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Ramblings - The 100 Books list

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Jun. 24th, 2008 | 09:32 pm
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music: History Channel

Seen this on a lot of my Flist.

1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.
2) Italicize those you intend to read.
3) Underline the books you LOVE.
4) Reprint this list in your own LJ so we can try and track down these people who've read 6 and force books upon them ;-)
note: i've put an asterisk next to ones i've read bits of

1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen <-- saw the movie
2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien <-- saw the movies, too
3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
6 The Bible*
7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell <-- saw both movies
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 <-- saw the movie, too
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare *
15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier <-- read ‘The Birds’ tho
16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks
18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger <-- everyone in my 11th grade English class read this but
me. I read Lolita, instead.
19 The Time Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch - George Eliot <-- read ‘Silas Marner’, tho
21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell <-- saw the movie
22 The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House - Charles Dickens <-- saw the PBS version
24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy <-- couldn’t keep the characters straight
25 The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky <-- the dullest book EVER!!
28 Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck <-- saw the movie
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 <-- saw the movie
35 Persuasion - Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis <-- saw the movie
37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli's Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres <-- saw the movie
39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden <-- saw the movie
40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne
41 Animal Farm - George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown <-- saw the movie
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 <-- saw the movie
51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel
52 Dune - Frank Herbert <-- went to the world premier of the movie
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 <-- saw the movie, too
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 <-- saw the movie, too
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' Diary - Helen Fielding <-- saw the movie
69 Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville <-- saw the movie, too
71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
72 Dracula - Bram Stoker <-- saw the movie, and the stage play!
73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett <-- saw the movie
74 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 <-- saw three different movie versions, and
Muppet Xmas Carol, too!
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 <-- read ‘The Once and Future King’, tho
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle <-- I’ve read every Holmes
story
90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad <-- saw Apocalypse Now
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 <-- read ‘On the Beach’, tho
97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas <-- saw three different movie versions
98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare <-- saw the play, too
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl <-- saw the movie (both of them)
100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo <-- saw the musical - original cast, no less!

Read 23 of them. Not too bad.
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