Not so much a game as a challenge. Can anyone quote a sentence more convoluted than the one at the start of Henry James’ (ironic?) Art of Writing?
I SHOULD not have affixed so comprehensive a title to these few remarks, necessarily wanting in any completeness, upon a subject the full consideration of which would carry us far, did I not seem to discover a pretext for my temerity in the interesting pamphlet lately published under this name by Mr. Walter Besant.
After which, I suspect, he went purple in the face and collapsed to the floor.
Let’s take Virginia Woolf as given.