10 Great Novels

Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen

A story of how looks can be deceiving.

Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie

A riotous, rollicking romp through the history of modern India.

In Search of Lost Time – Marcel Proust

One of the longest novels ever written - and one of the most piercing insights into the nature of memory and the passage of time.

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

The ultimate rags-to-riches-to-rags-to-riches story!

White Teeth – Zadie Smith

A story of people, cultures, and how they intertwine in the 21st century.

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy – Laurence Sterne

A postmodern masterpiece that happens to be 250 years old.

Middlemarch – George Eliot

A panoramic view of small-town life, and a love-letter to the importance of empathy.

Frankenstein – Mary Shelley

The story of a man and his creation that leaves us asking: who's the real monster?

Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

An unrelenting journey into the darkest depths of the human psyche.

Ulysses – James Joyce

A wander through Dublin turns into the 20th century's most influential story.