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Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Are The BBC Right Or Wrong About You ??

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


Bold the books you've read in their entirety, italicize the ones you started but didn't finish or read an excerpt.
 
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 Mokingbird - HarperLee        

6) The Bible

7) Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte

8) 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) 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 Traveler’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger

20) Middlemarch - George Eliot

21) Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell

22) The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald 

24) War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy

25) The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams  

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 - CS Lewis

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 - 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) Ullyses

76) The Inferno - Dante
 
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 - E.B. 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

 Well it seems the BBC are wrong when it comes to me a I have read 55 out of 100  (thats over half) but then again I am a bookworm!!


Top half of my Bookshelf

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