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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