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?
"I was the shadow of the waxwing slain / By the false azure in the windowpane.Pale Fire, a poem in heroic couplets, of nine hundred ninety-nine lines, divided into four cantos, was composed by John..."
"Dr. Iannis had enjoyed a satisfactory day in which none of his patients had died or got any worse."
"One may as well begin with Helens letters to her sister."
"In the town there were two mutes, and they were always together."
"While the present century was in its teens, and on one sun-shiny morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton's academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large..."
"Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita/mi ritrovai per una selva oscura,/chè la diritta via era smarrita.Mildway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, For the..."
"On February 24, 1815, the watchtower at Marseilles signaled the arrival of the three-master Pharaon, coming from Smyrna, Trieste and Naples."
"Dusk - of a summer night."
"The station wagons arrived at noon, a long shining line that coursed through the west campus."
"Garp's mother, Jenny Fields, was arrested in Boston in 1942 for wounding a man in a movie theater."