13 ' Best Books ' lists combined in to one master list -- classic books in all, see if you can collect them all. TIME's List of of the Best Novels —Though it's very American-centric, and only includes books published after (so no Ulysses) this is. The greatest novel of all time? windmills in La Mancha feature in Miguel de Cervantes' novel Don Quixote. Photograph: Victor Fraile /. Readability, Characterization, Plot, and Literary Merit. The story of a blighted New York marriage stands as a fierce indictment of a society estranged from culture. Brave New World Aldous Huxley Dystopian fantasy about the world of the seventh century AF after Ford. Set during the Great Depression, the novel focuses on a poor family of sharecroppers, the Joads, driven from their home by drought, economic hardship, and changes in the agriculture industry. Scoop Evelyn Waugh The supreme Fleet Street novel. The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe January 19, — October 7, was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. With the exception of Kafka's three novels The Trial, The Castle and Amerika , this collection includes all of Ka The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne A representative selection from over titles on annual lists of Books to Remember from to Daniel Deronda George Eliot A passion and an exotic grandeur that is strange and unsettling. The Woman in White Wilkie Collins Gripping mystery novel of concealed identity, abduction, fraud and mental cruelty. Also, it includes Atlas Shrugged at No.