Great novels

A Listmania! list by BlueSkiesForever "BlueSkiesForever" (London, England)
 
Independent People
1.  Independent People by Halldor Laxness
The list author says:
  "The epic tale of one, very determined Icelandic peasant"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

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Don Quixote (Penguin Classics)
2.  Don Quixote (Penguin Classics) by Miguel Cervantes
The list author says:
  "The epic (and very funny) tale of one mad Spaniard & his sidekick"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)

The Brothers Karamazov (Penguin Classics)
3.  The Brothers Karamazov (Penguin Classics) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The list author says:
  "Dark, Russian and one of the greatest books ever written"
£6.99   Used & New from: £4.18
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

In Cold Blood : A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences (Penguin Modern Classics)
4.  In Cold Blood : A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences (Penguin Modern Classics) by Truman Capote
The list author says:
  "Dark, American. Capote's word for this story about an unprovoked murder  was 'faction'"
£6.29   Used & New from: £1.83
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (199 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Third Policeman
5.  The Third Policeman by Flann O'Brien
The list author says:
  "Surreal Irish satire. Bizarre. Very funny."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

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Pride and Prejudice (Clothbound Classics)
6.  Pride and Prejudice (Clothbound Classics) by Jane Austen
The list author says:
  "Greatest love story ever. Buy it hardcover so it'll survive the re-reading."
£11.29   Used & New from: £7.30
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,338 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Silent Cry (Five Star)
7.  The Silent Cry (Five Star) by Kenzaburo Oe
The list author says:
  "Dark, intense and very Japanese. Hard to describe beyond that."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Clothbound Classics)
8.  Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Clothbound Classics) by Lewis Carroll
The list author says:
  "At once a children's book, a book of mathematical jokes and a satire on British society. Brilliant."
£11.29   Used & New from: £4.03
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (350 customer reviews)

Death Comes For The Archbishop (VMC)
9.  Death Comes For The Archbishop (VMC) by Willa Cather
The list author says:
  "Beautiful, lyrical novel set in southern deserts of US."
£7.19   Used & New from: £2.47
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Fish Can Sing (Panther)
10.  Fish Can Sing (Panther) by Halldor Laxness
The list author says:
  "Beautiful, lyrical novel set in Iceland"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Silence
11.  Silence by Shusaku. Endo
The list author says:
  "Thought-provoking masterpiece about early Christian missionaries in Japan"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)
12.  Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics) by Emily Bronte
The list author says:
  "A story set in the landscape of Emily Bronte's imagination. A wild world."
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (482 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Daniel Deronda (Penguin Classics)
13.  Daniel Deronda (Penguin Classics) by George Eliot
The list author says:
  "A deeper writer than Dickens. To my mind this and not Middlemarch is her masterpiece."
£7.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Black Sheep: (La Rabouilleuse) (Classics)
14.  The Black Sheep: (La Rabouilleuse) (Classics) by Honoré de Balzac
The list author says:
  "A better writer than Dickens full stop. This book - surprisingly modern in its themes - is my favourite of his."
£10.78   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)
15.  The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics) by Naguib Mahfouz
The list author says:
  "The Balzac of Egypt. Buy as one book or separately as three but do read the whole trilogy."
£20.96   Used & New from: £8.15
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Dead Souls (Penguin Classics)
16.  Dead Souls (Penguin Classics) by Nikolai Gogol
The list author says:
  "Ah, these Russians. Another dark masterpiece. Penguin do the best editions of these."
£9.98   Used & New from: £0.71
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Orlando: A Biography (Penguin Modern Classics)
17.  Orlando: A Biography (Penguin Modern Classics) by Virginia Woolf
The list author says:
  "Virginia Woolf defined the seasons for me with this book."
£6.39   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

The Quest For Christa T (VMC)
18.  The Quest For Christa T (VMC) by Christa Wolf
The list author says:
  "Lyrical, thought-provoking German novel"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Jugend ohne Gott
19.  Jugend ohne Gott by Ödön von Horváth
The list author says:
  "Disturbing German novel (but be aware: this is in German)"
£3.66   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Trial (Penguin Modern Classics)
20.  The Trial (Penguin Modern Classics) by Franz Kafka
The list author says:
  "The funniest, most disturbing novel about bureaucracy ever written"
£5.99   Used & New from: £1.48
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

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