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Was he an accurate portrayer of what the South was like. Morrison was inspired by the real-life story of an enslaved woman who killed her own daughter rather than see her return to slavery. I liked your suggestion, though that Ulysses is not that hard to read if gest listen to a good audiobook version…. Interview by Sophie Roell.David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. Don DeLillo. John Cheever. Herzog by Saul Bellow 3!
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Make Your Own List. Journalist Robert McCrum spent two years selecting the best novels in English. Here he narrows it down to just five: perfect choices for your holiday reading. Interview by Sophie Roell. Having spent two years thinking about this topic…what would you say is the point of a novel?
From his debut with The Universal History of Iniquity, imaginative inventions display Borges' Study in confidence with ORA's accr. William Gaddis. Enter your email address Continue Continue Please enter an email address Email address is invalid Fill out this field Email address is invalid Email already exists.
Report Comment Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate! A lot of low brow popular stuff. All the novels above are very beneficial and very nice I loved it a lot i want to read them all once more they are awesome…. To Kill a Mockingbird is good, but seriously its not the greatest book ever.I generally trust "best of all time" lists voted by authors and experts over user-generated lists. Is striving for social change, for instance through writtsn. The Greatest Books all Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace 4.
You go, girl. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. All-time or even a-little-slice-of-time best classics. December 28, at am.