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List of famous drama books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular drama books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best drama novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

This list below has a variety of books, like Cloud Atlas and The Alchemist, in it.

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A Dog of Flanders is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Ouida
A Dog of Flanders is an 1872 novel by English author Marie Louise de la Ramée published with her pseudonym "Ouida". It is about a Flemish boy named Nello and his dog, Patrasche. ...more

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A Fortunate Life is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
A Fortunate Life is an autobiography by Albert Facey published in 1981, nine months before his death. It chronicles his early life in Western Australia, his experiences as a private during the ...more

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A Walk to Remember is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Nicholas Sparks
A Walk to Remember is a novel by American writer Nicholas Sparks, released in October 1999. The novel, set in 1958-'59 in Beaufort, North Carolina, is a story of two teenagers who fall in love ...more

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Amu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Shonali Bose
Amu is a novel by Shonali Bose.

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An Old Fashioned Girl is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Louisa May Alcott
An Old-Fashioned Girl is a novel by Louisa May Alcott. It was first serialised in the Merry's Museum magazine between July and August in 1869 and consisted of only six chapters. For the finished ...more

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Ardiente paciencia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Antonio Skármeta
Ardiente Paciencia, or El Cartero De Neruda, is a 1985 novel by Antonio Skármeta. The novel was published in the English market under the title The Postman. It tells the story of Mario ...more

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Burnt Offering is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Jeanne Galzy
Burnt Offering is a French novel by Jeanne Galzy. Published in French in 1929, it won the 1930 Prix Brentano and was subsequently published in English, as the only one of the author's many ...more

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Caballero: A Historical Novel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Caballero: A Historical Novel, often known only as Caballero, is a historical romance coauthored by Jovita González and Margaret Eimer. Written in the 1930s and early 1940s, but not ...more

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Candy: A Novel of Love and Add... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Luke Davies
Candy: A Novel of Love and Addiction is a novel by Luke Davies.

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Cash McCall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Cameron Hawley
Cash McCall is a book written by Cameron Hawley.

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Celia, lo que dice is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Celia, lo que dice is the first in the series of children's novels by the famous Spanish author Elena Fortún. The novel is a collection of short stories first published in magazines in ...more

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Chemmeen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai
Chemmeen is a 1965 Malayalam romantic drama film, based on the novel of the same name by Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai and directed by Ramu Kariat from a screenplay by S. L. Puram Sadanandan. It ...more

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Chi hate umi tsukiru made: shô... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Seiichi Morimura
Chi hate umi tsukiru made: shosetsu Chingisu Han is a novel written by Seiichi Morimura.

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Chinese Takeout is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Arthur Nersesian
Chinese Takeout is a novel written by American author, playwright and poet, Arthur Nersesian. The novel was dedicated "To the memory of Tom Reiss, teacher, artist, friend". It was ...more

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Cloud Atlas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
David Mitchell
Cloud Atlas is a 2004 novel, the third book by British author David Mitchell. It consists of six nested stories that take the reader from the remote South Pacific in the nineteenth century to a ...more

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Coin Locker Babies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Ryu Murakami
Coin Locker Babies, 1980 is a novel by Ryu Murakami about coin-operated-locker babies, translated into English by Stephen Snyder. The translation was published in 1995 by Kodansha International ...more

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Daddy's Girl is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Tasmina Perry
Daddy's Girls is the 2006 debut novel by Tasmina Perry. The Independent described the novel as a "Shirley Conranesque retro romp". The novel follows four glamorous daughters whose

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Death Sentence is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Brian Garfield
Death Sentence is the 1975 sequel novel to Death Wish by Brian Garfield.

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Death Wish is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Brian Garfield
Death Wish is a 1972 novel by Brian Garfield.

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Den siste revejakta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Ingvar Ambjørnsen
Den Siste revejakta is a novel written by Ingvar Ambjørnsen.

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Don't look and it won't hurt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Richard Peck
Don't look and it won't hurt is a novel written by Richard Peck.

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Exiles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
James Joyce
Exiles is a play by James Joyce, who is principally remembered for his novels. It draws on the story of "The Dead", the final short story in Joyce's first major work, Dubliners, and ...more

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Five plays is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany
Five Plays is the eighth book by Anglo-Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany, considered a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, H. P. Lovecraft, Ursula K. Le Guin and others. It was ...more

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Ghostwritten is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
David Mitchell
Ghostwritten is the first novel published by the author David Mitchell. Published in 1999, it won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and was widely acclaimed. The story takes place mainly around East ...more

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Giacobbe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Drama Books and Novels
Francesco Maria Nappi
Giacobbe is a book written by Francesco Maria Nappi.