40 best books to read before you die

Attributo da The Independent

40 opere 1,241,560 libri 21,505 recensioni 4.0

Losing yourself in a great novel is one of life’s joys. Here our critics Ceri Radford and Chris Harvey pick the books you need to read.

OperaAnno
Frankenstein di Mary Shelley
2022
Americanah di Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2013
Wolf Hall di Hilary Mantel
2009
Il dio delle piccole cose di Arundhati Roy
1997
Dio di illusioni di Donna Tartt
1992
Amatissima di Toni Morrison
1987
Diario segreto di Adrian Mole di anni 13 e 3/4 di Sue Townsend
1982
I figli della mezzanotte di Salman Rushdie
1981
Ma gli androidi sognano pecore elettriche? di Philip K. Dick
1968
Cent'anni di solitudine di Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1967
Dune di Frank Herbert
1965
Charlie e la fabbrica di cioccolata di Roald Dahl
1964
La campana di vetro di Sylvia Plath
1963
Arancia meccanica di Anthony Burgess
1962
Comma 22 di Joseph Heller
1961
Il buio oltre la siepe di Harper Lee
1960
Jane Eyre di Charlotte Brontë
1960
Il crollo di Chinua Achebe
1958
Il Gattopardo di Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
1958
Lolita di Vladimir Nabokov
1955
Il signore delle mosche di William Golding
1954
Il giovane Holden di J. D. Salinger
1951
1984 di George Orwell
1949
Ritorno a Brideshead di Evelyn Waugh
1945
Il grande sonno di Raymond Chandler
1939
La prima moglie di Daphne Du Maurier
1938
Il codice dei Wooster di P. G. Wodehouse
1938
Cold Comfort Farm di Stella Gibbons
1932
Il processo di Franz Kafka
1925
Il grande Gatsby di F. Scott Fitzgerald
1925
Cuore di tenebra di Joseph Conrad
1899
Dracula di Bram Stoker
1897
Tess dei d'Urberville di Thomas Hardy
1891
Anna Karenina di Leo Tolstoy
1875
Middlemarch di George Eliot
1871
Grandi speranze di Charles Dickens
1861
La fiera delle vanità di William Makepeace Thackeray
1848
Cime tempestose di Emily Brontë
1847
Orgoglio e pregiudizio di Jane Austen
1813
Le relazioni pericolose di Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
1782
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