Putting aside the wonderful realm of Middle-Earth and many other values, The Lord of the Rings and Tolkien's other works are written in a very beautiful English. What are other novels/stories that you find exciting because of its language?
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I wouldn't know where to start and once started where to stop. But if Britain be a 'land without music', as one German once pithily observed, and we lack the composers of Russia, Germany, Austria, Hungary etc and notwithstanding our Turners, Constables etc we have nothing like the number of grand masters as Italy, Flanders, Spain, France etc, there is no doubt where the artistic glory of Britain does lie. It is in her literature. No other nation on earth possesses the same volume and depth of the written word.
Start with the complete works of Milton, Shakespeare (not forgetting his sonnets); the romantic poets of the 18th & 19th centuries, (Wordsworth, Coleridge, Tennyson, Keats etc); the whole of the Authorised (King James 1) version of the Bible; the Book of Common Prayer; the works of Jane Austen, Dickens, Burns, Thackeray, Hardy, the Brontes; Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (recommend Neville Coghill's translation); and when you have finished, start on the 100 best novels of the 20th century, per the attached list, http://www.modernlibrary.com/top-100/100-best-novels/ (we will allow the Americans a look-in at this point). And when you have finished all that lot, get back to me and I will suggest some more.
My daughter's then boyfriend, after he had been accepted to read English at Cambridge, had the temerity to ask for a summer reading list. He was given one about three times as long as that.