zaterdag 21 juli 2012

Top 100 romans

Jaarlijks post ik hier mijn 100 favoriete romans, een lijst die ik vaak update. Hier is de huidige versie:


1.       Jonathan Coe – What a Carve Up! (1994)
2.       Jonathan Coe – The House of Sleep (1997)
3.       Jonathan Safran Foer – Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2005)
4.       Jonathan Coe – The Closed Circle (2004)
5.       Jonathan Coe – The Rotters’ Club (2001)
6.       Mary Shelley – Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus (1818)
7.       Jonathan Coe – The Rain Before It Falls (2007)
8.       Paul Auster – Leviathan (1992)
9.       Bram Stoker – Dracula (1897)
10.   J.R.R. Tolkien – The Lord of the Rings (1954, 1955)
11.   Salman Rushdie – The Satanic Verses (1988)
12.   Jonathan Coe – The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim (2010)
13.   Paul Auster – Invisible (2009)
14.   Jonathan Littell – Les Bienveillantes (2006)
15.   Michael Ondaatje – The English Patient (1992)
16.   Paul Auster – Moon Palace (1989)
17.   Paul Auster – Man in the Dark (2008)
18.   James Joyce – Ulysses (1922)
19.   J.R.R. Tolkien – The Hobbit, or There and Back Again (1937)
20.   George Orwell – 1984 (1949)
21.   Arundhati Roy – The God of the Small Things (1997)
22.   Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (1925)
23.   Thomas Pynchon – Gravity’s Rainbow (1973)
24.   Paul Auster – The Brooklyn Follies (2005)
25.   Joseph Conrad – Heart of Darkness (1899)
26.   William Golding – Lord of the Flies (1954)
27.   Ian McEwan – Atonement (2001)
28.   Hubert Lampo – De Komst van Joachim Stiller (1960)
29.   Aldous Huxley – Brave New World (1932)
30.   Paul Auster – Sunset Park (2010)
31.   Thomas Pynchon – Inherent Vice (2009)
32.   Albert Camus – L’Etranger (1942)
33.   Edgar Allen Poe – The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (1838)
34.   Mario Vargas Llosa – De Oorlog van het Einde van de Wereld (1981)
35.   Ken Kesey – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1962)
36.   Robert Merle – La Mort est mon métier (1952)
37.   Vladimir Nabokov – Lolita (1955)
38.   Oscar Wilde – The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)
39.   William Faulkner – The Sound and the Fury (1929)
40.   E.L. Doctorow – Ragtime (1975)
41.   Paul Auster – The New York Trilogy (1987)
42.   Nick Cave – The Death of Bunny Munro (2009)
43.   Johann Wolfgang Goethe – Het Lijden van de Jonge Werther (1774)
44.   Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird (1960)
45.   Jonathan Coe – The Dwarves of Death (1990)
46.   George Orwell – Animal Farm (1945)
47.   Jack Kerouac – On the Road (1957)
48.   Jonathan Safran Foer – Everything Is Illuminated (2002)
49.   Anthony Burgess – A Clockwork Orange (1962)
50.   C.J. Sansom – Kloostermoord (2003)
51.   Paul Auster – Travels In the Scriptorium (2006)
52.   Emile Zola – Germinal (1885)
53.   Johan Daisne – De Trein der Traagheid (1950)
54.   Joseph Heller – Catch-22 (1961)
55.   Michael Cunningham – A Home at the End of the World (1990)
56.   John Marsden – Tomorrow, When the War Began (1993)
57.   Virginia Woolf – Mrs Dalloway (1925)
58.   John Steinbeck – Of Mice and Men (1937)
59.   Robert Merle – Week-end à Zuydcoote (1949)
60.   Jeroen Olyslaegers – Wij (2009)
61.   Philip Roth – The Humbling (2009)
62.   Aravind Adiga – The White Tiger (2008)
63.   Graham Greene – The Third Man (1949)
64.   Pete Hautman – Mr Was (1996)
65.   H.G. Wells – The Time Machine (1885)
66.   Michael Crichton – The Lost World (1995)
67.   Paul Auster – Timbuktu (1999)
68.   Mark Twain – Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)
69.   Nathaniel Hawthorne – The Scarlet Letter (1850)
70.   Don DeLillo – White Noise (1985)
71.   J.M. Coetzee – Waiting for the Barbarians (1980)
72.   John Banville – The Sea (2005)
73.   Dimitrov Toergenjev – Vaders en Zonen (1862)
74.   Thomas Pynchon – V. (1963)
75.   Michael Crichton – Jurassic Park (1990)
76.   J.M. Coetzee – Disgrace (1999)
77.   Mark Twain – The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876)
78.   Kurt Vonnegut – Slaughterhouse Five (1969)
79.   H.G. Wells – The War of the Worlds (1898)
80.   J.D. Salinger – The Catcher in the Rye (1951)
81.   Nicole Krauss – The History of Love (2005)
82.   Amin Maalouf – Léon, l’Africain (1986)
83.   Franz Kafka – Het Proces (1925)
84.   Jonathan Coe – The Accidental Woman (1987)
85.   D.H. Lawrence – Lady Chatterley’s Lover (1928)
86.   Mark Haddon – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2003)
87.   William S. Burroughs – Junkie (1953)
88.   Stendhal – Le rouge et le noir, Chronique de 1830 (1830)
89.   Arthur Conan Doyle – The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902)
90.   Alice Ferney – Dans la guerre (2003)
91.   Hugo Claus – Het Verdriet van België (1983)
92.   Horace Walpole – The Castle of Otranto (1764)
93.   Philip Roth – The Dying Animal (2001)
94.   Laurent de Graeve – Le Mauvais Genre (2000)
95.   Thomas Pynchon – The Crying of Lot 49 (1966)
96.   Peter Carey – My Life as a Fake (2003)
97.   Didier Daeninckx – Le Der des ders (1985)
98.   Toni Morrison – Beloved (1987)
99.   Günter Grass – De Blikken Trommel (1959)
100.                       Louis-Ferdinand Céline – Voyage au bout de la nuit (1932)

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