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Top 100 Novels

BBC maintains this list – BBC Big Read Top 100.
The Modern Library maintains a couple of them here.
I have read the following,
From the BBC’s Big Read List
Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
The Count Of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas
A Tale Of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
The Godfather, Mario Puzo
The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
Kane And Abel, Jeffrey Archer
From the Modern Library’s List (Board’s List)
None (What a shame!! May be my taste is very bad)
From the Modern Library’s List (Reader’s List)

Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand
The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand
Well may be not so bad, These are No. 1 & 2 in the list.
There are a whole lot of books, which I have started reading and left or which I own and I plan to read in the near future.
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë
Catch-22, Joseph Heller
Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger
Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernieres
War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone, JK Rowling
Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, JK Rowling
Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, JK Rowling
The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien
David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
Dune, Frank Herbert
Emma, Jane Austen
A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
The Stand, Stephen King
Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
Black Beauty, Anna Sewell
Crime And Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Lord Of The Flies, William Golding
Ulysses, James Joyce
The God Of Small Things, Arundhati Roy
The Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot
Midnight’s Children, Salman Rushdie.
Well, the list is long…

            The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
            But I have promises to keep,
            And miles to go before I sleep,
            And miles to go before I sleep.
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  1. thiru
    August 22, 2005 at 9:09 am

    I can see a enlightened scholar in you. I am just a kid compared to u. Btw, The Alchemist, Fountainhead and few more on the waiting list!regards,Thiru

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