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Baa Baa Meme Werewolf, BBC 100 Books

The BBC allegedly believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books here. Bold those books you've read in their entirety. Italicize the ones you started but didn't finish. Me, I'll strike through the ones I either never have any intention of reading, or wish I hadn't, too.



1. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
2. The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien

3. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
4. Harry Potter series - J.K. Rowling ... but that's SEVEN books right there!
5. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
6. The Bible I've read a lot of pieces but not all of it.
7. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
8. Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
9. His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman So far I've only read 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 - J.R.R. Tolkien
17. Birdsong – Sebastian Faulk
18. Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
19. The Time Traveller's Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
20. Middlemarch - GeorgeEliot
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 - LeoTolstoy
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 --- WTF? You just had The Chronicles of Narnia up a few spaces back...?
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 - A.A.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 - L.M.Montgomery
47. Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
48. The Handmaid's Tale – Margaret Atwood
49. Lord of the Flies - William Golding ... if only there was a way to make the "strike" blood-red, flashing, and like fire to denote my loathing.
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 - DonnaTartt
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 - A.S. Byatt
81. A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
82. Cloud Atlas - DavidMitchell
83. The Color Purple - Alice Walker
84. The Remains of the Day - KazuoIshiguro
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
... and once again WTF? The Complete WORKS of Will were up there before.
99. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
100. Les Miserables – Victor Hugo



I've read a lot more than six.
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