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General Fiction Definition – What’s the best definition for the general fiction genre? Books that fall into the general fiction genre are often ones that straddle so many genres that it’s hard to place them in any specific one, or even two. The books in the general fiction genre can be a combination of any three or more genres of fiction that cause them to be outside the limits and rules of those specific genres. Example: a science fiction, fantasy, romance that has strong elements of comedy and action and adventure.

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general fiction definition book coverGeneral Fiction Definition – Examples

Review this list of popular examples to help you get a better understanding of the general fiction genre.

1. 1984 by George Orwell

2. Animal Farm by George Orwell

3. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

4. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

5. East of Eden by John Steinbeck

6. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

7. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

9. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

10. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

11. Lord of the Flies by William Golding

12. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

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

14. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

15. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

16. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

17. The Giver by Lois Lowry

18. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

19. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

20. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

21. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

22. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

23. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

24. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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General Fiction Definition – Related Book Genres

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