Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

The novel addresses many of the social and intellectual issues facing African-Americans in the early twentieth century, including black nationalism, the relationship between black identity and Marxism, and the reformist racial policies of Booker T. Washington, as well as issues of individuality and personal identity.

The 30th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 7th on For The Love of Books (For The Love of Books)
  2. - 7th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  3. - 8th on 100 Best Novels in English Since 1900 (Counterpunch)
  4. - 8th on The Best Southern Novels of All Time (Oxford American)
  5. - 9th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  6. - 16th on Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century (themodernnovel.com)
  7. - 18th on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)
  8. - 19th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  9. - 20th on D. G. Myers’ 50 Greatest English Language Novels (D. G. Myers)
  10. - 24th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  11. - 26th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  12. - 26th on The 100 Greatest Novels (greatbooksguide.com)
  13. - 29th on 100 Best Books (Montana State University)
  14. - 32nd on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
  15. - 34th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  16. - 43rd on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
  17. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)
  18. - National Book Award - Fiction (National Book Foundation)
  19. - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)
  20. - Donald Barthelme’s Reading List (Believer Mag)
  21. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)
  22. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (USA))
  23. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  24. - The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics (Book)
  25. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  26. - How to Read and Why (Harold Bloom)
  27. - Select 100 (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  28. - The Dream of the Great American Novel (Book)
  29. - The 75 Best Books of the Past 75 Years (Parade Magazine)
  30. - The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers (http://www.uhlibrary.net/pdf/college_board_recommended_books.pdf)
  31. - The Great American Read (PBS)
  32. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)

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Invisible Man - Multiple Critical Perspectives Paperback 4966098 $16.79 $47.07 2006
Spark Notes Invisible Man Paperback 940240 $18.95 $1.99 2002
Invisible Man Mass Market Paperback 939637 $3.28
Invisible Man Paperback 3204 $10.49 $0.25 1995
Invisible Man with Related Readings (The Glencoe literature library) Hardcover 1240619 $24.95 $94.85 2001
Invisible Man (Modern Library 100 Best Novels) Hardcover 12357 $14.28 $8.60 1994
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Invisible Man (Vintage International) Kindle Edition 11503 $9.99 2010
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The Invisible Man Hardcover 3726956 $11.21
The Invisible Man - Classic Illustrated Edition Kindle Edition 119756 2014
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The Invisible Man: By H. G. Wells - Illustrated Kindle Edition 333229 2016
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THE INVISIBLE MAN (non illustrated) Kindle Edition 1082044 $0.99 2010
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The Invisible Man (Signet Classics) Kindle Edition 74042 2014
The Invisible Man Hardcover 798218 $17.79 $11.98 1982
Alien Voices H G Wells The Invisible Man Audio CD 3586182 $4,896.01 $57.71 1998
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Invisible Man ([The Modern library of the world's best books]) Hardcover 1557668 $16.79 $2.24 1992
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Invisible Man By Ralph Ellison (Second Vintage International Edition) 1995 Paperback Paperback 975242 $11.76 $4.67 1995
The Invisible Man: By H. G. Wells : Illustrated & Unabridged (Free Bonus Audiobook) Kindle Edition 304696 2016
Invisible Man Hardcover 13064197 $16.00 1992
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