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Best First Lines

Beschreibung: 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)

Mitglieder: 6 teilnehmende Mitglieder (Zeige alle)

Liste aller Teilnehmer: [1] 2Sortieren: Bewertung | Titel | Autor | Datum
1
71,882 Mitglieder, 1,260 Rezensionen
4.4 Sterne (4.4 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 12.02

Erklärungen:

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
21,886 Mitglieder, 230 Rezensionen
4.03 Sterne (4.03 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 10.85

Erklärungen:

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

3
83,582 Mitglieder, 1,106 Rezensionen
4.27 Sterne (4.27 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 9.01

Erklärungen:

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

4
8,532 Mitglieder, 285 Rezensionen
4.11 Sterne (4.11 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 8.92

Erklärungen:

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

5
73,447 Mitglieder, 1,185 Rezensionen
4.23 Sterne (4.23 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 8.52

Erklärungen:

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

6
22,651 Mitglieder, 501 Rezensionen
4.27 Sterne (4.27 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 6.78

Erklärungen:

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

7
21,111 Mitglieder, 447 Rezensionen
4.09 Sterne (4.09 Sterne)

Listen: hipdeep (1), merrystar (6)

Bewertung: 6.56

Erklärungen:

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

8
39,010 Mitglieder, 494 Rezensionen
3.9 Sterne (3.9 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 6.28

Erklärungen:

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
34,655 Mitglieder, 593 Rezensionen
4.15 Sterne (4.15 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 6.2

Erklärungen:

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

10
31,384 Mitglieder, 494 Rezensionen
3.81 Sterne (3.81 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (1), ManWithAnAgenda (14)

Bewertung: 6.07

Erklärungen:

aethercowboy (1): Call me Ishmael.

11
32,836 Mitglieder, 425 Rezensionen
3.93 Sterne (3.93 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 5.95

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

12
40,591 Mitglieder, 647 Rezensionen
4.11 Sterne (4.11 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 5.88

Erklärungen:

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

13
13,949 Mitglieder, 345 Rezensionen
4.05 Sterne (4.05 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (1), hipdeep (28)

Bewertung: 5.74

Erklärungen:

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
27,207 Mitglieder, 404 Rezensionen
4.06 Sterne (4.06 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 5.52

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

15
47,708 Mitglieder, 924 Rezensionen
4.02 Sterne (4.02 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 5.52

Erklärungen:

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

16
18,357 Mitglieder, 557 Rezensionen
4.22 Sterne (4.22 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (4), hipdeep (5)

Bewertung: 5.5

Erklärungen:

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

17
17,013 Mitglieder, 317 Rezensionen
3.98 Sterne (3.98 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 5.4

Erklärungen:

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

18
4,400 Mitglieder, 94 Rezensionen
3.78 Sterne (3.78 Sterne)

Listen: hipdeep (2), aethercowboy (18)

Bewertung: 5.31

Erklärungen:

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

19
6,044 Mitglieder, 162 Rezensionen
3.96 Sterne (3.96 Sterne)

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

Bewertung: 4.93

Erklärungen:

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
40,786 Mitglieder, 630 Rezensionen
4.18 Sterne (4.18 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (4), hipdeep (25)

Bewertung: 4.62

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

21
21,245 Mitglieder, 344 Rezensionen
3.92 Sterne (3.92 Sterne)

Listen: hipdeep (4), aethercowboy (30)

Bewertung: 4.54

Erklärungen:

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

22
1,593 Mitglieder, 47 Rezensionen
4.03 Sterne (4.03 Sterne)

Listen: hipdeep (3), aethercowboy (92)

Bewertung: 4.33

Erklärungen:

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

23
29,259 Mitglieder, 528 Rezensionen
4.09 Sterne (4.09 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (5), ManWithAnAgenda (35)

Bewertung: 4.32

Erklärungen:

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

24
700 Mitglieder, 31 Rezensionen
3.42 Sterne (3.42 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (11), ManWithAnAgenda (15)

Bewertung: 4.23

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

25
14,612 Mitglieder, 186 Rezensionen
3.99 Sterne (3.99 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (10), hipdeep (26)

Bewertung: 4.02

Erklärungen:

aethercowboy (10): I am an invisible man.

