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The Story of the Stone, or The Dream of the Red Chamber, Vol. 1: The Golden Days... - Cao Xueqin,Hsueh-Chin Tsao,David Hawkes,O Kao,John Minford,Hsueh-Ch'in Ts'ao
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Middlemarch - George Eliot
1872
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1922
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War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
1869
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Absalom, Absalom! - William Faulkner
1936
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The Waves - Virginia Woolf
1931
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The Trial - Franz Kafka
1924
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Wuthering Heights - Emily Brontë
1847
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The Sound and the Fury - William Faulkner
1929
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Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf
1925
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Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
1856
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1923
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The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
1880
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The Known World - Edward P. Jones
2003
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To the Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf
1927
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The Idiot - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
1869
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The Magic Mountain - Thomas Mann
1924
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1915
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Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
1955
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Adolphe (Oxford World's Classics) - Benjamin Constant
1816
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Light in August - William Faulkner
1932
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The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
1925
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Song of Solomon - Toni Morrison
1977
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A Hero of Our Time - Mikhail Lermontov
1840
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All the King's Men - Robert Penn Warren
1946
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Malina (2004)
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Persuasion - Jane Austen
1817
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1959
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Journey by Moonlight - Antal Szerb
1937
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The Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula Le Guin
1969
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Riddley Walker - Will Self,Russell Hoban
1980
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Embers - Sandor Marai
1942
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Austerlitz - W.G. Sebald
2001
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Kokoro - Natsume Soseki
1914
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Niebla - Miguel de Unamuno
1914
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not novels, still great:

Poems:
Anna Akhmatova (esp. A Poem Without a Hero)
John Ashbery (esp. Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror)
Elizabeth Bishop
Robert Browning
Li Po
Rainer Maria Rilke (esp. The Duino Elegies)
Christina Rossetti (esp. Goblin Market)
Walt Whitman (esp. Song of Myself)

Epics:
The Aeneid (Virgil)
The Canterbury Tales (Chaucer)
Gilgamesh
Meghaduta (Kalidasa)
Paradise Lost (Milton)

Plays:
Endgame (Beckett)
Hamlet (Shakespeare)
Hedda Gabler (Ibsen)
The House of Bernarda Alba (Garcia Lorca)
Medea (Euripides)
Richard II - 1 Henry IV - 2 Henry IV - Henry V (Shakespeare)
The Seagull (Chekhov)

Stories:
Babylon Revisited (Fitzgerald)
The Dead (Joyce)
The Earthquake in Chile (Kleist)
Flowering Judas (Porter)
The Garden Party (Mansfield)
Gimpel the Fool (Singer)
In Dreams Begin Responsibilities (Schwartz)
In the Penal Colony (Kafka)
The Overcoat (Gogol)
The Sandman (Hoffmann)
Seaton's Aunt (De La Mare)
The True Story of Ah Q (Lu Xun)

Non-Fic:
The Dialectic of Sex (Firestone)
The Fire Next Time (Baldwin)
I Await the Devil's Coming (MacLane)
The Periodic Table (Levi)
Six Records of a Floating Life (Shen Fu)

weird talk thing:
Rameau's Nephew (Diderot)

weird art thing:
Une Semaine de Bonte (Ernst)

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