Icarus was a test pilot (galwithglasses) wrote,
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Book Meme

Because I'm trying to pass the time.

The BBC thinks you will have read 6 of the books on this list.

Copy and paste the list, then bold the books you have read.
Italicize books you never completed.
Then sum up with a head count, or a comment.


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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
(This is the title for the trilogy that includes The Golden Compass)

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 Faulk

18 - Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger

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 - C.S. Lewis
(This book is the second in the Chronicles of Narnia series)

37 - The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini

38 - Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres

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

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

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



I'm pretty sure that's more than 6. I'm always interested to see what makes these kinds of lists. They are so arbitrary. A lot of the ones I have read on the list were required reading in school or I read them as part of a project for English class in high school.
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