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Me thinks the BBC got me wrong… and in terms of reading this, I am pathetic

The BBC believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books here. How do your reading habits stack up?

Instructions:
Copy this into your NOTES. Put an ‘x’ next to those you have read. Tag other book nerds.

[] 1 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
[] 2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien
[] 3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
[x] 4 Harry Potter series – JK Rowling
[] 5 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
[x] 6 The Bible – God
[] 7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
[] 8 Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell
[] 9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
[] 10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

Total: 2

[] 11 Little Women – Louisa May 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 Faulks
[] 18 Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger
[] 19 The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
[] 20 Middlemarch – George Eliot

Total: 0

[] 21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell
[x(well I read most of it…)] 22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald
[] 23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens
[] 24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
[] 25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
[] 27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
[X(most of it again)] 28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
[] 29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
[] 30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame

Total: 2

[] 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 – AA Milne

Total:0

[X] 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 Meany – 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
[X(I can’t remember it though…)] 49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding
[] 50 Atonement – Ian McEwan

Total: 2

[] 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 – Mark Haddon
[] 60 Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Total:0

[X] 61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
[x (I am reading it now… so that counts)] 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

Total: 2

[] 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 Ulysses – James Joyce
[] 76 The Inferno – Dante
[] 77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
[] 78 Germinal – Emile Zola
[] 79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
[] 80 Possession – AS Byatt

Total: 0

[] 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 Mxistry
[x] 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

Total: 1

[] 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

Total: 0

Overall: 9 – ha screw you BBC

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