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Stole book meme from [livejournal.com profile] darthtofu (and found out how to link LJ users here.  So slow, Aozo, so SLOW)
 
Bold = read ; Italic = Wanna read ; Underline = halfway/abandoned/reading

Have you read more than 6 of these books? Apparently the BBC believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books listed here.

 Harry Potter – JK Rowling

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis

To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

Charlotte’s Web – EB White

Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis

The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown


Hamlet – William Shakespeare

The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett 

Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen

A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens    ( Does the kids' classics version count?  XD It had audio too lol )

The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald

Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger

Little Women – Louisa M Alcott   (Again, kids' classics version.)

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

The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery  ( Read some in the bookstore.  Was pretty. )

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (I got halfway through the book, have not finished - it's been a year! D: )

The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold   (Read halfway, got too depressed and frustrated at how awfully zen and distant 'heaven' is - it's a good book, just that I had no patience. XD)

Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery 

Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman


Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck 

Emma – Jane Austen

The Time Traveller’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger

Catch 22 – Joseph Heller

Life of Pi – Yann Martel

The Five People You Meet in Heaven – Mitch Albom

Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov 

Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy

One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl

The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien


Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck

Animal Farm – George Orwell

Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll

Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne

The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien

Lord of the Flies - William Golding

Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell

The Bible

Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens  ( Kids' version again.  Er. )

Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame   ( Kids' version... But it was a beautiful version, edited in issues of children's magazines, with gorgeous illustrations. T_T I want those mags back, where did they go )

Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte

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

Dracula – Bram Stoker

Brave New World – Aldous Huxley

The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding


A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens  ( Kids' ... you know. )

Watership Down - Richard Adams

Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen

Moby Dick – Herman Melville

The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas   ( Kid's. )

Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas

The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton  ( I don't know why I liked it so much then.  Didn't read the ghost-written ones though.  Enjoyed the cartoon more :P )

Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell

The Color Purple - Alice Walker

Les Miserables – Victor Hugo

Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad

Dune - Frank Herbert

David Copperfield – Charles Dickens

Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy

Atonement – Ian McEwan

Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier

Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert

Persuasion – Jane Austen

The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

On The Road – Jack Kerouac

The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath

War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy

Ulysses - James Joyce

Complete Works of Shakespeare  ( As much as I liked Twelfth Night, reading the script for Romeo and Juliet gave me a headache... so NO)

Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Berniere  ( I watched the movie halfway-ish? I was a kid, obviously I was shoved off when the R-rated scenes came on. >_> )

Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson

Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy

Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray

The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks

A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving

Bleak House – Charles Dickens

The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks

A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute

Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh

Middlemarch – George Eliot

The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins

Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy

Germinal – Emile Zola

Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie

The Secret History – Donna Tartt

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole

Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons

A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth  ( The title.. sounds kind of wrong, lol )

Possession – AS Byatt

Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell

A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry

 
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