Le Monde's 100 Buiks o the Hunderyear

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The 100 Beuks o the Hunderyear is a leet o the hunder baist beuks o the Twentiet Century, accordin tae a poll conductit in the spring o 1999 bi the French retailer Fnac an the Paris newspaper Le Monde.

Stairtin frae a preliminar leet o 200 teetles creatit bi beukshops an journalists, 17,000 French votit bi respondin tae the quistion, 'Whit beuks haes bidden in yer memory?' ('Quels livres sont restés dans votre mémoire ?').[1]

The leet o acclaimit teetles mixes great novelles wi poetry an theatre, an the comic strip an aw. The first fifty warks on the leet war the subject o an essay bi French author Frédéric Beigbeder, The Last Inventory Before Liquidation, in whit he notably drew attention tae its French-centred chairacter.

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# Teetle Author Year Leid Kintra
1 The Stranger (The Outsider) [[[File:Flag of Canada.svg|16px]] Sairy, Inglis page anerly] Albert Camus
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1942 French Fraunce (French Algerie)
2 Remembrance of Things Past Marcel Proust 19131927 French Fraunce
3 The Trial [[[File:Flag of Scotland.svg|16px]] Scots page] Franz Kafka 1925 German Austrick-Hungary, Czechoslovakie
4 en:The Little Prince
Scotland The Wee Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry 1943 French Fraunce
5 en:Man's Fate André Malraux 1933 French Fraunce
6 en:Journey to the End of the Night Louis-Ferdinand Céline 1932 French Fraunce
7 en:The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck
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1939 Inglis Unitit States
8 en:For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway
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1940 Inglis Unitit States
9 en:Le Grand Meaulnes Alain-Fournier 1913 French Fraunce
10 en:Froth on the Daydream Boris Vian 1947 French Fraunce
11 en:The Second Sex Simone de Beauvoir 1949 French Fraunce
12 en:Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett
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1952 French, Inglis Ireland, Fraunce
13 en:Being and Nothingness Jean-Paul Sartre
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1943 French Fraunce
14 en:The Name of the Rose
Scotland The Name o the Rose
Umberto Eco 1980 Italian Italy
15 en:The Gulag Archipelago Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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1973 Roushie Sovyet Union
16 en:Paroles Jacques Prévert 1946 French Fraunce
17 en:Alcools Guillaume Apollinaire 1913 French Fraunce
18 en:The Blue Lotus Hergé 1936 French Belgium
19 en:The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank 1947 Dutch Germany, Netherlands
20 en:Tristes Tropiques Claude Lévi-Strauss 1955 French Fraunce
21 en:Brave New World Aldous Huxley 1932 Inglis Unitit Kinrick
22 en:Nineteen Eighty-Four
Scotland Nineteen Eighty-Four
George Orwell 1949 Inglis Unitit Kinrick
23 en:Asterix the Gaul René Goscinny an Albert Uderzo 1959 French Fraunce
24 en:The Bald Soprano Eugène Ionesco 1952 French, Romanian Romanie, Fraunce
25 en:Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality Sigmund Freud 1905 German Austrick
26 The Abyss
Zeno of Bruges
Marguerite Yourcenar 1968 French Fraunce, Belgium
27 en:Lolita Vladimir Nabokov 1955 Inglis, Roushie Roushie, Unitit States
28 Ulysses James Joyce 1922 Inglis Ireland
29 en:The Tartar Steppe Dino Buzzati 1940 Italian Italy
30 The Counterfeiters André Gide
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1925 French Fraunce
31 The Horseman on the Roof Jean Giono 1951 French Fraunce
32 en:Belle du Seigneur Albert Cohen 1968 French Greece, Swisserland
33 en:One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel García Márquez
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1967 Spainyie Colombie
34 en:The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner
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1929 Inglis Unitit States
35 en:Thérèse Desqueyroux François Mauriac
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1927 French Fraunce
36 en:Zazie in the Metro Raymond Queneau 1959 French Fraunce
37 en:Confusion of Feelings Stefan Zweig 1927 German Austrick
38 en:Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell 1936 Inglis Unitit States
39 en:Lady Chatterley's Lover D. H. Lawrence 1928 Inglis Unitit Kinrick
40 en:The Magic Mountain Thomas Mann
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1924 German Germany
41 en:Bonjour Tristesse Françoise Sagan 1954 French Fraunce
42 en:Le Silence de la mer Vercors 1942 French Fraunce
