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A selection of great books, novels and plays from centuries of brillant authors. Whether you are new to the world of literature and wish to savor it, or an avid reader and connoisseur, either way you will probably enjoy the classics of world literature.

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Great Books, Novels and Plays

Votes TitleAuthor
449This is the greatest bookThe Picture of Dorian GrayOscar Wilde
331This is the greatest bookBrave New WorldAldous Huxley
206This is the greatest bookNineteen Eighty-FourGeorge Orwell
175This is the greatest bookThe Divine ComedyDante Alighieri
73This is the greatest bookThe Great GatsbyF. Scott Fitzgerald
47This is the greatest bookDon QuixoteMiguel de Cervantes
44This is the greatest bookDavid CopperfieldCharles Dickens
44This is the greatest bookSiddharthaHermann Hesse
44This is the greatest bookTo Kill A MockingbirdHarper Lee
38This is the greatest bookCatch-22Joseph Heller
37This is the greatest bookThe Royal Game (Chess Story)Stefan Zweig
29This is the greatest bookThe ShackWilliam P. Young
28This is the greatest bookThe Count of Monte CristoAlexandre Dumas
26This is the greatest bookThe Brothers KaramazovFyodor Dostoevsky
25This is the greatest bookThe ProphetKhalil Gibran
24This is the greatest bookThe AlchemistPaulo Coelho
22This is the greatest bookLolitaVladimir Nabokov
22This is the greatest bookThe Catcher in the RyeJ. D. Salinger
20This is the greatest bookCrime and PunishmentFyodor Dostoyevsky
19This is the greatest bookFahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury
18This is the greatest bookAnna KareninaLeo Tolstoy
17This is the greatest bookPride and PrejudiceJane Austen
16This is the greatest bookA Tale of Two CitiesCharles Dickens
16This is the greatest bookRomeo and JulietWilliam Shakespeare
16This is the greatest bookThe IdiotFyodor Dostoyevsky
15This is the greatest bookThe Old Man and the SeaErnest Hemingway
13This is the greatest bookWar and PeaceLeo Tolstoy
12This is the greatest bookThe Book of Laughter and ForgettingMilan Kundera
12This is the greatest bookThe Call of the WildJack London
11This is the greatest bookIn Search of Lost TimeMarcel Proust
11This is the greatest bookSherlock HolmesArthur Conan Doyle
11This is the greatest bookUlyssesJames Joyce
10This is the greatest bookSheH. Rider Haggard
10This is the greatest bookThe StrangerAlbert Camus
10This is the greatest bookWuthering HeightsEmily Bronte
9This is the greatest bookJonathan Livingston SeagullRichard Bach
9This is the greatest bookOne Hundred Years of SolitudeGabriel Garcia Marquez
9This is the greatest bookPerfume
9This is the greatest bookThe Stories of Anton ChekhovAnton Chekhov
8This is the greatest bookNorwegian WoodHaruki Murakami
8This is the greatest bookOf Mice and MenJohn Steinbeck
8This is the greatest bookThe Kite RunnerKhaled Hosseini
7This is the greatest bookA Thousand Splendid SunsKhaled Hosseini
7This is the greatest bookFrankensteinMary Shelley
6This is the greatest bookGrapes of WrathJohn Steinbeck
6This is the greatest bookLittle WomenLouisa May Alcott
6This is the greatest bookThe GamblerFyodor Dostoyevsky
5This is the greatest bookA Midsummer Night's DreamWilliam Shakespeare
5This is the greatest bookDream of the Red ChamberCao Xueqin
5This is the greatest bookMoby-DickHerman Melville
5This is the greatest bookNotes from UndergroundFyodor Dostoyevsky
5This is the greatest bookSteppenwolfHermann Hesse
5This is the greatest bookThe Glass Bead GameHermann Hesse
5This is the greatest bookThe Merchant of VeniceWilliam Shakespeare
5This is the greatest bookThe Sorrows of Young WertherJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
5This is the greatest bookThe Tragedy of Man
5This is the greatest bookThings Fall ApartChinua Achebe
5This is the greatest bookThus Spoke ZarathustraFriedrich Nietzsche
4This is the greatest bookDemianHermann Hesse
4This is the greatest bookEmmaJane Austen
4This is the greatest bookJane EyreCharlotte Bronte
4This is the greatest bookKane and AbelJeffrey Archer
4This is the greatest bookMiddlemarchGeorge Eliot
4This is the greatest bookSophie's WorldJostein Gaarder
4This is the greatest bookThe Da Vinci CodeDan Brown
4This is the greatest bookThe Invisible ManH. G. Wells
4This is the greatest bookThe Magic MountainThomas Mann
4This is the greatest bookThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeRobert Louis Stevenson
4This is the greatest bookThe Time MachineH. G. Wells
4This is the greatest bookThe TrialFranz Kafka
4This is the greatest bookAngels and DemonsDan Brown
3This is the greatest bookBuddenbrooksThomas Mann
3This is the greatest bookMadame BovaryGustave Flaubert

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