24 November, 2010

BBC Booklist

The BBC believes the majority of people will have only read 6 of the 100 books here 

Instructions:
1) Look at the list and put an 'x' after those you have read.
2) Put a "/" next to those books of which you have read part.
3) Tally your total at the bottom.

1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen

2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien 
I never will- I am satisfied to have seen the movies, sorry...

3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte 

4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling xxxxxx

5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee /

6 The Bible /
Well, not ALL of it...
7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte /

8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell (X)

9 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman /


10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens /

11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott (X)


12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles 


13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller 


14 Complete Works of Shakespeare /


15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier 

16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien 

17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks

18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger (X)


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 (X)

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 (X)


30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame x


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 Bernieres

39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden x

40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne x


41 Animal Farm - George Orwell x

42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown x

43 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez 

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 (X)


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 

61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck x

62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov 

63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt 

64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold 
65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas x

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 (X)


72 Dracula - Bram Stoker x

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 x


82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchel


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 (X)


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 x

92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery (x)


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 ( X)


99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl (X)


100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo 

A strange list for sure, I have read a small portion of this and will be looking into reading more of it.



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1 comment:

  1. I've read 17 with at least six in my to be read pile. I also have three that Trey and I are going to be reading together this year. Enjoy!

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