Αρχική > βιβλία > The top 100 books of all time

The top 100 books of all time

clip_image001[4]

Full list of the 100 best works of fiction, alphabetically by author, as determined from a vote by 100 noted writers from 54 countries as released by the Norwegian Book Clubs. Don Quixote was named as the top book in history but otherwise no ranking was provided.

Chinua Achebe, Nigeria, (b. 1930), Things Fall Apart

Hans Christian Andersen, Denmark, (1805-1875), Fairy Tales and Stories

Jane Austen, England, (1775-1817), Pride and Prejudice

Honore de Balzac, France, (1799-1850), Old Goriot

Samuel Beckett, Ireland, (1906-1989), Trilogy: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable

Giovanni Boccaccio, Italy, (1313-1375), Decameron

Jorge Luis Borges, Argentina, (1899-1986), Collected Fictions

Emily Bronte, England, (1818-1848), Wuthering Heights

Albert Camus, France, (1913-1960), The Stranger

Paul Celan, Romania/France, (1920-1970), Poems.

Louis-Ferdinand Celine, France, (1894-1961), Journey to the End of the Night

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spain, (1547-1616), Don Quixote

Geoffrey Chaucer, England, (1340-1400), Canterbury Tales

Anton P Chekhov, Russia, (1860-1904), Selected Stories

Joseph Conrad, England,(1857-1924), Nostromo

Dante Alighieri, Italy, (1265-1321), The Divine Comedy

Charles Dickens, England, (1812-1870), Great Expectations

Denis Diderot, France, (1713-1784), Jacques the Fatalist and His Master

Alfred Doblin, Germany, (1878-1957), Berlin Alexanderplatz

Fyodor M Dostoyevsky, Russia, (1821-1881), Crime and Punishment; The Idiot; The Possessed; The Brothers Karamazov

George Eliot, England, (1819-1880), Middlemarch

Ralph Ellison, United States, (1914-1994), Invisible Man

Euripides, Greece, (c 480-406 BC), Medea

William Faulkner, United States, (1897-1962), Absalom, Absalom; The Sound and the Fury

Gustave Flaubert, France, (1821-1880), Madame Bovary; A Sentimental Education

Federico Garcia Lorca, Spain, (1898-1936), Gypsy Ballads

Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Colombia, (b. 1928), One Hundred Years of Solitude; Love in the Time of Cholera

Gilgamesh, Mesopotamia (c 1800 BC).

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Germany, (1749-1832), Faust

Nikolai Gogol, Russia, (1809-1852), Dead Souls

Gunter Grass, Germany, (b.1927), The Tin Drum

Joao Guimaraes Rosa, Brazil, (1880-1967), The Devil to Pay in the Backlands

Knut Hamsun, Norway, (1859-1952), Hunger.

Ernest Hemingway, United States, (1899-1961), The Old Man and the Sea

Homer, Greece, (c 700 BC), The Iliad and The Odyssey

Henrik Ibsen, Norway (1828-1906), A Doll’s House

The Book of Job, Israel. (600-400 BC).

James Joyce, Ireland, (1882-1941), Ulysses

Franz Kafka, Bohemia, (1883-1924), The Complete Stories; The Trial; The Castle Bohemia

Kalidasa, India, (c. 400), The Recognition of Sakuntala

Yasunari Kawabata, Japan, (1899-1972), The Sound of the Mountain

Nikos Kazantzakis, Greece, (1883-1957), Zorba the Greek

DH Lawrence, England, (1885-1930), Sons and Lovers

Halldor K Laxness, Iceland, (1902-1998), Independent People

Giacomo Leopardi, Italy, (1798-1837), Complete Poems

Doris Lessing, England, (b.1919), The Golden Notebook

Astrid Lindgren, Sweden, (1907-2002), Pippi Longstocking

Lu Xun, China, (1881-1936), Diary of a Madman and Other Stories

Mahabharata, India, (c 500 BC).

Naguib Mahfouz, Egypt, (b. 1911), Children of Gebelawi

Thomas Mann, Germany, (1875-1955), Buddenbrook; The Magic Mountain

Herman Melville, United States, (1819-1891), Moby Dick

Michel de Montaigne, France, (1533-1592), Essays.

Elsa Morante, Italy, (1918-1985), History

Toni Morrison, United States, (b. 1931), Beloved

Shikibu Murasaki, Japan, (N/A), The Tale of Genji Genji

Robert Musil, Austria, (1880-1942), The Man Without Qualities

Vladimir Nabokov, Russia/United States, (1899-1977), Lolita

Njaals Saga, Iceland, (c 1300).

George Orwell, England, (1903-1950), 1984

Ovid, Italy, (c 43 BC), Metamorphoses

Fernando Pessoa, Portugal, (1888-1935), The Book of Disquiet

Edgar Allan Poe, United States, (1809-1849), The Complete Tales

Marcel Proust, France, (1871-1922), Remembrance of Things Past

Francois Rabelais, France, (1495-1553), Gargantua and Pantagruel

Juan Rulfo, Mexico, (1918-1986), Pedro Paramo

Jalal ad-din Rumi, Afghanistan, (1207-1273), Mathnawi

Salman Rushdie, India/Britain, (b. 1947), Midnight’s Children

Sheikh Musharrif ud-din Sadi, Iran, (c 1200-1292), The Orchard

Tayeb Salih, Sudan, (b. 1929), Season of Migration to the North

Jose Saramago, Portugal, (b. 1922), Blindness

William Shakespeare, England, (1564-1616), Hamlet; King Lear; Othello

Sophocles, Greece, (496-406 BC), Oedipus the King

Stendhal, France, (1783-1842), The Red and the Black

Laurence Sterne, Ireland, (1713-1768), The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy

Italo Svevo, Italy, (1861-1928), Confessions of Zeno

Jonathan Swift, Ireland, (1667-1745), Gulliver’s Travels

Leo Tolstoy, Russia, (1828-1910), War and Peace; Anna Karenina; The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories

Thousand and One Nights, India/Iran/Iraq/Egypt, (700-1500).

Mark Twain, United States, (1835-1910), The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Valmiki, India, (c 300 BC), Ramayana

Virgil, Italy, (70-19 BC), The Aeneid

Walt Whitman, United States, (1819-1892), Leaves of Grass

Virginia Woolf, England, (1882-1941), Mrs. Dalloway; To the Lighthouse

Marguerite Yourcenar, France, (1903-1987), Memoirs of Hadrian

Κατηγορίες:βιβλία Ετικέτες:
  1. Δεν υπάρχουν σχόλια.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Σχολιάστε

Εισάγετε τα παρακάτω στοιχεία ή επιλέξτε ένα εικονίδιο για να συνδεθείτε:

Λογότυπο WordPress.com

Σχολιάζετε χρησιμοποιώντας τον λογαριασμό WordPress.com. Αποσύνδεση /  Αλλαγή )

Φωτογραφία Twitter

Σχολιάζετε χρησιμοποιώντας τον λογαριασμό Twitter. Αποσύνδεση /  Αλλαγή )

Φωτογραφία Facebook

Σχολιάζετε χρησιμοποιώντας τον λογαριασμό Facebook. Αποσύνδεση /  Αλλαγή )

Σύνδεση με %s

Αρέσει σε %d bloggers: