Overall Rank: 29
"I was born in the city of Bombay . . . once upon a time."
Overall Rank: 358
"In the last years of the Seventeenth Century there was to be found among the fops and the fools of the London coffee-houses one rangy, gangling flitch called Ebenezer Cooke, more ambitious than..."
Overall Rank: 362
Overall Rank: 13
"A squat grey building of only thirty-four stories."
Overall Rank: 24
"Except for the Marabar caves--and they are twenty miles off--the city of Chrandrapore presents nothing extraordinary."
Overall Rank: 375
"Once upon a time two or three weeks ago, a rather stubborn and determined middle-aged man decided to record for posterity, exactly as it happened, word by word and step by step, the story of..."
Overall Rank: 383
"Having placed in my mouth sufficient bread for three minutes' chewing, I withdrew my powers of sensual perception and retired into the privacy of my mind my eyes and face assuming a vacant and..."
Overall Rank: 386
"See the child."
Overall Rank: 390
Overall Rank: 39
"Brrrrrrriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinng! An alarm clock clanged in the dark and silent room."