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Best First Lines

Description : Novels that have excellent or memorable first lines. Started from American Book Review's 100 Best First Lines from Novels (http://americanbookreview.org/100bestlines.asp)

Membres: 6 membres participants (tout afficher)

Tous les membres de la liste: [1] 2Classement: Score | Titre | Auteur | Date
1
72,457 membres, 1,270 critiques
4.4 étoiles (4.4 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (2), aethercowboy (2), merrystar (4), ManWithAnAgenda (7)

Score: 12.02

Explications:

aethercowboy (2): It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

2
22,141 membres, 230 critiques
4.03 étoiles (4.03 étoiles)

Listes: merrystar (3), Aquila (6), ManWithAnAgenda (19), hipdeep (24), aethercowboy (47)

Score: 10.85

Explications:

aethercowboy (47): There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it

3
84,343 membres, 1,117 critiques
4.27 étoiles (4.27 étoiles)

Listes: merrystar (1), Aquila (3), hipdeep (17)

Score: 9.01

Explications:

hipdeep (17): In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.

4
8,591 membres, 286 critiques
4.11 étoiles (4.11 étoiles)

Listes: merrystar (2), ManWithAnAgenda (9), Aquila (19), aethercowboy (82)

Score: 8.92

Explications:

aethercowboy (82): I write this sitting in the kitchen sink.

5
74,066 membres, 1,196 critiques
4.23 étoiles (4.23 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (8), aethercowboy (8), Aquila (13), ManWithAnAgenda (34)

Score: 8.52

Explications:

aethercowboy (8): It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.

6
22,746 membres, 501 critiques
4.27 étoiles (4.27 étoiles)

Listes: merrystar (5), hipdeep (13), Aquila (16)

Score: 6.78

Explications:

hipdeep (13): This is my favorite book in all the world, though I've never read it.

7
21,419 membres, 450 critiques
4.09 étoiles (4.09 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (1), merrystar (6)

Score: 6.56

Explications:

hipdeep (1): Marley was dead, to begin with.

8
39,384 membres, 497 critiques
3.9 étoiles (3.9 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (7), aethercowboy (12), ManWithAnAgenda (33)

Score: 6.28

Explications:

aethercowboy (12): You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter.

9
34,938 membres, 595 critiques
4.14 étoiles (4.14 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (6), Aquila (17), hipdeep (33)

Score: 6.2

Explications:

aethercowboy (6): Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

10
31,682 membres, 500 critiques
3.81 étoiles (3.81 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (1), ManWithAnAgenda (14)

Score: 6.07

Explications:

aethercowboy (1): Call me Ishmael.

11
33,149 membres, 429 critiques
3.93 étoiles (3.93 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (9), Aquila (18), hipdeep (31)

Score: 5.95

Explications:

aethercowboy (9): 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 season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.… (plus d'informations)

12
40,654 membres, 652 critiques
4.11 étoiles (4.11 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (6), ManWithAnAgenda (30), aethercowboy (38)

Score: 5.88

Explications:

aethercowboy (38): All this happened, more or less.

13
14,074 membres, 348 critiques
4.05 étoiles (4.05 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (1), hipdeep (28)

Score: 5.74

Explications:

Aquila (1): I’ll make my report as if I told a story, for I was taught as a child on my homeworld that Truth is a matter of the imagination.

14
27,438 membres, 407 critiques
4.06 étoiles (4.06 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (18), ManWithAnAgenda (23), aethercowboy (27)

Score: 5.52

Explications:

aethercowboy (27): 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.… (plus d'informations)

15
48,113 membres, 927 critiques
4.02 étoiles (4.02 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (9), ManWithAnAgenda (29), aethercowboy (53)

Score: 5.52

Explications:

aethercowboy (53): It was a pleasure to burn.

16
18,551 membres, 562 critiques
4.22 étoiles (4.22 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (4), hipdeep (5)

Score: 5.5

Explications:

hipdeep (5): Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.

