Wednesday, October 18, 2006

E-BOOK: Books to Read Before You Die, Part 4

Here we go :) Today's post covers the 1900's, the last century of the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die list which I will cover (because this blog only deals with public domain works which are available on-line for free, the 21st century in its "print version only and still under copyright" glory is not eligible). Stay tuned for a complete round-up of all the posts, and some stats on the titles I posted. Firstly, the previous installments:
Now, Part 4: The 1900's
  1. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
  2. Animal Farm, George Orwell
  3. Coming Up for Air, George Orwell
  4. The Years, Virginia Woolf
  5. Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
  6. Keep the Aspidistra Flying, George Orwell
  7. At the Mountains of Madness, H.P. Lovecraft
  8. Burmese Days, George Orwell
  9. Tender is the Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  10. The Waves, Virginia Woolf
  11. Her Privates We, Frederic Manning
  12. Look Homeward, Angel, Thomas Wolfe
  13. Orlando, Virginia Woolf
  14. Lady Chatterley’s Lover, D.H. Lawrence
  15. Remembrance of Things Past, Marcel Proust
  16. To The Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf
  17. The Plumed Serpent, D.H. Lawrence
  18. Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf
  19. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  20. The Trial, Franz Kafka
  21. The Professor’s House, Willa Cather
  22. The Garden Party, Katherine Mansfield
  23. The Enormous Room, E.E. Cummings
  24. Jacob’s Room, Virginia Woolf
  25. Siddhartha, Herman Hesse
  26. The Glimpses of the Moon, Edith Wharton
  27. Life and Death of Harriett Frean, May Sinclair
  28. Aaron’s Rod, D.H. Lawrence
  29. Babbitt, Sinclair Lewis
  30. Ulysses, James Joyce
  31. The Fox, D.H. Lawrence
  32. Crome Yellow, Aldous Huxley
  33. The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
  34. Main Street, Sinclair Lewis
  35. Women in Love, D.H. Lawrence
  36. Night and Day, Virginia Woolf
  37. The Shadow Line, Joseph Conrad
  38. Summer, Edith Wharton
  39. Bunner Sisters, Edith Wharton
  40. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce
  41. Under Fire, Henri Barbusse
  42. Rashomon, Akutagawa Ryunosuke
  43. The Good Soldier, Ford Madox Ford
  44. The Voyage Out, Virginia Woolf
  45. Of Human Bondage, William Somerset Maugham
  46. The Rainbow, D.H. Lawrence
  47. The Thirty-Nine Steps, John Buchan
  48. Tarzan of the Apes, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  49. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Robert Tressell
  50. Sons and Lovers, D.H. Lawrence
  51. Ethan Frome, Edith Wharton
  52. Howards End, E.M. Forster
  53. Three Lives, Gertrude Stein
  54. Martin Eden, Jack London
  55. Tono-Bungay, H.G. Wells
  56. The Inferno, Henri Barbusse
  57. A Room With a View, E.M. Forster
  58. The Iron Heel, Jack London
  59. The Old Wives’ Tale, Arnold Bennett
  60. The House on the Borderland, William Hope Hodgson
  61. Mother, Maxim Gorky
  62. The Secret Agent, Joseph Conrad
  63. The Jungle, Upton Sinclair
  64. The Forsyte Sage, John Galsworthy
  65. The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton
  66. Where Angels Fear to Tread, E.M. Forster
  67. Nostromo, Joseph Conrad
  68. The Golden Bowl, Henry James
  69. The Ambassadors, Henry James
  70. The Riddle of the Sands, Erskine Childers
  71. The Wings of the Dove, Henry James
  72. Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad
  73. The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  74. Kim, Rudyard Kipling
  75. Sister Carrie, Theodore Dreiser
  76. Lord Jim, Joseph Conrad

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8 Comments:

At 5:02 PM, Blogger afiloe said...

Thank you!! Great work with this list, and very usefull!

 
At 9:49 PM, Blogger AAA said...

Good job with the lists. Pretty useful too...

 
At 12:54 PM, Blogger Rabin said...

great work
thank you very much

 
At 12:55 PM, Blogger Rabin said...

great list
thank you very much

 
At 3:25 PM, Blogger wumhenry said...

Are novels the only kind of books worthy of a must-read rating? Let's have a non-fiction list!

 
At 3:26 PM, Blogger wumhenry said...

Are novels the only kind of books worthy of a must-read rating? Let's have a non-fiction list!

 
At 11:36 AM, Blogger concretenprimroses said...

Thanks for these lists. Very helpful!
Kathy

 
At 5:35 PM, Blogger hermit said...

These lists are great, but where is Frank Herbert's Dune?

 

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