In the Network to create a map of the main books for each country
User Reddit under the nickname Backforward24 created a map of the world, putting each country’s key literary work.
The author does not disclose the methodology of mapping, stating only that the criteria are the popularity of the book, in addition, it should be written by an author from this country and about this country.
The compiler of the map refers to Internet users for help in improving it.
World Literature V2
Of course, the appearance of such graphic rating provoked in the comments hot literary disputes.
Anyway, the main book of for Russia, the author is clearly guessed, calling “War and peace” by Leo Tolstoy.
For Ukraine, this “Death of a stranger” (Andrey Kurkov), for Belarus “the Chernobyl prayer” (Svetlana Alexievich), for Kazakhstan — “Book of words” (Abai Kunanbayev).
United States — “to Kill a Mockingbird” (Harper Lee), United Kingdom — “Pride and prejudice” (Jane Austin), Spain — “don Quixote” (Miguel de Cervantes), France — “the Count of Monte Cristo” (Alexandre Dumas), Italy — the divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri), Germany — “the Buddenbrooks” (Thomas Mann).
Also thanks to the map you can learn about the most important books of different exotic places, like Africa.