17
17,140 membres, 321 critiques
3.98 étoiles (3.98 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (10), ManWithAnAgenda (39), aethercowboy (44)

Score: 5.4

Explications:

aethercowboy (44): Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board.

18
4,441 membres, 97 critiques
3.78 étoiles (3.78 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (2), aethercowboy (18)

Score: 5.31

Explications:

aethercowboy (18): This is the saddest story I have ever heard.

19
6,094 membres, 163 critiques
3.96 étoiles (3.96 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (26), hipdeep (32), aethercowboy (54)

Score: 4.93

Explications:

aethercowboy (54): A story has no beginning or end; arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead.

20
41,036 membres, 637 critiques
4.18 étoiles (4.18 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (4), hipdeep (25)

Score: 4.62

Explications:

aethercowboy (4): 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.… (plus d'informations)

21
21,368 membres, 349 critiques
3.92 étoiles (3.92 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (4), aethercowboy (30)

Score: 4.54

Explications:

aethercowboy (30): The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.

22
1,611 membres, 48 critiques
4.03 étoiles (4.03 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (3), aethercowboy (92)

Score: 4.33

Explications:

aethercowboy (92): He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad.

23
29,430 membres, 533 critiques
4.08 étoiles (4.08 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (5), ManWithAnAgenda (35)

Score: 4.32

Explications:

aethercowboy (5): Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins.

24
698 membres, 31 critiques
3.42 étoiles (3.42 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (11), ManWithAnAgenda (15)

Score: 4.23

Explications:

aethercowboy (11): The Miss Lonelyhearts of the New York Post-Dispatch (Are you in trouble?—Do-you-need-advice?—Write-to-Miss-Lonelyhearts-and-she-will-help-you) sat at his desk and stared at a piece of white cardboard.… (plus d'informations)

25
14,723 membres, 190 critiques
3.99 étoiles (3.99 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (10), hipdeep (26)

Score: 4.02

Explications:

aethercowboy (10): I am an invisible man.

26
7,929 membres, 384 critiques
3.92 étoiles (3.92 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (1)

Score: 4

Explications:

ManWithAnAgenda (1): No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream.… (plus d'informations)

27
109 membres, 3 critiques
3.75 étoiles (3.75 étoiles)

Listes: Macbeth (1)

Score: 4

Explications:

Macbeth (1): I blame the Pope

28
64,451 membres, 1,028 critiques
3.79 étoiles (3.79 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (16), ManWithAnAgenda (17)

Score: 3.97

Explications:

aethercowboy (16): 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 kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth.… (plus d'informations)

29
25,523 membres, 458 critiques
3.97 étoiles (3.97 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (6), aethercowboy (67)

Score: 3.95

Explications:

aethercowboy (67): It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn't know what I was doing in New York.

30
7,165 membres, 107 critiques
3.9 étoiles (3.9 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (19), ManWithAnAgenda (20)

Score: 3.81

Explications:

aethercowboy (19): 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 doing;—that not only the production of a rational Being was concerned in it, but that possibly the happy formation and temperature of his body, perhaps his genius and the very cast of his mind;—and, for aught they knew to the contrary, even the fortunes of his whole house might take their turn from the humours and dispositions which were then uppermost:—Had they duly weighed and considered all this, and proceeded accordingly,—I am verily persuaded I should have made a quite different figure in the world, from that, in which the reader is likely to see me.… (plus d'informations)

31
65,046 membres, 1,070 critiques
3.86 étoiles (3.86 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (8), aethercowboy (64)

Score: 3.79

Explications:

aethercowboy (64): In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since.

32
18,396 membres, 221 critiques
4.01 étoiles (4.01 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (13), ManWithAnAgenda (32)

Score: 3.79

Explications:

aethercowboy (13): Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested.

