Life In The Twentieth Century

A Listmania! list by "derelictbuilding"
 
Nineteen Eighty-Four
1.  Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "Orwell's masterwork defined the early half of the 20th century and influenced the rest."
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The Plague (Essential Penguin)
2.  The Plague (Essential Penguin) by Albert Camus
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  "Camus is the king of mid-twentieth century euro-lit and this is his best work."
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The Complete Dramatic Works of Samuel Beckett
3.  The Complete Dramatic Works of Samuel Beckett by Samuel Beckett
The list author says:
  "Beckett is arguably the 20th century's greatest playwright. Here is his entire dramatic cannon including 'Waiting for Godot', 'Endgame', 'Play', 'Krapp's Last Tape'."
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Sylvia Plath - Selected Poems (Faber Poetry)
4.  Sylvia Plath - Selected Poems (Faber Poetry) by Sylvia Plath
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  "No other poet captured the twentieth century quite like Plath. Beautiful, haunting, vengeful and always open."
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Metamorphosis and others stories
5.  Metamorphosis and others stories by Franz Kafka
The list author says:
  "Kafka, the most unique voice to have come out of Continental Europe last century."
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Sarah Kane: Complete Plays (Methuen Contemporary Dramatists)
6.  Sarah Kane: Complete Plays (Methuen Contemporary Dramatists) by Sarah Kane
The list author says:
  "Sarah Kane personified British Theatre in the nineties, all her works in one volume."
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Borderliners (Harvill Panther)
7.  Borderliners (Harvill Panther) by Peter Hoeg
The list author says:
  "No one else in the world is writing like Hoeg at the moment, masterful, bleak and so moving it hurts."
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Animal Farm: A Fairy Story
8.  Animal Farm: A Fairy Story by George Orwell
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  "Orwell's second greatest work and a triumph of satire."
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Don't Read This Book If You're Stupid
9.  Don't Read This Book If You're Stupid by Tibor Fischer
The list author says:
  "Tibor Fischer's alternative nineties. Hilarious and beautifully written."
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AA Gill is Away
10.  AA Gill is Away by A.A. Gill
The list author says:
  "One journalist's take on the latter half of the twentieth century."
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