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The Norwegian Book Club, Verdensbiblioteket [2002]

    103 entries: 96 monographical, 7 otherwise
    Unranked—arranged alphabetically by author

    The Norwegian Book Club initiated one of the best "great books" projects in 2002. One-hundred writers were polled; the results are only arranged chronologically, with the caveat that Don Quixote is the best. A Wikipedia article about the project provides the names of the 100 scholars and writers on the same page as the list.


  1. Chinua Achebe

  2. Things Fall Apart_9
    1958—English
    *Ward* *Bloom* *Fadiman* *Utne* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *Smart* *Taylor*

    • Hans Christian Andersen

    Fables_5
    Nineteenth Century—Danish
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  3. Jane Austen

  4. Pride and Prejudice_30
    originally anonymously published 1813—English
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  5. Honoré de Balzac

  6. Le Père Goriot_14
    Father Goriot
    originally published serially Dec. 1834-Feb. 1835 in Revue de Paris—French

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    Samuel Beckett
  7. Molloy_4

  8. 1951—French
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  9. Malone Muert_4

  10. 1951—French
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  11. L'Innommable_4

  12. The Unnameable
    1953—French

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  13. Giovanni Boccaccio

  14. Il Decameron, Cognominato Prencipe Galeotto_12
    ca. 1351-53—Italian
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  15. Jorge Luis Borges

  16. Ficciones_6
    originally entitled El Jardín de Senderos que se Bifurcan, published 1941; expanded 1944 and 1956—Spanish
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  17. Emily Brontë

  18. Wuthering Heights_17
    originally published 1847 under the pseudonym, Ellis Bell; revised 1850—English
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  19. Albert Camus

  20. L'Étranger_14
    The Stranger
    1942—French

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    • Paul Celan

    Poems_1
    Twentieth Century—German
    *Norway*

  21. Louis-Ferdinand Céline

  22. Voyage au Bout de la Nuit_4
    Journey to the End of Night
    1932—French

    *Bloom* *Norway* *Dirda* *Deposit*

  23. Miguel de Cervantes

  24. El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha_36
    Don Quixote
    originally published in two volumes, 1605 and 1615; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Edith Grossman's English translation—Spanish

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  25. Geoffrey Chaucer

  26. Canterbury Tales_30
    1478; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Nevill Coghill's modern English version—English
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    • Anton Chekhov

    Stories_7
    late Nineteenth-early Twentieth centuries—Russian
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  27. Joseph Conrad

  28. Nostromo_5
    originally published serially 1904 in T P's Weekly—English
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  29. Dante

  30. La Divina Commedia_33
    The Divine Comedy
    originally entitled La Commedia; written ca. 1308-21—Italian

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  31. Charles Dickens

  32. Great Expectations_15
    originally published serially Dec. 1860-Aug. 1861 in All the Year Round—English
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  33. Denis Diderot

  34. Jacques le Fataliste et Son Maître_4
    Jacques the Fatalist and His Master
    published in part, 1785; in its entirety, 1796—French

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  35. Alfred Döblin

  36. Berlin Alexanderplatz_2
    1929—German
    *Bloom* *Norway*

    Fyodor Dostoevsky
  37. Prestuplénie i Nakazániye_22

  38. Crime and Punishment
    originally published serially Jan.-Dec. 1866 in Rússkij Véstnik; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky's English translation—Russian

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  39. Idiot_11

  40. originally published serially 1868-9 in Rússkij Véstnik—Russian
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  41. Besy_9

  42. Demons; The Devils; The Possessed
    1872—Russian

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  43. Brat'â Karamazovy_23

  44. The Brothers Karamazov
    originally published serially 1880 in Rússkij Véstnik—Russian

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  45. George Eliot

  46. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life _22
    originally published serially Dec. 1871-Dec. 1872—English
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  47. Ralph Ellison

  48. Invisible Man_12
    1952—English
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  49. Euripides

  50. Mēdeia_17
    Medea
    431 B.C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Michael Collier and Georgia Ann Machemer's English translation—Greek

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    William Faulkner
  51. Absalom, Absalom!_7

  52. 1936—English
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  53. The Sound and the Fury_13

  54. 1929—English
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    Gustave Flaubert
  55. Madame Bovary_29

  56. originally published serially Oct. 1856-Dec. 1856 in La Revue de Paris; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Frances Steegmuller's English translation—French
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  57. L'Éducation Sentimentale_8

  58. 1869—French
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  59. Federico García Lorca

  60. Romancero Gitano_3
    Gypsy Ballads
    originally entitled Primero Romancero Gitano, published 1928—Spanish

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    Gabriel García Márquez
  61. Cien Anõs de Soledad_18

  62. One Hundred Years of Solitude
    1967; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Gregory Rabassa's English translation—Spanish

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  63. El Amor en los Tiempos del Cólera_6

