Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels of the 20th Century

On July 21, 1998, the Radcliffe Publishing Course compiled and released its own list of the century’s top 100 novels, at the request of the Modern Library editorial board.


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100 books · 50 voters · list created January 23rd, 2011 by Ola (votes) .
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Ola 922 books
140 friends
Susanna - Censored by GoodReads 3248 books
861 friends
Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) 545 books
369 friends
Phillip 4741 books
134 friends
Kristina 195 books
8 friends
CT 681 books
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Kate 1418 books
65 friends
Judy 876 books
7 friends

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message 1: by George P. (last edited Aug 13, 2020 08:55PM) (new)

George P. If you're interested in seeing the original rank-ordering when the list was created by Radcliffe students of the publishing course, see librarything.com/bookaward/Radcliffe+... The Great Gatsby and The Catcher in the Rye were no. 1 & 2.


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