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122 Great Works of Fiction by 122 Great Authors

According to me, at any rate. I've a half century, plus or minus a few decades, left of reading in me, so it'll be interesting to see how this evolves over time.
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Possession (A.S. Byatt)
Possession (A.S. Byatt)
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The Instructions (Adam Levin)
The Instructions (Adam Levin)
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Watchmen (Alan Moore)
Watchmen (Alan Moore)
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Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
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There but for the (Ali Smith)
There but for the (Ali Smith)
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The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
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Sea of Poppies (Amitav Ghosh)
Sea of Poppies (Amitav Ghosh)
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The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (Angela Carter)
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (Angela Carter)
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9
The Street (Ann Petry)
The Street (Ann Petry)
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The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
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The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
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Maru (Bessie Head)
Maru (Bessie Head)
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The Lake of Dead Languages (Carol Goodman)
The Lake of Dead Languages (Carol Goodman)
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Defiance (Carole Maso)
Defiance (Carole Maso)
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
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Villette (Charlotte Brontë)
Villette (Charlotte Brontë)
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Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Achibie)
Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Achibie)
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The Quest for Christa T. (Christa Wolf)
The Quest for Christa T. (Christa Wolf)
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The Passion According to G.H. (Clarice Lispector)
The Passion According to G.H. (Clarice Lispector)
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Let the Great World Spin (Colum McCann)
Let the Great World Spin (Colum McCann)
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21
Blood Meridian (Cormac McCarthy)
Blood Meridian (Cormac McCarthy)
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Infinite Jest (David Foster Wallace)
Infinite Jest (David Foster Wallace)
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M. Butterfly (David Henry Hwang)
M. Butterfly (David Henry Hwang)
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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet (David Mitchell)
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet (David Mitchell)
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The Secret History (Donna Tartt)
The Secret History (Donna Tartt)
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The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
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Novel Without a Name (Duong Thu Huong)
Novel Without a Name (Duong Thu Huong)
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Howards End (E. M. Forster)
Howards End (E. M. Forster)
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The Story of a New Name (Elena Ferrante)
The Story of a New Name (Elena Ferrante)
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Sleepless Nights (Elizabeth Hardwick)
Sleepless Nights (Elizabeth Hardwick)
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Doctor Zay (Elizabeth Stuart Phelps)
Doctor Zay (Elizabeth Stuart Phelps)
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Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
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33
The Book of Disquiet (Fernando Pessoa)
The Book of Disquiet (Fernando Pessoa)
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The Complete Stories (Flanner O'Connor)
The Complete Stories (Flanner O'Connor)
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Dune (Frank Herbert)
Dune (Frank Herbert)
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The Trial (Franz Kafka)
The Trial (Franz Kafka)
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Strange Pilgrims (Gabriel Garciá Márquez)
Strange Pilgrims (Gabriel Garciá Márquez)
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Middlemarch (George Eliot)
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
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A Game of Thrones (George R.R. Martin)
A Game of Thrones (George R.R. Martin)
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The Art of Joy (Goliarda Sapienza)
The Art of Joy (Goliarda Sapienza)
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