Overall Rank: 121
"I first heard of Ántonia on what seemed to me an interminable journey across the great midland plain of North America. I was ten years old then; I had lost both my father and mother within a year,..."
Overall Rank: 103
"One may as well begin with Helens letters to her sister."
Overall Rank: 242
"The village of Holcomb stands on the high wheat plains of western Kansas, a lonesome area that other Kansans call 'out there'."
Overall Rank: 412
"Though brilliantly sunny, Saturday morning was overcoat weather again, not just topcoat weather, as it had been all week and as everyone had hoped it would stay for the big weekend - the weekend of..."
Overall Rank: 419
"To be born again " sang Gibreel Farishta tumbling from the heavens, "first you have to die."
Overall Rank: 207
"Sth, I know that woman."
Overall Rank: 168
"In those days cheap apartments were almost impossible to find in Manhattan, so I had to move to Brooklyn."
Overall Rank: 73
"From a little after two o'clock until almost sundown of the long still hot weary dead September afternoon they sat in what Miss Coldfield still called the office because her father had called it..."
Overall Rank: 24
"Except for the Marabar caves--and they are twenty miles off--the city of Chrandrapore presents nothing extraordinary."
Overall Rank: 169
"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,..."