Best Comic Novels
These are the best literary novels with humor. Such a list may transcend genres, but the intent is to list the best novels--novel you love--that happen to also be funny at times. After all, life is not anything if not absurd.
1 A Confederacy of Dunces
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 121,298 ratings
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2 Catch-22
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 366,157 ratings
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3 Lucky Jim
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 12,141 ratings
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4 Right Ho, Jeeves (Jeeves, #6)
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 10,903 ratings
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5 Slaughterhouse-Five
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 578,090 ratings
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5 Don Quixote
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 89,119 ratings
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7 Idiots in the Machine
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3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 43 ratings
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8 Salty
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 124 ratings
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8 Cat's Cradle
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 168,842 ratings
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10 The Ultimate Hitchhiker's G...
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 160,686 ratings
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11 Ticket To Hollywood (Asphal...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 17 ratings
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12 The Code of the Woosters (J...
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 10,673 ratings
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13 The World According to Garp
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 124,617 ratings
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14 Baked
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 156 ratings
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14 High Fidelity
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 111,750 ratings
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16 The Catcher in the Rye
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 1,389,883 ratings
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16 Major BS: A Top Secret Mission
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4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 12 ratings
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16 Dreams of Gold
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 17 ratings
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16 Tongue-Tied With Stomach Knots
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings
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16 L.A. Success
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 20 ratings
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16 Star Island
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3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 8,916 ratings
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16 Moist
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 153 ratings
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16 Land O' Goshen
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 44 ratings
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16 GREETINGS EARTHLINGS, My na...
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2.75 of 5 stars 2.75 avg rating — 4 ratings
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16 Tales From Little Lump - Al...
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4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 22 ratings
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26 Scoop
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 7,709 ratings
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26 The Best Thing That Can Hap...
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3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 736 ratings
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26 The  Asphalt Warrior (Aspha...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 30 ratings
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26 Nature Girl
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 12,935 ratings
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30 My Uncle Napoleon
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 1,853 ratings
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30 Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 43,292 ratings
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30 Sh*t My Dad Says
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 64,979 ratings
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33 Flashman (The Flashman Pape...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 5,277 ratings
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34 The Sirens of Titan
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 48,019 ratings
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35 Mother Night
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 33,077 ratings
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35 Where'd You Go, Bernadette
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 90,877 ratings
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37 The Cider House Rules
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 83,868 ratings
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37 Treasure Island!!!
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3.19 of 5 stars 3.19 avg rating — 936 ratings
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39 A Widow for One Year
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 37,188 ratings
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39 The Third Policeman
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 6,997 ratings
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41 A Confederacy of Dunces
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 121,298 ratings
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42 Don Quixote
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 89,119 ratings
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42 The Catcher in the Rye
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 1,389,883 ratings
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44 The Master and Margarita
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 82,295 ratings
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45 Ending Up
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 149 ratings
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46 A Long Way Down
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3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 44,886 ratings
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46 The Old Devils
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3.32 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 1,336 ratings
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48 Money
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 9,985 ratings
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49 Motherless Brooklyn
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 18,632 ratings
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