Genre :: Romance (79 books)

  • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    #145

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

    by D. H. Lawrence

    (7 Reviews)

    135 Points

    "Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically.Náš věk je v podstatě tragický, a tak ho odmítáme tragicky brát."

  • Doctor Zhivago

    #148

    Doctor Zhivago

    by Boris Pasternak

    (6 Reviews)

    133 Points

    "On they went, singing "Rest Eternal," and whenever they stopped, their feet, the horses, and the gusts of wind seemed to carry on their singing."

  • Persuasion

    #157

    Persuasion

    by Jane Austen

    (14 Reviews)

    129 Points

    "Sir Walter Elliot, of Kellynch-hall, in Somersetshire, was a man who, for his own amusement, never took up any book but the Baronetage; there he found occupation for an idle hour, and consolation..."

  • The Rainbow

    #158

    The Rainbow

    by D. H. Lawrence

    (2 Reviews)

    128 Points

    "The Brangwens had lived for generations on the Marsh Farm, in the meadows where the Erewash twisted sluggishly through alder trees, separating Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire."

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    #160

    The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    by Milan Kundera

    (9 Reviews)

    126 Points

    "La idea del eterno retorno es misteriosa y con ella Nietzsche dejó perplejo a los demás filósofos...The idea of eternal return is a mysterious one, and Nietzsche has often perplexed other..."

  • Ethan Frome

    #169

    Ethan Frome

    by Edith Wharton

    (6 Reviews)

    117 Points

    "I had the story, bit by bit, from various people, and, as generally happens in such cases, each time it was a different story. (Author's Introductory Note)The village lay under two feet of snow,..."

  • Far from the Madding Crowd

    #182

    Far from the Madding Crowd

    by Thomas Hardy

    (7 Reviews)

    107 Points

    "When Farmer Oak smiled, the corners of his mouth spread till they were within an unimportant distance of his ears, his eyes were reduced to chinks, and diverging wrinkles appeared round them,..."

  • Memoirs of a Geisha

    #189

    Memoirs of a Geisha

    by Arthur Golden

    (13 Reviews)

    101 Points

    "One evening in the spring of 1936, when I was a boy of fourteen, my father took me to a dance performance in Kyoto.Suppose that you and I were sitting in a quiet room overlooking a garden, chatting..."

  • The Tale of Genji

    #191

    The Tale of Genji

    by Murasaki Shikibu

    (4 Reviews)

    101 Points

    "In a certain reign (whose can it have been?) someone of no very great rank, among all His Magesty's Consorts and Intimates, enjoyed exceptional favor."

  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses

    #217

    Les Liaisons Dangereuses

    by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

    (5 Reviews)

    93 Points

    "Well, Sophie dear, as you see, I'm keeping my word and not spending all my time on bonnets and bows, I'll always have some to spare for you!"