33
19,618 membres, 196 critiques
3.7 étoiles (3.7 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (17), ManWithAnAgenda (24)

Score: 3.78

Explications:

aethercowboy (17): Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was coming down along the road met a nicens little boy named baby tuckoo.… (plus d'informations)

34
18,963 membres, 241 critiques
4.09 étoiles (4.09 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (20), hipdeep (23)

Score: 3.72

Explications:

aethercowboy (20): 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.

35
20,644 membres, 388 critiques
3.9 étoiles (3.9 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (21), aethercowboy (26)

Score: 3.64

Explications:

aethercowboy (26): 124 was spiteful.

36
16,291 membres, 298 critiques
3.95 étoiles (3.95 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (21), hipdeep (27)

Score: 3.62

Explications:

Aquila (21): All children, except one, grow up.

37
2,088 membres, 36 critiques
3.97 étoiles (3.97 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (10), aethercowboy (78)

Score: 3.6

Explications:

aethercowboy (78): The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.

38
515 membres, 17 critiques
3.48 étoiles (3.48 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (16), aethercowboy (42)

Score: 3.57

Explications:

aethercowboy (42): Dr. Weiss, at forty, knew that her life had been ruined by literature.

39
32,439 membres, 464 critiques
3.95 étoiles (3.95 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (25), aethercowboy (28)

Score: 3.53

Explications:

aethercowboy (28): Mother died today.

40
7,683 membres, 228 critiques
3.56 étoiles (3.56 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (11), aethercowboy (99)

Score: 3.46

Explications:

aethercowboy (99): They say when trouble comes close ranks, and so the white people did.

41
10,229 membres, 181 critiques
3.72 étoiles (3.72 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (23), ManWithAnAgenda (36)

Score: 3.46

Explications:

aethercowboy (23): 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 had once lost two million dollars in his spare time but still had assets numerous and tangled enough to make the job of sorting it all out more than honorary.… (plus d'informations)

42
8,874 membres, 201 critiques
3.61 étoiles (3.61 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (20), aethercowboy (45)

Score: 3.44

Explications:

aethercowboy (45): I had the story, bit by bit, from various people, and, as generally happens in such cases, each time it was a different story.

43
9,982 membres, 223 critiques
3.96 étoiles (3.96 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (12), aethercowboy (94)

Score: 3.43

Explications:

aethercowboy (94): In the town, there were two mutes and they were always together.

44
9,534 membres, 160 critiques
3.89 étoiles (3.89 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (13), aethercowboy (97)

Score: 3.38

Explications:

aethercowboy (97): 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.… (plus d'informations)

45
5,485 membres, 103 critiques
4.1 étoiles (4.1 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (2)

Score: 3.36

Explications:

ManWithAnAgenda (2): My wound is geography.

46
17,790 membres, 319 critiques
4.13 étoiles (4.13 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (18), aethercowboy (65)

Score: 3.35

Explications:

aethercowboy (65): You better not never tell nobody but God.

47
18,600 membres, 311 critiques
3.86 étoiles (3.86 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (31), aethercowboy (37)

Score: 3.32

Explications:

aethercowboy (37): Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself.

48
5,741 membres, 112 critiques
4.08 étoiles (4.08 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (22), aethercowboy (61)

Score: 3.28

Explications:

aethercowboy (61): I have never begun a novel with more misgiving.

49
22,089 membres, 300 critiques
3.57 étoiles (3.57 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (27), aethercowboy (56)

Score: 3.22

Explications:

aethercowboy (56): I was born in the Year 1632, in the City of York, of a good Family, tho' not of that Country, my Father being a Foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull; He got a good Estate by Merchandise, and leaving off his Trade, lived afterward at York, from whence he had married my Mother, whose Relations were named Robinson, a very good Family in that Country, and from whom I was called Robinson Kreutznaer; but by the usual Corruption of Words in England, we are now called, nay we call our selves, and write our Name Crusoe, and so my Companions always call'd me.… (plus d'informations)

50
10,057 membres, 161 critiques
4.23 étoiles (4.23 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (37), aethercowboy (40)

Score: 3.21

Explications:

aethercowboy (40): For a long time, I went to bed early.

