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26 May 2012 @ 07:17 pm
A Novel Idea  
(snagged from shinydinosaur)

Strikethrough the books read and italicise those planned to be read.

The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
The Bible - I have King James Version
Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte I can't actually remember if I've read this or not
Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
Birdsong - Sebastian Faulk
Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
The Time Traveller’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
Middlemarch - George Eliot
Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
Bleak House - Charles Dickens
War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame - I honestly can't remember
Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis Have them in one volume!
Emma - Jane Austen
Persuasion - Jane Austen
The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne
Animal Farm - George Orwell
The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
Lord of the Flies - William Golding
Atonement - Ian McEwan
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
Dune - Frank Herbert
Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck - Argh! I think I did...
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
The Secret History - Donna Tartt
The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold -
Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
On The Road - Jack Kerouac
Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
Bridget Jones’s Diary - Helen Fielding
Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie
Moby Dick - Herman Melville
Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
Dracula - Bram Stoker
The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson
Ulysses - James Joyce
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
Germinal - Emile Zola
Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
Possession - AS Byatt
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
The Color Purple - Alice Walker
The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
Charlotte’s Web - EB White
The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle I've read every story and have the collected Holmes in 2 volumes
The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
Watership Down - Richard Adams
A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute I read it after seeing it on Masterpiece Theatre
The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
Hamlet - William Shakespeare
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl And the Great Glass Elevator
Les Miserables - Victor Hugo

Wow, 32! And there were a couple I'm not sure about. The average read is 6, I'm told
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janie_airejanie_aire on May 27th, 2012 03:11 am (UTC)
Glad to hear the average is six, cos I feel like quite the slacker

have read
The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
The Bible - King James Version
Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
The Time Traveller’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis Have them in one volume!
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne
Animal Farm - George Orwell
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
Watership Down - Richard Adams
A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Charlotte’s Web - EB White
Hamlet - William Shakespeare
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
Lord of the Flies - William Golding
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
On The Road - Jack Kerouac
Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck

plan to read
Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson
Ulysses - James Joyce
One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov

no plan
Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
Birdsong - Sebastian Faulk
Middlemarch - George Eliot
Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
Bleak House - Charles Dickens
War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
Emma - Jane Austen
Persuasion - Jane Austen
The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
Atonement - Ian McEwan
Dune - Frank Herbert
Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Secret History - Donna Tartt
The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold -
Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
Bridget Jones’s Diary - Helen Fielding
Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie
Moby Dick - Herman Melville
Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
Dracula - Bram Stoker
The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
Germinal - Emile Zola
Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
Possession - AS Byatt
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
The Color Purple - Alice Walker
The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
Les Miserables - Victor Hugo
Ruth: Booksjust_ruth on May 27th, 2012 09:49 am (UTC)
Does it count if you tried to read one and gave up? I tried in college to read Ulysses and couldn't make heads or tails of it. Moby Dick bored me to tears in high school and I quit.
badwolfjen: RS bookbadwolfjen on May 28th, 2012 03:40 am (UTC)
I've read 21 books on this list. And one of them is even my favrite book.

The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien I hated the book. but I liked the moive.

Harry Potter series - JK Rowling You wouldn't beleve the number of times I've read these books. And the amount of HP fan fiction I read is rediculess.

The Bible - I've read most of it in bit's and peices. I've even tryed reading the hole thing frount to back.

Little Women - Louisa M Alcott - My favrite book. I've read the hole series sevril times.

Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll - Loved it

Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis

Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden - Exalent book. Even better moive.

Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne - Who hasn't read the books. Or had them read to them as a child. I read them to my niece and nephew.

Animal Farm - George Orwell

The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown - Not a bad book.

Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery I love the first few but then they go down hill.

Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
Moby Dick - Herman Melville

Dracula - Bram Stoker - If you have ever been into vampire's then You've read this book.

The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett - Oh I love this book. I have since I watch the moive, then I had to bye the book.

A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens - One of Dickens best.

Charlotte’s Web - EB White
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur
The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald

Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte - Just finished.


Edited at 2012-06-02 07:16 am (UTC)
yuleyzokyuleyzok on July 8th, 2012 07:28 pm (UTC)
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