Monday, September 3, 2012

BBC Top 100 Books

  1. 1984, George Orwell
  2. A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
  3. A Prayer For Owen Meany, John Irving
  4. A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
  5. A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute
  6. Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain
  7. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
  8. Animal Farm, George Orwell
  9. Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
  10. Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer
  11. Black Beauty, Anna Sewell
  12. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
  13. Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
  14. Bridget Jones's Diary, Helen Fielding
  15. Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Louis de Bernieres
  16. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
  17. Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  18. David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
  19. Don Quixote, Miguel De Cervantes
  20. Dracula, Bram Stoker
  21. Dubliners, James Joyce
  22. Emma, Jane Austen
  23. Eugenie Grandet, Honore de Balzac
  24. Frankenstein, Mary Shelley
  25. Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
  26. Good Omens, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
  27. Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian
  28. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
  29. Grimm's Fairy Stories, The Grimm Brothers
  30. Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift
  31. Heidi, Johanna Spyri
  32. Holes, Louis Sachar
  33. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë
  34. Kane And Abel, Jeffrey Archer
  35. Les Misérables, Victor Hugo
  36. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
  37. Lord Of The Flies, William Golding
  38. Love In The Time Of Cholera, Gabriel García Márquez
  39. Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert
  40. Memoirs Of A Geisha, Arthur Golden
  41. Memoirs of Fanny Hill, John Cleland
  42. Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  43. Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka
  44. Middlemarch, George Eliot
  45. Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie
  46. Moby Dick, Herman Melville
  47. Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen
  48. Nostromo, Joseph Conrad
  49. Notes from the Underground, Fyodor Dostoevsky
  50. Of Mice And Men, John Steinbeck
  51. Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens
  52. One Hundred Years Of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez
  53. Paradise Lost, John Milton
  54. Persuasion, Jane Austen
  55. Pinocchio, Carlo Collodi
  56. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
  57. Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier
  58. Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse
  59. Tales of Terror and Mystery, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  60. Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
  61. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain
  62. The Call of the Wild, Jack London
  63. The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger
  64. The Colour Of Magic, Terry Pratchett
  65. The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas père
  66. The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown
  67. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  68. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
  69. The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling
  70. The Jungle, Upton Sinclair
  71. The Last of the Mohicans, James Fenimore Cooper
  72. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Washington Irving
  73. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, CS Lewis
  74. The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien
  75. The Lost World, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  76. The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins
  77. The Phantom of the Opera, Gaston Leroux
  78. The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde
  79. The Pilgrim's Progress, John Bunyan
  80. The Pillars Of The Earth, Ken Follett
  81. The Provost, John Galt
  82. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Robert Tressell
  83. The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  84. The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne
  85. The Stand, Stephen King
  86. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson
  87. The Thirty-Nine Steps, John Buchan
  88. The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCollough
  89. The Turn of the Screw, Henry James
  90. The War of the Worlds, H. G. Wells
  91. The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
  92. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum
  93. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  94. Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
  95. Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, Jules Verne
  96. Ulysses, James Joyce
  97. Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray
  98. War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
  99. Watership Down, Richard Adams
  100. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë