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You Don’t Have to Be a Lover of Book to Enjoy These 62 Classics At Least Once In Your Lifetime

You Don't Have to Be a Lover of Book to Enjoy These 62 Classics At Least Once In Your Lifetime

There is a reason why these books are called classics. Written by the world’s most brilliant minds, these books have become the standard for various contemporary authors to follow. They’ve inspired the creation of several modern genres of literature due to their sheer brilliance.

If you’re a lover of books and literature, then you can never go wrong with this list below. All these books are worth reading at least once in a lifetime.

1. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

2. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

3. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

4. Bleak House by Charles Dickens

5. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

6. Persuasion by Jane Austen

7. The Color Purple by Alice Walker

8. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

9. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

10. The Outsiders by Susan Eloise Hinton

11. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

12. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

13. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot; (woman, I had no idea)

14. Moby Dick by Charles Dickens

15. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

16. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

17. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

18. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

19. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

20. Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

21. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

22. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

23. The Secret History by Donna Tartt

24. The Call of the Wild by Jack London

25. The Chrysalids by John Wyndham

26. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

27. The Death of the Heart by Elizabeth Bowen

28. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

29. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

30. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

31. The Go-Between by L. P. Hartley

32. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

33. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

34. Go Tell It On The Mountain by James Baldwin

35. Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

36. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

38. The Code of the Woosters by P. G. Wodehouse

39. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

40. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

41. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

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42. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

43. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray

44. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

45. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

46. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

47. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

48. “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

49. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

50. Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte

51. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

52. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

53. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

54. The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larrson

55. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

56. “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas

57. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

58. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

59. Ulysses by James Joyce

60. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

61. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

62. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (#3) by Arthur Conan Doyle

What other literary classics deserve to be on this list? Leave a comment below.


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