Online Books, Poems, Short Stories - Read Print Library. Blue Fairy Book. Collected Essays, by George Orwell. Fairy Story. Video. The 100 Best Books of All Time. The World Library is a list of the 100 best books, as proposed by one hundred writers from fifty-four different countries, compiled and organized in 2002 by the Norwegian Book Club.
This list endeavours to reflect world literature, with books from all countries, cultures, and time periods. Eleven of the books included on the list are written by women, eighty-five are written by men and four have unknown authors. Each writer had to select his or her own list of ten books. The books selected by this process and listed here are not ranked or categorized in any way; the organizers have stated that "they are all on an equal footing," with the exception of Don Quixote which was given the distinction "best literary work ever written. " The following list organizes the works alphabetically by author. Fyodor Dostoevsky is the author with the most books on the list, with four.
List of the 100 Best Published Works of All Time as decided by the Norwegian Book Club See also The 16 Best Dystopian Books Of All Time. Dystopian novels—stories of the horrific future—are so common as to be almost forgettable.
Here is a compilation of what I believe are the 16 greatest of the genre. I could happily list twice as many that are amazing, but these are the best. From the post-apocalyptic wasteland to deadly viruses to social malaise, all possible bad futures end here. 16. That Hideous Strength by CS Lewis Best known for his Narnia novels, CS Lewis also wrote a trilogy dealing with visiting other planets—well the first two books did. 15. Wow, can you get more polar opposite of CS Lewis than Margaret Atwood?
14. While perhaps not as well known as some, John Christopher (the pen name of Samuel Youd) wrote a fantastic trilogy of young adult novels, set in a far future where the world has reverted to a feudal society after a global ecological disaster. 13. This novel, combined with Brooks’ Zombie Survival Guide are all you need to face the inevitable zombie apocalypse. 12. 11. 10. 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. The Best Novels You’ve Never Read. The Best 100 Opening Lines From Books / Life / Stylist Magazine.
Chosen by: Clare Balding “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way.”
A Tale Of Two Cities, Charles Dickens. Danteworlds. If on a winter's night a traveler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia An image presented alongside the Wikipedia article on If on a winter's night a traveler, which you look at for a while before continuing to read the main text.
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