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Reply Fri 11 Mar, 2011 02:13 am
please tell me some masterpieces ,i realy want to read
 
InfraBlue
 
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Reply Fri 11 Mar, 2011 09:36 am
@linanyingyu,
A modern masterpiece is Ulysses by James Joyce.
Green Witch
 
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Reply Fri 11 Mar, 2011 10:02 am
@linanyingyu,
This is a decent list:
1. The Hobbit – J. R. R. Tolkien
2. The Road Less Traveled – Dr. Scott M. Peck
3. Catcher in the Rye – J. D. Salinger
4. In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
5. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
6. War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
7. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
8. The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
9. Les Miserables – Victor Hugo
10. World War Z – Max Brooks
11. Education of a Wandering Man – Louis L’Amour
12. Watership Down – Richard Adams
13. The Iliad – Homer
14. The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery
15. The Color Purple – Alice Walker
16. Atlas Shrugged – Ayn Rand
17. Paradise Lost – John Milton
18. Ulysses – James Joyce
19. Dracula – Bram Stoker
20. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
21. A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
22. Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
23. 1984 – George Orwell
24. Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
25. Gone With the Wind – Margaret Mitchell
26. Shogun – James Clavell
27. For Whom the Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway
28. The Stand – Stephen King
29. Lady Chatterley’s Lover – D. H. Lawrence
30. Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
31. The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
32. War of the Worlds – H. G. Wells
33. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
34. The Prince – Niccolo Machiavelli
35. The Art of War – Sun Tzu
36. The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
37. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
38. Something Wicked This Way Comes – Ray Bradbury
39. Starship Troopers – Robert A. Heinlein
40. Deliverance – James Dickey
41. Lord of the Flies – William Golding
42. The Dark Knight Returns – Frank Miller
43. Season of Mists – Neil Gaiman
44. The Princess Bride – William Goldman
45. Eaters of the Dead – Michael Crichton
46. The Pillars of the Earth – Ken Follett
47. Night – Eli Wiesel
48. Exodus – Leon Uris
49. Contact – Carl Sagan
50. You Can’t Go Home Again – Thomas Wolfe
51. On the Road – Jack Kerouac
52. Blubber – Judy Blume
53. Foundation – Isaac Asimov
54. The Stranger – Albert Camus
55. The Trial – Franz Kafka
56. Rabbit, Run – John Updike
57. Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoevsky
58. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – C. S. Lewis
59. The Long Goodbye – Raymond Chandler
60. Absalom, Absalom! – William Faulkner
61. Grendel – John Gardner
62. Hour of the Dragon – Robert E. Howard
63. The Executioner’s Song – Norman Mailer
64. Cop Hater – Ed McBain
65. Moby Dick – Herman Melville
66. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court – Mark Twain
67. McTeague – Frank Norris
68. A Game of Thrones – George R. R. Martin
69. Fight Club – Chuck Palahniuk
70. Titus Groan – Mervyn Peake
71. Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut
72. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea – Jules Verne
73. The Divine Comedy – Dante
74. Don Quixote – Miguel De Cervantes
75. Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
76. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
77. The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
78. Charlotte’s Web – E. B. White
79. One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
80. The Magus – John Fowles
81. Foucault’s Pendulum – Umberto Eco
82. Middlemarch – George Eliot
83. Frankenstein – Mary Shelley
84. The Complete Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
85. The Complete Shakespeare – William Shakespeare
86. Rosemary’s Baby – Ira Levin
87. I Am Legend – Richard Matheson
88. The Compete Plays of Aristophanes – Aristophanes
89. The Science of God – Gerald L. Schroeder
90. The Maltese Falcon – Dashiell Hammett
91. No Exit – Jean-Paul Sartre
92. Alexander of Macedon – Harold Lamb
93. Battle Royale – Koushun Takami
94. We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Shirley Jackson
95. Band of Brothers – Stephen Ambrose
96. Ancient Inventions – Peter James and Nick Thorpe
97. The Telltale Heart and Other Writings – Edgar Allan Poe
98. The Call of the Wild – Jack London
99. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz – Frank Baum
100. The Canterbury Tales – Geoffrey Chaucer

linanyingyu
 
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Reply Mon 14 Mar, 2011 03:48 am
@Green Witch,
very very kind of you !!Thank you so much !!!!
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linanyingyu
 
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Reply Mon 14 Mar, 2011 03:54 am
@InfraBlue,
I do not read much ,as I even cannot speak fluently english.I only have read the translation,me ,love reading

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