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19th Century Novels Selected Reading List - By Writer

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The 19th century is full of great novels by amazing authors. Here's a selected reading list of 19th-century novels.

Alcott, Louisa May

  • Little Women

Austen, Jane

  • Emma
  • Mansfield Park
  • Persuasion
  • Pride and Prejudice

Blackmore, Richard Doddridge

  • Lorna Doone

Braddon, Mary Elizabeth

  • Lady Audley’s Secret

Bronte, Charlotte

Bronte, Emily

  • Wuthering Heights

Burnett, Frances Hodgson

  • The Secret Garden

Butler, Samuel

  • Erewhon

Carlyle, Thomas

  • Sartor Resartus

Carroll, Lewis

  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Through the Looking Glass

Collins, Wilkie

  • Armadale
  • No Name
  • The Moonstone
  • The Woman in White

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

  • Rodney Stone
  • A Study in Scarlet

Conrad, Joseph

Cooper, James F

  • The Prairie

Crane, Stephen

  • Red Badge of Courage

Dickens, Charles

  • Bleak House
  • David Copperfield
  • Dombey & Son D
  • Great Expectations
  • Hard Times
  • Little Dorritt
  • Mystery Of Edwin Drood
  • Nicholas Nickleby
  • The Old Curiosity Shop
  • Oliver Twist
  • Pickwick Papers
  • Tale of Two Cities

Disraeli, Benjamin

  • Sybil, or The Two Nations

Dostoevski, Fedor

  • Brothers Karamazov
  • Crime and Punishment
  • The Idiot

Dreiser, Theodore

  • Sister Carrie

Dumas, Alexandre

  • The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Three Musketeers

Eliot, George

  • Adam Bede
  • Daniel Deronda
  • Middlemarch
  • Mill on the Floss
  • Silas Marner

Flaubert, Gustave

  • Madame Bovary
  • A Sentimental Education

Gaskell, Elizabeth

  • Cranford
  • Wives and Daughters

Gissing, George

  • New Grub Street

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

  • Elective Affinities

Gogol, Nikolai

  • Dead Souls

Hardy, Thomas

  • Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Jude the Obscure
  • The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • The Return of the Native
  • Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • The Woodlanders
  • Under the Greenwood Tree

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

  • Blithedale Romance
  • Scarlet Letter

Hugo, Victor

  • Les Miserables
  • The Hunchback of Notre-Dame de Paris

James, Henry

  • The American
  • The Bostonians
  • Daisy Miller
  • The Europeans
  • Portrait of a Lady
  • Washington Square

Le Fanu, Sheridan

  • Uncle Silas

MacDonald, George

  • Lilith
  • Phantastes

Melville, Herman

  • Moby Dick
  • Redburn
  • Typee

Meredith, George

  • Diana of the Crossways
  • The Egoist

Norris, Frank

  • McTeague

Oliphant, Margaret

  • The Perpetual Curate
  • Salem Chapel

Scott, Sir Walter

  • The Antiquary
  • The Heart of Mid-Lothian
  • Ivanhoe

Sewall, Anna

  • Black Beauty

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

Stevenson, Robert L

  • Catriona (aka David Balfour)
  • Kidnapped
  • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
  • Treasure Island

Stoker, Bram

  • Dracula

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Thackeray, William M

  • Barry Lyndon
  • The History of Henry Esmond
  • The Newcomes
  • Vanity Fair

Tolstoy, Leo

  • Anna Karenina
  • Resurrection
  • The Forged Coupon
  • War and Peace

Trollope, Anthony

  • Ayala's Angel
  • Framley Parsonage
  • Barchester Towers
  • John Caldigate
  • The Last Chronicle of Barset
  • Marion Fay
  • Phineas Finn
  • The Prime Minister
  • The Warden
  • The Way We Live Now

Turgenev, Ivan

  • Fathers and Children

Twain, Mark

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

Verne, Jules

  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Wells, HG

  • Invisible Man
  • Island of Dr Moreau
  • The Time Machine
  • War of the Worlds

Wilde, Oscar

  • Picture of Dorian Gray

Zola, Emile

  • L’Assommoir
  • Therese Raquin

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