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1. Adam Bede - George Eliot

2. Complete works - William Shakespeare

3. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte

4. Heart of Darkness -Joseph Conrad

5. Little Dorrit - Charles Dickens 

6. Then We Came to the End - Joshua Ferris

7. Captain Corelli's Mandolin - Louis de Bernieres

8. Spot of Bother - Mark Haddon

9. High Fidelity - Nick
Hornby

10. Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver

11. Diviners - Margaret Laurence

12. Fifth Business - Robertson Davies

13. Solomon Gursky Was Here - Mordecai Richler

14. Likeness - Tana French

15. Nora Webster - Colm Toibin

16. A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth

17. The Killings - Andre Dubus

18. Faceless Killers - Henning Mankell

19. Watership Down - Richard Adams

20. Jennie Gerhardt - Theodore Dreiser

21. Voyage Out - Virginia Woolf

22. Frankenstein - Mary Shelley

23. Iliad - Homer

24. Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath

25. Complete Short Stories - Ernest Hemingway

26. Complete Short Stories - Flannery O'Connor

27. Twenty Years After - Alexandre Dumas

28. Fifth Child - Doris Lessing

29. Razor's Edge - W Somerset Maugham

30. Song of Roland 

31. Gormenghast Trilogy - Mervyn Peake

32. Where I'm Calling From - Raymond Carver

33. Dune - Frank Herbert

34. No Country for Old
Men - Cormac McCarthy

35. Maus - Art
Speigelman

36. Infatuations - Javier Marias

37. Coming Through Slaughter - Michael Ondaatje 

38. The Darling - Russell Banks

39. Interview with the Vampire - Anne Rice

40. Nazi Literature in the Americas - Roberto Bolano

41. Goldfinch - Donna Tartt

42. Patrick Melrose Novels - Edward St Aubyn

43. Saturday - Ian McEwan

44. French Lieutenant's Woman - John Fowles

45. Fidelity - Wendell Berry

46. Riders - Tim Winton

47. Wind Up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami

48. Wolf Hall - Hilary Mantel

49. Howards End - E M Forester

50. Elegance of the Hedgehog - Muriel Barbery

51. Book of Eve - Constance Beresford-Howe

52. Skinny Legs and All - Tom Robbins

53. Human Factor - Graham Greene

54. Sea Wolf - Jack London

55. Northanger Abbey - Jane Austen

56. Millenium Trilogy - Stieg Larsson

57. Beet Queen - Louise Erdrich

58. Black Swan Green - Stephen Mitchell

59. Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro

60. Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving

61. Lives of Girls and Women - Alice Munro

62. Grotesque - Natsuo Kirino

63. Magic Mountain - Thomas Mann

64. Nine Stories - J D Salinger

65. Rabbit Run - John Updike

66. Great Fire - Shirley Hazzard

67. Corrections - Jonathan Franzen

68. Sointula - Bill Gaston

69. Natasha - David Bezmozgis

70. Hey Nostradamus! - Douglas Coupland

71. Breakfast of Champions - Kurt
Vonnegut

72. Distance - Jack Hodgins

73. Destiny - Tim Parks

74. House of Mirth - Edith Wharton 

75. Lady Audley's Secret - Mary Elizabeth Braddon

76. Lost Lady - Willa Cather 

77. The Monk - Matthew Lewis

78. Narcissus and Goldmund - Hermann Hesse

79. As I Lay Dying - William Faulkner

80. Brazzaville Beach - William Boyd

81. Good Doctor - Damon Galgut

82. Salvage King Ya! - Mark Anthony Jarman

83. Spring Torrents - Ivan Turgenev

84. The Lover - Marguerite Duras

85. A River Sutra - Gita Mehta

86. Wide Sargasso Sea - Jean Rhys

87. Truth and Bright Water - Thomas King

88. The Angle of Repose - Wallace Stegner

89. The World Made Straight - Ron Rash

90. Pastoralia - George Saunders

91. The Killer Inside Me - Jim Thompson

92. If On A Winter's Night A Traveller - Italo Calvino

93. Immortality - Milan Kundera

94. Tortilla Curtain - T C Boyle

95. McTeague - Frank Norris

96. Carry On Jeeves - P G Wodehouse

97. The Museum Guard - Howard Norman

98. The Winter of our
Discontent - John Steinbeck

99. Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned - Wells Tower

100. Curse the River of Time - Per Petterson
Peter's 100 Fiction Picks
 
(in no particular order or external influence, living or otherwise)