  64. Love in the Time of Cholera
    1985—Spanish

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    --
  65. Sha Naqba Imuru_11

  66. The Epic of Gilgamesh; He Who Saw the Deep
    Eighteenth-Tenth centuries B.C—Sumerian; Akkadian

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  67. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  68. Faust_26
    originally published in two volumes: first, Faust. Der Tragödie Erster Teil, published in part, 1790; in its entirey, 1808; revised 1829; second, Faust. Der Tragödie Zweiter Teil, 1832—German
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  69. Nikolai Gogol

  70. Mërtvyâ Duši_11
    Dead Souls
    1842—Russian

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  71. Günter Grass

  72. Die Blechtrommel_6
    The Tin Drum
    1959—German

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  73. João Guimarães Rosa

  74. Grande Sertão: Veredas_2
    The Devil to Pay in the Backlands
    1956—Portuguese

    *Ward* *Norway*

  75. Knut Hamsun

  76. Sult_5
    Hunger
    published in part, 1888, in Ny Jord; in its entirety, 1890—Norwegian

    *Ward* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Norway*

  77. Ernest Hemingway

  78. The Old Man and the Sea_8
    1952—English
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    Homer
  79. Iliad_33

  80. ca. Ninth-Eighth centuries B.C; Cowan and Guinness ("Trinity") specifiy Richard Lattimore's English translation; Mallison ("Smart") notes Derek Jacobi's modern aural version—Greek
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  81. Odýsseia_36

  82. The Odyssey
    ca. Ninth-Eighth centuries B.C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Robert Fitzgerald's English translation—Greek

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  83. Henrik Ibsen

  84. Et Dukkehjem_14
    A Doll's House
    1879—Norwegian

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    --
    • The Book of Job_8

    part of the Bible—Hebrew; Aramaic; Greek
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  85. James Joyce

  86. Ulysses_20
    published in part serially Mar. 1918-Dec. 1920 in the Little Review; in its entirety, 1922—English
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    Franz Kafka
  87. Die Verwandlung_14

  88. The Metamorphosis
    originally published 1915 in Die Weißen Blätter; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Stanley Corngold's English translation—German

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  89. Der Prozess_16

  90. The Trial
    1925—German

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  91. Das Schloss_9

  92. The Castle
    1926—German

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  93. Kalidasa

  94. Abhijnanasakuntalam_6
    The Recognition of Sakuntala
    ca. Fifth Century—Sanskrit

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  95. Kawabata Yasunari

  96. Yama no Oto_1
    The Sound of the Mountain
    1954—Japanese

    *Norway*

  97. Nikos Kazantzakis

  98. Zorba the Greek_3
    1946—Greek
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  99. D H Lawrence

  100. Sons and Lovers_9
    1913—English
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  101. Halldór Laxness

  102. Sjálfstætt Fólk_2
    Independent People
    originally published in two volumes, 1934 and 1935—Icelandic

    *Norway* *Zane*

    • Giacomo Leopardi

    Poems_3
    early Nineteenth Century—Italian
    *Classics* *Bloom* *Norway*

  103. Doris Lessing

  104. The Golden Notebook_2
    1962—English
    *Bloom* *Norway*

  105. Astrid Lindgren

  106. Pippi Långstrump_1
    Pippi Longstocking
    1945—Swedish

    *Norway*

    • Lu Xun

    'Kuángrén Rìjì'_2
    'A Madman's Diary'
    1918—Chinese

    *Fadiman* *Norway*

  107. Vyasa

  108. Mahabharata_13
    includes Bhagavad Gita; ca. Ninth Century B C-Fourth Century—Sanskrit
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  109. Naguib Mahfouz

  110. Awlad Haritna_1
    Children of Gebelawi
    originally published serially 1959 in Al-Ahram—Arabic

    *Norway*

    Thomas Mann
  111. Buddenbrooks_5

  112. 1901—German
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  113. Der Zauberberg_12

  114. The Magic Mountain
    1924; Mallison ("Smart") specifies John E Woods's English translation—German

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  115. Herman Melville

  116. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale_26
    1851—English
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  117. Michel de Montaigne

  118. Les Essais_26
    Essays
    originally published in three volumes: 1580, 1588, and 1595—French

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  119. Elsa Morante

  120. La Storia_1
    1974—Italian
    *Norway*

  121. Toni Morrison

  122. Beloved_8
    1987—English
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  123. Murasaki Shikibu

  124. Genji Monogatari_12
    The Tale of Genji
    ca. early Eleventh Century; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Royall Tyler's English translation—Japanese

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  125. Robert Musil

  126. Der Mann Ohne Eigenschaften_5
    The Man Without Qualities
    originally published in three volumes: 1930, 1933, and 1943—German

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  127. Vladimir Nabokov

  128. Lolita_11
    1955—English
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  129. Njáls Saga_5

  130. ca. Thirteenth Century—Norse
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  131. George Orwell

