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The story told in the series of books is called The Twilight Saga.
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  • The story told in the series of books is called The Twilight Saga.
  • shared the saga of her life
  • the saga of the AIDS epidemic
  • In doing this, let us pass over innumerable boring stories: the rise and fall of empires, sagas of heroism, ballads of tragic love.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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  • Harald Haarfager, a Saga, by Gundar Firkin.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The last news of Allen had reached him weeks earlier, in newspaper stories about Super Man’s saga over Nauru.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • She got that faraway look that signaled she was about to recite another part of the family saga.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic
  • The day after they’d visited Himmel Street, Rudy sat on his front step with Liesel and related the whole saga, even the smallest details.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • All very saga-like.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • My medical saga was what it was, and I’d already been over it and over it.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture

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  • This family saga is extremely well written, but the parts dealing with war, writers and the emancipation of women aren’t very good.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Besides, compared to other episodes in the Stephen Von Stratten saga, this chapter was nothing.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • Thibault gazed at the floor, resting his elbows on his knees, and began, hesitantly, to tell her the whole saga of the photograph.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Odysseus, however, belongs to a very different world and a very different genre, that of heroic saga and epic poetry with its own characteristic diction and meter.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • Be not afraid to undertake the burdens of your leader, and the work of the Founder will be one of ever unfolding glory, the history of the race a saga of mounting triumphs.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • Some were vulgar, some were sagas, some were light-hearted to a degree.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • We should not now combine a Norse saga with an excerpt from a novel by George Meredith.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • The power of his saga was-and is-driven instead by the tough choices that Cedric made and how those choices set his course and, over time, nourished his character.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Here in the Nordic countries we find a strong belief in "lagnadan," or fate, in the old Icelandic sagas of the Edda.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Your loving Granddaughter, Alison Bradley In the saga of the figures in The Photograph, my dad came to play a unique role.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • This invention was bound to be inconclusive, for both figures were needed later in the saga—Paris must kill Akhilleus, and Menelaos must take Helen home at last.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • I think we’d be reasonable to conclude that the whole Count Dracula saga has an agenda to it beyond merely scaring us out of our wits, although scaring readers out of their wits is a noble enterprise and one that Stoker’s novel accomplishes very nicely.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Then a voice called from outside, "Buzz obsess woos saga!"
    D.J. Machale  --  The Merchant of Death
  • His saga began on May 20, 1990, when a police car came and took him away for a dirty little crime he didn’t do.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin’
  • Next thing I know, I’m getting the whole epic saga about his hard financial luck’ none of which was his fault, of course’and how he was about to turn it all around with this new venture.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • When Madame Wang saw we were all waiting, she wiggled her bottom on the stool to get comfortable and began the saga.
    Lisa See  --  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
  • Finally, in April of 2007, Kathy wrote a letter to the Times-Picayune detailing the saga of the trailer.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • The evening sea was a new sensation, for all its color and mellow age was gone, and it seemed the bleak waste that made the Norse sagas sad; Amory thought of Kipling’s "Beaches of Lukanon before the sealers came."
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • This is a saga of courage, cowardice, and betrayal.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • And thus the saga of PT-109 comes to an end, even as the legend of PT-109 is born.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • A mortal may not kill an immortal, as anyone knows who has heard the sagas and eddas, the great poems and tales, knows.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Listening to him makes you think there’s something to those stories about love potions and the other stuff they talk about in old sagas.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • The sagas, the great Scandinavian epics, are full of stories of heroes who are seized with this fierce longing for battle, murder, and sudden death.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • He’s a self-perfected American who must respect the saga of the knockabout boy emerging from a tenement culture, from backstreets slant with danger.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Soon she was talking fluently, pouring out the saga of her miseries and maybe enjoying the tale a bit and making it just a shade more hair-raising to hold my attention.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • The saga of Kasturba Nagar is unsettling, with no easy moral.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Chicago’s "feeling of humiliation" was not surprising, the New York Times said; anyone familiar with the saga "must be amazed at the failure of the municipal police department and the local prosecuting officers not only to prevent those awful crimes, but even to procure any knowledge of them."
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • In the blaze of the evening light he looked, not a man, but a young God, a Hero God out of some Northern Saga.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • "Oh, spare me your saga about shooting Yankees and facing Sherman’s army.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • And a few others from other ghost towns—the Takasakis, Sagas, Sonodas.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • or what about Drums of Doom: The Saga of the Thunder Lizards!
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • Horst …. Birgit …. Kiselt …. Thane; they will recite our sagas.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • She knew long portions of the "Frithjof Saga" by heart, and, like most Swedes who read at all, she was fond of Longfellow’s verse,—the ballads and the "Golden Legend" and "The Spanish Student."
    Willa Cather  --  O Pioneers!
  • Jugglers and acrobats entertained the guests, as well as a troupe of actors who performed a play calledAz Sartosvrenht rak Balmung, Grimstnzborith rak Kvisagur, which Hundfast told Eragon meantThe Saga of King Balmung of Kvisagur .
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • …the new installment of Mr Dickens’s Little Dorrit or Oliver Twist was due (some had drowned, but this did not discourage the others); the old woman of a hundred and five who had declared she would five until Mr Galsworthy finished The Forsyte Saga , and who had died less than an hour after having the final page of the final volume read to her; the young mountain climber hospitalized with a supposedly fatal case of hypothermia whose friends had read The Lord of the Rings to him nonstop,…
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • I see the places of the sagas, I see pine-trees and fir-trees torn by northern blasts, I see granite bowlders and cliffs, I see green meadows and lakes, I see the burial-cairns of Scandinavian warriors, I see them raised high with stones by the marge of restless oceans, that the dead men’s spirits when they wearied of their quiet graves might rise up through the mounds and gaze on the tossing billows, and be refresh’d by storms, immensity, liberty, action.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • …Page 4 of 257 MIDNIGHT BAYOU THREE FATES BIRTHRIGHT NORTHERN LIGHTS BLUE SMOKE ANGELS FALL HIGH NOON Series Born In Trilogy BORN IN FIRE BORN IN ICE BORN IN SHAME Dream Trilogy DARING TO DREAM HOLDING THE DREAM FINDING THE DREAM Chesapeake Bay Saga SEA SWEPT RISING TIDES INNER HARBOR CHESAPEAKE BLUE Gallaghers of Ardmore Trilogy JEWELS OF THE SUN TEARS OF THE MOON BloodBrothers Page 5 of 257 Page 5 of 257 HEART OF THE SEA Three Sisters Island Trilogy DANCE UPON THE AIR HEAVEN AND EARTH…
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • The MS of Harald Haarfager, a Saga came neither unsolicited through the mail nor from an agent but was delivered into my hands by the author himself.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • When I mentioned this, he smiled and turned those grave, wistful, haunted, hinterland eyes on me and said: "Oh, I thought you could tell—the other suitcase has the rest of my saga."
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Rath’s saga offers a glimpse of the brutality inflicted routinely on women and girls in much of the world, a malignancy that is slowly gaining recognition as one of the paramount human rights problems of this century.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
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