Top Ten Best Books of All Time


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321 The Scarlet Pimpernel - Emma Orczy

This was the story that became the inspiration for the Zorro and Batman characters. Essentially a superhero story set during the French Revolution. Well I guess it takes balls to rescue French people from Madame la Guillotine

The recent trailer for Assassin's Creed Unity has simmilarities with this story (Main character rescues innocent from the clutches of the guillotine)

322 Dork Diaries - Rachel Renee Russell V 2 Comments
323 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - Ransom Riggs

Please vote for this. I was gripped from start to finish and it was one of the most emotional books I've ever read.

It's a really good book

This trilogy made me forget about every other book series once I finished just the first book.This book combines REAL pictures with the story which makes the story feel real and also easy to follow along.This book also made me think a lot deeper when facing people with extraordinary talents,or maybe mistaken as mentally ill? The characters in the book are also very loveable and have all sorts of personalities:positive,cheerful,funny,witty,clever,sarcastic and lots more! I recommend this book to everyone-you will not regret reading this series!

324 Sisters

I can't believe kids are throwing away their Harry Potter books to read this.

How is Sisters this low!? I loved it!

325 The Art of War - Sun Tzu
326 The Mysterious Benedict Society - Trenton Lee Stewart

Honestly, people. Read this book and you'll know why I voted for it. I garuntee that it's better than any in the top 10.

V 3 Comments
327 Atlas Shrugged V 1 Comment
328 Sidney Chambers and the Dangers of Temptation - James Runcie

Recently an ITV series headlined by James Norton!

329 We Have Always Lived in the Castle - Shirley Jackson

GREAT book featuring one of the best protagonists in literature - Spark_Of_Life

330 House of Leaves - Mark Z. Danielewski
331 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel García Márquez
332 2001: A Space Odyssey

To put it as lightly as I can This book simply fell down to the same hole "American Psycho" did, the author is too obsessed to introduce a concept or an idea rather than actually telling a narative. And that very fact can bee seen by how Arthur C Clarke wrote the novel: there are simply too many pointless back-story and exposition, the characters are bland and lifeless, the narrave plot is all over the place (though I liked the first story with Moon-Walker), and the ambigious ending only shows how Clarke only wanted to show this undigestable and abstract "Larger than life" concept of a clearly fictional future.

Sorry not for me, and most definitely not one of the best books of all time.

333 The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear - Walter Moers

An underrated gem that is easily the most interesting book of all time - kempokid

This is one of the greatest books of all time

334 The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle - Avi

It may sound like a girly book, but it's not. Teenager Charlotte Doyle is taking a ship to America but is suspect to murder. Yada yada til the end. - cherrypage33

I stayed up very late to finish this wonderful novel. The plot, character development, and writing were all excellent and came together to create a masterpiece. - Kingisla11

335 The Egypt Game - Zilpha Keatley Snyder

A crazy murderer is on the loose while April and Melanie discover a yard at the back of an old antique shop with weird Egyptian statues and pretend to be in Egypt, and soon 4 other people join before April meets the murderer and says hello. - cherrypage33

336 The Republic - Plato
337 Slauterhouse Five - Kurt Vonnegut
338 Sea of Truth - Andrea De Carlo
339 Shogun - James Clavell
340 Hav3n - Tom Easton
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