The Times (London) Top Twenty Written Works

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Chosen by some of today’s leading contemporary writers.

  1. 1.
    Anna Karenina (Penguin Classics)
    by Leo Tolstoy

  2. 2.
    Madame Bovary
    by Gustave Flaubert

  3. 3.
    War and Peace (Modern Library Classics)
    by Leo Tolstoy

  4. 4.
    Lolita (Penguin Modern Classics)
    by Vladimir Nabokov

  5. 5.
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Penguin Classics)
    by Mark Twain

  6. 6.
    Hamlet (Cambridge School Shakespeare)
    by William Shakespeare

  7. 7.
    The Great Gatsby
    by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  8. 8.
    Finding Time Again (In Search of Lost Time 6) (v. 6)
    by Marcel Proust

  9. 9.
    Stories of Anton Chekhov
    by Anton Chekhov

  10. 10.
    Middlemarch (Penguin Popular Classics)
    by George Eliot

  11. 11.
    Don Quixote
    by Miguel de Cervantes

  12. 12.
    Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    by Herman Melville

  13. 13.
    Great Expectations
    by Charles Dickens

  14. 14.
    Ulysses (Penguin Modern Classics)
    by James Joyce

  15. 15.
    The Odyssey
    by Homer

  16. 16.
    Dubliners (Penguin Modern Classics)
    by James Joyce

  17. 17.
    Crime and Punishment (Signet Classics)
    by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  18. 18.
    King Lear (Arden Shakespeare: Third Series)
    by William Shakespeare

  19. 19.
    Emma (Penguin Classics)
    by Jane Austen

  20. 20.
    One Hundred Years of Solitude
    by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Created by geogeo on Mar 02, 2007.


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