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The Modern Library: The Two Hundred Best Novels in English Since 1950

This list is derived from the book 'The Modern Library: The Two Hundred Best Novels in English Since 1950' by Colm Tóibín & Carmen Callil.
NOTE: Item 111 should be "The Transit of Venus" by Shirley Hazzard.
The list AFAIK was last published in 2015, but I think it deserves to be unleashed again because some of our newer users may not have come across it. Also IMHO my version is an improvement because it is ordered by publication date (as in the source book), includes all 202 works & the icons I have made/used feature the author's name.
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The Modern Library: The Two Hundred Best Novels in English Since 1950 (Colm Tóibín, Carmen Callil)
The Modern Library: The Two Hundred Best Novels in English Since 1950 (Colm Tóibín, Carmen Callil)
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A Murder Is Announced (Agatha Christie)
A Murder Is Announced (Agatha Christie)
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Nothing (Henry Green)
Nothing (Henry Green)
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Power Without Glory (Frank Hardy)
Power Without Glory (Frank Hardy)
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The Grand Sophy (Georgette Heyer)
The Grand Sophy (Georgette Heyer)
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December Bride (Sam Hanna Bell)
December Bride (Sam Hanna Bell)
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My Cousin Rachel (Daphne Du Maurier)
My Cousin Rachel (Daphne Du Maurier)
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The West Pier (Patrick Hamilton)
The West Pier (Patrick Hamilton)
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The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (Carson McCullers)
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (Carson McCullers)
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A Dance to the Music of Time (Anthony Powell)
A Dance to the Music of Time (Anthony Powell)
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The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
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Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
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The Old Man and the Sea (Ernest Hemingway)
The Old Man and the Sea (Ernest Hemingway)
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The Natural (Bernard Malamud)
The Natural (Bernard Malamud)
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The Financial Expert (R.K. Narayan)
The Financial Expert (R.K. Narayan)
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Wise Blood (Flannery O'Connor)
Wise Blood (Flannery O'Connor)
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East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
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The Sword of Honour Trilogy (Evelyn Waugh)
The Sword of Honour Trilogy (Evelyn Waugh)
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Private Life of an Indian Prince (Mulk Raj Anan)
Private Life of an Indian Prince (Mulk Raj Anan)
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Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
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The Adventures of Augie March (Saul Bellow)
The Adventures of Augie March (Saul Bellow)
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The Long Good-Bye (Raymond Chandler)
The Long Good-Bye (Raymond Chandler)
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The Go-Between (L.P. Hartley)
The Go-Between (L.P. Hartley)
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The Echoing Grove (Rosamond Lehmann)
The Echoing Grove (Rosamond Lehmann)
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The Palm-Wine Drinkard (Amos Tutuola)
The Palm-Wine Drinkard (Amos Tutuola)
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Lucky Jim (Kingsley Amis)
Lucky Jim (Kingsley Amis)
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Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
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The Tortoise and the Hare (Elizabeth Jenkins)
The Tortoise and the Hare (Elizabeth Jenkins)
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The Flint Anchor (Sylvia Townsend Warner)
The Flint Anchor (Sylvia Townsend Warner)
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Three Novels: Molloy, Malone Dies, the Unnamable (Samuel Beckett)
Three Novels: Molloy, Malone Dies, the Unnamable (Samuel Beckett)
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The Recognitions (William Gaddis)
The Recognitions (William Gaddis)
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The Talented Mr Ripley (Patricia Highsmith)
The Talented Mr Ripley (Patricia Highsmith)
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Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
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A Legacy (Sybille Bedford)
A Legacy (Sybille Bedford)
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Train to Pakistan (Khushwant Singh)
Train to Pakistan (Khushwant Singh)
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Owls Do Cry (Janet Frame)
Owls Do Cry (Janet Frame)
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On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
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Angel (Elizabeth Taylor)
Angel (Elizabeth Taylor)
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The Fountain Overflows (Rebecca West)
The Fountain Overflows (Rebecca West)
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Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
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