Genre :: Fantasy (92 books)

  • Ficciones

    #178

    Ficciones

    by Jorge Luis Borges

    (1 Review)

    112 Points

    "I owe the discovery of Uqbar to the conjunction of a mirror and an encyclopedia."

  • The Little Prince

    #186

    The Little Prince

    by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

    (23 Reviews)

    106 Points

    "Once when I was six years old I saw a beautiful picture in a book about the primeval forest called "True Stories"."

  • The Odyssey

    #188

    The Odyssey

    by Homer

    (12 Reviews)

    102 Points

    "By now the other warriors, those that had escaped headlong ruin by sea or in battle, were safely home.Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once..."

  • Life of Pi

    #193

    Life of Pi

    by Yann Martel

    (16 Reviews)

    100 Points

    "My suffering left me sad and gloomy."

  • The Pilgrim's Progress

    #195

    The Pilgrim's Progress

    by John Bunyan

    (5 Reviews)

    99 Points

    "As I walked through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place where was a den, and I laid me down in that place to sleep; and, as I slept, I dreamed a dream.(Introduction to the..."

  • The Stand

    #200

    The Stand

    by Stephen King

    (10 Reviews)

    98 Points

    "Hapscomb's Texaco sat on Number 93 just north of Arnette, a pissant four-street burg about 110 miles from Houston."Sally.""

  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    #204

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    by J. K. Rowling

    (28 Reviews)

    96 Points

    "The villagers of Little Hangleton still called it 'the Riddle House', even though it had been many years since the Riddle family had lived there."

  • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

    #205

    The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

    by Haruki Murakami

    (3 Reviews)

    96 Points

    "When the phone rang I was in the kitchen, boiling a potful of spaghetti and whistling along to and FM broadcast of the overture to Rossini's The Thieving Magpie, which has to be the perfect music..."

  • The Soft Machine

    #216

    The Soft Machine

    by William S. Burroughs

    (2 Reviews)

    93 Points

    "I was working the hole with the Sailor and we did not bad fifteen cents on average night boosting the afternoons and short timing the dawn we made out from the land of the free but I was running..."

  • Stranger in a Strange Land

    #241

    Stranger in a Strange Land

    by Robert A. Heinlein

    (7 Reviews)

    87 Points

    "Once upon a time when the world was young there was a Martian named Smith."