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War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy

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I made a list of 100 favorite books out of many that I have read over the years, pick any to read, they are timeless, perhaps the greatest books ever written, in my opinion.

Arranged by date of Publication:

700 BC: The Odyssey – Homer
620 BC: Aesop’s Fables – Aesop
500 BC: The Art of War – Sun Tzu
431 BC: Medea – Euripides
429 BC: Oedipus the King – Sophocles
375 BC: The Symposium – Plato
335 BC: Poetics – Aristotle
360 BC: Anabasis – Xenophon
1021:  The Tale of Genji  – Murasaki Shikibu
1603: The Hamlet – William Shakespeare
1605: Don Quixote – Miguel de Cervantes
1669: Pensées – Blaise Pascal
1670: Haiku Poems – Matsuo Basho
1719: Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
1720: Hagakure, The Book of the Samurai – Yamamoto Tsunetomo
1759: Candide – Voltaire
1765: Confessions – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1791: The Rights of Man  – Thomas Paine
1808:  Faust – Goethe
1825: Eugene Onegin – Aleksandr Pushkin
1830: The Red and the Black – Stendhal
1835:  Father Goriot – Honoré de Balzac
1839: The Fall of the House of Usher – Edgar Allan Poe
1840: A Hero for our Time – Mikhail Lermontov
1842: Dead Souls – Nikolai Gogol
1843: Fear and Trembling – Soren Kierkegaard
1848: The Communist Manifesto –  Karl Marx
1850: David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
1851: Moby-Dick – Herman Melville
1852: Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth Leo Tolstoy
1852: A Sportsman’s Sketches –  Ivan Turgenev
1854: Walden – Henry David Thoreau
1855: Rudin – Ivan Turgenev
1856: Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
1859: On the Origin Of Species – Charles Darwin
1859: Oblomov – Ivan Goncharov
1860: First Love – Ivan Turgenev
1862: Fathers and Sons –  Ivan Turgenev
1862: Les Misérables – Victor Hugo
1866: Crime and Punishment –  Fyodor Dostoyevsky
1868: The Idiot –  Fyodor Dostoyevsky
1869: War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
1874: The Mysterious Island –  Jules Verne
1877: Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
1880: The Brothers Karamazov – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
1883: Thus Spoke Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche
1884: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
1885: Bel-Ami – Guy de Maupassant
1886: The Death of Ivan Illysch – Leo Tolstoy
1886:  Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson
1889: The Kreutzer Sonata – Leo Tolstoy
1892: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle
1892: The Conquest of Bread – Peter Kropotkin
1892: Ward No. 6 – Anton Chekhov
1897: What Is Art? – Leo Tolstoy
1899: The Darling – Anton Chekhov
1897: Dracula –  Bram Stoker
1899: The Interpretation of Dreams – Sigmund Freud
1899: Resurrection – Leo Tolstoy
1906: The Mother – Maxim Gorky
1906: White Fang – Jack London
1913: In Search of Lost Time – Marcel Proust
1916: Relativity: The Special and the General Theory – Albert Einstein
1920: Women in Love – D. H. Lawrence
1922: Siddhartha – Hermann Hesse
1925: The Trial – Franz Kafka
1928: The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov
1930: Civilization and Its Discontents – Sigmund Freud
1932: Journey to the End of the Night – Louis-Ferdinand Céline
1938: Nausea– Jean-Paul Sartre
1938: Homage to Catalonia – George Orwell
1939: And Then There Were None – Agatha Christie
1941: Mother Courage and Her Children  – Bertolt Brecht
1942: The Stranger – Albert Camus
1942  The Myth of Sisyphus – Albert Camus
1943: Life of Galileo – Bertolt Brecht
1947: Doctor Faustus Thomas Mann
1948: Intruder in the Dust – William Faulkner
1948: Joseph and His Brothers – Thomas Mann
1949: Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell
1951: Speak, Memory – Vladimir Nabokov
1952: The Old Man and the Sea –  Ernest Hemingway
1953: Freedom or Death – Nikos Kazantzakis
1953: Waiting for Godot – Samuel Beckett
1954: The Sound of the Mountain –  Yasunari Kawabata
195:  Il disprezzo – Alberto Moravia
1955: Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
1957: Doctor Zhivago – Boris Pasternak
1959: Cien Sonetos de Amor – Pablo Neruda
1961: Solaris Stanisław Lem
1962: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
1964: Man and His Symbols  – Carl Jung
1967: One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel García Márquez
1973: The Gulag Archipelago – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
1978: Life: A User’s Manual Georges Perec
1980: Cosmos – Carl Sagan
1980: Waiting for the Barbarians – J. M. Coetzee
1987: Sculpting in Time – Andrei Tarkovsky
1989: Hollywood – Charles Bukowski
1995:  Blindness – José Saramago

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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