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According to someone or other, there are people who have only read 6 of this list.



1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.
2) Italicise 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 ;-)

1. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
2. The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
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
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

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 Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
20. Middlemarch - George Eliot
21. Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
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

26. Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
27. Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28. Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
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
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
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 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
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-time - Mark Haddon
60. Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61. Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
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' Diary - Helen Fielding
69. Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie
70. Moby Dick - Herman Melville
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 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

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
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
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
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I've forgotten how to post in Old Friends and Lover and I've got another story
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I got it with kids on Friday night and read it over night (I never could leave a new book unread) and over all, I liked it.  I'm a bit pissed off about the deaths, but *someone* had to die, it was a war after all.  Should make one hell of a film too, especially the bits in Gringotts and the final battle - should also be a bugger to explain the more esoteric bits too but we shall see.

Unfortunately, I read the most complicated bits at the end when I was most tired, so I shall have to go back and read 'em again to get them all straight.

P made me laugh at the bookshop.  Went outside reading his copy and yelled "Good grief, Snape's really a woman!".

Current Mood: tired tired
Current Music: Sgt Pepper

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Still suffering from a touch of labrythitis - not the full-blown thing I had a few years back when I was reeling for weeks - but bad enough in all conscience. Am very worried about M who doesn't think she'll be coming to visit because she's signed off work, and doesn't feel she can have a holiday if she's too ill to work.  Seems to me that this is merely proof she needs a rest but don't want to put any more pressure on her.

Looks like Paddy and Mae are coming for the weekend/Harry Potter day, though Joe is going out with his Dad to see a band in Manchester.  House is a tip but I'm hoping to sort it out over the next day or so.

Went to the supermarket with Ma and Pa and somehow managed to spend £50 since it was my turn to buy the lunches.  Weather is better than it has been but still not great for Summer (ho ho)



Current Mood: uncomfortable uncomfortable
Current Music: Rossini

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Hey ho, posted my first fic to livejournal - gibbs_ducky in fact and I'm pretty sure I've buggered it up.  At least as far as the livejournal cut is concerned, it has taken hours to get it up and I can't be bothered to change it now, even if I knew how, which I don't.

I hope people like it.  It's a bit more explicit than they seem to be use to, but after reading all the excellent stories on the journal, they didn't seem to get much manly loving.  I also have always liked big guys on the bottom stories.

Not feeling too grand today, touch of labrythitis, feel constantly car sick.  Mood is good though and as long as I don't go anywhere or do anything, I'm not too bad.  Supposed to have an exam tomorrow, so I'm hoping to feel better by then.

Got a call from L, she's asked if she can move back in as a lodger and of course, I said yes.  Can't have the kid with nowhere to live when she comes back - have had to say I can't have the cat though.  Not keen on cats at the best of time, even if I wasn't allergic to them.

I wonder if confessing I don't like cats is enough to get me banned from fandom?

Current Location: Home
Current Mood: hopeful hopeful
Current Music: Blackbird by the Beatles

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