Overall Rank: 479
"I was talking to Hand, one of my two best friends, the one still alive, and we were planning to leave."
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"Rattisbon Anno Domini mense decembri mclv Cronicle of Baudolino of the fammily of Aulario."
Overall Rank: 493
"To Athené then."
Overall Rank: 208
"A small, rather smart, well-sprung four-wheeled carriage with a folding top drove through the gates of an inn of the provincial town of N.; it was the sort of carriage bachelors usually drive in:..."
Overall Rank: 129
"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..."
Overall Rank: 194
"The strange thing was, he said, how they screamed every night at midnight."
Overall Rank: 505
"I never put up a barber pole or a sign or even gave my shop a name."
Overall Rank: 511
"On a certain day in June, 19--, a young man was making his way on foot northward from the great City to a town or place called Edgewood, that he had been told of but had never visited."
Overall Rank: 516
Overall Rank: 519
"I’ll make my report as if I told a story, for I was taught as a child on my homeworld that Truth is a matter of the imagination. The soundest fact may fail or prevail in the style of its telling:..."