My personal list of 100 best novels ever written

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Ivo Andrić The Bridge on the Drina
Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice
Honoré de Balzac Eugenie Grandet 
                     Le Père Goriot 
                     Cousin Bette
                     Lost Illusions
Emily Brontë Wuthering Heights
Mikhail Bulgakov The Master and Margarita
Albert Camus The Plague
Elias Canetti Auto-da-Fe
Louis-Ferdinand Celine Journey to the End of the Night
Miguel de Cervantes Don Quixote
J.M. Coetzee Youth 
                     Disgrace
                     The Life and Times of Michael K
Joseph Conrad Nostromo
                       Heart of Darkness
                       The Nigger of the ‘Narcissus’
                       The Secret Agent
                       Lord Jim
Daniel Defoe Robinson Crusoe
Charles Dickens Oliver Twist
                     Great Expectations
Alfred Doblin Berlin Alexanderplatz
John Dos Passos U.S.A.
Fedor Dostoevsky The Brothers Karamazov
                       Crime and Punishment
                       The Devils
                       The Idiot
Alexandre Dumas pere The Three Musketeers
George Eliot Middlemarch
William Faulkner The Sound and the Fury
F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby
Gustave Flaubert Madame Bovary
Theodor Fontane Effi Briest
Andre Gide The Vatican Cellars
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The Sufferings of Young Werther

William Golding Lord of the Flies

Nikolai Gogol Dead Souls
Witold Gombrowicz Ferdydurke
Ivan Goncharov Oblomov
Gunter Grass The Tin Drum

Vasily Grossman Life and Fate 
Knut Hamsun Hunger
Thomas Hardy Tess of the D’Urbervilles
Jaroslav Hašek The Good Soldier Švejk
Nathaniel Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter
Hermann Hesse Steppenwolf
Victor Hugo The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
                     Les Miserables
Joris-Karl Huysmans A rebours
Aldous Huxley Brave New World
Henry James The Golden Bowl
                       The Portrait of a lady
James Joyce Ulysses 
Franz Kafka The Castle
                       The Trial
Gottfried Keller Green Henry
Choderlos de Laclos Les Liaisons dangereuses
Tomasi di Lampedusa The Leopard
Mikhail Lermontov A Hero Of Our Time
Sinclair Lewis Main Street
Jack London Martin Eden
Naguib Mahfouz Cairo Trilogy
Thomas Mann Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family
                        Doctor Faustus
                        The Magic Mountain
Alessandro Manzoni The Betrothed
Vladimir Nabokov Lolita
Gabriel Garcia Marquez One Hundred Years of Solitude
Herman Melville Moby-Dick
Robert Musil The Man Without Qualities
George Orwell Nineteen Eighty-Four
Boris Pasternak Doctor Zhivago
Abbe Prevost Manon Lescaut
Marcel Proust Remembrance of Things Past
Bolesław Prus The Doll
Erich Maria Remarque All Quiet on the Western Front

Henry Handel Richardson The Fortunes of Richard Mahony
Joseph Roth The Radetzky March
Marquis de Sade Justine
Isaac Bashevis Singer The Family Moskat
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Cancer Ward
John Steinbeck The Grapes of Wrath
Stendhal Scarlet and Black
                        The Charterhouse of Parma
Laurence Sterne Tristram Shandy
Jonathan Swift Gulliver’s Travels
Lev Tolstoi Anna Karenina
                       War And Peace
Ivan Turgenev Fathers and Sons
                       Virgin Soil
                       On the Eve
Mark Twain The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Jules Verne Around The World In Eighty Days
Edith Wharton The Age of Innocence
Marguerite Yourcenar Memoirs of Hadrian
Evgenii Zamiatin We
Emile Zola Thérèse Raquin
Arnold Zweig The Case of Sergeant Grischa

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  1. Another books worth to be part of the list:

    Italo Calvino, Cosmi Comiche

    Doris Lessing, Canopus in Argos

    Umberto Eco, Baudolino

    Orianna Fallaci, A Man

    John Williams, Stoner

    Herta Müller, The Appointment

    Raymond Carver, Would you please be quiet please

    Alice Munro, Runaway

    Julien Gracq, The Opposing Shore

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