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Ulysses James Joyce Also pursued by the British police, this is a novel more discussed than read. The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald The quintessential Jazz Age novel. Men Without Women Ernest Hemingway He is remembered for his novels, but it was the short stories that first attracted notice. Journey to the End of the Night Louis-Ferdinand Celine The experiences of an unattractive slum doctor during the Great War: a masterpiece of linguistic innovation.
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Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell This tale of one man's struggle against totalitarianism has been appropriated the world over. Malone Dies Samuel Beckett Part of a trilogy of astonishing monologues in the black comic voice of the author of Waiting for Godot.
Catcher in the Rye J. Salinger A week in the life of Holden Caulfield. A cult novel that still mesmerises. Tolkien Enough said!
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Lord of the Flies William Golding Schoolboys become savages: a bleak vision of human nature. Lolita Vladimir Nabokov Humbert Humbert's obsession with Lolita is a tour de force of style and narrative. A classic of African literature. Read John Sutherland on Lee's and other American classics. Catch Joseph Heller 'He would be crazy to fly more missions and sane if he didn't, but if he was sane he had to fly them.
If he flew them he was crazy and didn't have to; if he didn't want to he was sane and had to. Herzog Saul Bellow Adultery and nervous breakdown in Chicago.
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This is his masterpiece: edgily reminiscent of Heart of Darkness. Housekeeping Marilynne Robinson Haunting, poetic story, drowned in water and light, about three generations of women. Lanark Alasdair Gray Seething vision of Glasgow. A Scottish classic. Money Martin Amis The novel that bags Amis's place on any list.
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Buy Money at the Guardian Bookshop. An Artist of the Floating World Kazuo Ishiguro A collaborator from prewar Japan reluctantly discloses his betrayal of friends and family. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting Milan Kundera Inspired by the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in , this is a magical fusion of history, autobiography and ideas.
Haroun and the Sea of Stories Salman Rushdie In this entrancing story Rushdie plays with the idea of narrative itself. Wise Children Angela Carter A theatrical extravaganza by a brilliant exponent of magic realism. Atonement Ian McEwan Acclaimed short-story writer achieves a contemporary classic of mesmerising narrative conviction. Northern Lights Philip Pullman Lyra's quest weaves fantasy, horror and the play of ideas into a truly great contemporary children's book. Recently, he has enjoyed an extraordinary revival.
Austerlitz W. Sebald Posthumously published volume in a sequence of dream-like fictions spun from memory, photographs and the German past. So, are you congratulating yourself on having read everything on our list or screwing the newspaper up into a ball and aiming it at the nearest bin? He meets many monsters and even some gods on the way. This book is probably one of the best books I have read. I was always wondering what would happen next — some parts were filled with fear and emotion and some filled with action. My favorite part of the book was when Percy fights Ares, the god of war.
I could not put this book down. Wherever I went this book came with me.
Rick Riordan Is a very good author and I love reading his books. I can't wait to start reading the next one.