on the teeth."
"It was love at first sight."
"If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they...
"124 was spiteful. Full of baby's venom. The women in the house knew it and so did the children."
"Through the fence, between the curling flower spaces, I could see them hitting."
"When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow."