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 first heard of Ántonia on what seemed to me an interminable journey across the great midland plain of North America. I was ten years old then; I had lost both my father and mother within a year,..."
"While still a young man, John Courteney Boot had, as his publisher proclaimed, 'achieved an assured and enviable position in contemporary letters'."
"The Signora had no business to do it," said Miss Bartlett, "no business at all. She promised us south rooms with a view close together, instead of which here are north rooms, looking into a...
"In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth."In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth.In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.Bibliographical introduction....
"They say when trouble comes close ranks, and so the white people did."
"It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love."
"It seems increasingly likely that I really will undertake the expedition that has been preoccupying my imagination now for some days."
"It was about eleven o'clock in the morning, mid October, with the sun not shining and a look of hard wet rain in the clearness of the foothills."
"I, Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus This-that-and-the-other (for I shall not trouble you yet with all my titles) who was once, and not so long ago either, known to my friends and relatives..."
"I am living at the Villa Borghese."