100 books meme

Apparently the BBC(#) thinks most people will have only read 6 of the 100 books here.

Instructions:
1) Look at the list and put an ‘x’ before those you have read.
2) Add a ‘+’ to the ones you LOVE.
3) Star (*) those you plan on reading.
4) Tally your total.

How many have you read? Only 11/100 for me …

1. [ ] – The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien
2. [ ] – Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
3. [ ] – His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman
4. [x+ ] – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
5. [ ] – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, JK Rowling
6. [ ] – To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
7. [ x] – Winnie the Pooh, AA Milne
8. [x+ ] – Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
9. [ x] – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, CS Lewis
10. [ ] – Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë
11. [ x] – Catch-22, Joseph Heller
12. [ ] – Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
13. [ ] – Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks
14. [ ] – Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier
15. [ ] – The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger
16. [ ] – The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
17. [ ] – Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
18. [ ] – Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
19. [ x] – Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernieres
20. [ ] – War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
21. [ ] – Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
22. [ ] – Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone, JK Rowling
23. [ ] – Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, JK Rowling
24. [ ] – Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, JK Rowling
25. [ ] – The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien
26. [ ] – Tess Of The D’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
27. [ ] – Middlemarch, George Eliot
28. [ ] – A Prayer For Owen Meany, John Irving
29. [ ] – The Grapes Of Wrath, John Steinbeck
30. [ ] – Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
31. [ ] – The Story Of Tracy Beaker, Jacqueline Wilson
32. [ ] – One Hundred Years Of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez
33. [ ] – The Pillars Of The Earth, Ken Follett
34. [ ] – David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
35. [ ] – Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
36. [ ] – Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
37. [ ] – A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute
38. [ ] – Persuasion, Jane Austen
39. [ ] – Dune, Frank Herbert
40. [ ] – Emma, Jane Austen
41. [ ] – Anne Of Green Gables, LM Montgomery
42. [x ] – Watership Down, Richard Adams
43. [ ] – The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald
44. [ ] – The Count Of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas
45. [ ] – Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
46. [x+ ] – Animal Farm, George Orwell
47. [ ] – A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
48. [ ] – Far From The Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy
49. [ ] – Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian
50. [ ] – The Shell Seekers, Rosamunde Pilcher
51. [ ] – The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
52. [ ] – Of Mice And Men, John Steinbeck
53. [ ] – The Stand, Stephen King
54. [ ] – Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
55. [ ] – A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth
56. [ ] – The BFG, Roald Dahl
57. [ ] – Swallows And Amazons, Arthur Ransome
58. [ ] – Black Beauty, Anna Sewell
59. [ ] – Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer
60. [ ] – Crime And Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
61. [ ] – Noughts And Crosses, Malorie Blackman
62. [ ] – Memoirs Of A Geisha, Arthur Golden
63. [ ] – A Tale Of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
64. [ ] – The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCollough
65. [ ] – Mort, Terry Pratchett
66. [ ] – The Magic Faraway Tree, Enid Blyton
67. [ ] – The Magus, John Fowles
68. [ ] – Good Omens, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
69. [ ] – Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett
70. [x+ ] – Lord Of The Flies, William Golding
71. [ ] – Perfume, Patrick Süskind
72. [ ] – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Robert Tressell
73. [ ] – Night Watch, Terry Pratchett
74. [ ] – Matilda, Roald Dahl
75. [x ] – Bridget Jones’s Diary, Helen Fielding
76. [ ] – The Secret History, Donna Tartt
77. [ ] – The Woman In White, Wilkie Collins
78. [ ] – Ulysses, James Joyce
79. [ ] – Bleak House, Charles Dickens
80. [ ] – Double Act, Jacqueline Wilson
81. [ ] – The Twits, Roald Dahl
82. [ ] – I Capture The Castle, Dodie Smith
83. [ ] – Holes, Louis Sachar
84. [ ] – Gormenghast, Mervyn Peake
85. [ ] – The God Of Small Things, Arundhati Roy
86. [ ] – Vicky Angel, Jacqueline Wilson
87. [ x] – Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
88. [ ] – Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons
89. [ ] – Magician, Raymond E Feist
90. [ ] – On The Road, Jack Kerouac
91. [ ] – The Godfather, Mario Puzo
92. [ ] – The Clan Of The Cave Bear, Jean M Auel
93. [ ] – The Colour Of Magic, Terry Pratchett
94. [ ] – The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
95. [ ] – Katherine, Anya Seton
96. [ ] – Kane And Abel, Jeffrey Archer
97. [ ] – Love In The Time Of Cholera, Gabriel García Márquez
98. [ ] – Girls In Love, Jacqueline Wilson
99. [ ] – The Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot
100. [ ] – Midnight’s Children, Salman Rushdie

(#) … or do they? Here’s another one that claims to be a BBC list too – lots of controversy about both, by the looks of things. I do slightly better on this version – 18/100

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. [x]The Bible
7. [ ] Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
8. [x+] Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell
9. [ ] His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
10. [ ] Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
11. [ ] Little Women – Louisa M Alcott
12. [ ] Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
13. [x] 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
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. [x+] 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. [x] Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis
34. [ ] Emma – Jane Austen
35. [ ] Persuasion – Jane Austen
36. [x] The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis
37. [ ] The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
38. [x] Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
39. [ ] Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
40. [x] Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne
41. [x+] Animal Farm – George Orwell
42. [x] 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. [x+] Lord of the Flies – William Golding
50. [ ] Atonement – Ian McEwan
51. [x+] 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. [x] Brave New World – Aldous Huley
59. [x+] 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 – Aleandre Dumas
66. [ ] On The Road – Jack Kerouac
67. [ ] Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
68. [x] Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
69. [ ] Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
70. [ ] Moby Dick – Herman Melville
71. [ ] Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
72. [x] Dracula – Bram Stoker
73. [ ] The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
74. [x+] 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-Eupery
93. [ ] The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks
94. [x] Watership Down – Richard Adams
95. [ ] A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
96. [ ] A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
97. [ ] The Three Musketeers – Aleandre Dumas
98. [ ] Hamlet – William Shakespeare
99. [ ] Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
100. [ ] Les Miserables – Victor Hugo

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