51
16,078 membres, 306 critiques
4.2 étoiles (4.2 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (28), aethercowboy (58)

Score: 3.19

Explications:

aethercowboy (58): Miss Brooke had that kind of beauty which seems to be thrown into relief by poor dress.

52
10,012 membres, 134 critiques
4.07 étoiles (4.07 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (3)

Score: 3.04

Explications:

aethercowboy (3): A screaming comes across the sky.

53
717 membres, 9 critiques
3.78 étoiles (3.78 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (3)

Score: 3.04

Explications:

ManWithAnAgenda (3): The telephone bell was ringing wildly, but without result, since there was no-one in the room but the corpse.

54
10,993 membres, 131 critiques
3.77 étoiles (3.77 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (38), aethercowboy (66)

Score: 3.01

Explications:

aethercowboy (66): "To be born again," sang Gibreel Farishta tumbling from the heavens, "first you have to die."

55
8,331 membres, 104 critiques
3.69 étoiles (3.69 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (40), aethercowboy (77)

Score: 2.94

Explications:

aethercowboy (77): He was an inch, perhaps two, under six feet, powerfully built, and he advanced straight at you with a slight stoop of the shoulders, head forward, and a fixed from-under stare which made you think of a charging bull.… (plus d'informations)

56
368 membres, 18 critiques
3.92 étoiles (3.92 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (4)

Score: 2.83

Explications:

ManWithAnAgenda (4): I am thirty years old and that is nothing.

57
24,902 membres, 400 critiques
4.01 étoiles (4.01 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (5)

Score: 2.68

Explications:

Aquila (5): "Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents."

58
10,301 membres, 122 critiques
3.9 étoiles (3.9 étoiles)

Listes: ManWithAnAgenda (5)

Score: 2.68

Explications:

ManWithAnAgenda (5): Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.

59
4,842 membres, 53 critiques
3.88 étoiles (3.88 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (7)

Score: 2.46

Explications:

aethercowboy (7): 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.

60
3,728 membres, 259 critiques
4.1 étoiles (4.1 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (7)

Score: 2.46

Explications:

Aquila (7): I could have become a mass murderer after I hacked my governor module, but then I realized I could access the combined feed of entertainment channels carried on the company satellites.… (plus d'informations)

61
2,513 membres, 128 critiques
4.1 étoiles (4.1 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (8)

Score: 2.38

Explications:

Aquila (8): In the myriadic year of our lord—the ten thousandth year of the King Undying, the kindly Prince of Death!—Gideon Nav packed her sword, her shoes, and her dirty magazines, and she escaped from the House of the Ninth.… (plus d'informations)

62
70 membres, 3 critiques
3.71 étoiles (3.71 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (9)

Score: 2.31

Explications:

Aquila (9): Hal was not yet a prince when she fell in love with Lady Hotspur, but she would be within the hour.

63
469 membres, 13 critiques
3.71 étoiles (3.71 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (10)

Score: 2.25

Explications:

Aquila (10): The wind came into the house from the Sound, and it blew Daisy and me around her East Egg mansion like puffs of dandelion seeds, like foam, like a pair of young woman in white dresses who had no cares to weigh them down.… (plus d'informations)

64
7,852 membres, 151 critiques
4.24 étoiles (4.24 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (11)

Score: 2.2

Explications:

hipdeep (11): I am old now, and have not much to fear from the anger of gods.

65
1,724 membres, 43 critiques
3.91 étoiles (3.91 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (11)

Score: 2.2

Explications:

Aquila (11): The note said: someone in this class is a witch.

66
20,186 membres, 157 critiques
3.72 étoiles (3.72 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (12)

Score: 2.15

Explications:

hipdeep (12): Whan that Aprill with his shoures soote
The droghte of March hath perced to the roote, [...]

