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40 Classic Novels to Read Before You Die

A list of Classic Novels. Book that have been lauded throughout history, ranging from the 17th through to the 20th century. Some of these can be challenging but all worth the read!
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made by Matt Wright
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Can you get through these in your lifetime?

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Ulysses
Ulysses
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The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury
3
Pale Fire
Pale Fire
4
100 Years of Solitude
100 Years of Solitude
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5
The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
6
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
7
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
8
1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
9
To the Lighthouse
To the Lighthouse
10
Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness
11
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
12
On the Road
On the Road
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13
A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
14
The Cannibal
The Cannibal
15
The Man in the High Castle (Philip K. Dick)
The Man in the High Castle (Philip K. Dick)
16
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
17
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
18
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
19
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
20
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
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21
The Giver (Lois Lowry)
The Giver (Lois Lowry)
22
Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights
23
Lolita
Lolita
24
The Trial (Franz Kafka)
The Trial (Franz Kafka)
25
Don Quixote
Don Quixote
26
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
27
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
28
The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises
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29
Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men
30
The Flint Anchor (Sylvia Townsend Warner)
The Flint Anchor (Sylvia Townsend Warner)
31
Anne Frank:  the Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
Anne Frank: the Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
32
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
33
Gravity's Rainbow
Gravity's Rainbow
34
Sophie's Choice
Sophie's Choice
35
The Martian Chronicles (Ray Bradbury)
The Martian Chronicles (Ray Bradbury)
36
Under the Volcano
Under the Volcano
37
A Room With a View
A Room With a View
38
In Cold Blood
In Cold Blood
39
A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
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Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
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