  132. Nineteen Eighty-Four_17
    1949—English
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  133. Ovid

  134. Metamorphoseon_14
    Metamorphoses
    8; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Charles Martin's English translation—Latin

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  135. Fernando Pessoa

  136. Livro do Desassossego: Composto por Bernardo Soares, Ajudante de Guarda-Livros na Cidade de Lisboa_2
    The Book of Disquiet
    1928—Portuguese

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    • Edgar Allan Poe

    Complete stories_1
    No particular edition specified; nearly all collections include The Narrative of Gordon Pym—English
    *Norway*

  137. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym. Of Nantucket_4

  138. published in part, 1836-37, in the Southern Literary Messenger, under the author's given name; in its entirety, 1838, under the pseudonym, Arthur Gordon Pym—English
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  139. Marcel Proust

  140. À la Recherche du Temps Perdu_17
    In Search of Lost Time; In Remembrance of Things Past
    originally published in seven volumes, two of which originally published as two books each, 1913-27—French

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  141. François Rabelais

  142. La Vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel_22
    originally published in five volumes: Les Horribles et Épouvantables Faits et Prouesses du Très Renommé Pantagruel Roi des Dipsodes, Fils du Grand Géant Gargantua, 1532; La Vie Très Horrifique du Grand Gargantua, Père de Pantagruel, 1534; Le Tiers Livre des Faicts et Dicts Héroïques du Bon Pantagruel, 1546; Le Quart Livre des Faicts et Dicts Héroïques du Bon Pantagruel, 1552; Le Cinquiesme et Dernier Livre des Faicts et Dicts Héroïques du Bon Pantagruel, 1564; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Thomas Urquhart and Peter Motteux's English translation—French
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  143. Juan Rulfo

  144. Pedro Páramo_2
    1955—Spanish
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  145. Rumi

  146. Masnavi-l Ma'navi_4
    Mathnavi
    written ca. 1258-73—Persian

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  147. Salman Rushdie

  148. Midnight's Children_7
    1981—English
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  149. Saadi Shirazi

  150. Bostan_1
    written 1257—Persian
    *Norway*

  151. Tayeb Salih

  152. Mawsim al-Hijra ila ash-Shamal_1
    Season of Migration to the North
    1966—Arabic

    *Norway*

  153. José Saramago

  154. Ensaio Sobre a Cegueira_1
    Blindness
    1995—Portuguese

    *Norway*

    William Shakespeare
  155. Hamlet_27

  156. 1602—English
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  157. King Lear_21

  158. 1606—English
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  159. Othello_14

  160. ca. 1604—English
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  161. Sophocles

  162. Oidipous Tyrannos_25
    Oedipus Rex; Oedipus the King
    ca. 429 B.C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald's English translation—Greek

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  163. Stendhal

  164. Le Rouge et le Noir, Chronique du XIXe Siècle_18
    The Red and the Black
    1830—French

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  165. Laurence Sterne

  166. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman_14
    originally published in nine volumes, 1759-67—English
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  167. Italo Svevo

  168. La Coscienza di Zeno_3
    Zeno's Conscience
    1923—Italian

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  169. Jonathan Swift

  170. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and Then a Captain of Several Ships_29
    Gulliver's Travels
    1726; revised 1735—English

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    Leo Tolstoy
  171. Voyna i Mir"_24

  172. War and Peace
    originally entitled 1805, published in part, 1865 and 1867; retitled and published in its entirety, 1869—Russian

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  173. Anna Karenina_19

  174. published in part serially 1873-7 in Rússkij Véstnik; in its entirety, 1877; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky's English translation—Russian
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  175. Smert' Ivana Il'icha_5

  176. The Death of Ivan Ilyich
    1886—Russian

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  177. Kitab alf Laylah Wa-Laylah_17

  178. The Thousand and One Nights; The Arabian Nights
    Ninth-Fifteenth centuries; Taylor specifies Richard Burton's version—Arabic

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  179. Mark Twain

  180. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn_23
    1884—English
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  181. Valmiki

  182. Ramayana_10
    ca. Fifth-Second centuries B C—Sanskrit
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  183. Publius Vergilius Maro (Virgil)

  184. Aeneid_26
    First Century B C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Dudley Fitts and Robert Fagles's English translation—Latin
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  185. Walt Whitman

  186. Leaves of Grass_20
    1855; expanded and revised through ninth edition, 1892—English
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    Virginia Woolf
  187. Mrs. Dalloway_11

  188. published in part, Jul. 1923, as 'Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street', in the Dial; in its entirety, 1925—English
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  189. To the Lighthouse_12

  190. 1927 —English
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  191. Marguerite Yourcenar

  192. Les Mémoires d'Hadrien_2
    The Memoirs of Hadrian
    1951—French

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