BBC The Big Read - Top 100 Books

In April 2003 the BBC's Big Read began the search for the UK's best-loved novel, and they asked you to nominate your favourite books.

The countdown of the top 100 books was televised on BBC2. A further list of the books ranked from 101-200 was put on the BBC's website. The books ranked 101-200 can be found in a separate list here:
http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/22...
List Challenge
The average Goodreads member has read 26 out of 100 books on this list — how many have you read?
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4.34 avg rating — 235,688 ratings
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4.22 avg rating — 377,979 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 159,263 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 574,211 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 70,307 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 982,300 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 215,744 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 266,739 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 633,688 ratings
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3.71 avg rating — 16,598 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 646,204 ratings
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4.30 avg rating — 567,093 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 180,428 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 601,646 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 557,567 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 612,480 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 339,582 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 3,216,333 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 667,005 ratings
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 84,956 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 2,291,196 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 522,839 ratings
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message 1: by Tim (new)

Tim New currently at 78 read. I hope to finish all of the Top 100 by the end of 2019. I've only read 25 of the 2nd 200


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