Top Ten Books of the 20th Century - Andrew's List

As we approach the end of the final century of this millenium, which books would you include in your top ten of the 20th century? Contribute your selections to the master list and browse through those already submitted - you might find a classic you've missed.

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Andrew's Top Ten, in Loosely Chronological Order

  1. Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkein
  2. The Kon-Tiki Expedition, Thor Heyendahl
  3. Zen and the Art of Motocyle Maintenance, Robert M Pirsig
  4. The Education of Little Tree, Forrest Carter
  5. The Collector, John Fowles
  6. Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco
  7. Wasp Factory, Iain Banks
  8. Consider Phlebas, Iain M Banks
  9. The Snow Leopard, Peter Matthiessen
  10. Touching the Void, Joe Simpson

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20th Century Top 10 Compilation

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