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100 Must-Read Second Novels

Here are Bookriot's 100 must-read second novels by famous authors. How many of these have you read??
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No Longer at Ease (Chinua Achebe)
No Longer at Ease (Chinua Achebe)
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Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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At Night We Walk in Circles (Daniel Alarcon)
At Night We Walk in Circles (Daniel Alarcon)
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The Hummingbird's Daughter (Luis Alberto Urrea)
The Hummingbird's Daughter (Luis Alberto Urrea)
5
In the Time of the Butterflies
In the Time of the Butterflies
6
Surfacing (Margaret Atwood)
Surfacing (Margaret Atwood)
7
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
8
Giovanni's Room (James Baldwin)
Giovanni's Room (James Baldwin)
9
Sister of My Heart
Sister of My Heart
10
City of Thieves (David Benioff)
City of Thieves (David Benioff)
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The Teleportation Accident (Ned Beauman)
The Teleportation Accident (Ned Beauman)
12
The Blood of Others (Simone De Beauvoir)
The Blood of Others (Simone De Beauvoir)
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13
Peacekeeping (Mischa Berlinski)
Peacekeeping (Mischa Berlinski)
14
Let It Come Down (Paul Bowles)
Let It Come Down (Paul Bowles)
15
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
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The Brief History of the Dead (Kevin Brockmeier)
The Brief History of the Dead (Kevin Brockmeier)
17
The Master and Margarita
The Master and Margarita
18
O Pioneers! (Willa Cather)
O Pioneers! (Willa Cather)
19
The Queen of the Night (Alexander Chee)
The Queen of the Night (Alexander Chee)
20
The Awakening
The Awakening
21
The House on Mango Street (Sandra Cisneros)
The House on Mango Street (Sandra Cisneros)
22
Kings of the Earth (Jon Clinch)
Kings of the Earth (Jon Clinch)
23
Open City
Open City
24
Our Spoons Came From Woolworths (Barbara Comyns)
Our Spoons Came From Woolworths (Barbara Comyns)
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25
The Farming of Bones
The Farming of Bones
26
Moonheart
Moonheart
27
The Inheritance of Loss (Kiran Desai)
The Inheritance of Loss (Kiran Desai)
28
The Sisters Brothers
The Sisters Brothers
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Play It as It Lays (Joan Didion)
Play It as It Lays (Joan Didion)
30
The Maytrees (Annie Dillard)
The Maytrees (Annie Dillard)
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The Brothers K (David James Duncan)
The Brothers K (David James Duncan)
32
Juneteenth (Ralph Ellison)
Juneteenth (Ralph Ellison)
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The Days of Abandonment
The Days of Abandonment
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The Magus (John Fowles)
The Magus (John Fowles)
35
Desperate Characters (Paula Fox)
Desperate Characters (Paula Fox)
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The Agüero Sisters (Cristina García)
The Agüero Sisters (Cristina García)
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37
One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude
38
Arcadia
Arcadia
39
The Forever War (Joe Haldeman)
The Forever War (Joe Haldeman)
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Angelmaker (Nick Harkaway)
Angelmaker (Nick Harkaway)
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