100 Funniest Novels of All Time


“Humor isn’t just what you see on YouTube or SNL. In fact, some of the funniest books stand the test of time for decades — or even centuries.“ The list was compiled based on votes from the Goodreads community

1. The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams


2. Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1) by Joseph Heller


3. Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett


4. The Princess Bride by William Goldman


5. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole


6. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, #1) by Douglas Adams


7. Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore


8. Three Men in a Boat (Three Men, #1) by Jerome K. Jerome


9. Bridget Jones’s Diary (Bridget Jones, #1) by Helen Fielding


10. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (Dirk Gently #1) by Douglas Adams


11. Thank You, Jeeves (Jeeves, #5) by P.G. Wodehouse


12. Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.


13. Mort (Death, #1; Discworld, #4) by Terry Pratchett


14. The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1) by Jasper Fforde


15. One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1) by Janet Evanovich


16. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll


17. The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1; Rincewind #1) by Terry Pratchett


18. Guards! Guards! (Discworld, #8) by Terry Pratchett


19. The Code of the Woosters (Jeeves, #7) by P.G. Wodehouse


20. Freaks I’ve Met by Donald Jans


21. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


22. Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons


23. A Dirty Job (Grim Reaper, #1) by Christopher Moore


24. The Wee Free Men (Discworld, #30; Tiffany Aching, #1) by Terry Pratchett


25. Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.


26. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren


27. Going Postal (Discworld, #33; Moist von Lipwig, #1) by Terry Pratchett


28. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving


29. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra


30. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

31. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson


32. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg


33. Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple


34. Candide by Voltaire


35. The Adrian Mole Diaries (Adrian Mole #1–2) by Sue Townsend


36. My Man Jeeves (Jeeves, #1) by P.G. Wodehouse


37. The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens


38. Corporate America by Jack Dougherty


39. Bloodsucking Fiends (A Love Story, #1) by Christopher Moore


40. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (The Herdmans #1) by Barbara Robinson


41. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie


42. Fool by Christopher Moore


43. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker’s Guide, #2) by Douglas Adams


44. To the Nines (Stephanie Plum, #9) by Janet Evanovich


45. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins


46. Hot Six (Stephanie Plum, #6) by Janet Evanovich


47. Ten Big Ones (Stephanie Plum, #10) by Janet Evanovich


48. Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, #2) by Jasper Fforde


49. Pyramids (Discworld, #7) by Terry Pratchett


50. Leave It to Psmith by P.G. Wodehouse


51. Fearless Fourteen (Stephanie Plum, #14) by Janet Evanovich


52. Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis


53. Seven Up (Stephanie Plum, #7) by Janet Evanovich


54. Monstrous Regiment (Discworld, #31; Industrial Revolution, #3) by Terry Pratchett


55. A Visit from Voltaire by Dinah Lee Küng


56. Lean Mean Thirteen (Stephanie Plum, #13) by Janet Evanovich


57. Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen


58. Finger Lickin’ Fifteen (Stephanie Plum, #15) by Janet Evanovich


59. My Family and Other Animals (Corfu Trilogy, #1) by Gerald Durrell


60. Hard Eight (Stephanie Plum, #8) by Janet Evanovich


61. The Rosie Project (Don Tillman, #1) by Graeme Simsion


62. Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, #2) by Janet Evanovich


63. Eleven on Top (Stephanie Plum, #11) by Janet Evanovich


64. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain


65. Three to Get Deadly (Stephanie Plum, #3) by Janet Evanovich


66. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain


67. Practical Demonkeeping (Pine Cove, #1) by Christopher Moore


68. Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum, #12) by Janet Evanovich


69. Big Trouble by Dave Barry


70. Four to Score (Stephanie Plum, #4) by Janet Evanovich


71. Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker’s Guide, #3)by Douglas Adams


72. The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove (Pine Cove, #2) by Christopher Moore


73. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster


74. Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger


75. Sick Puppy by Carl Hiaasen


76. Flashman (The Flashman Papers, #1) by George MacDonald Fraser


77. The Help by Kathryn Stockett


78. Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers (Red Dwarf #1) by Grant Naylor


79. High Five (Stephanie Plum, #5) by Janet Evanovich


80. The Big Over Easy (Nursery Crime, #1) by Jasper Fforde


81. Scoop by Evelyn Waugh


82. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck


83. John Dies at the End (John Dies at the End, #1) by David Wong


84. Sizzling Sixteen (Stephanie Plum, #16) by Janet Evanovich


85. Three Men on the Bummel (Three Men, #2) by Jerome K. Jerome


86. Bite Me (A Love Story, #3) by Christopher Moore


87. Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings by Christopher Moore


88. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, #4) by Douglas Adams


89. Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh


90. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne


91. Somewhere Upriver by Patrick Loafman


92. You Suck (A Love Story, #2) by Christopher Moore


93. We Got Zombies On The Lawn Again, Ma (Ax Handel’s Special Zombie Notebooks Book 1) by Donnie Smith


94. Sex in the Title: A Comedy about Dating, Sex, and Romance in NYC by Zack Love


95. Love and the Art of War by Dinah Lee Küng


96. Critical Failures by Robert Bevan


97. Right Ho, Jeeves (Jeeves, #6) by P.G. Wodehouse


98. The Barrytown Trilogy: The Commitments / The Snapper / The Van by Roddy Doyle


99. The Well of Lost Plots (Thursday Next #3) by Jasper Fforde


100. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1) by Alan Bradley



Source: https://www.goodreads.com

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