101 Books to Read - Fiction
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1 Animal Farm
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 1,303,674 ratings
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2 1984
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 1,274,594 ratings
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3 Rebecca
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 208,344 ratings
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4 Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 383,463 ratings
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5 Jane Eyre
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 863,459 ratings
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6 The Count of Monte Cristo
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 426,793 ratings
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6 War and Peace
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 112,193 ratings
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8 Les Misérables
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 404,390 ratings
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9 Brave New World
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 721,311 ratings
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10 The Adventures of Huckleber...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 802,571 ratings
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11 The Picture of Dorian Gray
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 386,964 ratings
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12 Life of Pi
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 748,950 ratings
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13 Anna Karenina
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 290,924 ratings
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13 The Taming of the Shrew
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 100,824 ratings
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15 The Da Vinci Code (Robert L...
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 1,192,281 ratings
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16 Fahrenheit 451
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 745,421 ratings
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17 The Great Gatsby
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 1,707,185 ratings
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17 Oliver Twist
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 155,308 ratings
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19 Sense and Sensibility
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 558,404 ratings
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20 Fight Club
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 254,108 ratings
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21 For Whom the Bell Tolls
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 137,854 ratings
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22 The A.B.C. Murders (Hercule...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 31,822 ratings
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23 The Curious Incident of the...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 603,269 ratings
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24 The Blind Assassin
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 79,607 ratings
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25 The Kite Runner
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 1,210,573 ratings
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26 Uncle Tom's Cabin
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 102,096 ratings
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27 Lord of the Flies
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 1,194,211 ratings
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28 Extremely Loud and Incredib...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 218,312 ratings
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29 Cat's Cradle
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 180,191 ratings
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29 Of Mice and Men
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 1,031,514 ratings
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31 A Tale of Two Cities
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 493,836 ratings
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31 The Girl Who Kicked the Hor...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 349,248 ratings
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33 Heart of Darkness and the C...
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3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 161,823 ratings
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34 Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
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3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 301,661 ratings
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35 Murder on the Orient Expres...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 94,100 ratings
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36 The Metamorphosis
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 234,880 ratings
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37 What is the What
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 48,817 ratings
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38 Slaughterhouse-Five
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 607,638 ratings
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38 Never Let Me Go
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 199,906 ratings
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40 One Hundred Years of Solitude
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 406,762 ratings
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41 The Dante Club
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3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 27,519 ratings
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42 Room
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 293,566 ratings
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43 The Pillars of the Earth  (...
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 318,065 ratings
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44 Fathers and Sons
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 31,411 ratings
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45 Indecent Exposure
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 1,234 ratings
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45 Riotous Assembly (Piemburg,...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 1,661 ratings
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47 I Am Legend
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 26,426 ratings
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48 Five Little Pigs (Hercule P...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 12,969 ratings
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48 No Country for Old Men
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 74,288 ratings
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48 The Girl Who Played with Fi...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 428,222 ratings
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51 Shroud for a Nightingale (A...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 13,647 ratings
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52 Selected Tales
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 3,655 ratings
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53 A Murder Is Announced (Miss...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 17,933 ratings
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54 The Mirror Crack'd from Sid...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 14,559 ratings
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55 The Color Purple
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 288,352 ratings
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55 The Girl with the Dragon Ta...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 1,154,170 ratings
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57 The Lord of the Rings (The ...
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4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 281,005 ratings
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58 Evil Under the Sun (Hercule...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 19,910 ratings
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59 The Collected Poems
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 9,900 ratings
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60 Gorky Park (Arkady Renko, #1)
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 31,343 ratings
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61 The Hitchhiker's Guide to t...
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 691,399 ratings
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62 Snow Falling on Cedars
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 90,130 ratings
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63 The Plot Against America
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 19,848 ratings
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64 Death Comes for the Archbishop
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 15,266 ratings
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65 Flight
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 7,905 ratings
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66 The Lone Ranger and Tonto F...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 13,668 ratings
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67 A Psalm for Cock Robin: A H...
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
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68 Crueltown: A Drew Steele Lo...
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69 End of the Civil War
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings
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70 Who Owns Arizona?:  A Drew ...
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
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71 My Vietnam War
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4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings
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71 Seawitch
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 1,249 ratings
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73 The Invisible Man
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3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 51,517 ratings
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74 The War of the Worlds
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 109,896 ratings
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75 The Time Machine
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 177,126 ratings
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76 Poirot Investiga (Hércules ...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 16,474 ratings
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77 The Corporation: The Pathol...
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 1,843 ratings
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77 Murder in Mesopotamia (Herc...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 14,858 ratings
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79 Curtain (Hercule Poirot, #39)
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 14,146 ratings
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80 Cat Among the Pigeons (Herc...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 12,696 ratings
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81 The Importance of Being Ear...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 135,084 ratings
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82 Headhunters
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 10,471 ratings
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82 A Pocket Full of Rye (Miss ...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 12,481 ratings
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84 The Big Four (Hercule Poiro...
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 12,156 ratings
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85 Appointment with Death (Her...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 14,644 ratings
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85 To Kill a Mockingbird
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 1,996,245 ratings
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85 Nemesis (Miss Marple #12)
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 11,272 ratings
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88 The Man in the Brown Suit
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 31,734 ratings
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89 The Body in the Library (Mi...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 24,444 ratings
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90 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 43,048 ratings
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91 Death on the Nile (Hercule ...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 44,711 ratings
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92 Police at the Funeral (Albe...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 2,705 ratings
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92 Murder at the Vicarage (Mis...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 57,063 ratings
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94 The Mysterious Affair at St...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 80,349 ratings
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95 And Then There Were None
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 222,235 ratings
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95 Deep Down (Jack Reacher, #1...
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 5,044 ratings
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97 A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher,...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 21,745 ratings
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98 Nothing to Lose (Jack Reach...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 19,977 ratings
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99 The Eagle Has Landed (Liam ...
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 26,943 ratings
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99 Persuader (Jack Reacher, #7)
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 23,594 ratings
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Lobstergirl A lot of books on this list that don't belong. I removed some but more remain.


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