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#21 Twilight

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Posted 15 February 2006 - 07:59 PM

I've read:

1. Don Quixote - Cervantes
4. In Search of Lost Time - Proust
21. To the Lighthouse - Woolf
22. Crime and Punishment - Dostoevsky
38. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
39. The Tin Drum - Grass
42. The Scarlet Letter - Hawthorne
45. Beloved - Morrison

51. The Trial - Kafka
54. The GRapes of Wrath - Steinbeck
56. Things Fall apart - Achebe
58. The Stranger - camus
80. Native Son - Wright
86. 1984 - Orwell
94. The Catcher in the Rye - Salinger


And quite a few others from the list are on my "to check out from the library" list.

bold = ones I read for a class.

#22 Tony

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Posted 15 February 2006 - 08:21 PM

14. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Twain
16. Great Expectations - Dickens
41. Pride and Prejudice - Austen
52. Jane Erye - Charlotte Bronte


How can you not like these dude?

#23 The Luscious Phil

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Posted 16 February 2006 - 04:00 PM

How can you not like these dude?

yeah, i was going to say that Huck Finn is quite possibly the most fun read there is. Plus the line of "Fine then, I'll go to Hell," might be the greatest line in Am. Lit.

I've read about 15 from the top 50, but nothing in the lower 50.
i feel sort of bad about that, seeing as i am an English major but whatever.
after next quarter i will have read 2 more on that list (Ulysses, and War and Peace)
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Posted 21 February 2006 - 11:18 AM

I decided to ferret out the English language novels from the 20th century to make this list comprable to the ML list from several years back. No need to thank me. Funny how the Faulkner novel near the top didn't even make the other list. 3. Ulysses - Joyce 17. Absolom, Absolom - Faulkner 18. The Ambassadors - HenryJames 20. The GReat Gatsby- Fitzgerald 21. To the Lighthouse - Woolf 23. The Sound and the Fury - Faulkner 25. Invisble Man - Ellison 26. Finnegan's Wake - Joyce 28. Gravity's Rainbow - Pynchon 30. Women in Love - Lawrence 37. A Portrait of the Artitst as a Young Man - Joyce 40. Molloy Malone Dies, The Unnameable - Beckett 45. Beloved - Morrison 46. An American TRagedy - Dreiser 47. Lolita - Nabokov 48. The Golden Notebook - Lessing 54. The GRapes of Wrath - Steinbeck 56. Things Fall apart - Achebe 59. My Antonia - Cather 61. The Age of Innocence - wharton 62. The Good Soldier - Ford 64. A Passage to India - Forster 65. Herzog - Bellow 67. Call it Sleep - Henry Roth 68. U.S.A. Trilogy - Dos Passos 73. A Farwell to Arms - Hemmingway 74. Brideshead Revisited - Waugh 80. Native Son - Wright 81. Under the Volcano - Lowry 83. Their eyes Were Watching god - Hurston 86. 1984 - Orwell 91. On the Road - Kerouac 94. The Catcher in the Rye - Salinger 99. The Hound of the Baskervilles - Doyle 100.Gone with the Wind - Mitchell