26
7,880 Mitglieder, 379 Rezensionen
3.92 Sterne (3.92 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (1)

Bewertung: 4

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

27
108 Mitglieder, 3 Rezensionen
3.75 Sterne (3.75 Sterne)

Listen: Macbeth (1)

Bewertung: 4

Erklärungen:

Macbeth (1): I blame the Pope

28
64,123 Mitglieder, 1,022 Rezensionen
3.79 Sterne (3.79 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (16), ManWithAnAgenda (17)

Bewertung: 3.97

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

29
25,306 Mitglieder, 453 Rezensionen
3.96 Sterne (3.96 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (6), aethercowboy (67)

Bewertung: 3.95

Erklärungen:

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
7,114 Mitglieder, 107 Rezensionen
3.89 Sterne (3.89 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (19), ManWithAnAgenda (20)

Bewertung: 3.81

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

31
64,549 Mitglieder, 1,061 Rezensionen
3.86 Sterne (3.86 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (8), aethercowboy (64)

Bewertung: 3.79

Erklärungen:

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
18,284 Mitglieder, 218 Rezensionen
4.01 Sterne (4.01 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (13), ManWithAnAgenda (32)

Bewertung: 3.79

Erklärungen:

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

33
19,479 Mitglieder, 191 Rezensionen
3.71 Sterne (3.71 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (17), ManWithAnAgenda (24)

Bewertung: 3.78

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

34
18,785 Mitglieder, 238 Rezensionen
4.09 Sterne (4.09 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (20), hipdeep (23)

Bewertung: 3.72

Erklärungen:

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
20,510 Mitglieder, 382 Rezensionen
3.9 Sterne (3.9 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (21), aethercowboy (26)

Bewertung: 3.64

Erklärungen:

aethercowboy (26): 124 was spiteful.

36
16,114 Mitglieder, 296 Rezensionen
3.95 Sterne (3.95 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (21), hipdeep (27)

Bewertung: 3.62

Erklärungen:

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

37
2,078 Mitglieder, 36 Rezensionen
3.97 Sterne (3.97 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (10), aethercowboy (78)

Bewertung: 3.6

Erklärungen:

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

38
509 Mitglieder, 17 Rezensionen
3.48 Sterne (3.48 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (16), aethercowboy (42)

Bewertung: 3.57

Erklärungen:

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

39
32,156 Mitglieder, 459 Rezensionen
3.95 Sterne (3.95 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (25), aethercowboy (28)

Bewertung: 3.53

Erklärungen:

aethercowboy (28): Mother died today.

40
7,681 Mitglieder, 227 Rezensionen
3.56 Sterne (3.56 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (11), aethercowboy (99)

Bewertung: 3.46

Erklärungen:

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

41
10,175 Mitglieder, 180 Rezensionen
3.72 Sterne (3.72 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (23), ManWithAnAgenda (36)

Bewertung: 3.46

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

42
8,789 Mitglieder, 198 Rezensionen
3.61 Sterne (3.61 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (20), aethercowboy (45)

Bewertung: 3.44

Erklärungen:

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
9,907 Mitglieder, 223 Rezensionen
3.96 Sterne (3.96 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (12), aethercowboy (94)

Bewertung: 3.43

Erklärungen:

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

44
9,446 Mitglieder, 157 Rezensionen
3.89 Sterne (3.89 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (13), aethercowboy (97)

Bewertung: 3.38

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

45
5,443 Mitglieder, 102 Rezensionen
4.1 Sterne (4.1 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (2)

Bewertung: 3.36

Erklärungen:

ManWithAnAgenda (2): My wound is geography.

