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The Catcher in the Rye is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger - It was probably a great book when it came out, but it has not aged well at all.

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War and Peace is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy

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Atlas Shrugged is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
Atlas Shrugged Ayn Rand - Read the Fountainhead instead. Ayn Rand needs to learn to express her ideas in a more straightforward method and not in 1000 pages.

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A Confederacy of Dunces is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
A Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole

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Nineteen Eighty-Four is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell - Everyone gets very excited about 1984, but Brave New World is so much better. In 1984, it is clear that the system is bad and it has no support. Its a boring book. At least in Brave New World you have intelligent characters arguing ...

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The Scarlet Letter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne

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In Search of Lost Time is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
In Search of Lost Time Marcel Proust

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Jane Eyre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë

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The Stranger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
The Stranger Albert Camus

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Das Kapital is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
Das Kapital Karl Marx

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On the Road is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
On the Road Jack Kerouac

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Ulysses is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
Ulysses James Joyce

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Finnegans Wake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
Finnegans Wake James Joyce - This is not even a book. There are, for the most part, only groups of letters that do not make words.

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Ivanhoe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
Ivanhoe Walter Scott

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How to Win Friends and Influen... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time

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Thus Spoke Zarathustra is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
Thus Spoke Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche

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To Kill a Mockingbird is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time

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2001: A Space Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke

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Eat, Pray, Love is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
Eat, Pray, Love Elizabeth Gilbert - A lot of navel-gazing.

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Snow Crash is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
Snow Crash Neal Stephenson

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The Da Vinci Code is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown

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Harry Potter and the Deathly H... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time

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The History of the Decline and... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time

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Little House on the Prairie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overrated Books of All Time
Little House on the Prairie Laura Ingalls Wilder