With the help of booksellers and librarians from around the world, we’ve created this collection of 200 iconic HarperCollins titles—beloved books that have inspired, informed, entertained, and endured.
Whether they are prizewinners, runaway bestsellers, groundbreaking nonfiction, or simply a favorite novel, these books have all had a singular influence on our literary culture.
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The wild, macabre tale of the twentieth century and of two men—one looking for something he has lost, the other with nothing much to lose—and V., the unknown woman of the title. It was the winner of the William Faulkner Foundation Award for best debut novel in 1963.
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