46
17,672 Mitglieder, 314 Rezensionen
4.13 Sterne (4.13 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (18), aethercowboy (65)

Bewertung: 3.35

Erklärungen:

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

47
18,455 Mitglieder, 308 Rezensionen
3.86 Sterne (3.86 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (31), aethercowboy (37)

Bewertung: 3.32

Erklärungen:

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

48
5,701 Mitglieder, 111 Rezensionen
4.08 Sterne (4.08 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (22), aethercowboy (61)

Bewertung: 3.28

Erklärungen:

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

49
21,845 Mitglieder, 296 Rezensionen
3.57 Sterne (3.57 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (27), aethercowboy (56)

Bewertung: 3.22

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

50
9,968 Mitglieder, 159 Rezensionen
4.23 Sterne (4.23 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (37), aethercowboy (40)

Bewertung: 3.21

Erklärungen:

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

51
15,980 Mitglieder, 303 Rezensionen
4.19 Sterne (4.19 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (28), aethercowboy (58)

Bewertung: 3.19

Erklärungen:

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

52
9,939 Mitglieder, 133 Rezensionen
4.07 Sterne (4.07 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (3)

Bewertung: 3.04

Erklärungen:

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

53
712 Mitglieder, 9 Rezensionen
3.78 Sterne (3.78 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (3)

Bewertung: 3.04

Erklärungen:

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

54
10,867 Mitglieder, 128 Rezensionen
3.77 Sterne (3.77 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (38), aethercowboy (66)

Bewertung: 3.01

Erklärungen:

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

55
8,262 Mitglieder, 104 Rezensionen
3.69 Sterne (3.69 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (40), aethercowboy (77)

Bewertung: 2.94

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

56
360 Mitglieder, 18 Rezensionen
3.92 Sterne (3.92 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (4)

Bewertung: 2.83

Erklärungen:

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

57
24,578 Mitglieder, 394 Rezensionen
4.01 Sterne (4.01 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (5)

Bewertung: 2.68

Erklärungen:

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

58
10,200 Mitglieder, 122 Rezensionen
3.91 Sterne (3.91 Sterne)

Listen: ManWithAnAgenda (5)

Bewertung: 2.68

Erklärungen:

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
4,822 Mitglieder, 53 Rezensionen
3.89 Sterne (3.89 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (7)

Bewertung: 2.46

Erklärungen:

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
3,648 Mitglieder, 253 Rezensionen
4.1 Sterne (4.1 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (7)

Bewertung: 2.46

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

61
2,424 Mitglieder, 126 Rezensionen
4.1 Sterne (4.1 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (8)

Bewertung: 2.38

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

62
68 Mitglieder, 3 Rezensionen
3.71 Sterne (3.71 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (9)

Bewertung: 2.31

Erklärungen:

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

63
447 Mitglieder, 13 Rezensionen
3.73 Sterne (3.73 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (10)

Bewertung: 2.25

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

64
7,824 Mitglieder, 150 Rezensionen
4.24 Sterne (4.24 Sterne)

Listen: hipdeep (11)

Bewertung: 2.2

Erklärungen:

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

65
1,716 Mitglieder, 43 Rezensionen
3.91 Sterne (3.91 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (11)

Bewertung: 2.2

Erklärungen:

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

66
20,006 Mitglieder, 157 Rezensionen
3.72 Sterne (3.72 Sterne)

Listen: hipdeep (12)

Bewertung: 2.15

Erklärungen:

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

67
9,408 Mitglieder, 235 Rezensionen
4.15 Sterne (4.15 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (12)

Bewertung: 2.15

Erklärungen:

Aquila (12): There was a wall.

