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100 Great Novels by Dead Authors

This list was posted on the Medium website by Blair Mahoney, who is the editor of Poem of the Day on that site. It is a companion challenge to "100 Great Novels By Living Authors". Each book has a 10-20 line summary which could help you decide whether the book is worth reading.
The source list seems quite up-to-date, taking into account the recent death of Philip Roth in 2018.
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
3
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
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All About H. Hatterr (G.V. Desani)
All About H. Hatterr (G.V. Desani)
5
All Quiet on the Western Front (Erich Maria Remarque)
All Quiet on the Western Front (Erich Maria Remarque)
6
An Innocent Gentleman (Elizabeth Jolley)
An Innocent Gentleman (Elizabeth Jolley)
7
The Assistant (Robert Walser)
The Assistant (Robert Walser)
8
At the Mountains of Madness (H. P. Lovecraft)
At the Mountains of Madness (H. P. Lovecraft)
9
At Swim-Two-Birds (Flann O'Brien)
At Swim-Two-Birds (Flann O'Brien)
10
The Bachelor of Arts (R.K. Narayan)
The Bachelor of Arts (R.K. Narayan)
11
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
12
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
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13
Bleak House (Charles Dickens)
Bleak House (Charles Dickens)
14
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
15
By Night in Chile (Roberto Bolano)
By Night in Chile (Roberto Bolano)
16
Candide (Voltaire)
Candide (Voltaire)
17
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
18
The Chronicles of Amber
The Chronicles of Amber
19
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
20
Creation: A Novel (Gore Vidal)
Creation: A Novel (Gore Vidal)
21
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
22
Dangling Man (Saul Bellow)
Dangling Man (Saul Bellow)
23
Darkness at Noon (Arthur Koestler)
Darkness at Noon (Arthur Koestler)
24
The Day of the Owl (Leonardo Sciascia)
The Day of the Owl (Leonardo Sciascia)
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25
The Day of the Triffids (John Wyndham)
The Day of the Triffids (John Wyndham)
26
Dictionary of the Khazars (Milorad Pavić)
Dictionary of the Khazars (Milorad Pavić)
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Philip K. Dick)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Philip K. Dick)
28
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra)
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra)
29
Erewhon (Samuel Butler)
Erewhon (Samuel Butler)
30
A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway - 1929)
A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway - 1929)
31
Fathers and Sons (Ivan Turgenev)
Fathers and Sons (Ivan Turgenev)
32
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
33
The Good Soldier (Ford Madox Ford)
The Good Soldier (Ford Madox Ford)
34
Goodbye to Berlin (Christopher Isherwood)
Goodbye to Berlin (Christopher Isherwood)
35
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
36
Gulliver's Travels (Jonathan Swift)
Gulliver's Travels (Jonathan Swift)
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37
A Handful of Dust (Evelyn Waugh)
A Handful of Dust (Evelyn Waugh)
38
Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
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The Heart of the Matter (Graham Greene)
The Heart of the Matter (Graham Greene)
40
The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia
The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia
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