67
9,500 membres, 238 critiques
4.15 étoiles (4.15 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (12)

Score: 2.15

Explications:

Aquila (12): There was a wall.

68
16,262 membres, 294 critiques
3.75 étoiles (3.75 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (14)

Score: 2.07

Explications:

hipdeep (14): No one would have believed, in the last years of the nineteenth century, that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were being scrutinized and studied, perhaps almost as narrowly as a man with a microscope might scrutinize the transient creatures that swarm and multiply in a drop of water.… (plus d'informations)

69
11,498 membres, 237 critiques
4.05 étoiles (4.05 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (14)

Score: 2.07

Explications:

aethercowboy (14): You are about to begin reading Italo Calvino's new novel, If on a winter's night a traveler.

70
2,257 membres, 40 critiques
3.92 étoiles (3.92 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (14)

Score: 2.07

Explications:

Aquila (14): Apart from the one in the church tower, there were five clocks in the village that kept reasonable time, and my father owned one of them.

71
7,094 membres, 152 critiques
4 étoiles (4 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (15)

Score: 2.03

Explications:

hipdeep (15): Taran wanted to make a sword, but Coll, charged with the practical side of his education, decided on horseshoes.

72
4,485 membres, 112 critiques
3.74 étoiles (3.74 étoiles)

Listes: Aquila (15)

Score: 2.03

Explications:

Aquila (15): I had this story from one who had no business to tell it to me, or to any other.

73
1,520 membres, 24 critiques
3.77 étoiles (3.77 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (15)

Score: 2.03

Explications:

aethercowboy (15): The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.

74
1,027 membres, 70 critiques
3.53 étoiles (3.53 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (16)

Score: 2

Explications:

hipdeep (16): Once upon a time on a small, watery, excitable planet called Earth, in a small, watery, excitable country called Italy, a soft-spoken, rather nice-looking gentleman by the name of Enrico Fermi was born into a family so overprotective that he felt compelled to invent the atomic bomb.… (plus d'informations)

75
1,930 membres, 68 critiques
4.34 étoiles (4.34 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (19)

Score: 1.92

Explications:

hipdeep (19): I don't know what I should talk about - about death or about love? Or are they the same?

76
216 membres, 3 critiques
3.72 étoiles (3.72 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (20)

Score: 1.89

Explications:

hipdeep (20): My old eighth-grade teacher, Miss Maggie Doubloon, said she was half Spanish, half French, and half Irish, a plethora of halves not entirely unnoticed by some of the brighter pupils.… (plus d'informations)

77
21,981 membres, 319 critiques
4.03 étoiles (4.03 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (21)

Score: 1.87

Explications:

aethercowboy (21): Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed.

78
2,136 membres, 97 critiques
3.85 étoiles (3.85 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (21)

Score: 1.87

Explications:

hipdeep (21): Dirk Moeller didn't know if he could fart his way into a major diplomatic incident.

79
4,182 membres, 388 critiques
3.76 étoiles (3.76 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (22)

Score: 1.85

Explications:

hipdeep (22): From the top of the large boulder he sat on, Ensign Tom Davis looked across the expanse of the cave toward Captain Lucius Abernathy, Science Officer Q'eeng, and Chief Engineer Paul West and thought, "Well, this sucks."… (plus d'informations)

80
97 membres, 1 critique
4 étoiles (4 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (22)

Score: 1.85

Explications:

aethercowboy (22): 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 our scene lies), rattling along the house-tops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.… (plus d'informations)

81
1,359 membres, 37 critiques
3.73 étoiles (3.73 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (24)

Score: 1.81

Explications:

aethercowboy (24): 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.… (plus d'informations)

82
15,853 membres, 213 critiques
3.96 étoiles (3.96 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (25)

Score: 1.79

Explications:

aethercowboy (25): Through the fence, between the curling flower spaces, I could see them hitting.

