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The Novels That Shaped Our World 100

The BBC asked a panel of leading writers, curators and critics to choose 100 novels that have had an impact on their lives.
What follows is a diverse list grouped by theme, some of which include Identity, Coming of Age, Family & Friendship etc.
They're all English language novels that span the last 300 years and include children's classics along with sci-fi and romance, plus many more genres.
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Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
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Days Without End (Sebastian Barry)
Days Without End (Sebastian Barry)
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Fugitive Pieces (Anne Michaels)
Fugitive Pieces (Anne Michaels)
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Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi)
Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi)
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Small Island (Andrea Levy)
Small Island (Andrea Levy)
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1963 - The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
1963 - The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
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The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
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Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
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White Teeth
White Teeth
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Bridget Jones's Diary (Helen Fielding)
Bridget Jones's Diary (Helen Fielding)
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Riders (Jilly Cooper)
Riders (Jilly Cooper)
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Forever
Forever
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Giovanni's Room (James Baldwin)
Giovanni's Room (James Baldwin)
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Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
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Their Eyes Were Watching God
Their Eyes Were Watching God
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The Far Pavilions (M. M. Kaye)
The Far Pavilions (M. M. Kaye)
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The Forty Rules of Love (Elif Shafak)
The Forty Rules of Love (Elif Shafak)
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The Passion
The Passion
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The Slaves of Solitude (Patrick Hamilton)
The Slaves of Solitude (Patrick Hamilton)
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City of Bohane (Kevin Barry)
City of Bohane (Kevin Barry)
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Eye of the Needle (Ken Follett)
Eye of the Needle (Ken Follett)
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For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway)
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His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
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Ivanhoe (Walter Scott)
Ivanhoe (Walter Scott)
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Mr Standfast (John Buchan)
Mr Standfast (John Buchan)
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The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
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The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
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The Aubrey-Maturin Novels
The Aubrey-Maturin Novels
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Frank Herbert	Dune [S1]	1965
Frank Herbert Dune [S1] 1965
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The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings
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A Game of Thrones (George Rr Martin)
A Game of Thrones (George Rr Martin)
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Astonishing the Gods (Ben Okri)
Astonishing the Gods (Ben Okri)
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Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
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Gilead (Marilynne Robinson)
Gilead (Marilynne Robinson)
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Chronicles of Narnia (C S Lewis)
Chronicles of Narnia (C S Lewis)
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Discworld Series (Terry Pratchett)
Discworld Series (Terry Pratchett)
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Earthsea : The First Four Books (Ursula K Le Guin)
Earthsea : The First Four Books (Ursula K Le Guin)
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The Sandman (Series) (Neil Gaiman)
The Sandman (Series) (Neil Gaiman)
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The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
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