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on 18 May 2012 06:09

 
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Favorite Novels

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1. The Story of the Stone, or The Dream of the ... - Cao Xueqin,Hsueh-Chin Tsao,David Hawkes,O Kao,John Minford,Hsueh-Ch'in Ts'ao
1764
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2. Persuasion (Penguin Classics) - Jane Austen
1817
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3. A Hero of Our Time - Mikhail Lermontov
1839
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4. Jane Eyre (Penguin Popular Classics) - Charlotte Brontë
1847
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5. Wuthering Heights - Emily Brontë
1847
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6. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
1856
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7. Notes from Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
1864
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8. Therese Raquin (Classics) - Emile Zola
1867
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9. War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
1869
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10. Middlemarch - George Eliot
1872
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11. Demons: A Novel in Three Parts (Vintage Clas... - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
1872
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12. Far from the Madding Crowd (Penguin Popular ... - Thomas Hardy
1874
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13. The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
1880
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14. The Portrait of a Lady (Oxford World's Class... - Henry James
1881
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15. The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories (Class... - Leo Tolstoy
1889; "The Kreutzer Sonata" only
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16. The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
1891
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17. Jude the Obscure (Oxford World's Classics) - Thomas Hardy
1896
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18. Howards End - E. M. Forster
1910
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19. Zuleika Dobson (Modern Library) - Max Beerbohm
1911
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20. Kokoro - Natsume Soseki
1914
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21. Ulysses - James Joyce
1922
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22. In Search of Lost Time: Proust 6-pack (Prous... - C. K. Scott Moncrieff (Translator),Marcel Proust
1922
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23. The Trial - Franz Kafka
1924
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24. The Magic Mountain - Thomas Mann
1924
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25. The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
1925
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26. Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf
1925
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27. The Counterfeiters - Andre Gide
1925
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28. The Sound and the Fury - William Faulkner
1929
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29. Their Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neale Hurston
1937
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30. Journey by Moonlight - Antal Szerb
1937
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32. All the King's Men - Robert Penn Warren
1946
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33. The Gormenghast Trilogy - Mervyn Peake
1950; "Titus Groan" & "Gormenghast" only
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34. The Recognitions - William Gaddis
1955
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35. Zazie in the Metro (Penguin 20th Century Cla... - Raymond Queneau,Barbara Wright
1959
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36. Omensetter's Luck - William H. Gass
1966
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37. Season of Migration to the North (Heinemann ... - Denys Johnson-Davies,Tayeb Salih
1966
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38. The Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula Le Guin
1969
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39. Moscow to the End of the Line
1970
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40. Song of Solomon - Toni Morrison
1977
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41. Riddley Walker - Will Self,Russell Hoban
1980
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Comments

Posted: 1 year, 10 months ago at Jun 12 6:03
You gotta get me a copy of it first man
Posted: 1 year, 5 months ago at Nov 6 18:13
pfffft
Posted: 1 year, 5 months ago at Nov 18 3:38
yes
Posted: 1 year ago at Apr 17 23:58
I need to read more so I can add more novels to this list. Anyway, I'm in the middle of "Jude the Obscure," "The Naked and the Dead," "The Tunnel" (by Sabato) and "The Devil to Pay in the Backlands" and they will probably all make it onto the list eventually, once my lazy butt finishes them.

(not that anyone actually cares what books I think are worth reading, but...)
Posted: 1 year ago at Apr 21 19:35
Nodowa, all I can say is stick with both of them. Their first twenty pages are duffer, but once they find themselves, goddamn. And come on, Hardy's good... ish. Goodish. Not Manga. But good.

m, I know, I know. I'm gonna have to read Catch and Confederacy for my comprehensive exams coming up (and reread Lolita), so I'll get back to you.
Posted: 7 months ago at Sep 25 14:43
oh god all these new votes

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