Stories Readers Can Fall Into

A Listmania! list by Elaine Gilbert
The list author says: "I believe in reading every word and I'm not afraid of descriptions. I read a lot of Faulkner in college and I know As I Lay Dying is not originally the name of a band, but a Faulkner novel. Tinkers, which won a Pulitzer Prize, is a homage to AILD and nobody talks about that! I like to read books where the author creates a complex world that exists in my mind and characters who become real people in my memories."
The Inheritance of Loss
1.  The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
The list author says:
  "Amazing world created by author, subtle epiphanies, reader needs to read to the last page to appreciate the entire experience, detailed descriptions of other worlds, several main characters"
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White Teeth: A Novel
2.  White Teeth: A Novel by Zadie Smith
The list author says:
  "Great story, character, description"
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The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel
3.  The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver
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The Corrections: A Novel
4.  The Corrections: A Novel by Jonathan Franzen
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Olive Kitteridge
5.  Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
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Driftless
6.  Driftless by David Rhodes
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Unaccustomed Earth
7.  Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
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