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Tristram Shandy Laurence Sterne One of the first bestsellers, dismissed by Dr Johnson as too fashionable for its own good. But Emma never fails to fascinate and annoy. Wrongly overlooked. Sybil Benjamin Disraeli Apart from Churchill, no other British political figure shows literary genius. David Copperfield Charles Dickens This highly autobiographical novel is the one its author liked best. Impossible to ignore.
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Moby-Dick Herman Melville 'Call me Ishmael' is one of the most famous opening sentences of any novel. Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert You could summarise this as a story of adultery in provincial France, and miss the point entirely. The Woman in White Wilkie Collins Gripping mystery novel of concealed identity, abduction, fraud and mental cruelty. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland Lewis Carroll A story written for the nine-year-old daughter of an Oxford don that still baffles most kids. Little Women Louisa M.
Alcott Victorian bestseller about a New England family of girls. Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy The supreme novel of the married woman's passion for a younger man. Daniel Deronda George Eliot A passion and an exotic grandeur that is strange and unsettling. Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain Twain was a humorist, but this picture of Mississippi life is profoundly moral and still incredibly influential.
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Three Men in a Boat Jerome K. Jerome One of the funniest English books ever written. Jude the Obscure Thomas Hardy Its savage bleakness makes it one of the first twentieth-century novels. The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers A prewar invasion-scare spy thriller by a writer later shot for his part in the Irish republican rising.
The Call of the Wild Jack London The story of a dog who joins a pack of wolves after his master's death. Nostromo Joseph Conrad Conrad's masterpiece: a tale of money, love and revolutionary politics.
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Probably the longest novel on this list. The Rainbow D. Lawrence Novels seized by the police, like this one, have a special afterlife. Ulysses James Joyce Also pursued by the British police, this is a novel more discussed than read. The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald The quintessential Jazz Age novel.
Men Without Women Ernest Hemingway He is remembered for his novels, but it was the short stories that first attracted notice.
Journey to the End of the Night Louis-Ferdinand Celine The experiences of an unattractive slum doctor during the Great War: a masterpiece of linguistic innovation. Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell This tale of one man's struggle against totalitarianism has been appropriated the world over. Malone Dies Samuel Beckett Part of a trilogy of astonishing monologues in the black comic voice of the author of Waiting for Godot.
Catcher in the Rye J. Salinger A week in the life of Holden Caulfield. A cult novel that still mesmerises.