Overall Rank: 440
"The grandmother didn't want to go to Florida. "
Overall Rank: 131
"The hotel and its bright, tan prayer rug of a beach were one.On the pleasant shore of the French Riviera, about half way between Marseilles and the Italian border, stands a large, proud,..."
Overall Rank: 255
"He - for there could be no doubt of his sex, though the fashion of the time did something to disguise it - was in the act of slicing at the head of a Moor which swung from the rafters."
Overall Rank: 77
"The Bottoms" succeeded to "Hell Row."
Overall Rank: 376
"And then say what?" (Prologue)At that very moment, in the very sort of Park Avenue co-op apartment that so obsessed the Mayor ... twelve-foot ceilings ... two wings, one for the white Anglo-Saxon...
Overall Rank: 202
"Call me Jonah."
Overall Rank: 460
"I went back to Devon School not long ago, and found it looking oddly newer than when I was a student there fifteen years before."
Overall Rank: 99
"Sitting beside the road, watching the wagon mount the hill toward her, Lena thinks, 'I have come from Alabama: a fur piece.'"
Overall Rank: 185
"She waited, Kate Croy, for her father to come in, but he kept her unconscionably, and there were moments at which she showed herself, in the glass over the mantel, a face postiively pale with the..."
Overall Rank: 67
"Okonkwo was well-known throughout the nine villages and even beyond. His fame rested on solid personal achievements. As a young man of eighteen he had brought honour to his village by throwing..."