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Has anyone started a favourite novels thread? If yes, and if I was the one who started it, but, due to my scatterbrained nature, have since forgotten, well, here's another oneHysterical

My own list is as follows:
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
Edith's Diary by Patricia Highsmith
The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
Galactic Pot-Healer by Philip K. Dick
I don't really have "favourite" novels, but two that I have found genuinely stunning are The Red and the Black by Stendhal and Anna Karenina by Tolstoy (both in translation).
In no particular order (but still my top 5):

Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

Gun with Occassional Music by Jonathan Lethem

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman

Honorable Mentions: The Wild Iris by Louise Gluck, Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card, This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
everytime i do this my list is different Sad

1 earth-emile zola
2 tobacco road-erskine caldwell
3 lord of the rings-tolkin
4 the glass bead game from the german "Das Glasperlenspiel"-herman hesse
5 anything novel by terry pratchett.

i know i like others just as much but these won the toss up.