The BBC Book list – I have read 65!

The BBC reckons most people will have only read 6 of the 100 books listed here.

Instructions:
Copy and paste the list to your notes page
Review the list and put an ‘X’ after those you have read.
Add a ‘+’ to the ones you LOVE.
Star * those you plan on reading.
Tally your total at the bottom.

1 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen – X+
2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien – X+
3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte – X+
4 Harry Potter series – JK Rowling – X
5 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee – X
6 The Bible – X
7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte – X+
8 Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell – X+
9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman –
10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens – X

RUNNING TOTAL – 9

11 Little Women – Louisa M Alcott – X++
12 Tess of the D’Ubervilles- Thomas Hardy – X
13 Catch 22 – Joseph Heller –
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare – X
15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier -X
16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien – X+
17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks –
18 Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger – X
19 The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger –
20 Middlemarch – George Eliot – X

RUNNING TOTAL – 16

21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell – X
22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald – X
23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens – X
24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy – X
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams – X
26 Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh – *
27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky – X
28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck – *
29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll – X++
30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame – X++

RUNNING TOTAL – 24

31 Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy –
32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens – X
33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis – X
34 Emma – Jane Austen – X++
35 Persuasion – Jane Austen – X
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis – X
37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini – X
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres – **
39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden – X+
40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne – X

RUNNING TOTAL – 32

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 – X
47 Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy –
48 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood – X
49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding – X
50 Atonement – Ian McEwan – X+

RUNNING TOTAL – 38

51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel – *
52 Dune – Frank Herbert – X+
53 Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons –
54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen – X+
55 A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth –
56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon –
57 A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens – X
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 –

RUNNING TOTAL – 41

61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck – X
62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov – X
63 The Secret History – Donna Tartt –
64 The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold – X+
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 – X
69 Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie –
70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville – X

RUNNING TOTAL – 47

71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens – X
72 Dracula – Bram Stoker – X
73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett – X
74 Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson –
75 Ulysses – James Joyce – X
76 The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath – *
77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome –
78 Germinal – Emile Zola -*
79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray – X
80 Possession – AS Byatt – **

RUNNING TOTAL – 52

81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens – X
82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell –
83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker – X
84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro – X
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 – X
90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton – X++++

RUNNING TOTAL – 58

91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad – *
92 The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery – X
93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks –
94 Watership Down – Richard Adams – X
95 A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole –
96 A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute – X
97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas – X
98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare – X
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl – X+
100 Les Miserables – Victor Hugo – X

TOTAL 65