The Big Read

I am trying to complete the BBC the Big Read challenge. It's basically a list of 100 books that were voted in by the public, of Britain's best-loved novels and I am aiming to read them all at some point in my life. I have read a few but still have a lot more to get through.



1.  The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein
2.  Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
3.  His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
4.  The Hitchhikers Guide to The. Galaxy by Douglas Adams
5.  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling
6.  To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
7.  Winnie the Pooh by AA Milne
8.  1984 by George Orwell
9.  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis
10.  Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
11.  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
12.  Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
13.  Bird Song by Sebastian Faulks
14.  Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
15.  The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
16.  The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
17.  Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
18.  Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
19.  Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
20.  War and Peace by Leo Tolsty
21.  Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
22.  Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone by JK Rowling
23.  Harry  Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling
24.  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling
25.  The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein
26.  Tess of the D'urbevilles by Thomas Hardy
27.  Middle March by George Elliot
28.  A Prayer for Owen Meaney by John Irving
29.  The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
30.  Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol
31. The Story of Tracey Beaker by Jaqueline Wilson
32.  One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
33.  The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
34.  David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
35.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roal Dahl
36.  Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
37.  A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute
38.  Persuasion by Jane Austen
39.  Dune by Frank Herbert
40.  Emma by Jane Austen
41.  Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery
42.  Watership Down by Richard Adams
43.  The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald
44.  The Count of. Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
45.  Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
46.  Animal Farm by George Orwell
47.  A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
48.  Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
49.  Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian
50.  The Shell Seekers by Rosamude Pilcher
51.  The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burrett
52.  Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
53.  The Stand by Stephen King
54.  Anna Karenina by Leo Toltsy
55.  A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
56.  The BFG by Roal Dahl
57.  Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome
58.  Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
59.  Artemis Fowell by Eoin Colfer
60.  Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
61.  Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman
62.  Memoirs of Geisha by Arthur Golden
63.  A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
64.  The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCollough
65.  Mort by Terry Pratchett
66.  The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton
67.  The Magus by John Fowles
68.  Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
69.  Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
70.  Lord of the Flies by William Golding
71.  Perfume by Patrick Suskind
72.  The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressel
73.  Night Watch by Terry Pratchett
74.  Matilda by Roal Dahl
75. Bridget Jones Diary by Helen Fielding
76. The Secret History by Donna Tart
77. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
78. Ulysses by James Joyce
79. Bleak House by Charles Dickens
80.  Double Act by Jaqueline Wilson
81.  The Twits by Roal Dahl
82.  I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
83.  Holes by Louis Sachar
84.  Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake
85.  The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
86.  Vicky Angel by Jaqueline Wilson
87.  Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
88. Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
89.  Magician by Raymond E Feist
90.  On the Road by Jack Kerouac
91.  The Godfather by Mario Puzo
92.  The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M Auel
93.  The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett
94.  The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
95.  Katherine by Anya Seton
96.  Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
98.  Love in the Name of Chorela by Gabriel Garcia Márquez
98. Girls in Love by Jaqueline Wilson
99. The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
100. Midnight Children by Salman Rushdie