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Goodreads' 200 Most Difficult Novels - Page 2

"Novels that made you work the hardest. Let's assume that you actually finished the book and felt that it was worth the effort."
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avg. score: 25 of 200 (13%)
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The Crying of Lot 49 (Thomas Pynchon)
The Crying of Lot 49 (Thomas Pynchon)
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Love in the Time of Cholera
Love in the Time of Cholera
43
Midnight's Children
Midnight's Children
44
Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov)
Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov)
45
Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
46
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Notes From Underground (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
Notes From Underground (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
48
Nausea (Jean-Paul Sartre)
Nausea (Jean-Paul Sartre)
49
Middlemarch
Middlemarch
50
Tess of the D'urbervilles
Tess of the D'urbervilles
51
The Silmarillion (J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Silmarillion (J.R.R. Tolkien)
52
Steppenwolf
Steppenwolf
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53
Bleak House
Bleak House
54
V.
V.
55
Dhalgren
Dhalgren
56
My Name Is Red
My Name Is Red
57
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
58
The Waves (Virginia Woolf)
The Waves (Virginia Woolf)
59
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
60
Frankenstein
Frankenstein
61
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
62
The Magic Mountain
The Magic Mountain
63
Cloud Atlas (David Mitchell)
Cloud Atlas (David Mitchell)
64
The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises
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65
The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
66
The Glass Bead Game
The Glass Bead Game
67
The Recognitions (William Gaddis)
The Recognitions (William Gaddis)
68
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
69
Ada or Ardor (Vladimir Nabokov)
Ada or Ardor (Vladimir Nabokov)
70
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Stieg Larsson)
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Stieg Larsson)
71
Against the Day
Against the Day
72
Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
73
Dracula
Dracula
74
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (Susanna Clarke)
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (Susanna Clarke)
75
Mason and Dixon
Mason and Dixon
76
Molloy
Molloy
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77
Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair
78
Nostromo
Nostromo
79
Gone With the Wind
Gone With the Wind
80
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Cancer
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