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1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

A list of the 1001 books you must read before you die. This list has been used by book lovers for years. Featuring classics and newer books alike, this list is a fantastic resource for bibliophiles (and if you're checking out this list, that probably includes you). This is considered by many to be the authoritative list of the best books of all time. The list includes both fiction and non-fiction, and all genres have been included as well. Whether you're new to reading, or a long time reader just looking to fill in the gaps, this is the list for you.

What are the books you need to read before you die? Look and see.

Source: 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die by Peter Boxall
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    Arthur C. Clarke

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    V.S. Naipaul

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    A Boy’s Own Story

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    Charles Dickens

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    Anthony Burgess

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    A Day Off

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    James Kelman

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    Ernest Hemingway

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    Rohinton Mistry

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    A Ghost at Noon

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    Evelyn Waugh

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    Javier Marías

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    John Fowles

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    A Man Asleep

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    A Modest Proposal

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    Kazuo Ishiguro

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    E. M. Forster

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    A Question of Power

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    E. M. Forster

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    A Scots Quair (Sunset Song)

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    Iris Murdoch

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    Vikram Seth

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    Jonathan Swift

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    Charles Dickens

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    Nevil Shute

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    A Void/Avoid

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    A Woman’s Life

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    Elizabeth Bowen

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    Aaron’s Rod

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    William Faulkner

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    Colin MacInnes

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    Narain Gehani

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    George Eliot

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    Adjunct: An Undigest

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    Aesop’s Fables

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    Sylvia Townsend Warner

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    Haruki Murakami

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    Joris-Karl Huysmans

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    Anne Brontë

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    Aithiopika

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    B.S. Johnson

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    Margaret Atwood

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    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

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    G. V. Desani

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