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The 100 Most Meaningful Books of All Time

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1. Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe

People who added this item 19  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
2. Hans Christian Andersen: The Complete Fairy ... - Erik Christian Haugaard,Hans Christian Andersen,Virginia Haviland

People who added this item 345  Average listal rating (183 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
3. Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Classics) - Jane Austen

People who added this item 12  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
4. Old Goriot (Pocket Penguin Classics) - Honore Balzac

People who added this item 13  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
5. Malone Dies - Samuel Beckett

People who added this item 16  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
6. The Decameron (Signet Classics) - Giovanni Boccaccio

People who added this item 18  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 8.8  IMDB Rating
7. Collected Fictions - Jorge Luis Borges

People who added this item 98  Average listal rating (46 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
8. Wuthering Heights (Bantam Classics) - Emily Brontë

People who added this item 386  Average listal rating (221 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
9. The Stranger - Albert Camus

People who added this item 5  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 10  IMDB Rating
10. The Selected Poems and Prose of Paul Celan - Paul Celan

People who added this item 31  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
11. Journey to the End of the Night - Louis-Ferdinand Celine

People who added this item 24  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
12. Don Quixote (Wordsworth Classics) - Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra

People who added this item 18  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
13. The Canterbury Tales (Bantam Classics) - Geoffrey Chaucer

People who added this item 24  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
14. Stories of Anton Chekhov - Anton Chekhov

People who added this item 3  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
15. Nostromo (Harpercollinsaudiobooks) - Joseph Conrad

People who added this item 18  Average listal rating (5 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
16. The Divine Comedy: Inferno; Purgatorio; Para... - Dante Alighieri

People who added this item 16  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
17. Great Expectations - Charles Dickens

People who added this item 3  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
18. Jacques the Fatalist and His Master - D Diderot

People who added this item 10  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
19. Berlin Alexanderplatz: The Story of Franz Bi... - Alfred Doblin

People who added this item 117  Average listal rating (58 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
20. Crime and Punishment (Vintage Classics) - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

People who added this item 53  Average listal rating (19 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
21. The Idiot - David Magarshack,F.M. Dostoyevsky

People who added this item 7  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
22. The Possessed (Signet classics) - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

People who added this item 125  Average listal rating (41 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
23. The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

People who added this item 5  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
24. Middlemarch (Signet Classics) - George Eliot

People who added this item 18  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 9  IMDB Rating
25. Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison

People who added this item 11  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
26. Medea - Euripides

People who added this item 42  Average listal rating (14 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
27. Absalom, Absalom! - William Faulkner

People who added this item 119  Average listal rating (55 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
28. The Sound and the Fury - William Faulkner

People who added this item 14  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
29. Madame Bovary - Gustavo Flaubert

People who added this item 8  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
30. Sentimental Education - Gustave Flaubert

People who added this item 4  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 10  IMDB Rating
31. Gypsy Ballads: (Romancero Gitano) (Hispanic ... - Federico Garcia Lorca

People who added this item 34  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
32. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

People who added this item 12  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 10  IMDB Rating
33. Love in the Time of Cholera (Read Red) - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

People who added this item 30  Average listal rating (21 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
34. Epic of Gilgamesh - Anonymous

People who added this item 24  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
35. Goethe's Faust - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

People who added this item 10  Average listal rating (4 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
36. Dead Souls (Dover Thrift Editions) - Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

People who added this item 20  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
37. The Tin Drum - Günter Grass

People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
38. The Devil to Pay in the Backlands (""The Dev... - Joao Guimaraes Rosa

People who added this item 36  Average listal rating (14 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
39. Hunger - Knut Hamsun

People who added this item 313  Average listal rating (183 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
40. The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway

People who added this item 128  Average listal rating (59 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
41. The Iliad (Penguin Classics) - Homer

People who added this item 222  Average listal rating (123 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
42. The Odyssey - Homer

People who added this item 14  Average listal rating (5 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
43. Four Major Plays: (Doll's House; Ghosts; Hed... - Henrik Ibsen

People who added this item 7  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
44. The BOOK OF JOB - Stephen Mitchell

People who added this item 12  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
45. Ulysses (Oxford World's Classics) - James Joyce

People who added this item 18  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 9.4  IMDB Rating
46. Franz Kafka: The Complete Stories - Franz Kafka

People who added this item 80  Average listal rating (38 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
47. The Trial (Penguin Modern Classics) - Franz Kafka

People who added this item 71  Average listal rating (28 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
48. The Castle (Penguin Modern Classics) - Franz Kafka

People who added this item 4  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 4  IMDB Rating
49. The Recognition of 'Sakuntala: A Play in Sev... - Kalidasa

People who added this item 8  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
50. The Sound of the Mountain - Yasunari Kawabata


 

Full list of the 100 best works of fiction, alphabetically by author, as determined from a vote by 100 noted writers from 54 countries as released by the Norwegian Book Clubs. Don Quixote was named as the top book in history but otherwise no ranking was provided.

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