Margaret Atwood, L.M. Montgomery, Carol Shields featured on BBC's list of 100 novels that shaped the world

The BBC tasked a panel of six writers, curators and critics with selecting 100 of the most influential English-language novels published in the past 300 years. 

After months of discussion, panellists Stig Abell, Mariella Frostrup, Juno Dawson, Kit de Waal, Alexander McCall Smith and Syima Aslam have released their list on BBC Arts.

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