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Cover of The Real Deal by Paritosh Uttam

Cover of Dreams in Prussian Blue by Paritosh Uttam

The Radcliffe Top 100 is the list of top 100 novels in English published in the 20th century, as selected and rated by the Radcliffe Publishing Course.

Reading score: 98/100

† Yet to read.

Rank   TitleAuthor
1The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
2The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger
3The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck
4To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
5The Color Purple Alice Walker
6Ulysses James Joyce
7Beloved Toni Morrison
8The Lord of the Flies William Golding
91984 George Orwell
10The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner
11Lolita Vladimir Nabokov
12Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
13Charlotte’s Web E.B. White
14A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce
15Catch-22 Joseph Heller
16Brave New World Aldous Huxley
17Animal Farm Geore Orwell
18The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway
19As I Lay Dying William Faulkner
20A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway
21Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad
22Winnie-the-Pooh A.A. Milne
23Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston
24Invisible Man Ralph Ellison
25Song of Solomon Toni Morrison
26Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell
27Native Son Richard Wright
28One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Ken Kesey
29Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut
30For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway
31On the Road Jack Kerouac
32The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
33The Call of the Wild Jack London
34To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf
35The Portrait of a Lady Henry James
36Go Tell It on the Mountain James Baldwin
37 The World According to Garp John Irving
38 All the King’s Men Robert Penn Warren
39A Room with a View E. M. Forster
40The Lord of the Rings J.R.R. Tolkien
41Schindler’s List Thomas Keneally
42The Age of Innocence Edith Wharton
43Fountainhead Ayn Rand
44Finnegans Wake James Joyce
45The Jungle Upton Sinclair
46Mrs. Dalloway Virginia Woolf
47The Wonderful Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum
48Lady Chatterley’s Lover D. H. Lawrence
49A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess
50The Awakening Kate Chopin
51My Antonia Willa Cather
52Howards End E. M. Forster
53In Cold Blood Truman Capote
54Franny and Zooey J. D. Salinger
55The Satanic Verses Salman Rushdie
56Jazz Toni Morrison
57Sophie’s Choice William Styron
58Absalom, Absalom! William Faulkner
59A Passage to India E. M. Forster
60Ethan Frome Edith Wharton
61A Good Man Is Hard to Find Flannery O’Connor
62Tender Is the Night F. Scott Fitzgerald
63Orlando Virginia Woolf
64Sons and Lovers D. H. Lawrence
65Bonfire of the Vanities Tom Wolfe
66Cat’s Cradle Kurt Vonnegut
67A Separate Peace John Knowles
68Light in August William Faulkner
69The Wings of the Dove Henry James
70Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe
71Rebecca Daphne du Maurier
72The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams
73Naked Lunch William S. Burroughs
74Brideshead Revisited Evelyn Waugh
75Women in Love D. H. Lawrence
76Look Homeward, Angel Thomas Wolfe
77In Our Time Ernest Hemingway
78The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Gertrude Stein
79The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hammett
80The Naked and the Dead Norman Mailer
81Wide Sargasso Sea Jean Rhys
82White Noise Don DeLillo
83O Pioneers! Willa Cather
84Tropic of Cancer Henry Miller
85The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells
86Lord Jim Joseph Conrad
87The Bostonians Henry James
88An American Tragedy Theodore Dreiser
89Death Comes for the Archbishop Willa Cather
90The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame
91This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald
92Atlas Shrugged Ayn Rand
93The French Lieutenant’s Woman John Fowles
94Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
95Kim Rudyard Kipling
96The Beautiful and Damned F. Scott Fitzgerald
97Rabbit, Run John Updike
98Where Angels Fear to Tread E. M. Forster
99Main Street Sinclair Lewis
100Midnight’s Children Salman Rushdie