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1900-2021, 5 Novels Per Decade

A List of 5 books from every decade since 1900. (With one for luck from the 2020s). Either they are novels I know and love or ones I want to read which are pretty universally acclaimed.
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made by Edward Croghan
avg. score: 16 of 61 (27%)
required scores: 1, 9, 13, 18, 23 

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The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
2
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
3
Anne of Green Gables (L.M. Montgomery)
Anne of Green Gables (L.M. Montgomery)
4
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Conan Doyle)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Conan Doyle)
5
The Scarlett Pimpernel
The Scarlett Pimpernel
6
Howards End (E.M. Forster)
Howards End (E.M. Forster)
7
The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis
8
The Secret Garden (Frances Hodgson Burnett)
The Secret Garden (Frances Hodgson Burnett)
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9
In Search of Lost Time (Marcel Proust)
In Search of Lost Time (Marcel Proust)
10
The Dubliners (James Joyce)
The Dubliners (James Joyce)
11
Ulysses
Ulysses
12
Goodbye to All That
Goodbye to All That
13
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
14
Mrs Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
Mrs Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
15
All Quiet on the Western Front
All Quiet on the Western Front
16
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
17
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
18
The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
19
The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)
20
Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (Siegfried Sassoon)
Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (Siegfried Sassoon)
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21
Brideshead Revisited
Brideshead Revisited
22
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
23
Titus Groan (Mervyn Peake)
Titus Groan (Mervyn Peake)
24
Alone in Berlin (Hans Fallada)
Alone in Berlin (Hans Fallada)
25
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
26
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
27
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C S Lewis)
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C S Lewis)
28
Gormenghast (Mervyn Peake)
Gormenghast (Mervyn Peake)
29
Naked Lunch (William S. Burroughs)
Naked Lunch (William S. Burroughs)
30
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
31
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
32
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
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33
Slaughterhouse-Five or the Children's Crusade (Kurt Vonnegut)
Slaughterhouse-Five or the Children's Crusade (Kurt Vonnegut)
34
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)
35
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
36
Child of God (Cormac McCarthy)
Child of God (Cormac McCarthy)
37
Requiem for a Dream (Hubert Selby Jr.)
Requiem for a Dream (Hubert Selby Jr.)
38
The Sea, the Sea (Iris Murdoch)
The Sea, the Sea (Iris Murdoch)
39
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
40
Crash (J.G. Ballard)
Crash (J.G. Ballard)
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