Originally Posted by Tannhauser
'Greatest' lists like that are endlessly debatable. I would have on there:
Joseph Heller 'Something Happened',
Anthony Burgess 'Earthly Powers'
T.H. White 'The Once and Future King'
John Updike 'Rabbit' series
L.P. Hartley 'The Go-Between'
...and so on.
Think I would have placed The Hobbit on there as well.
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
Each of these 3 books had something exciting about them for me which transcended the book itself.