The Modern Library's 100 Best Novels: The Board's List

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100 Works 1,184,055 Livros 19,057 Críticas ½ 3.9

The goal of the "100 Best" project was to get people talking about great books. We succeeded beyond our wildest imaginings — more than 400,000 avid readers rushed online to cast votes for their

mostrar mais favorite books.

The readers' poll for the best novels published in the English language since 1900 opened on July 20, 1998 and closed on October 20, 1998, with 217,520 votes cast.

This list of 100 novels was drawn up by the editorial board of Modern Library. See also The Readers' List. mostrar menos

Year Awarded:
1998
ObraEtiqueta de Ordem
Ulysses (1922) por James Joyce
1
O grande Gatsby (1925) por F. Scott Fitzgerald
2
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916) por James Joyce
3
Lolita (1955) por Vladimir Nabokov
4
Brave New World (1932) por Aldous Huxley
5
The Sound and the Fury (1929) por William Faulkner
6
Catch-22 (1961) por Joseph Heller
7
Darkness at Noon (1940) por Arthur Koestler
8
Sons And Lovers (1913) por D. H. Lawrence
9
The Grapes of Wrath (1939) por John Steinbeck
10
Under the Volcano (1947) por Malcolm Lowry
11
The Way of All Flesh (1903) por Samuel Butler
12
1984 (1949) por George Orwell
13
I, Claudius (1934) por Robert Graves
14
To the Lighthouse (1927) por Virginia Woolf
15
An American Tragedy (1925) por Theodore Dreiser
16
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1940) por Carson McCullers
17
Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) por Kurt Vonnegut
18
Invisible Man (1952) por Ralph Ellison
19
Native Son (1940) por Richard Wright
20
Henderson the Rain King (1958) por Saul Bellow
21
Appointment in Samarra (1934) por John O'Hara
22
U.S.A. (1938) por John Dos Passos
23
Winesburg, Ohio (1919) por Sherwood Anderson
24
A Passage to India (1924) por E. M. Forster
25
The Wings of the Dove (1902) por Henry James
26
The Ambassadors (1903) por Henry James
27
Tender is the Night (1934) por F. Scott Fitzgerald
28
Studs Lonigan (1935) por James T. Farrell
29
The Good Soldier (1915) por Ford Madox Ford
30
O Triunfo dos Porcos (1945) por George Orwell
31
The Golden Bowl (1904) por Henry James
32
Sister Carrie (1900) por Theodore Dreiser
33
A Handful of Dust (1934) por Evelyn Waugh
34
As I Lay Dying (1930) por William Faulkner
35
All the King's Men (1946) por Robert Penn Warren
36
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927) por Thornton Wilder
37
Howards End (1910) por E. M. Forster
38
Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953) por James Baldwin
39
The Heart of the Matter (1948) por Graham Greene
40
Lord of the Flies (1954) por William Golding
41
Deliverance (1970) por James Dickey
42
A Dance to the Music of Time (1955) por Anthony Powell
43
Point Counter Point (1928) por Aldous Huxley
44
The Sun Also Rises (1926) por Ernest Hemingway
45
The Secret Agent (1907) por Joseph Conrad
46
Nostromo (1904) por Joseph Conrad
47
The Rainbow (1915) por D. H. Lawrence
48
Women in Love (1920) por D. H. Lawrence
49
Tropic of Cancer (1934) por Henry Miller
50
The Naked and the Dead (1948) por Norman Mailer
51
Portnoy's Complaint (1967) por Philip Roth
52
Pale Fire (1962) por Vladimir Nabokov
53
Light in August (1932) por William Faulkner
54
On the Road (1957) por Jack Kerouac
55
The Maltese Falcon (1930) por Dashiell Hammett
56
Parade's End (1925) por Ford Madox Ford
57
The Age of Innocence (1920) por Edith Wharton
58
Zuleika Dobson (1911) por Max Beerbohm
59
The Moviegoer (1961) por Walker Percy
60
Death Comes for the Archbishop (1927) por Willa Cather
61
From Here to Eternity (1951) por James Jones
62
The Wapshot Chronicle (1957) por John Cheever
63
The Catcher in the Rye (1951) por J. D. Salinger
64
A Clockwork Orange (1962) por Anthony Burgess
65
Of Human Bondage (1915) por W. Somerset Maugham
66
Heart of Darkness (1899) por Joseph Conrad
67
Main Street (1920) por Sinclair Lewis
68
The House of Mirth (1905) por Edith Wharton
69
The Alexandria Quartet (1957) por Lawrence Durrell
70
A High Wind in Jamaica (1929) por Richard Hughes
71
A House for Mr Biswas (1961) por V. S. Naipaul
72
The Day of the Locust (1939) por Nathanael West
73
A Farewell to Arms (1929) por Ernest Hemingway
74
Scoop (1938) por Evelyn Waugh
75
O apogeu de Miss Jean Brodie (1961) por Muriel Spark
76
Finnegans Wake (1939) por James Joyce
77
Kim (1901) por Rudyard Kipling
78
A Room with a View (1908) por E. M. Forster
79
Brideshead Revisited (1945) por Evelyn Waugh
80
The Adventures of Augie March (1953) por Saul Bellow
81
Angle of Repose (1971) por Wallace Stegner
82
A Bend in the River (1979) por V. S. Naipaul
83
The Death of the Heart (1938) por Elizabeth Bowen
84
Lord Jim (1900) por Joseph Conrad
85
Ragtime (1975) por E. L. Doctorow
86
The Old Wives' Tale (1908) por Arnold Bennett
87
The Call of the Wild (1903) por Jack London
88
Loving (1945) por Henry Green
89
Midnight's Children (1981) por Salman Rushdie
90
Tobacco Road (1932) por Erskine Caldwell
91
Ironweed (1983) por William J. Kennedy
92
The Magus (1965) por John Fowles
93
Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) por Jean Rhys
94
Under the Net (1954) por Iris Murdoch
95
Sophie's Choice (1979) por William Styron
96
The Sheltering Sky (1949) por Paul Bowles
97
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1934) por James M. Cain
98
The Ginger Man (1955) por J. P. Donleavy
99
The Magnificent Ambersons (1918) por Booth Tarkington
100

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