List :: The Novel 100 by Daniel S. Bert

  • Under the Volcano


    Under the Volcano

    by Malcolm Lowry

    (5 Reviews)

    Overall Rank: 95

    199 points

    "Two mountain chains traverse the republic roughly from north to south, forming between them a number of valleys and plateaus."

  • Oblomov



    by Ivan Goncharov

    (3 Reviews)

    Overall Rank: 531

    19 points

    "Ilya Ilyitch Oblomov was lying in bed one morning in his flat in Gorohovy Street, in one of the big houses that had almost as many inhabitants as a whole country town."

  • Their Eyes Were Watching God


    Their Eyes Were Watching God

    by Zora Neale Hurston

    (10 Reviews)

    Overall Rank: 52

    312 points

    "Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board."

  • Waverley



    by Walter Scott

    (2 Reviews)

    Overall Rank: 538

    17 points

    "The title of this work has not been chosen without the grave and solid deliberation which matters of importance demand from the prudent."

  • Snow Country


    Snow Country

    by Yasunari Kawabata

    (4 Reviews)

    Overall Rank: 334

    66 points

    "The train came out of the long tunnel into the snow country."

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four


    Nineteen Eighty-Four

    by George Orwell

    (68 Reviews)

    Overall Rank: 3

    946 points

    "It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen."

  • The Betrothed


    The Betrothed

    by Alessandro Manzoni

    (3 Reviews)

    Overall Rank: 556

    14 points

    "Quel ramo del lago di Como, che volge a mezzogiorno, tra due catene non interrotte di monti, tutto a seni e golfi, a seconda dello sporgere e del rientrare di quelli, vien quasi a un tratto, a..."

  • The Last of the Mohicans


    The Last of the Mohicans

    by James Fenimore Cooper

    (4 Reviews)

    Overall Rank: 557

    13 points

    "It was a feature peculiar to the colonial wars of North America, that the toils and dangers of the wilderness were to be encountered before the adverse hosts could meet. A wide and apparently an..."

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin


    Uncle Tom's Cabin

    by Harriet Beecher Stowe

    (6 Reviews)

    Overall Rank: 563

    12 points

    "Late in the afternoon of a chilly day in February, two gentlemen were sitting alone over their wine, in a well-furnished dining-parlor, in the town of P_______, in Kentucky."

  • Les Misérables


    Les Misérables

    by Victor Hugo

    (19 Reviews)

    Overall Rank: 260

    81 points

    "In the Year 1815 Monseigneur Charles-François-Bienvenu Myriel was Bishop of Digne."