Goodreads' Most Depressing Books of All Time

Goodreads members voted which books made them feel the most depressed after they finished reading them.
Source: goodreads.com · Added by Urgeress
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Avg. score: 34 of 100 (34%)
Required scores: 1, 24, 29, 34, 44   
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Anne Frank: the Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
2
1984 (George Orwell)
3
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
4
Bridge to Terabithia
5
Night (Elie Wiesel)
6
Of Mice and Men
7
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
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The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
9
Where the Red Fern Grows
10
A Child Called It
11
My Sister's Keeper
12
Flowers for Algernon
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13
The Giving Tree
14
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
15
Angela's Ashes
16
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
17
The Little Match Girl
18
Never Let Me Go
19
The Kite Runner (Khalid Hosseini)
20
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
21
Thirteen Reasons Why
22
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
23
Wuthering Heights
24
The Book Theif (Markus Zusak)
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25
A Thousand Splendid Suns
26
The Catcher in the Rye
27
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
28
Animal Farm
29
Tess of the D'urbervilles
30
Mockingjay
31
The Time Traveller's Wife
32
Sophie's Choice
33
Charlotte's Web
34
Romeo and Juliet
35
Jude the Obscure
36
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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37
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
38
The Giver (Lois Lowry)
39
Metamorphosis
40
Death of a Salesman
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