Sweeping Epics

A Listmania! list by Lostgirl
The list author says: "These are a few of my favorite novels: for the most part these are loooong novels that span a long period of time and/or space."
Gone With the Wind
1.  Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
The list author says:
  "Did you really think I could leave this off?"
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Doctor Zhivago
2.  Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
The list author says:
  "Beautiful prose and poetry."
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Forever Amber (Rediscovered Classics)
3.  Forever Amber (Rediscovered Classics) by Kathleen Winsor
The list author says:
  "Imagine a British version of "Gone With the Wind" with a very Scarlett-like heroine"
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Outlander
4.  Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
The list author says:
  "The whole series belongs on here (6 books and counting) About a 18th Century scotsman and his 20th century wife"
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Katherine (Rediscovered Classics)
5.  Katherine (Rediscovered Classics) by Anya Seton
The list author says:
  "Gorgeous, well researched novel based on the true story of John of Gaunt and his mistress, Katherine."
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The Bronze Horseman
6.  The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons
The list author says:
  "The Russian setting recalls "Dr. Zhivago" but the story is it's own tale of love and war (the first in a trilogy)"
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Les Miserables
7.  Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
The list author says:
  "It's a shame that so many people are put off by the length. By skipping this you're missing out on a literary experience."
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The Thorn Birds
8.  The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
The list author says:
  "A guilty pleasure"
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Push Not the River
9.  Push Not the River by James Conroyd Martin
The list author says:
  "Interesting and entertaining story of the Polish revolution. Based on the real diaries of the novel's heroine."
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The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One
10.  The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One by Jean M. Auel
The list author says:
  "The science/history may be iffy but the story of the interaction between Neanderthals and the Cro-Magnon girl they adopt is certainly entertaining. The sequels vary in terms of quality but this one is a keeper"
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Into the Wilderness
11.  Into the Wilderness by Sara Donati
The list author says:
  "Reminicent of the Outlander series (and featuring a cameo from the characters) this is the first in a series dealing with the Bonner family (some of whom you may recall from The Last of the Mohicans)"
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Island of the Swans
12.  Island of the Swans by Ciji Ware
The list author says:
  "This is the story of Jane Maxwell, the Duchess of Gordon who was influential in 18th century art and politics and is all but forgotten in our own time. Though she married a duke, a twist of fate kept her from being with the man she truely loved and this romance makes up the crux of the plot."
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The Far Pavilions
13.  The Far Pavilions by M. M. Kaye
The list author says:
  "Ash is born to European parents in 19th century India, raised by an Indian woman, and redisovers his British roots as an adolescent. The novel follows Ash as he struggles with his strong ties to two very different cultures, and his love for a Hindu princess."
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Outlander TV Series - Its happening people! 29 24 days ago
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Outlander Questions 7 Oct 3, 2014
How do you feel about Claire? Love her or hate her? 19 Sep 23, 2014
Who was that man? 13 Sep 23, 2014
The man at Claire's feet? 18 Sep 18, 2014
The language is too rich for signing? 1 Jul 17, 2014
Unable to accept this Kindle ebook gift? 0 Jul 15, 2014
Into the Wilderness 3 Jun 15, 2014
What to read next... 5 Jun 15, 2014
Is this the only translation available?! 1 Feb 14, 2014
Is anyone else seriously dissapointed by the ending (WARNING SPOILERS) 6 Jan 24, 2014
 
   

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