Reading books is undeniably one of the greatest treasures that anyone can have. You can learn anything from it. The descriptive imagination that it portrays as if you have been there. It is also our gateway to unimaginable secrets. They can be our healers and confidant in tough times.

The following are the lists of the most famous books ever written:

  1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  2. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
  3. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  4. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  5. The Odyssey by Homer
  6. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  7. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
  8. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  9. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  10. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  11. In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
  12. Ulysses by James Joyce
  13. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  14. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  15. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  16. The Iliad by Homer
  17. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
  18. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  19. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  20. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  21.  Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
  22. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  23. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  24. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
  25. The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
  26. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  27.  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  28.  Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  29. Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
  30. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  31. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  32. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  33.  The Trial by Franz Kafka
  34. The Red and the Black by Stendhal
  35.  Middlemarch by George Eliot
  36. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
  37.  Beloved by Toni Morrison
  38.  Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  39. The Stories of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov
  40. The Stranger by Albert Camus
  41.  Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  42. The Aeneid by Virgil
  43. Collected Fiction by Jorge Luis Borges
  44. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  45. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  46. Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne
  47.  Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
  48. The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann
  49. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
  50. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
  51. Oedipus the King by Sophocles
  52. Candide by Voltaire
  53.  The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
  54. The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  55.  Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
  56. A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
  57.  The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  58.  Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  59. Emma by Jane Austen
  60. Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
  61.  Native Son by Richard Wright
  62. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal
  63.  Paradise Lost by John Milton
  64. Gargantua and Pantagruel by Francois Rabelais
  65. Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
  66. Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  67. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  68. The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire
  69. Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
  70.  For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
  71. The Complete Stories of Franz Kafka by Franz Kafka
  72. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
  73. The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
  74.  Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  75.  Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
  76. Antigone by Sophocles
  77.  As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  78.  The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  79. The Possessed by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  80. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  81. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  82. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  83. The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
  84. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
  85. Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
  86. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  87. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
  88. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  89. Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf
  90. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
  91. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
  92. Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry
  93. The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot
  94. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
  95. Journey to the End of The Night by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
  96. The Castle by Franz Kafka
  97. A Sentimental Education by Gustave Flaubert
  98. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  99. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  100. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Books have let us feel various emotions whether happy, sad, anxious, fear, etc., nonetheless it has created a place in our hearts and mind.

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”

– Charles W. Eliot

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