Category: List of Popular Adult Fiction Novels

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The Road

10. The Road Cormac McCarthy’s bleak masterpiece The Road is a quiet gem among post-apocalyptic stories. The two lead characters, simply known as The Man and The Boy, travel the desolate landscape of a devastated America. The exact cause of this barren, empty land of grey snow and ashes is uncertain. As they travel to…
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The Life Of Pi Novel

The Life of Pi

The Life of Pi   The Life of Pi is the fable of a young Tamil boy by the name of Piscine Molitor Patel (or, “Pi”, for short). He recounts his life as an old man to journalist Yann Martel, about his youthful days spent in the city of Pondicherry, with an inner conflict centred…
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Bridget Jones’ Diary (1996)

Bridget Jones’ Diary (1996) Helen Fielding’s classic comedy-drama details the life of Bridget Jones, a regular woman with regular plans, just like other regular women. To get the answers, she believes in doing the following three things: a. to lose 7 pounds, b. to stop smoking, and c. to develop Inner Poise. Bridget Jones’ Diary…
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The Notebook (2004)

The Notebook (2004) Set around the beauty of the North Carolina coast, The Notebook is a romantic drama about Noah Calhoun, a young plantation worker who’s just returned from the Second World War and into a different kind of America. Noah spends time lamenting the summer days he spent 14 years ago with a beautiful…
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The girl with the dragon tattoo

The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo (2001)

The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo (2001) Swedish author Stieg Larsson’s famed crime novel is about Mikael Blomkvist, a financial journalist who once held a steady professional life, only to watch it crumble before his very eyes. Everything seems hopeless until a Swedish industry tycoon offers Blomkvist a way out, but there is a catch:…
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The Lord of The Rings (1954)

The Lord of The Rings (1954) J.R.R. Tolkein’s timely masterpiece The Lord of The Rings is often cited as the most inspirational fantasy trilogy of all time. Set in Middle-Earth, it charts the adventures of Frodo Baggins and his Hobbit friends as they travel from their home of the Shire to the mountains of Mordor…
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The Kite Runner (2003)

The Kite Runner (2003) Khaled Hosseini’s debut in fiction, The Kite Runner is a poignant expose of the cruelty of Afghanistan in modern times. The plot is about Amir and his childhood friend Hassan who is the son of his father’s servant. Amir has an uncanny ability to predict where a kite would land. Hassan…
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A Game of Thrones (1996)

A Game Of Thrones (1996) A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin is a radical piece of fiction in more recent times. The novel is eminent for its many characters, deep storyline, and combination of complex themes, including war, politics, corruption, sexuality, women, social hierarchy, and crime and punishment. The grim tale is…
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Fifty Shades of Grey (2011)

Fifty Shades of Grey (2011) Perhaps one of the most controversial novels in the last ten years, E L James’ Fifty Shades of Grey tells the rather erotic story of Anastasia ‘Ana’ Steele, a University senior, and her affiliation with Christian Grey, a young entrepreneur with a steady body of wealth behind him. The novel…
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Novel The Da Vinci Code (2003)

Dan Brown’s celebrated novel is dark detective mystery centred on a conflict surrounding the mysteries of the Catholic Church. It stars his Harvard professor Robert Langdon who is compelled into investigating a murder at the Louvre in France. However, this is only the beginning of his tribulations as Langdon soon discovers a conspiracy involving what…
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