83
13,439 membres, 181 critiques
4.06 étoiles (4.06 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (29)

Score: 1.72

Explications:

hipdeep (29): We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold.

84
3,861 membres, 79 critiques
3.55 étoiles (3.55 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (29)

Score: 1.72

Explications:

aethercowboy (29): Every summer Lin Kong returned to Goose Village to divorce his wife, Shuyu.

85
10,775 membres, 174 critiques
3.89 étoiles (3.89 étoiles)

Listes: hipdeep (30)

Score: 1.71

Explications:

hipdeep (30): When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.

86
11,263 membres, 142 critiques
4.06 étoiles (4.06 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (31)

Score: 1.7

Explications:

aethercowboy (31): I am a sick man . . . I am a spiteful man.

87
507 membres, 9 critiques
3.91 étoiles (3.91 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (32)

Score: 1.68

Explications:

aethercowboy (32): Where now? Who now? When now?

88
400 membres, 2 critiques
3.21 étoiles (3.21 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (33)

Score: 1.67

Explications:

aethercowboy (33): Once an angry man dragged his father along the ground through his own orchard. "Stop!" cried the groaning old man at last, "Stop! I did not drag my father beyond this tree."… (plus d'informations)

89
588 membres, 10 critiques
3.57 étoiles (3.57 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (34)

Score: 1.66

Explications:

aethercowboy (34): In a sense, I am Jacob Horner.

90
1,241 membres, 23 critiques
3.76 étoiles (3.76 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (35)

Score: 1.65

Explications:

aethercowboy (35): It was like so, but wasn't.

91
1,232 membres, 18 critiques
4.21 étoiles (4.21 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (36)

Score: 1.63

Explications:

aethercowboy (36): —Money . . . in a voice that rustled.

92
4,394 membres, 45 critiques
3.76 étoiles (3.76 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (39)

Score: 1.6

Explications:

aethercowboy (39): They shoot the white girl first.

93
174 membres, 2 critiques
3.47 étoiles (3.47 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (41)

Score: 1.58

Explications:

aethercowboy (41): The moment one learns English, complications set in.

94
7,340 membres, 128 critiques
4.23 étoiles (4.23 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (43)

Score: 1.56

Explications:

aethercowboy (43): I was the shadow of the waxwing slain By the false azure in the windowpane;

95
217 membres, 6 critiques
3.5 étoiles (3.5 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (46)

Score: 1.54

Explications:

aethercowboy (46): Ages ago, Alex, Allen and Alva arrived at Antibes, and Alva allowing all, allowing anyone, against Alex's admonition, against Allen's angry assertion: another African amusement . . . anyhow, as all argued, an awesome African army assembled and arduously advanced against an African anthill, assiduously annihilating ant after ant, and afterward, Alex astonishingly accuses Albert as also accepting Africa's antipodal ant annexation.… (plus d'informations)

96
27,664 membres, 464 critiques
3.77 étoiles (3.77 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (48)

Score: 1.52

Explications:

aethercowboy (48): He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish.

97
3,024 membres, 58 critiques
4.01 étoiles (4.01 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (49)

Score: 1.51

Explications:

aethercowboy (49): It was the day my grandmother exploded.

98
26,011 membres, 608 critiques
4.11 étoiles (4.11 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (50)

Score: 1.5

Explications:

aethercowboy (50): I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974.… (plus d'informations)

99
1,410 membres, 42 critiques
3.96 étoiles (3.96 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (51)

Score: 1.5

Explications:

aethercowboy (51): Elmer Gantry was drunk.

100
2,049 membres, 38 critiques
3.85 étoiles (3.85 étoiles)

Listes: aethercowboy (52)

Score: 1.49

Explications:

aethercowboy (52): We started dying before the snow, and like the snow, we continued to fall.

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Débutée par: aethercowboy (Juin 15)

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