My Personal Cancer Journey — Top 100 (or so) Novels, 21-30

We who are near the end of our lives are frequently asked to give advice to younger folks about life. Since reading has been an important part of my life, I have decided that I would share my top books with my readers. Beginning with novels (my favorite genre), I will list my top 100 of all time. For brevity sake I will list them in groups of ten, arranged alphabetically by author. Let me know if you agree or disagree with my selections. See how many you have read. Enjoy!

21. Chabon, Michael – The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

22. Clancy, Tom — The Hunt for Red October (and the remainder of the Jack Ryan series: Without Remorse, Patriot Games, Red Rabbit, Cardinal of the Kremlin, Clear and Present Danger, Sum of All Fears, Debt of Honor, Executive Order, Rainbow Six, The Bear and the Dragon, The Teeth of the Tiger)

23. Conrad, Joseph — Heart of Darkness

24. Conrad, Joseph Lord Jim

25. Cooper, James Fenimore — Last of the Mohicans

26. Crane, Stephen — Red Badge of Courage

27. de Balzac, Honore’ — Pere Goriot

28. Dickens, Charles — A Tale of Two Cities

29. di Lampedusa, Guiseppe — The Leopard

30. Dos Passos, John — USA Trilogy

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