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The Top 100 Greatest Novels Ever Written

The list below is from the book The Novel 100: A Ranking of Greatest Novels All Time (Checkmark Books/Facts On File, Inc.: New York, 2004), written by Daniel S. Burt.
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Don Quixote
Don Quixote
2
War and Peace
War and Peace
3
Ulysses (James Joyce)
Ulysses (James Joyce)
4
In Search of Lost Time (7 Books) (Marcel Proust)
In Search of Lost Time (7 Books) (Marcel Proust)
5
The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
6
Moby Dick
Moby Dick
7
Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary
8
Middlemarch – George Eliot
Middlemarch – George Eliot
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9
The Magic Mountain (Thomas Mann)
The Magic Mountain (Thomas Mann)
10
The Tale of Genji (Murasaki Shikibu)
The Tale of Genji (Murasaki Shikibu)
11
Emma
Emma
12
Bleak House – Charles Dickens
Bleak House – Charles Dickens
13
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
14
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
15
The History of Tom Jones (Henry Fielding)
The History of Tom Jones (Henry Fielding)
16
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
17
Absalom, Absalom! (William Faulkner)
Absalom, Absalom! (William Faulkner)
18
The Ambassadors (Henry James)
The Ambassadors (Henry James)
19
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
20
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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21
To the Lighthouse (Mrs. Ramsay)
To the Lighthouse (Mrs. Ramsay)
22
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
23
The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury
24
Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
25
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
26
The Man Without Qualities (Robert Musil)
The Man Without Qualities (Robert Musil)
27
Finnegans Wake by James Joyce
Finnegans Wake by James Joyce
28
Gravity's Rainbow
Gravity's Rainbow
29
Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
30
Women in Love
Women in Love
31
The Red and the Black (Stendhal)
The Red and the Black (Stendhal)
32
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Laurence Sterne)
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Laurence Sterne)
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33
Dead Souls
Dead Souls
34
Tess of the D'urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
Tess of the D'urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
35
Buddenbrooks (Thomas Mann)
Buddenbrooks (Thomas Mann)
36
Old Goriot
Old Goriot
37
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce)
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce)
38
Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights
39
The Tin Drum (Gunter Grass)
The Tin Drum (Gunter Grass)
40
Malloy, Malone Dies, the Unnamable: A Trilogy- Samuel Beckett
Malloy, Malone Dies, the Unnamable: A Trilogy- Samuel Beckett
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