The Best 10 Novels Ever

A Listmania! list by "buttless_wonder"
 
Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Classics)
1.  Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Classics) by Pierre Ambroise Francois Choderlos de Laclos
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  "So difficult to choose number 1, but this is just brilliant in every way, and so ahead of its time"
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Anna Karenina (Penguin Classics)
2.  Anna Karenina (Penguin Classics) by Leo Tolstoy
The list author says:
  "Just a heartbreaking love story, brilliantly told"
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin
3.  Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
The list author says:
  "Such a lovely, lovely, funny book. Shame about the film adaptation."
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The Remains of the Day
4.  The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
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  "Amazingly, a book that the film almost did justice to."
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Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)
5.  Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics) by Emily Bronte
The list author says:
  "Has love ever been described this brilliantly, or with such passion?"
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Of Mice and Men (Steinbeck "Essentials")
6.  Of Mice and Men (Steinbeck "Essentials") by John Steinbeck
The list author says:
  "A brilliant book, that not even my GSCE coursework could kill off for me"
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The Great Gatsby (Penguin Modern Classics)
7.  The Great Gatsby (Penguin Modern Classics) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  "I just love F Scott Fitzgerald's style of writing"
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"Romeo and Juliet" (Arden Shakespeare: Second Series)
8.  "Romeo and Juliet" (Arden Shakespeare: Second Series) by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "This really has been overdone, but what a fantastic story"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

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The English Patient
9.  The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
The list author says:
  "I thought the film was good, but now I've read the book, it just pales in significance"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

Brick Lane
10.  Brick Lane by Monica Ali
The list author says:
  "Great to read about a subject I knew nearly nothing about"
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (171 customer reviews)

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