40 best books to read before you die

Given by The Independent

40 obres 1,241,560 Llibres 21,505 Ressenyes 4.0

Losing yourself in a great novel is one of life’s joys. Here our critics Ceri Radford and Chris Harvey pick the books you need to read.

ObraAny
Frankenstein de Mary Shelley
2022
Americanah de Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2013
Wolf Hall de Hilary Mantel
2009
El déu de les coses petites de Arundhati Roy
1997
The Secret History de Donna Tartt
1992
Beloved de Toni Morrison
1987
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ de Sue Townsend
1982
Els Fills de la mitjanit de Salman Rushdie
1981
Blade runner de Philip K. Dick
1968
Cent anys de solitud de Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1967
Duna de Frank Herbert
1965
Charlie i la fàbrica de xocolata de Roald Dahl
1964
La campana de vidre de Sylvia Plath
1963
La taronja mecànica de Anthony Burgess
1962
Catch-22 de Joseph Heller
1961
Matar un rossinyol de Harper Lee
1960
Jane Eyre de Charlotte Brontë
1960
Tot se'n va en orris de Chinua Achebe
1958
El guepard de Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
1958
Lolita de Vladimir Nabokov
1955
Senyor de les mosques de William Golding
1954
El vigilant en el camp de sègol de J. D. Salinger
1951
1984 de George Orwell
1949
Brideshead Revisited de Evelyn Waugh
1945
La gran dormida de Raymond Chandler
1939
Rebecca de Daphne Du Maurier
1938
El Codi dels Wooster de P. G. Wodehouse
1938
La filla de Robert Poste de Stella Gibbons
1932
El procés de Franz Kafka
1925
El gran Gatsby de F. Scott Fitzgerald
1925
El cor de les tenebres de Joseph Conrad
1899
Dràcula de Bram Stoker
1897
Teresa dels Urbervilles : una dona pura, fidelment presentada de Thomas Hardy
1891
Anna Karènina de Leo Tolstoy
1875
Middlemarch de George Eliot
1871
Grans esperances de Charles Dickens
1861
La fira de les vanitats de William Makepeace Thackeray
1848
Cims borrascosos de Emily Brontë
1847
Orgull i prejudici de Jane Austen
1813
Les relacions perilloses de Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
1782
* Green text is "calculated" text. Calculated text is provided based on global LibraryThing data.

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