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..."
Overall Rank: 180
"The boys, as they talked to the girls from Marcia Blaine School, stood on the far side of their bicycles holding the handlebars, which established a protective fence of bicycle between the sexes,..."
Overall Rank: 10
"When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow."
Overall Rank: 6
"It was love at first sight."
Overall Rank: 119
"If I am out of my mind, it's all right with me, thought Moses Herzog."
Overall Rank: 12
"Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.Muchos años después, frente al pelotón de..."
Overall Rank: 506
"Mrs Palfrey first came to the Claremont Hotel on a Sunday afternoon in January."
Overall Rank: 469
"The truth is, if old Major Dover hadn't dropped dead at Taunton races Jim would never have come to Thursgood's at all."
Overall Rank: 70
"The North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance agent promised to fly from Mercy to the other side of Lake Superior at three o'clock."
Overall Rank: 522
"The hearse stood outside the block of flats, waiting for the old lady."