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  • The archipelago is 300 miles from Argentina.
  • I am pleased with myself; I have three hours more until I reach the thick of the Missouri Ozarks and my destination, a small archipelago of cabins in the woods that accepts cash for weekly rentals and has cable TV, a must.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Deep in Madame’s voice, Marie-Laure hears water: atolls and archipelagoes and lagoons and fiords.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • A film of tears misted her eyes as the tender small globes of fruit (slightly moist and deliciously textured in their chewy sweetness that mingled with archipelagos of minute seeds) slid richly down her throat, one by one; wild with delight, unashamed at her piggishness and the sugary saliva drooling over fingers and chin, she devoured them all.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • They would emerge a short distance away, sometimes three or four of them, a short-lived archipelago of volcanic islands.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • The boat zipped and skipped across the sea, the sea that lay between the main islands of the only archipelago of any useful size on the whole planet.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • Miraculously it survives the humidity and our moves, with only a few unwarranted archipelagos of gray mold dotting its oceans.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • She has explored seas and archipelagoes which had no chart, where no Cook or Vancouver had ever sailed.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • They’re big on causeways, and I guess they will build more, since there are thirty-two other much smaller islands forming the low-lying Bahrainian archipelago, right off the Saudi western shore, in the Gulf of Iran.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • He had rashly hired a Scampi for a few days of romantic sailing in the Stockholm archipelago.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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  • It was the aural equivalent of an island archipelago seen from the air , a chain of low humps broken by broad swaths of blue.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • "What the devil can they smell so extraordinary in this soup?" said Porthos, at the sight of a pale liquid, abundant but entirely free from meat, on the surface of which a few crusts swam about as rare as the islands of an archipelago.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Consider: The greentime, the noontime of the archipelago.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • From time to time he had had a few poems and sketches of the archipelago published in a national journal.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • , this sea of houses was seen to be pierced at intervals by several groups of ruined towers, from the ancient wall, like the summits of hills in an inundation,—like archipelagos of the old Paris submerged beneath the new.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • He had survived pellagra in Persia, scurvy inthe Malayan archipelago , leprosy in Alexandria, beriberi in Japan, bubonic plague in Madagascar, an earthquake in Sicily, and a disastrous shipwreck in the Strait of Magellan.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Beneath these talismans, white linen shone around the burnished reflections of the Atreides silver, which had been placed in precise arrangements along the great table—little archipelagos of service waiting beside crystal glasses, each setting squared off before a heavy wooden chair.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Elijah, skiff, light crumpled throwaway, sailed eastward by flanks of ships and trawlers, amid an archipelago of corks, beyond new Wapping street past Benson’s ferry, and by the threemasted schooner Rosevean from Bridgwater with bricks.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • The boys stripped to their underwear and set out for a narrow archipelago of rocks.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • She’s exactly my height and smells of liquid detergent and has tiny beautiful moles on her neck, an archipelago leading down into her clothes.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • The mansions South of Broad Street form a magnificent archipelago of exclusion.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • X A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion The next morning, at the time when the height of the sun appeared very insignificant from any part of the heath as compared with the altitude of Rainbarrow, and when all the little hills in the lower levels were like an archipelago in a fog-formed Aegean, the reddleman came from the brambled nook which he had adopted as his quarters and ascended the slopes of Mistover Knap.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • Here, we are strewn about in the lengthy expanse of an archipelago, too far to call one another, too far to see.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • Now the innumerable archipelago had been threaded, and he stood, firm-planted, upon the unknown but waiting continent.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • The Seses are a low-lying forested archipelago in the northwestern part of Lake Victoria, an easy boat ride from Entebbe.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • Sakena runs an archipelago of fixed and mobile health clinics, which offer Afghans family planning services and free condoms.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • He described its teeming bazaars and spice markets, the crystalline spires of maridian sealords, and the strange townships found throughout its archipelagos.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • We were in the centre of the Mediterranean, amidst the eastern archipelago of mythological memory, in the ancient Strongylos, where AEolus kept the wind and the tempest chained up.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • I am told this form of massage is Asian, Japanese or Chinese in origin, and spilled down the archipelago over the thousands of years of commerce that has come and gone in this remote area of the world.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • At dark passed into Archipelago.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Whichever power controls equatorial Africa, or the countries of the Middle East, or Southern India, or the Indonesian Archipelago, disposes also of the bodies of scores or hundreds of millions of ill-paid and hard-working coolies.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • "Bah!" said he, "I have travelled through Sicily and Calabria—I have sailed two months in the Archipelago, and yet I never saw even the shadow of a bandit or a pirate."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • It feels more malevolent than other, more remote corners of the state I know, the tundra-wrapped slopes of the Brooks Range, the cloud forests of the Alexander Archipelago, even the frozen, gale-swept heights of the Denali massif.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • He had lately made a voyage to the Indian Archipelago.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • He asked him if he could find a specific spot sixteen nautical miles to the northwest of the largest island in the Sotavento Archipelago, and Euclides told him yes.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • With inexhaustible zest, the popular press took potshots at feature articles from the Geographic Institute of Brazil, the Royal Academy of Science in Berlin, the British Association, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., at discussions in The Indian Archipelago, in Cosmos published by Father Moigno, in Petermann’s Mittheilungen,* and at scientific chronicles in the great French and foreign newspapers.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Eleven standard months later, Corporal Fedmahn Kassad of the Twelfth Mobile Infantry Battalion had received two Distinguished Service Clusters, a Senate Commendation for valor in the Equatorial Archipelago campaign, and two Purple Hearts.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • All you on the numberless islands of the archipelagoes of the sea!
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • They travelled in the Archipelago together and separately, collecting insects and birds, for four years or more.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Lord Jim
  • I descended the poop and paced the waist, my mind picturing to myself the coming passage through the Malay Archipelago, down the Indian Ocean, and up the Atlantic.
    Joseph Conrad  --  The Secret Sharer
  • "The Archipelago," John said, his voice muted with a mix of disbelief and wonder.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • After many years spent in foreign travel, I sailed in the year 18— , from the port of Batavia, in the rich and populous island of Java, on a voyage to the Archipelago of the Sunda islands.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  MS. Found in a Bottle
  • Of The Schools Of Philosophy Amongst The Athenians After the Athenians by the overthrow of the Persian Armies, had gotten the Dominion of the Sea; and thereby, of all the Islands, and Maritime Cities of the Archipelago, as well of Asia as Europe; and were grown wealthy; they that had no employment, neither at home, nor abroad, had little else to employ themselves in, but either (as St. Luke says, Acts 17.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • "As soon as I’ve got through my hospital appointments I shall get a ship; I want to go to the East, the Malay Archipelago, Siam, China, and all that sort of thing, and then I shall take odd jobs.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • He has one other asset—some property in Sandhamn out in the archipelago.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Collectively, the place where these lands exist is called the Archipelago of Dreams—and it was for this book, this guide to the Archipelago, that the professor was killed.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • Blomkvist had not thought much of the proposal, but he came around when promised a few days of relaxation in the archipelago with good food and pleasant company.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Collectively, the place where these lands exist is called the Archipelago of Dreams—and it was for this book, this guide to the Archipelago, that the professor was killed.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The actual boundary of the Archipelago.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • He raised his eyes to the shimmering sky of the Archipelago’s dawn and drew a deep, final breath.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
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