Thursday, November 18, 2010

Books! Books! Books!

Have you read more than 6 of these books? The BBC believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books listed here. Instructions: Copy this into your NOTES. Bold those books you've read in their entirety. Italicize the ones you started but didn't finish or read an excerpt.

1. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen






2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien





3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte







4 Harry Potter series – JK Rowling





5 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee





6 The Bible





7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte





8 Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell





9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman





10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens





11 Little Women – Louisa M Alcott





12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy





13 Catch 22 – Joseph Heller





14 Complete Works of Shakespeare





15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier






16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien





17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks





19 The Time Traveller’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger





20 Middlemarch – George Eliot





21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell





22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald





23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens





24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy





25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams





26 Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh





27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky





28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck





29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll





30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame





31 Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy





32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens





33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis





34 Emma – Jane Austen





35 Persuasion – Jane Austen





36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis





37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini





38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Berniere





39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden





40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne





41 Animal Farm – George Orwell





42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown





43 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez – en español





44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving





45 The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins





46 Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery





47 Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy





48 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood





49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding





50 Atonement – Ian McEwan





51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel





52 Dune – Frank Herbert





53 Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons





54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen





55 A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth





56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon





57 A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens





58 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley





59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon





60 Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez – en español





61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck





62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov





63 The Secret History – Donna Tartt





64 The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold





65 Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas





66 On The Road – Jack Kerouac





67 Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy





68 Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding





69 Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie





70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville





71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens





72 Dracula – Bram Stoker





73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett





74 Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson





75 Ulysses – James Joyce





76 The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath





77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome





78 Germinal – Emile Zola





79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray





80 Possession – AS Byatt





81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens





82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell





83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker





84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro





85 Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert





86 A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry





87 Charlotte’s Web – EB White





88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom





89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle





90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton





91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad





92 The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery





93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks





94 Watership Down – Richard Adams





95 A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole





96 A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute





97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas





98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare





99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl





100 Les Miserables – Victor Hugo

2 comments:

Amaranthine said...

I've read 18 eeheeeheee

blueepicgeek said...

That is EPIC! I've read 17 but at least six I have started and never finished and I currently have another one (tale of two cities) that I haven't started yet and a few more are on my to read list. Looks like I have more to add XD

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