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The Novels That Shaped Our World 100 - Page 2

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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A Thousand Splendid Suns
A Thousand Splendid Suns
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Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
43
Home Fire (Kamila Shamsie)
Home Fire (Kamila Shamsie)
44
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
45
Noughts and Crosses
Noughts and Crosses
46
Strumpet City (James Plunkett)
Strumpet City (James Plunkett)
47
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
48
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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49
V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta
50
Unless (Carol Shields)
Unless (Carol Shields)
51
A House for Mr Biswas (V. S. Naipaul)
A House for Mr Biswas (V. S. Naipaul)
52
Cannery Row (John Steinbeck)
Cannery Row (John Steinbeck)
53
Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)
Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)
54
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (Alan Sillitoe)
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (Alan Sillitoe)
55
Our Mutual Friend (Charles Dickens)
Our Mutual Friend (Charles Dickens)
56
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
57
Poor Cow (Nell Dunn)
Poor Cow (Nell Dunn)
58
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (Brian Moore)
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (Brian Moore)
59
The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro)
The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro)
60
Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
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61
Emily of New Moon (L.M. Montgomery)
Emily of New Moon (L.M. Montgomery)
62
Golden Child (Claire Adam)
Golden Child (Claire Adam)
63
Oryx and Crake (Margaret Atwood)
Oryx and Crake (Margaret Atwood)
64
So Long, See You Tomorrow (William Maxwell)
So Long, See You Tomorrow (William Maxwell)
65
Swami and Friends (R. K. Narayan)
Swami and Friends (R. K. Narayan)
66
The Country Girls (Edna O'Brien)
The Country Girls (Edna O'Brien)
67
Harry Potter Series Box Set (J K Rowling)
Harry Potter Series Box Set (J K Rowling)
68
The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)
The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)
69
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 (Sue Townsend)
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 (Sue Townsend)
70
Twilight Saga (Stephenie Meyer)
Twilight Saga (Stephenie Meyer)
71
A Suitable Boy (Vikram Seth)
A Suitable Boy (Vikram Seth)
72
Ballet Shoes (Noel Streatfeild)
Ballet Shoes (Noel Streatfeild)
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73
Cloudstreet (Tim Winton)
Cloudstreet (Tim Winton)
74
Cold Comfort Farm (Stella Gibbons)
Cold Comfort Farm (Stella Gibbons)
75
I Capture the Castle (Dodie Smith)
I Capture the Castle (Dodie Smith)
76
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
77
Tales of the City
Tales of the City
78
The Shipping News (Annie Proux)
The Shipping News (Annie Proux)
79
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (Anne Brontë)
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (Anne Brontë)
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The Witches
The Witches
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