The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
"Little guys go to a lot of trouble to get rid of stolen jewellery"
Watership Down by Richard Adams
"Funny-named bunnies leave home based on psychic premonition,
join cult, leave, find new home, notice no lady bunnies around,
steal lady bunnies from farm."
Good opening chapter. Main character arrives halfway through, but gets killed off early. Some decent
(if dated) commandments. Cracking ending. Slighty too open to interpretation.
1984, by George Orwell
Ullysses by James Joyce
"Leopold Bloom wanders around Dublin, reminisces, frets about Molly's adultery, eats, tries to make a buck, masturbates. Crosses paths with Stephen Dedalus. Molly masturbates. Yes!"
Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov
"Three Russian sisters want to go to Moscow. They don't go."
A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust
"Guy wakes up, eats a cake, thinks about stuff, becomes a writer."