The 100 best books of all time

How many of these "100 best books of all time" have you read?

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4. 'Epic of Gilgamesh,' anonymous

This epic poem from Mesopotamia – one of oldest surviving works of literature on the planet – tells the story of Gilgamesh, the king of the ancient city of Uruk, who befriends a man named Enkidu and with whom he embarks on several adventures.

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