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The 100 best 20th century novels in English

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1. Ulysses (Oxford World's Classics) - James Joyce
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2. The Great Gatsby - F.Scott Fitzgerald
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3. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Pen... - James Joyce

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4. Lolita (Penguin Classics) - Vladimir Nabokov
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5. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
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6. The Sound and the Fury (Norton Critical Edit... - William Faulkner
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7. Darkness at Noon - Arthur Koestler

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8. Catch-22 - Joseph Heller

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9. Sons and Lovers (Penguin Classics) - D.H. Lawrence

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10. The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck

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11. Under the Volcano (Penguin Modern Classics) - Malcolm Lowry

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12. The Way of All Flesh (English Library) - Samuel Butler

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13. Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell
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14. I, Claudius (Penguin Classics) - Robert Graves

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15. To the Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf
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16. An American Tragedy - Theodore Dreiser

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17. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter - Carson McCullers

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18. Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel - Kurt Vonnegut
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19. Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison

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20. Native Son - Richard Wright_II

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21. Henderson the Rain King - Saul Bellow

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22. Appointment in Samarra: A Novel - John O'Hara_II

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23. U.S.A. (Twentieth Century Classics) - John Dos Passos

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24. Winesburg, Ohio (Signet classics) - Sherwood Anderson

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25. A Passage to India - E.M. Forster

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26. The Wings of the Dove (Classics) - Henry James

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27. The Ambassadors (Penguin Modern Classics) - Henry James

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28. Tender is the Night: A Romance (Penguin Mode... - F. Scott Fitzgerald

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29. Studs Lonigan (Penguin Twentieth-Century Cla... - James T. Farrell

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30. The Good Soldier: A Tale of Passion - Ford Madox Ford

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31. Animal Farm: A Fairy Story - George Orwell
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32. The Golden Bowl (Oxford World's Classics) - Henry James

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33. Sister Carrie - Theodore Dreiser

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34. A Handful of Dust (Penguin Modern Classics) - Evelyn Waugh
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35. As I Lay Dying - William Faulkner

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36. All the King's Men - Robert Penn Warren

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37. The Bridge of San Luis Rey - Thornton Wilder

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38. Howards End - David Lodge,E.M. Forster
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39. Go Tell it on the Mountain (Penguin Modern C... - James Baldwin

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40. The Heart of the Matter (Twentieth Century C... - Graham Greene_I

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41. Lord of the Flies - William Golding

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42. Deliverance - James Dickey

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43. A Dance to the Music of Time: First Movement - Anthony Powell_II

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44. Point Counter Point (British Literature) - Aldous Huxley

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45. The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemingway
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46. The Secret Agent - Joseph Conrad

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47. Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard (Classic, 2... - Joseph Conrad

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48. The Rainbow - D. H. Lawrence

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49. Women in Love (Penguin Modern Classics) - D. H. Lawrence

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50. Tropic of Cancer - Henry Miller


 

A group of selected librarians and literary critics published this list in August 1998

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