13 "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?
"Die Geschichte Hans Castorps, die wir erzählen wollen, - nicht um seinetwillen (denn der Leser wird einen einfachen, wenn auch ansprechenden jungen Mann in ihm kennenlernen), sondern um der..."
"Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing, not alone for himself, but for every tide-water dog, strong of muscle and with warm, long hair, from Puget Sound..."
"Granted: I'm an inmate of a mental institution; my keeper watches me, scarcely lets me out of his sight; for there's a peephole in the door, and my keeper's eye is the shade of brown that can't see..."
"General Mills with his gaudy uniform and spirited charger was the center for all eyes especially as his steed was extremely restless."
"Two mountain chains traverse the republic roughly from north to south, forming between them a number of valleys and plateaus."
"For a man of his age, fifty-two, divorced, he has, to his mind, solved the problem of sex rather well."
"On Friday, 12th June, I woke up at six o' clock and no wonder; it was my birthday"
"London. Michaelmas term lately over, and the Lord Chancellor sitting in Lincoln's Inn Hall."
"Sitting beside the road, watching the wagon mount the hill toward her, Lena thinks, 'I have come from Alabama: a fur piece.'"
"A throng of bearded men, in sad-colored garments and gray, steeple-crowned hats, intermixed with women, some wearing hoods, and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the..."