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

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A Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens

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A Clockwork Orange is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess

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A Closed Book is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
A Closed Book Gilbert Adair

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A Flight of Pigeons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
A Flight of Pigeons Ruskin Bond

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A London Life is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
A London Life Henry James

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A Passionate Pilgrim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
A Passionate Pilgrim Henry James

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A River Runs Through It is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
A River Runs Through It Norman Maclean

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Act of Providence is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Act of Providence Joseph Payne Brennan

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Alas how changed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Alas how changed Steen Steensen Blicher

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Alias the Saint is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Alias the Saint Leslie Charteris

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Antwerp is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Antwerp Roberto Bolaño

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At the Gypsies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
At the Gypsies Mircea Eliade

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Atala* is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Atala* François-René de Chateaubriand

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Beasts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Beasts Joyce Carol Oates

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Billy Budd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Billy Budd Herman Melville

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Black Cocktail is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Black Cocktail Jonathan Carroll

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Blade Runner (a movie) is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Blade Runner (a movie) Alan E. Nourse, William S. Burroughs

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Breakfast at Tiffany's is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Breakfast at Tiffany's Truman Capote

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Budayeen Nights is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Budayeen Nights George Alec Effinger, Barbara Hambly

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Call for the Saint is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Call for the Saint Leslie Charteris

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Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Casablanca Edgar Brau

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Catch the Saint is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Catch the Saint Leslie Charteris

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Clonk Clonk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Clonk Clonk William Golding

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Count on the Saint is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Count on the Saint Leslie Charteris

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Daisy Miller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Daisy Miller Henry James

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Daughter of Regals is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Daughter of Regals Stephen R. Donaldson

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Death in Venice is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Death in Venice Thomas Mann

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Destination: Morgue! is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Destination: Morgue! James Ellroy

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Devdas is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Devdas Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

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Diary of a Parish Clerk is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Diary of a Parish Clerk Steen Steensen Blicher

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Dreamsongs: A RRetrospective is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Dreamsongs: A RRetrospective George R. R. Martin

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E Bindstouw is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
E Bindstouw Steen Steensen Blicher

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Ealdwood is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Ealdwood C. J. Cherryh

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Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemic... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels

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Empire Star is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Empire Star Samuel R. Delany

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Enter the Saint is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Enter the Saint Leslie Charteris

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Envoy Extraordinary is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Envoy Extraordinary William Golding

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Evil Always Ends is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Evil Always Ends Joseph Payne Brennan

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Fantômes dans la rue is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Fantômes dans la rue Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

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Fear is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Fear L. Ron Hubbard

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Featuring the Saint is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Featuring the Saint Leslie Charteris

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Firing the Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Firing the Cathedral Michael Moorcock

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Flatland: A Romance of Many Di... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels

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Flow My Tears, the Policeman S... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels

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Follow the Saint is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Follow the Saint Leslie Charteris

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Franny and Zooey is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Franny and Zooey J. D. Salinger

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Garnet Bracelet is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Garnet Bracelet Aleksandr Kuprin

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Get Out of My Sky is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Get Out of My Sky James Blish

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Ghost of Chance is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Ghost of Chance William S. Burroughs

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Gigi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Novella Books and Novels
Gigi Colette