2) The List

So we all know, here is the complete list of The Franklin Library collection ‘The 100 Greatest Books of All Time’.  Yes, it scares me too (but only a little).

The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams

Oresteia by Aeschylus

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

Five Comedies by Aristophanes

Politics by Aristotle

Confessions of St. Augustine

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Selected Writings of Sir Francis Bacon

Le Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac

The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire

Songs of Innocence and of Experience by William Blake

The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio

Jane Eyre By Charlotte Brontë

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

Tales From The Arabian Nights by Sir Richard F. Burton

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Don Quixote de La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Plays by Anton Chekhov

Analects of Confucius

Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad

The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

Stories of Guy de Maupassant

Essays of Michel de Montaigne

Philosophical Works of René Descartes

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Poems of John Donne

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

Collected Poems (1909–1962) of T. S. Eliot

Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Plays by Euripides

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

Tom Jones by Henry Fielding

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin

The Basic Works of Sigmund Freud

The Poetry of Robert Frost

Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Favorite Household Tales of the Brothers Grimm Brothers Grimm

The Federalist by Hamilton, Madison and Jay

The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

The Iliad by Homer

The Odyssey by Homer

Plays by Henrik Ibsen

The Ambassadors by Henry James

Nine Tales of Henry James

Ulysses by James Joyce

The Trial by Franz Kafka

Poems of John Keats

Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli

Five Stories of Thomas Mann

Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

Political Writings of John Stuart Mill

Paradise Lost by John Milton

Seven Plays by Molière

Four Plays of Eugene O’Neill

Political Writings of Thomas Paine

Pensees by Blaise Pascal

Satyricon by Petronius

The Republic by Plato

Twelve Illustrious Lives by Plutarch

Tales of Edgar Allan Poe

Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust

Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais

Six Tragedies by Jean Racine

Political Writings of Jean Jacques Rousseau

Eight Comedies by William Shakespeare

Six Histories by William Shakespeare

Poems of William Shakespeare

Six Tragedies by William Shakespeare

Three Plays by Bernard Shaw

The Tragedies of Sophocles

The Red and the Black by Stendhal

Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift

Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray

Walden by Henry D. Thoreau

The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Aeneid by Virgil

Candide by Voltaire

Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

Lyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Selected Poems of William Butler Yeats

Nana by Emile Zola

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