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100 Stories That Shaped the World - Page 3

"I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn't know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can't get home after the war… the woman at home with the suitors. Everyone can tell me some version of it, which is to say, it lives in them." – Tess Taylor, poet, on Homer's Odyssey
In April 2018, BBC Culture polled experts around the world to nominate up to five fictional stories they felt had shaped mindsets or influenced history. We received answers from 108 authors, academics, journalists, critics and translators in 35 countries – their choices took in novels, poems, folk tales and dramas in 33 different languages, including Sumerian, K'iche and Ge'ez.
The list was determined via ranked ballots and first placed into descending order by number of critic votes, then into descending order by total critic points, then alphabetically (for 73 to 100, the titles listed are tied).
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Omeros
Omeros
82
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovtich
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovtich
83
Orlando
Orlando
84
The Rainbow Serpent (Dick Roughsey)
The Rainbow Serpent (Dick Roughsey)
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85
Revolutionary Road
Revolutionary Road
86
Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe)
Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe)
87
Song of Myself
Song of Myself
88
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
89
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
90
The Aleph and Other Stories (Jorge Luis Borges)
The Aleph and Other Stories (Jorge Luis Borges)
91
The Eloquent Peasant (Ancient Egyptian Folk Story) ((Various Authors))
The Eloquent Peasant (Ancient Egyptian Folk Story) ((Various Authors))
92
The Emperor's New Clothes (Hans Christian Anderson)
The Emperor's New Clothes (Hans Christian Anderson)
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93
The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
94
The Khamriyyat (Abu Nuwas)
The Khamriyyat (Abu Nuwas)
95
The Radetzky March
The Radetzky March
96
The Raven (Edgar Allan Poe)
The Raven (Edgar Allan Poe)
97
The Satanic Verses (Salman Rushdie)
The Satanic Verses (Salman Rushdie)
98
The Secret History (Donna Tartt)
The Secret History (Donna Tartt)
99
The Snowy Day (Ezra Jack Keats)
The Snowy Day (Ezra Jack Keats)
100
Toba Tek Singh (Saadat Hasan Manto)
Toba Tek Singh (Saadat Hasan Manto)
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