99 Novels, Anthony Burgess

  1. Party Going, Henry Green
  2. After Many a Summer, Aldous Huxley
  3. Finnegans Wake, James Joyce
  4. At Swim-Two-Birds, Flann O'Brien
  5. The Power and the Glory, Graham Greene
  6. For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway
  7. Strangers and Brothers (to 1970), C. P. Snow
  8. The Aerodrome, Rex Warner
  9. The Horse's Mouth, Joyce Cary
  10. The Razor's Edge, Somerset Maugham
  11. Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
  12. Titus Groan, Mervyn Peake
  13. The Victim, Saul Bellow
  14. Under the Volcano, Malcolm Lowry
  15. The Heart of the Matter, Graham Greene
  16. Ape and Essence, Aldous Huxley
  17. The Naked and the Dead, Norman Mailer
  18. No Highway, Nevil Shute
  19. The Heat of the Day, Elizabeth Bowen
  20. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
  21. The Body, William Sansom
  22. Scenes from Provincial Life, William Cooper
  23. The Disenchanted, Budd Schulberg
  24. A Dance to the Music of Time (to 1975), Anthony Powell
  25. The Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger
  26. The Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight (to 1969), Henry Williamson
  27. The Caine Mutiny, Herman Wouk
  28. Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison
  29. The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway
  30. The Groves of Academe, Mary McCarthy
  31. Wise Blood, Flannery O'Connor
  32. Sword of Honour (to 1961), Evelyn Waugh
  33. The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler
  34. Lucky Jim, Kingsley Amis
  35. Room at the Top, John Braine
  36. The Alexandria Quartet (to 1960), Lawrence Durrell
  37. The London Novels (to 1960), Colin MacInnes
  38. The Assistant, Bernard Malamud
  39. The Bell, Iris Murdoch
  40. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Alan Sillitoe
  41. The Once and Future King, T. H. White
  42. The Mansion, William Faulkner
  43. Goldfinger, Ian Fleming
  44. Facial Justice, L. P. Hartley
  45. The Balkans Trilogy (to 1965), Olivia Manning
  46. The Mighty and Their Fall, Ivy Compton-Burnett
  47. Catch-22, Joseph Heller
  48. The Fox in the Attic, Richard Hughes
  49. Riders in the Chariot, Patrick White
  50. The Old Men at the Zoo, Angus Wilson
  51. Another Country, James Baldwin
  52. An Error of Judgment, Pamela Hansford Johnson
  53. Island, Aldous Huxley
  54. The Golden Notebook, Doris Lessing
  55. Pale Fire, Vladimir Nabokov
  56. The Girls of Slender Means, Muriel Spark
  57. The Spire, William Golding
  58. Heartland, Wilson Harris
  59. A Single Man, Christopher Isherwood
  60. The Defence, Vladimir Nabokov
  61. Late Call, Angus Wilson
  62. The Lockwood Concern, John O'Hara
  63. The Mandelbaum Gate, Muriel Spark
  64. A Man of the People, Chinua Achebe
  65. The Anti-Death League, Kingsley Amis
  66. Giles Goat-Boy, John Barth
  67. The Late Bourgeois World, Nadine Gordimer
  68. The Last Gentleman, Walker Percy
  69. The Vendor of Sweets, R. K. Narayan
  70. The Image Men, J. B. Priestley
  71. Cocksure, Mordecai Richler
  72. Pavane, Keith Roberts
  73. The French Lieutenant's Woman, John Fowles
  74. Portnoy's Complaint, Philip Roth
  75. Bomber, Len Deighton
  76. Sweet Dreams, Michael Frayn
  77. Gravity's Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon
  78. Humboldt's Gift, Saul Bellow
  79. The History Man, Malcolm Bradbury
  80. The Doctor's Wife, Brian Moore
  81. Falstaff, Robert Nye
  82. How to Save Your Own Life, Erica Jong
  83. Farewell Companions, James Plunkett
  84. Staying On, Paul Scott
  85. The Coup, John Updike
  86. The Unlimited Dream Company, J. G. Ballard
  87. Dubin's Lives, Bernard Malamud
  88. A Bend in the River, V. S. Naipaul
  89. Sophie's Choice, William Stryon
  90. Life in the West, Brian Aldiss
  91. Riddley Walker, Russell Hoban
  92. How Far Can You Go?, David Lodge
  93. A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole
  94. Lanark, Alasdair Gray
  95. Darconville's Cat, Alexander Theroux
  96. The Mosquito Coast, Paul Theroux
  97. Creation, Gore Vidal
  98. The Rebel Angels, Robertson Davies
  99. Ancient Evenings, Norman Mailer