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 — 134,279 ratings
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2 Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 398,001 ratings
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3 Right Ho, Jeeves (Jeeves, #6)
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 12,226 ratings
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4 Lucky Jim
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 13,658 ratings
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5 Slaughterhouse-Five
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 632,844 ratings
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5 Don Quixote
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 104,781 ratings
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7 Idiots in the Machine
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3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 53 ratings
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8 The Code of the Woosters (J...
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 11,808 ratings
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9 Salty
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 144 ratings
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9 Cat's Cradle
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 190,916 ratings
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11 The Ultimate Hitchhiker's G...
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 187,605 ratings
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12 The World According to Garp
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 138,693 ratings
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13 Ticket To Hollywood (Asphal...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 21 ratings
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14 The Catcher in the Rye
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 1,507,568 ratings
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15 The Master and Margarita
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 93,133 ratings
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16 Baked
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 186 ratings
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16 Don Quixote
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 104,781 ratings
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16 High Fidelity
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 121,454 ratings
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19 Moist
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 171 ratings
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20 Treasure Island!!!
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3.21 of 5 stars 3.21 avg rating — 1,105 ratings
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21 A Confederacy of Dunces
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 134,279 ratings
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22 The Catcher in the Rye
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 1,507,568 ratings
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23 Major BS: A Top Secret Mission
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 14 ratings
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23 Dreams of Gold
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 18 ratings
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23 Tongue-Tied With Stomach Knots
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings
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23 Star Island
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3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 10,129 ratings
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23 Land O' Goshen
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 51 ratings
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23 GREETINGS EARTHLINGS, My na...
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3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 12 ratings
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23 Tales From Little Lump - Al...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 41 ratings
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23 This Is Your Captain Speaki...
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3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 107 ratings
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31 Scoop
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 8,949 ratings
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31 The Best Thing That Can Hap...
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 836 ratings
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31 The  Asphalt Warrior (Aspha...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 37 ratings
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31 Nature Girl
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3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 14,160 ratings
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31 Busy Monsters
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3.29 of 5 stars 3.29 avg rating — 555 ratings
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31 Tales From Little Lump - Ni...
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings
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37 My Uncle Napoleon
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 2,125 ratings
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37 Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 50,232 ratings
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37 Sh*t My Dad Says
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 76,175 ratings
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40 Flashman (The Flashman Pape...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 6,064 ratings
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40 Florida Roadkill (Serge Sto...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 4,579 ratings
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42 The Sirens of Titan
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 54,514 ratings
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42 Orange Crush (Serge Storms,...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 2,268 ratings
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44 Mother Night
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 36,316 ratings
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44 Where'd You Go, Bernadette
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 130,259 ratings
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44 Very Good, Jeeves! (Jeeves,...
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 5,044 ratings
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47 The Cider House Rules
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 101,639 ratings
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48 A Widow for One Year
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 39,792 ratings
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48 The Third Policeman
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 8,076 ratings
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50 Ending Up
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 171 ratings
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51 A Long Way Down
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3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 51,629 ratings
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51 The Old Devils
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3.34 of 5 stars 3.34 avg rating — 1,515 ratings
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53 Money
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 11,270 ratings
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54 Motherless Brooklyn
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 20,017 ratings
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