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Waterstones Books of the Century

Waterstones bookstore chain released this list in 1997 based on the results of their Books of the Century Poll.
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The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings
2
1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
3
Animal Farm
Animal Farm
4
Ulysses
Ulysses
5
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
6
The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
7
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
8
One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude
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9
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
10
Trainspotting
Trainspotting
11
Wild Swans
Wild Swans
12
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
13
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
14
On the Road
On the Road
15
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
16
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
17
Winnie-The-Pooh (A. A. Milne)
Winnie-The-Pooh (A. A. Milne)
18
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
19
The Hobbit
The Hobbit
20
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
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21
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)
22
The Trial (Franz Kafka)
The Trial (Franz Kafka)
23
Gone With the Wind
Gone With the Wind
24
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
25
Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
26
The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl
27
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
28
Sons and Lovers (D.H. Lawrence)
Sons and Lovers (D.H. Lawrence)
29
To the Lighthouse
To the Lighthouse
30
If This Is a Man
If This Is a Man
31
Lolita
Lolita
32
The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
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33
Remembrance of Things Past
Remembrance of Things Past
34
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl)
35
Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men
36
Beloved, by Toni Morrison
Beloved, by Toni Morrison
37
Possession
Possession
38
Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness
39
A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
40
Watership Down
Watership Down
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