TwiSTeDChiCK705 (twistedchick705) wrote,

100 Best Novels (Fiction)
a while back, i posted (according to books magazine) the 100 best literary characters since 1900. now, according to the modern library:

oo1. Ulysses by James Joyce
oo2. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
oo3. A Portrait of The Artist As a Young Man by James Joyce
oo4. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
oo5. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
oo6. The Sound and The Fury by William Faulkner
oo7. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
oo8. Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler
oo9. Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence
o1o. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
o11. Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry
o12. The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler
o13. 1984 by George Orwell
o14. I, Claudius by Robert Graves
o15. To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
o16. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
o17. The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
o18. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
o19. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
o2o. Native Son by Richard Wright
o21. Henderson The Rain King by Saul Bellow
o22. Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara
o23. U.S.A. (trilogy) by John Dos Passos
o24. Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
o25. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
o26. The Wings of The Dove by Henry James
o27. The Ambassadors by Henry James
o28. Tender is The Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
o29. The Studs Lonigan Trilogy by James T. Farrell
o3o. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
o31. Animal Farm by George Orwell
o32. The Golden Bowl by Henry James
o33. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser
o34. A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh
o35. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
o36. All The King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
o37. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
o38. Howards End by E.M. Forster
o39. Go Tell It On The Mountain by James Baldwin
o4o. The Heart of The Matter by Graham Greene
o41. Lord of The Flies by William Golding
o42. Deliverance by James Dickey
o43. A Dance To The Music of Time (series) by Anthony Powell
o44. Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley
o45. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
o46. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad
o47. Nostromo by Joseph Conrad
o48. The Rainbow by D.H. Lawrence
o49. Women in Love by D.H. Lawrence
o5o. Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
o51. The Naked and The Dead by Norman Mailer
o52. Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth
o53. Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
o54. Light in August by William Faulkner
o55. On The Road by Jack Kerouac
o56. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
o57. Parade's End by Ford Madox Ford
o58. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
o59. Zuleika Dobson by Max Beerbohm
o6o. The Moviegoer by Walker Percy
o61. Death Comes For The Archbishop by Willa Cather
o62. From Here to Eternity by James Jones
o63. The Wapshot Chronicles by John Cheever
o64. The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger
o65. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
o66. Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham
o67. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
o68. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis
o69. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
o7o. The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durell
o71. A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes
o72. A House for Mr. Biswas by V.S. Naipaul
o73. The Day of The Locust by Nathanael West
o74. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
o75. Scoop by Evelyn Waugh
o76. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
o77. Finnegan's Wake by James Joyce
o78. Kim by Rudyard Kipling
o79. A Room With A View by E.M. Forster
o8o. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
o81. The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
o82. Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
o83. A Bend in The River by V.S. Naipaul
o84. The Death of The Heart by Elizabeth Bowen
o85. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
o86. Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow
o87. The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
o88. The Call of The Wild by Jack London
o89. Loving by Henry Green
o9o. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
o91. Tobacco Road by Erskine Caldwell
o92. Ironween by William Kennedy
o93. The Magus by John Fowles
o94. Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
o95. Under The Net by Iris Murdoch
o96. Sophie's Choice by William Styron
o97. The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles
o98. The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain
o99. The Ginger Man by J.P. Donleavy
1oo. The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington

Yeah i know rather boring entry... but i felt i should post.. plus im extremly bored and don't feel like sleeping yet
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