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Les misérables

by:Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885

Story of Valjean, the ex-convict who rises against all odds from galley slave to mayor, and the fanatical police inspector who dedicates his life to recapturing Valjean.

Editions:3116  Date:1753 - 2018  Genre(s):Epic fiction, Epic fiction, Epic fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction

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Ulysses

by:Joyce, James, 1882-1941

This account of several lower class citizens of Dublin describes their activities and tells what some of them were thinking one day in 1904.

Editions:1936  Date:0919 - 2018  Genre(s):Epic fiction, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction

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Doctor Zhivago

by:Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960

Comprehensive picture of pre revolutionary upper-class Russian society and the revolutionary transition. Deals with the life of an intellectual and his heroic effort to preserve his capacity for reflection.

Editions:1491  Date:1900 - 2017  Genre(s):History, Epic fiction, Historical fiction, Didactic fiction, Love stories

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Their eyes were watching God : a novel

by:Hurston, Zora Neale

A novel about black Americans in Florida that centers on the life of Janie and her three marriages.

Editions:280  Date:1900 - 2018  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Epic fiction, Allegories

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One hundred years of solitude

by:García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014

The rise and fall, birth and death, of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family.

Editions:225  Date:1966 - 2014  Genre(s):Epic fiction, Epic fiction, Epic fiction, Magic realist fiction, Magic realist fiction

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The Silmarillion

by:Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973

From the Publisher: "Majestic! Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord Of The Rings will find The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own medieval romances, fierce fairy tales and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury it overwhelms the reader." Those interested in J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth should not be without this grand volume that tells the tragic tale of the struggle for control of the Silmarils, a struggle that would determine the history of the world long before the War of the Ring.

Editions:555  Date:1973 - 2017  Genre(s):Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Epic fiction, Epic fiction

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The Pillars of the earth

by:Follett, Ken

Set in twelfth-century England, this epic of kings and peasants juxtaposes the building of a magnificent church with the violence and treachery that often characterized the Middle Ages.

Editions:526  Date:1987 - 2018  Genre(s):History, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Epic fiction

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Cien años de soledad

by:García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014

The rise and fall, birth and death, of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendia family.

Editions:1485  Date:1928 - 2018  Genre(s):Epic fiction, Epic fiction, Epic fiction

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The Clan of the Cave Bear : a novel

by:Auel, Jean M.

The Neanderthal world is portrayed reconstructing primordial daily life and beliefs.

Editions:303  Date:1980 - 2017  Genre(s):Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Epic fiction, Epic fiction

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The mammoth hunters

by:Auel, Jean M.

Ayla and Jondalar meet the Mamutoi, the Mammoth Hunters, and Ayla finds herself torn between the wildly jealous Jondalar and the master carver Ranec.

Editions:281  Date:1982 - 2016  Genre(s):Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Epic fiction, Epic fiction

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