100 Greatest Novels

I found a list of the 100 Greatest Novels and just had to share it here. I love to read. My plan is to read as many novels on this list as possible. Care to join me?

1. 1984 by George Orwell

2. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

3. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

4. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

5. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

6. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

7. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

8. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

9. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

10. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

11. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

12. Animal Farm by George Orwell

13. Lord of the Flies by William Golding

14. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

15. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

16. Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

17. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

18. Ulysses by James Joyce

19. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

20. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

21. East of Eden by John Steinbeck

22. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

23. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

24. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

25. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

26. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

27. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

28. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

29. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

30. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

31. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

32. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

33. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

34. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

35. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

36. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

37. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

38. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

39. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

40. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

41. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

42. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

43. The Stranger by Albert Camus

44. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

45. Moby Dick by Herman Melville

46. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

47. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

48. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

49. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

50. Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust

51. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

52. Watership Down by Richard Adams

53. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

54. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

55. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

56. His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman

57. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

58. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

59. Middlemarch by George Eliot

60. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

61. On the Road by Jack Kerouac

62. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

63. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

64. The Stand by Stephen King

65. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

66. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

67. Dracula by Bram Stoker

68. The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky

69. Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

70. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

71. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

72. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

73. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

74. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

75. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk

76. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

77. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

78. For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway

79. Dune by Frank Herbert

80. The Trial by Franz Kafka

81. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

82. Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham

83. Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon

84. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

85. The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

86. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

87. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

88. Persuasion by Jane Austen

89. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

90. Atonement by Ian McEwan

91. Emma by Jane Austen

92. Beloved by Toni Morrison

93. Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

94. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon

95. Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

96. I, Claudius by Robert Graves

97. Light in August by William Faulkner

98. Angels and Demons by Dan Brown

99. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

100. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Richele is a Christian homeschooling mom to four children, writer and business owner. Her collegiate background is in educational psychology. Although it never prepared her for playing Candyland, grading science, chasing a toddler, doing laundry and making dinner at the same time.

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