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Updated by Marjorie Clayman on Sep 21, 2014
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The best fictional book of all time

Recently, the fiction genre was snubbed by the Pulitzer committee. They couldn't decide on a book, so they awarded nobody. I think we should pay homage to the fiction genre by deciding what was the best fictional work of all time!

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Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Lord of the Rings Trilogy
2

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind
16

The Hobbit

The Hobbit
The Grapes of Wrath

Amazon.com: The Grapes of Wrath (9780143039433): John Steinbeck, Robert DeMott: Books

3

War and Peace

War and Peace
18

Beloved

Beloved
Ender's Game

One of the most captivating stories I had read in a long time. The story drew me in to the point I could not put the book down. What is real and what is just a game?

1

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Uncle Tom's Cabin
9

Martian Chronicles

Martian Chronicles
13

DaVinci Code

DaVinci Code
17

An American Tragedy

An American Tragedy
22

Moby Dick

Moby Dick
Kane and Abel

A book that stays with you long after you finish it. William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless Polish immigrant. Two men, born on the same day, on opposite sides of the world, their paths destined to cross in their ruthless struggle to build a fortune.

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The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and the Fury
The World According to Garp

Amazon.com: The World According to Garp A Novel (9782724208528): John Irving: Books

4

The Good Earth

The Good Earth
5

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park
6

Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest
7

The Testament

The Testament
8

A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time
10

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
14

Friday Night Knitting Club

Friday Night Knitting Club
15

Twilight series

Twilight series
12

Summer of My German Soldier

Summer of My German Soldier