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Top 100 all-time books

Books come in many genres, and many forms.  Never in history was all those great books so easily accessible.  Often, only one click away.  The following list presents the Top 100 Books that are considered some of the most important and valuable the world has ever seen.  From great fiction novels like 1984 and Don Quixote, to the greatest religious books of all time such as the Bible, passing by non-fiction literature and poems, this list aim is to give an overview of some of the best written word ever created.

  1. 1984 by George Orwell, England, (1903-1950)
  2. A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen, Norway (1828-1906)
  3. A Sentimental Education by Gustave Flaubert, France, (1821-1880)
  4. Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner, United States, (1897-1962)
  5. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, United States, (1835-1910)
  6. The Aeneid by Virgil, Italy, (70-19 BC)
  7. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Russia, (1828-1910)
  8. Beloved by Toni Morrison, United States, (b. 1931)
  9. Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Doblin, Germany, (1878-1957)
  10. Blindness by Jose Saramago, Portugal, (1922-2010)

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Top 100 all-time novels

There are millions of books that have been published since the invention of printing, but not all have successfully passed the test of time.  The following list is about the Top 100 Novels that inspired us and made a huge impact in the mind of the reader.   From well known authors such as Shakespeare, Dostoyevsky or Tolkien, to contemporary bestselling writers such as JK Rowling, those are novels that one should read during their lifetime.

  1. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
  2. The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien
  3. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
  4. Harry Potter series, JK Rowling
  5. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  6. One Thousand and One Nights, Anon
  7. Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte
  8. Nineteen Eighty Four, George Orwell
  9. His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman
  10. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

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