One-Hit Wonder Novels

A one-hit wonder is any entity that achieves mainstream popularity and success for a very short period of time, often for only one piece of work, and becomes known among the general public solely for that momentary success.
These are the books that, for whatever reason, are their author's only major successes.
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass
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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
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Battle Royale (Koushun Takami)
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The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
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Black Beauty
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The Bone People (Keri Hulme)
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The Bonfire of the Vanities
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Bridge to Terabithia
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The Bridges of Madison County (Robert James Waller)
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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The Catcher in the Rye
12
A Confederacy of Dunces
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13
The Day of the Locust
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The Divine Comedy
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Doctor Zhivago (Boris Pasternak)
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Don Quixote
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Dracula
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Fathers and Sons
19
Frankenstein
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Geek Love Katherine Dunn
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The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
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The Golden Ass
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Gone With the Wind
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The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
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25
The Good Soldier Svejk
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
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The Help
28
Invisible Man
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The Joy Luck Club
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The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
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Lanark
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Life of Pi
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Lucky Jim (Jim Dixon)
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The Man Without Qualities
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Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
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Miss Macintosh, My Darling
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37
The Monk
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Nightwood (Djuna Barnes)
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The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge
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Oblomov
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