68
16,102 Mitglieder, 291 Rezensionen
3.75 Sterne (3.75 Sterne)

Listen: hipdeep (14)

Bewertung: 2.07

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

69
11,475 Mitglieder, 237 Rezensionen
4.05 Sterne (4.05 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (14)

Bewertung: 2.07

Erklärungen:

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

70
2,241 Mitglieder, 40 Rezensionen
3.92 Sterne (3.92 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (14)

Bewertung: 2.07

Erklärungen:

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
7,027 Mitglieder, 152 Rezensionen
4 Sterne (4 Sterne)

Listen: hipdeep (15)

Bewertung: 2.03

Erklärungen:

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

72
4,461 Mitglieder, 109 Rezensionen
3.73 Sterne (3.73 Sterne)

Listen: Aquila (15)

Bewertung: 2.03

Erklärungen:

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

73
1,517 Mitglieder, 24 Rezensionen
3.77 Sterne (3.77 Sterne)

Listen: aethercowboy (15)

Bewertung: 2.03

Erklärungen:

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

74
1,012 Mitglieder, 70 Rezensionen
3.53 Sterne (3.53 Sterne)

Listen: hipdeep (16)

Bewertung: 2

Erklärungen:

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.… (mehr)

75
1,896 Mitglieder, 67 Rezensionen
4.35 Sterne (4.35 Sterne)

Listen: hipdeep (19)

Bewertung: 1.92

Erklärungen:

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

76
214 Mitglieder, 3 Rezensionen
3.72 Sterne (3.72 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.89

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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.… (mehr)

77
21,816 Mitglieder, 318 Rezensionen
4.03 Sterne (4.03 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.87

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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
2,119 Mitglieder, 96 Rezensionen
3.86 Sterne (3.86 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.87

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

79
4,140 Mitglieder, 385 Rezensionen
3.76 Sterne (3.76 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.85

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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."… (mehr)

80
97 Mitglieder, 1 Rezension
4 Sterne (4 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.85

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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.… (mehr)

81
1,354 Mitglieder, 37 Rezensionen
3.72 Sterne (3.72 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.81

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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.… (mehr)

82
15,729 Mitglieder, 212 Rezensionen
3.96 Sterne (3.96 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.79

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

83
13,347 Mitglieder, 180 Rezensionen
4.06 Sterne (4.06 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.72

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

84
von Ha Jin
3,842 Mitglieder, 79 Rezensionen
3.55 Sterne (3.55 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.72

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

85
10,614 Mitglieder, 174 Rezensionen
3.89 Sterne (3.89 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.71

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

86
11,160 Mitglieder, 139 Rezensionen
4.06 Sterne (4.06 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.7

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

87
499 Mitglieder, 9 Rezensionen
3.91 Sterne (3.91 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.68

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

88
398 Mitglieder, 2 Rezensionen
3.31 Sterne (3.31 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.67

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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."… (mehr)

89
585 Mitglieder, 10 Rezensionen
3.57 Sterne (3.57 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.66

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

90
1,236 Mitglieder, 23 Rezensionen
3.76 Sterne (3.76 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.65

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

91
1,222 Mitglieder, 18 Rezensionen
4.21 Sterne (4.21 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.63

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

92
4,350 Mitglieder, 44 Rezensionen
3.76 Sterne (3.76 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.6

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

93
171 Mitglieder, 2 Rezensionen
3.47 Sterne (3.47 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.58

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

94
7,267 Mitglieder, 128 Rezensionen
4.23 Sterne (4.23 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.56

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

95
214 Mitglieder, 6 Rezensionen
3.5 Sterne (3.5 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.54

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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.… (mehr)

96
27,407 Mitglieder, 456 Rezensionen
3.77 Sterne (3.77 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.52

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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
3,017 Mitglieder, 58 Rezensionen
4.01 Sterne (4.01 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.51

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

98
25,892 Mitglieder, 608 Rezensionen
4.11 Sterne (4.11 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.5

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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.… (mehr)

99
1,400 Mitglieder, 42 Rezensionen
3.97 Sterne (3.97 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.5

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aethercowboy (51): Elmer Gantry was drunk.

100
2,039 Mitglieder, 38 Rezensionen
3.85 Sterne (3.85 Sterne)

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Bewertung: 1.49

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

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