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The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time

List is from The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time by Daniel S. Burt.

The link below has the complete list, ranked in order of greatness, per Dr. Burt's opinion.

http://www.adherents.com/people/100_n...

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107 books · 96 voters · list created August 26th, 2013 by Ben (votes) .
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Ben 1079 books
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Bettie 15662 books
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Susanna - Censored by GoodReads 3288 books
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Dick 1593 books
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Phillip 4847 books
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Ayny 1896 books
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Sarah 357 books
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Ellinor 6497 books
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message 1: by Ben (last edited Aug 30, 2013 08:58AM) (new)

Ben I feel obliged to mention that I accidentally left Absolam! Absolam! off the list when I initially crafted it. As a result, I think it's presently ranked a lot lower (currently #94) than it would have been had I had it there in the first place. I know for a fact that some of the people who have already voted are big fans of this book.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Thanks for mentioning it, Ben.


message 3: by Ben (new)

Ben Susanna wrote: "Thanks for mentioning it, Ben."

You're welcome!


message 4: by Angus (new)

Angus The list has been updated to include 25 additional novels. I saw the list with those 25 titles but I forget where. An update to this list is in order.


message 5: by BookLovingLady (new)

BookLovingLady It says NOTE: This is a pre-existing list. Please DO NOT ADD BOOKS TO THIS LIST!!!!, yet there are 109 titles on this list at the moment. Odd, as this is a 'reading' site, but reading seems hard for some...


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Alas, all too common.


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