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Osservatori Esterni's Best Books of the 1900s

"If you are short of ideas and you wander around the bookstores with a sleepwalker air, we offer you this ranking with the best books published in every decade of the 1900s. A list with the titles to read and with the most important authors of the last century, with many of the most beautiful masterpieces of all time"
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84, Charing Cross Road (Helene Hanff)
84, Charing Cross Road (Helene Hanff)
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
3
2001: A Space Odyssey (Arthur C. Clarke)
2001: A Space Odyssey (Arthur C. Clarke)
4
Absolute Beginners (Colin Macinnes)
Absolute Beginners (Colin Macinnes)
5
Age of Iron (J.M. Coetzee)
Age of Iron (J.M. Coetzee)
6
Alberta and Jacob (Cora Sandel)
Alberta and Jacob (Cora Sandel)
7
All About H. Hatterr (G.V. Desani)
All About H. Hatterr (G.V. Desani)
8
All the Names (Jose Saramago)
All the Names (Jose Saramago)
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9
All the Pretty Horses (Cormac McCarthy)
All the Pretty Horses (Cormac McCarthy)
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All Souls (Javier Marías)
All Souls (Javier Marías)
11
Almost Transparent (Ryu Murakami)
Almost Transparent (Ryu Murakami)
12
The Ambassadors (Henry James)
The Ambassadors (Henry James)
13
American Pastoral (Philip Roth)
American Pastoral (Philip Roth)
14
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
15
An Artist of the Floating World (Kazuo Ishiguro)
An Artist of the Floating World (Kazuo Ishiguro)
16
An Instant in the Wind (Andre Brink)
An Instant in the Wind (Andre Brink)
17
And the Ass Saw the Angel (Nick Cave)
And the Ass Saw the Angel (Nick Cave)
18
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
19
Anniversaries: From a Year in the Life of Gesine Cresspahl (Uwe Johnson)
Anniversaries: From a Year in the Life of Gesine Cresspahl (Uwe Johnson)
20
The Annotated Hobbit (J. R. R. Tolkien)
The Annotated Hobbit (J. R. R. Tolkien)
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21
The Apes of God (Wyndham Lewis)
The Apes of God (Wyndham Lewis)
22
Arturo's Island (Elsa Morante)
Arturo's Island (Elsa Morante)
23
At the Mountains of Madness and Other Tales of Terror (H.P. Lovecraft)
At the Mountains of Madness and Other Tales of Terror (H.P. Lovecraft)
24
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (Gertrude Stein)
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (Gertrude Stein)
25
Auto-Da-Fé (Elias Canetti)
Auto-Da-Fé (Elias Canetti)
26
Autumn of the Patriarch (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
Autumn of the Patriarch (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
27
Back (Henry Green)
Back (Henry Green)
28
Baltasar and Blimunda (Jose Saramago)
Baltasar and Blimunda (Jose Saramago)
29
Barney's Version (Mordecai Richler)
Barney's Version (Mordecai Richler)
30
Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
31
Bestiary (Julio Cortázar)
Bestiary (Julio Cortázar)
32
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
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33
The Black Dahlia (James Ellroy)
The Black Dahlia (James Ellroy)
34
Black Dogs (Ian Mcewan)
Black Dogs (Ian Mcewan)
35
Blindness (José Saramago)
Blindness (José Saramago)
36
Blindness (Henry Green)
Blindness (Henry Green)
37
The Blue Angel (Heinrich Mann)
The Blue Angel (Heinrich Mann)
38
The Bonfire of the Vanities (Tom Wolfe)
The Bonfire of the Vanities (Tom Wolfe)
39
Bonjour Tristesse (Francoise Sagan)
Bonjour Tristesse (Francoise Sagan)
40
The Book of Disquiet (Fernando Pessoa)
The Book of Disquiet (Fernando Pessoa)
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