Classic Literature

Books that have become a classic no matter what genre

Chinua Achebe
Things Fall Apart

Isaac Asimov
The Positronic Man

Foundation SeriesFoundation by Isaac Asimov
Foundation and Empire

Robot Series
I, Robot
Caves of Steel
The Naked Sun

Sherwood Anderson
Winesburg, Ohio

Margaret Atwood
The Handmaid’s Tale

Jane Austen
Northanger Abbey
Pride and Prejudice
Sense and Sensibility

J.M. Barrie
Peter Pan

Ray Bradbury
Dandelion Wine
Farenheit 451
The Illustrated Man
The Martian Chronicles
Something Wicked This Way Comes

Pearl S. Buck
The Good Earth

Orson Scott Card
Ender’s Game

Lewis Carroll
Alice in Wonderland
Through the Looking Glass

Raymond Chandler
The Big Sleep
Farewell My Lovely

Kate Chopin
The Awakening

Agatha Christie
And Then There Were None
Dumb Witness
Easy to Kill
The Murder At the Vicarage
Murder on the Orient Express
Hickory Dickory Death
The Mysterious Affair at Styles

James Fenimore Cooper
The Deerslayer
The Last of the Mohicans

Robertson Davies

Daniel Defoe
Moll Flanders

Philip K. Dick
Blade Runner
The Man in the High Mountain

Charles Dickens
Barnaby Rudge
A Christmas Carol and Other Haunting Tales
Oliver Twist
A Tale of Two CitiesOliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Brothers Karamazov
Crime and Punishment
The House of the Dead

Lloyd C. Douglas
The Robe

Daphne Du Maurier

Alexandre Dumas fils

George Eliot
The Mill on the Floss
Silas Marner

Edna Ferber

F. Scott Fitzgerald
Before Gatsby
The Great Gatsby

Tender Is the Night

Gustave Flaubert
Madame Bovary

E.M. Forster
A Room With a View

Anne Frank
The Diary of a Young Girl

Elizabeth Gaskell

Dashiell Hammett
The Maltese Falcon

Thomas Hardy
Far From the Madding Crowd
Jude the Obscure

Tess of the d’Urbevilles

Nathaniel Hawthorne
House of Seven Gables
The Scarlet Letter

Aldous Huxley
Brave New World
Crome Yellow

Henry James
Daisy Miller
Portrait of a Lady
The Turn of the Screw

Franz Kafka
The Castle
The Trial

Jack Kerouac
On the Road

Harper Lee
To Kill a Mockingbird

Madeleine L’Engle
A Wrinkle in Time

C.S. Lewis
The Screwtape Letters

Narnia Series
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Prince Caspian
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
The Magician’s Nephew
The Horse and His Boy

Space Trilogy
Out of the Silent Planet
That Hideous Strength

Jack London
The Call of the Wild

Richard Matheson
The Incredible Shrinking Man

Carson McCullers
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

James A. Michener

Margaret Mitchell
Gone With the Wind

Lucy Maud Montgomery
Anne Shirley Series
Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Avonlea

Baroness Orczy
The Scarlet Pimpernel

George Orwell1984 by George Orwell

Boris Pasternak
Doctor Zhivago

Sylvia Plath
The Bell Jar

Gene Stratton Porter
A Girl of the Limberlost

Ayn Rand
Atlas Shrugged
The Fountainhead

Henry Roth
Call It Sleep

Dorothy L. Sayers
Lord Peter Wimsey
Whose Body?
Strong Poison
Murder Must Advertise
Gaudy Night
Busman’s Honeymoon

Sir Walter Scott
Rob Roy

William Shakespeare
King Lear

Mary Shelly

Nevil Shute
On the Beach

Robert Silverberg
Dying Inside

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

John Steinbeck
East of Eden
Of Mice and Men
Tortilla Flat

Robert Louis Stevenson
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Bram Stoker
DraculaBarchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Jonathan Swift
Gulliver’s Travels

Josephine Tey
Brat Farrar
The Daughter of Time

Anthony Trollope
The Warden
Barchester Towers

Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Prince and the Pauper

Jules Verne
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire

Kurt Vonnegut
Cat’s Cradle

H.G. Wells
The Invisible Man
The Island of Dr. Moreau

Edith Wharton
The Age of Innocence
A Motor-Flight Through France

Virginia Woolf
The Years