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VMIAC’s Top 20 Novels

We asked the VMIAC team for their favourite book of all time to share with you. Here was the outcome, in no particular order!

  • To Kill a Mockingbird: Harper Lee
  • Lord of the Rings: J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Handmaid’s Tale: Margaret Atwood
  • Shadow of the Wind: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  • 1984: George Orwell
  • Harry Potter series: J.K. Rowling
  • The Hunger Games series: Suzanne Collins
  • The Testaments: Margaret Atwood
  • Slaughterhouse 5: Kurt Vonnegut
  • The Shining: Steven King
  • Little Women: Louisa May Alcott
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray: Oscar Wilde
  • Wuthering Heights: Emily Brontë
  • The Great Gatsby: F. Scott Fitzgerald 
  • Game of Thrones series: George R.R. Martin
  • Shantaram: Gregory David Roberts
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns: Khaled Hosseini
  • Frankenstein: Mary Shelley
  • Of Mice and Men: John Steinbeck
  • Big Little Lies: Liane Moriarty

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