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Thread: Ten Favorite Novels

  1. #421
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    1. The Mahabharata
    2. The Bible
    3. The Koran
    4. The Iliad
    5. The Classical Greek Dramatists in One Volume
    6. The Divine Comedy
    7. The Complete Works of Shakespeare in One Volume
    8. Moby Dick
    9. War and Peace
    10. The Brothers Karamazov

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    I'm afraid that I misunderstood this thread, and I listed ten literary works, only three of them being novels.

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    In no particular order:

    Animal Farm
    Anna Karenina
    The Catcher in the Rye
    The Lord of the Rings
    The God of Small Things
    The Grapes of Wrath
    Great Expectations
    Life of Pi
    A Tale of Two Cities
    Wuthering Heights

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    Hill of Tears
    Gulliver's Travels.
    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman.
    The Vicar of Wakefield.
    The Wild Irish Girl.
    Melmoth the Wanderer.
    Finnegans Wake.
    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
    At Swim-Two-Birds.
    The Ante Room.
    An Beal Bocht.
    A Drama in Muslin.
    Esther Waters.
    The Brook Kerith.
    Last edited by wlz; 01-25-2010 at 12:42 AM. Reason: spelling error
    "Have the strength to force the moment to its crisis".

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    In no particular order, (except for How Green Was My Valley, which is without doubt my favorite of favorites).

    How Green Was My Valley
    Jane Eyre
    God Knows
    David Copperfield
    Coming Up For Air
    Dandelion Wine
    Life of Pi
    Till We Have Faces
    Cat's Cradle
    Lord of the Flies

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    hmmm that's a good question...

    1. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor
    2. Madame Bovary by Gustave
    3. The Stranger by Albert
    4. The Sun Also Rises by Earnest
    5. The Blind Owl by Sadegh
    6. Lolita by Vladimir
    7. Go Tell it On the Mountain by James
    8. Fathers and Sons by Ivan
    9. The Doctor is Sick by Anthony
    10. The Idiot by Fyodor

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    I can't put them in any specific order...

    Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    The Tenant - Roland Topor
    The Castle - Franz Kafka
    Ferdydurke - Witold Gombrowicz
    The Little Prince - Antoine de Sainte Exupery
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Hunter S. Thompson
    Jacob Von Gunten - Robert Walser
    The Idiot - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Moominvalley in November - Tove Jansson
    Joko's Anniversary - Roland Topor

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    the idiot Fyodor Dostoevsky
    The Brothers Karazamov FD
    Candide Voltaire
    Lord Jim Joseph Conrad
    Nostromo Joseph Conrad
    Don Quixote Cervantes
    the Portrait of an Artist as a Young man James Joyce
    The Stranger Camus
    Tropic of capricorn Henry Miller
    The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner

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    "Jude" and "Tess" - Thomas Hardy
    "The Netherworld" - George Gissing
    "La Terre", "La Bete Humaine" and "L'Assommoir" - Emile Zola
    "Les Miserables" - Victor Hugo
    "The Yellow Wallpaper" - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    "Great Expectations" - Dickens
    "Frankenstein" - Mary Shelley

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    Ten Favourite Novels?

    1) The Picture of Dorian Gray, O. Wilde

    2) The Narrow Corner, W. S. Maugham

    3) Heart of Darkness, J. Conrad

    4) Spring Snow, Y. Mishima

    5) Sister Carrie, T. Dreiser

    6) Madame Bovary, G. Flaubert

    7) Sons and Lovers, D. H. Lawrence

    8) Against Nature, J.-K. Huysmans

    9) A Farewell to Arms, E. Hemingway

    10) Through the Looking Glass, L. Carroll
    Last edited by Sebas. Melmoth; 05-02-2010 at 04:44 PM.

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    From the limited amount that I have read so far:

    1. Phantom of the Opera
    2. Frankenstein
    3. To Kill A Mockingbird
    4. A Tale of Two Cities
    5. Great Expectations
    6. War and Peace
    7. The Bell Jar
    8. Gone With the Wind
    9. Little Women
    10. Jane Eyre
    Of love...daroga, I am dying...of love...

    When you sing, I live in the heavens, and when you do not, down below... (Charles Dance ~ Phantom of the Opera)

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    I need to read more

    1.Crime and Punishment
    2.Tale of Two Cities
    4.Notes From The Underground
    5.Blood Meridian
    6.The Invisible Man
    8.Tortilla Flat
    9.To Kill a Mockingbird
    10. Slaughterhouse-Five

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    1. A Hero of Our Time by Lermontov

    2. Chronicles of Travnik by Ivo Andrić

    3. The Brothers Karamazov by Dostoevsky

    4. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens

    5. Middlemarch by George Eliot

    6. Anna Karenina by Tolstoy

    7. The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy

    8. Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

    9. Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

    10. Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami
    The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it... I can resist everything but temptation. Oscar Wilde

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    Latin American Literature

    1. Ficciones and El Aleph by Jorge Luis Borges
    2. Sobre Heroes y Tumbas by Ernesto Sabato
    3. La Invención de Morel by Adolfo Bioy Casares
    4. Rayuela by Julio Cortazar
    5. La Región Más Transparente by Carlos Fuentes
    6. El Llano en Llamas and Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo
    7. El Astilladero by Juan Carlos Onetti
    8. Cien Años de Soledad by Gabriel García Marquez
    9. Los Detectives Salvajes by Roberto Bolaño
    10. Paradiso by José Lezama Lima

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