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?
"The play – for which Briony had designed posters, programs and tickets, constructed the sales booth out of a folding screen tipped on its side, and lined the collection box in red crepe paper – was..."
"In the time of Spanish rule, and for many years afterwards, the town of Sulaco—the luxuriant beauty of the orange gardens bears witness to its antiquity—had never been commercially anything more..."
"Selden paused in surprise."
"Alexey Fyodorovich Karamazov was the third son of Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov, a landowner well known in our district in his own day, and still remembered among us owing to his tragic and obscure..."
"This is the saddest story I have ever heard."
"In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God."
"Here is an account of a few years in the life of Quoyle, born in Brooklyn and raised in a shuffle of dreary upstate towns."
"This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve."
"If I am out of my mind, it's all right with me, thought Moses Herzog."
"The time has now come for me to hear a step in the passage," said Bernard to himself.