Overall Rank: 263
"This is a story about love and death in the golden land, and begins with the country."
Overall Rank: 151
"You are about to begin reading Italo Calvino's new novel, If on a winter's night a traveler.Stai per cominciare a leggere il nuovo romanzo Se una notte d’inverno un viaggiatore di Italo Calvino."
Overall Rank: 10
"When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow."
Overall Rank: 41
"My father's family name being Pirrip, and my christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip. So, I called myself Pip, and came to be..."
Overall Rank: 69
"Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much."
Overall Rank: 22
"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. (C. Garnett, 1946) and (J. Carmichael, 1960)All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy..."
Overall Rank: 177
"The Sisters - There was no hope for him this time: it was the third stroke.An encounter: It was Joe Dillon who introduced the Wild West to us.Araby: North Richmond Street, being blind, was a quiet..."
Overall Rank: 29
"I was born in the city of Bombay . . . once upon a time."
Overall Rank: 298
"The vision of a tall-masted ship, at sail on the ocean, came to Deeti on an otherwise ordinary day, but she knew instantly that the apparition was a sign of destiny for she had never seen such a..."
Overall Rank: 109
"The station wagons arrived at noon, a long shining line that coursed through the west campus."