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2016 Rankings

Top 10 2016

37444381. George Orwell – 1984 (19)
2. John Fowles – The Collector (12)
2. William Golding – Lord of the Flies (12)
2. Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird (12)
3. J.D. Salinger – The Catcher in the Rye (9)
3. Cormac McCarthy – The Road (9)
3. Mary Shelley – Frankenstein (9)
4. Julian Barnes – The Sense of an Ending (8)
5. F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (7)
6. Jonathan Safran Foer – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (6)
6. Yann Martel – Life of Pi (6)
6. Chaim Potok – The Chosen (6)
6. Khaled Hosseini – The Kite Runner (6)
6. Oscar Wilde – The Picture of Dorian Gray (6)

Top 10 All times

2437051. John Fowles – The Collector (21)
2. William Golding – Lord of the Flies (20)
3. George Orwell – 1984 (19)
3. Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird (17)
4. J.D. Salinger – The Catcher in the Rye (16)
5. Yann Martel – Life of Pi (13)
6. F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (12)
6. Mary Shelley – Frankenstein (12)
7. Cormac McCarthy – The Road (11)
8. Jonathan Safran Foer – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (10)

Pre-modern
184901. Mary Shelley – Frankenstein (9)
2. Oscar Wilde – The Picture of Dorian Gray (6)
3. Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice (3)
4. Mark Twain –The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (2)
4. Emily Brontë – Wuthering Heights  (2)

 

Modern Classic

37444381. George Orwell – 1984 (16)
2. William Golding – Lord of the Flies (12)
3. John Fowles – The Collector (12)
4. Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird (6)
5. J.D. Salinger – The Catcher in the Rye (8)

Recent Prize Winners

67462121. Cormac McCarthy – The Road (P 2005) (9)
2. Julian Barnes – The Sense of an Ending (2011) (8)
3. Ali Smith – How to be Both (C 2014) (5)
4. Jim Crace – Harvest (2013) (3)
5. Kazuo Ishiguro – Never let me go (2005) (3)
6. Richard Flanagan –  The Narrow Road to the Deep North (2014) (3)

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