—toni morrison, beloved (1987). Somewhere in la mancha, in a place whose name i do not care to remember, a gentleman lived not long ago, one of those who has a lance and ancient shield on a shelf and keeps a skinny nag and a greyhound for racing. —miguel de cervantes, don quixote (1605; trans. —Albert Camus, The Stranger (1942; trans. Every summer Lin Kong returned to goose village to divorce his wife, shuyu. —ha jin, waiting (1999). The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.
It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents, except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that book our scene lies rattling along the house-tops, and. —Edward george bulwer-Lytton, paul Clifford (1830). One summer afternoon Mrs. Oedipa maas came home from a tupperware party whose hostess had put perhaps too much kirsch in the fondue to find that she, oedipa, had been named executor, or she supposed executrix, of the estate of one pierce Inverarity, a california real estate mogul who. —Thomas Pynchon, The Crying of Lot 49 (1966). It was a wrong number that started it, the telephone ringing three times in the dead of night, and the voice on the other end asking for someone he was not. —paul Auster, city of Glass (1985). Through the fence, between the curling flower spaces, i could see them hitting. —william faulkner, The sound and the fury (1929).
—ford Madox Ford, The good Soldier (1915). I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me; had they duly considered how much depended upon what they were then. —laurence Sterne, tristram Shandy (17591767). Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show. —Charles Dickens, david Copperfield (1850). Stately, plump Buck mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed. —james joyce, ulysses (1922).
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Someone must have slandered Josef., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested. —Franz kafka, the Trial (1925; trans. You are about to begin reading Italo calvino's new novel, If on a winter's night a traveler. —Italo calvino, if on a winter's night a traveler (1979; trans. The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.
—samuel Beckett, murphy (1938). If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where i was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that david Copperfield. Salinger, The catcher in the rye (1951). Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road keywords and this moocow that was coming down along the road met a nicens little boy named baby tuckoo. —james joyce, a portrait of the Artist as a young Man (1916). This is the saddest story i have ever heard.
—leo tolstoy, anna karenina (1877; trans. Riverrun, past eve and Adam's, from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to howth Castle and Environs. —james joyce, finnegans wake (1939). It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. —george Orwell, 1984 (1949).
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the. —Charles Dickens, a tale of Two cities (1859). I am an invisible man. —ralph Ellison, Invisible man (1952). The miss Lonelyhearts of the new York post-Dispatch (Are you in sat at his desk and stared at a piece of white cardboard. —nathanael West, miss Lonelyhearts (1933). You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ; but that ain't no matter. —mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry finn (1885).
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—jane austen, homework Pride and Prejudice (1813). A screaming comes across the sky. —Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's rainbow (1973). 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. —gabriel García márquez, one hundred years of Solitude (1967; trans. Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. —Vladimir Nabokov, lolita (1955). Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
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