43 en:Life: A User's Manual Georges Perec 1978 French Fraunce
44 en:The Hound of the Baskervilles Arthur Conan Doyle 19011902 Inglis Unitit Kinrick
45 Under the Sun of Satan Georges Bernanos 1926 French Fraunce
46 en:The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald 1925 Inglis Unitit States
47 The Joke Milan Kundera 1967 Czech Czech Republic, Fraunce
48 en:A Ghost at Noon (Contempt) Alberto Moravia 1954 French Fraunce
49 en:The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Scotland The Murther o Roger Ackroyd
Agatha Christie 1926 Inglis Unitit Kinrick
50 Nadja André Breton 1928 French Fraunce
51 en:Aurélien Louis Aragon 1944 French Fraunce
52 en:The Satin Slipper Paul Claudel 1929 French Fraunce
53 en:Six Characters in Search of an Author Luigi Pirandello
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1921 Italian Italy
54 en:The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Bertolt Brecht 1959 German Germany
55 en:Vendredi ou les Limbes du Pacifique Michel Tournier 1967 French Fraunce
56 en:The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells 1898 Inglis Unitit Kinrick
57 Ingland en:If This Is a Man
United States Survival in Auschwitz
Primo Levi 1947 Italian Italy
58 The Lord of the Rings [[[File:Flag of Scotland.svg|16px]] Scots page] J. R. R. Tolkien 19541955 Inglis Orange Free State, Unitit Kinrick
59 en:Les Vrilles de la vigne Colette 1908 French Fraunce
60 en:Capitale de la douleur Paul Éluard 1926 French Fraunce
61 en:Martin Eden Jack London 1909 Inglis Unitit States
62 Ballad of the Salt Sea Hugo Pratt 1967 Italian Italy
63 en:Writing Degree Zero Roland Barthes 1953 French Fraunce
64 en:The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum Heinrich Böll
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1974 German Germany
65 en:The Opposing Shore Julien Gracq 1951 French Fraunce
66 en:The Order of Things Michel Foucault 1966 French Fraunce
67 en:On the Road Jack Kerouac 1957 Inglis Unitit States
68 en:The Wonderful Adventures of Nils Selma Lagerlöf
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19061907 Swadish Swaden
69 en:A Room of One's Own Virginia Woolf 1929 Inglis Unitit Kinrick
70 en:The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury 1950 Inglis Unitit States
71 en:The Ravishing of Lol Stein Marguerite Duras 1964 French Fraunce
72 The Interrogation J. M. G. Le Clézio
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1963 French Fraunce
73 en:Tropisms Nathalie Sarraute 1939 French Roushie, Fraunce
74 en:Journal, 1887–1910 Jules Renard 1925 French Fraunce
75 en:Lord Jim
Scotland Laird Jamie
Joseph Conrad 1900 Inglis Roushie Empire, Unitit Kinrick
76 en:Écrits Jacques Lacan 1966 French Fraunce
77 en:The Theatre and its Double Antonin Artaud 1938 French Fraunce
78 Manhattan Transfer John Dos Passos 1925 Inglis Unitit States
79 en:Ficciones Jorge Luis Borges 1944 Spainyie Argentinae
80 en:Moravagine Blaise Cendrars 1926 French Fraunce, Swisserland
81 en:The General of the Dead Army Ismail Kadare 1963 Albanian, French Albanie
82 Sophie's Choice William Styron 1979 Inglis Unitit States
83 en:Gypsy Ballads Federico García Lorca 1928 Spainyie Spain
84 en:The Strange Case of Peter the Lett Georges Simenon 1931 French Belgium
85 en:Our Lady of the Flowers Jean Genet 1944 French Fraunce
86 en:The Man Without Qualities Robert Musil 19301932 German Austrick
87 Fureur et mystère René Char 1948 French Fraunce
88 en:The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger 1951 Inglis Unitit States
89 No Orchids For Miss Blandish James Hadley Chase 1939 Inglis Unitit Kinrick
90 en:Blake and Mortimer (beuk series) Edgar P. Jacobs 1950 French Belgium
91 en:The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge Rainer Maria Rilke 1910 German Austrick-Hungary, Swisserland
92 Second Thoughts Michel Butor 1957 French Fraunce
93 Ingland The Burden of Our Time
United States en:The Origins of Totalitarianism
Hannah Arendt 1951 Inglis, German Germany, Unitit States
94 en:The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov 1967 Roushie Sovyet Union
95 en:The Rosy Crucifixion Henry Miller 19491960 Inglis Unitit States
96 en:The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler 1939 Inglis Unitit States
97 en:Amers Saint-John Perse
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1957 French Fraunce
98 Gaston (Gomer Goof) André Franquin 1957 French Belgium
99 en:Under the Volcano Malcolm Lowry 1947 Inglis Unitit Kinrick
100 Midnight's Children [[[File:Flag of Scotland.svg|16px]] Scots page] Salman Rushdie 1981 Inglis Indie, Unitit Kinrick

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