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The Most Started but Unfinished Books

The following is a list of books that Goodreads readers said that they started but were unable to finish. There are several in this list that I gave up on as well.
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from goodreads.com · made by lamom
avg. score: 16 of 75 (22%)
required scores: 1, 6, 11, 17, 26 

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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
2
Lord of the Rings
Lord of the Rings
3
Ulysses
Ulysses
4
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
5
Holy Bible
Holy Bible
6
Atlas Shrugged
Atlas Shrugged
7
War and Peace
War and Peace
8
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
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9
One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude
10
Wicked
Wicked
11
The Simlarillion
The Simlarillion
12
Don Quixote
Don Quixote
13
Crime and Punishment
Crime and Punishment
14
Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights
15
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
16
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
17
On the Road
On the Road
18
Life of Pi
Life of Pi
19
Great Expectations
Great Expectations
20
Dracula
Dracula
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21
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
22
Gravity's Rainbow
Gravity's Rainbow
23
The Hobbit
The Hobbit
24
Infinite Jest
Infinite Jest
25
A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
26
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
27
Lolita
Lolita
28
Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost
29
The Iliad (Homer)
The Iliad (Homer)
30
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
31
The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
32
A Confederacy of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole)
A Confederacy of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole)
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33
The Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy
34
Love in the Time of Cholera
Love in the Time of Cholera
35
Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness
36
The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
37
The Satanic Verses (Salman Rushdie)
The Satanic Verses (Salman Rushdie)
38
The Ultimate Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
The Ultimate Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
39
A Brief History of Time
A Brief History of Time
40
The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
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