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The Best Books: The Top 100 Novels of All Time - Listmuse.com

The Best Books: The Top 100 Novels of All Time - Listmuse.com
A contemporary list, with an international flavour and a respect for the classics, The Best Books: Top 100 Novels of All Time list contains many of the great works of fiction you'd expect, but with a few surprises to add a little spice to the collection. Which books would you omit and which would you add to our list? Please let us know in the comments section below. 1. Brave New World By Aldous Huxley "Aldous Huxley is the greatest 20th century writer in English." 2. By Fyodor Dostoevsky Crime and Punishment is one of the most important novels of the nineteenth century. 3. By George Orwell Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. 4. By Leo Tolstoy Published to coincide with the centenary of Tolstoy's death, here is an exciting new edition of one of the great literary works of world literature. 5. By J. A modern classic, this early novel by Nobel Laureate J. 6. By Joseph Heller 7. 8. 9.

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Booklists - Classic Novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain Justice and honor are celebrated in this story about Huck’s adventures on the Mississippi River with the runaway slave Jim. All Quiet on the Western Front 10 Science Fiction Novels That Will Definitely Never Be Movies by Charlie Jane Anders So they actually did it: They turned the sprawling, insane Cloud Atlas into a movie, one that actually makes the book look straightforward and uncontroversial. It just goes to show, no matter how unconventional or sprawling a book is, there’s a way to adapt that sucker into a movie. Except sometimes, no. Here are 10 science fiction books, by some of the genre’s greatest authors, that we are pretty darn sure will never be made into movies.

Your mega summer reading list: 200 books recommended by TEDsters A look at the famous TED Bookstore at TED2013. Photo: Michael Brands Books can entertain, sucking you like a tornado into incredible new worlds. How to Behave and Why by Munro Leaf How to Behave & Why- Wonderful book!!! I really liked reading this book with my two older kids, 10 & 11. It teaches about being strong, wise, fair, and honest.

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