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Goodreads "Quality Dark Fiction" 2021 Update - Now 4.44 Times as Long

This dark challenge is mostly sinister & ghoulish, but is also amusing at times, given some of the entries.
According to Alan Baxter, the Goodreads author who originally compiled this list, "my novels are dark fantasy thrillers, so I thought I'd make a list with quality dark fiction, particularly dark genre fiction and include books that have appealed to me or that have inspired my writing over the years."
BTW, is 444 (the length of this list) supposed to be a special number like 666?
Only books with 2000+ ratings and 3+ votes were included. A few partially overlapping titles have been retained.
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from goodreads.com · made by Markd9528
avg. score: 56 of 444 (13%)
required scores: 1, 26, 44, 59, 80 

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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
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Dracula (Bram Stoker)
Dracula (Bram Stoker)
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Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
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American Gods (Neil Gaiman)
American Gods (Neil Gaiman)
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A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
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Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
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The Complete Tales and Poems (Edgar Allan Poe)
The Complete Tales and Poems (Edgar Allan Poe)
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The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)
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9
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
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Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
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Animal Farm (George Orwell)
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
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American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
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The Shining (Stephen King)
The Shining (Stephen King)
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)
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Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
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Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk)
Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk)
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The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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Interview With the Vampire (Anne Rice)
Interview With the Vampire (Anne Rice)
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Perfume (Patrick Süskind)
Perfume (Patrick Süskind)
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The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
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21
The Wasp Factory (Iain Banks)
The Wasp Factory (Iain Banks)
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Trainspotting (Irvine Welsh)
Trainspotting (Irvine Welsh)
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Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
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Coraline (Neil Gaiman)
Coraline (Neil Gaiman)
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The Stand (Stephen King)
The Stand (Stephen King)
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Invisible Monsters (Chuck Palahniuk)
Invisible Monsters (Chuck Palahniuk)
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Requiem for a Dream (Hubert Selby Jr.)
Requiem for a Dream (Hubert Selby Jr.)
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Factotum (Charles Buckowski)
Factotum (Charles Buckowski)
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Wuthering Heights (Emily Brontë)
Wuthering Heights (Emily Brontë)
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Neverwhere (Neil Gaiman)
Neverwhere (Neil Gaiman)
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The Elephant Tree (R.D. Ronald)
The Elephant Tree (R.D. Ronald)
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Metamorphosis (Franz Kafka)
Metamorphosis (Franz Kafka)
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33
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson)
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson)
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Lunar Park (Bret Easton Ellis)
Lunar Park (Bret Easton Ellis)
35
Skagboys (Irvine Welsh)
Skagboys (Irvine Welsh)
36
I Am Legend and Other Stories (Richard Matheson)
I Am Legend and Other Stories (Richard Matheson)
37
V for Vendetta (Alan Moore)
V for Vendetta (Alan Moore)
38
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
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Preludes & Nocturnes (Neil Gaiman)
Preludes & Nocturnes (Neil Gaiman)
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The Silence of the Lambs (Thomas Harris)
The Silence of the Lambs (Thomas Harris)
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