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GHS 10 Best Fiction

The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien
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The Fellowship of the Ring: Frodo Baggins, a young hobbit, sets out on a perilous journey to the Cracks of Doom, along with a band of warriors from different kingdoms, to destroy the Dark Lord's Ring of Power.
The Two Towers: Recounts the deeds of the individual members of the Fellowship of the Ring after being divided by an attack of orc-soldiers, following Frodo and his servant Samwise on their continuing quest to destroy the Ring of Power in the Mountain of Fire.
The Return of the King: As the Shadow of Mordor grows, the companions find their way through danger and mystery as they defeat the Dark Lord and celebrate Aragorn's ascent to become King of the West.
 

Anthem – Ayn Rand
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In a future world, only one man dares to think, strive, and love as an individual in the midst of a paralyzing collective humanity.
 
Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
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A bombardier, based in Italy during World War II, repeatedly tries to avoid flying bombing missions while his colonel tries to get him killed by demanding that he fly more and more missions.

 
Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
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A satirical novel about the utopia of the future, a world in which babies are decanted from bottles and the great Ford is worshipped.
 
The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
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An adolescent boy, knowing he is about to be dropped by his school, spends three days and nights in New York City.

 
Animal Farm – George Orwell
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A political satire in which the animals take over running the farm, but find their utopian state turning into a dictatorship.
 
The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
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A family of thirteen must leave their farm in Oklahoma to find work. They become migrant workers in California.

 
Lord of the Flies – William Golding
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Stranded on an island while an atomic war destroys the rest of the world, a group of young boys revert to savagery as they struggle to survive.
 
Beloved – Toni Morrison
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Sethe, an escaped slave who now lives in post-Civil War Ohio, has borne the unthinkable and works hard at "beating back the past." She struggles to keep Beloved, an intruder, from gaining possession of her present while throwing off the legacy of her past.

 
Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
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Marlow comes face to face with the corruption and despair that lies at the heart of human existence when he undertakes a journey on behalf of a Belgian trading company up the Congo River in search of the tormented white ivory trader, Kurtz.
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