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message 1: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11965 comments Mod
The Big Read was a survey on books carried out by the BBC in the UK in 2003, where over three quarters of a million votes were received from the British public to find the nation's best-loved novel of all time.
Source: bbc.co.uk

http://www.listchallenges.com/bbc-the...

How many have you read from this list?


message 2: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11965 comments Mod
1. Pride and Prejudice
2. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
3. Winnie the Pooh
4. 1984
5. Jane Eyre
6. Wuthering Heights
7. Great Expectations
8. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
9. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
10. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
11. Tess of the d'Urbervilles
12. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
13. The Story of Tracy Beaker
14. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
15. The Great Gatsby
16. A Christmas Carol
17. Of Mice and Men
18. The BFG
19. Matilda
20. Double Act
21. The Twits
22. Vicky Angel
23. Brave New World
24. Girls in Love
25. The Princess Diaries


message 3: by Leslie (new)

Leslie | 15985 comments I have read the following:

1 - The Fellowship of the Ring
2 - Pride and Prejudice
3 - His Dark Materials
4 - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
5 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
6 - To Kill A Mocking Bird
7 - Winnie the Pooh (book)
8 - 1984
9 - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
10 - Jane Eyre
11 - Catch-22
12 - Wuthering Heights
13 - Rebecca
14 - The Wind in the Willows
15 - Great Expectations
16 - Little Women
17 - Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
18 - Gone with the Wind
19 - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
20 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
21 - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
22 - The Hobbit
23 - Tess of the d'Urbervilles
24 - The Grapes of Wrath
25 - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
26 - One Hundred Years of Solitude
27 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
28 - Treasure Island
29 - Persuasion
30 - Dune
31 - Emma
32 - Anne of Green Gables
33 - Watership Down (DNF)
34 - The Great Gatsby
35 - The Count of Monte Cristo
36 - Brideshead Revisited
37 - Animal Farm
38 - A Christmas Carol
39 - Far from the Madding Crowd
40 - The Secret Garden
41 - Of Mice and Men
42 - Anna Karenina
43 - Black Beauty
44 - A Tale of Two Cities
45 - The Thorn Birds
46 - Guards! Guards!
47 - Lord of the Flies
48 - Bridget Jones' Diary
49 - The Woman in White
50 - Ulysses
51 - Bleak House
52 - Brave New World
53 - Cold Comfort Farm
54 - The Clan of the Cave Bear
55 - The Alchemist
56 - Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
57 - The Princess Diaries


message 4: by Pink (new)

Pink I've read 24 books, these lists are dangerously addictive!


message 5: by Amber (new)

Amber (amberterminatorofgoodreads) I've read a few on the list. Read the harry potter series, matilda, the stand, lion witch and the wardrobe, a Christmas carol, the hobbit, great Gatsby, Winnie the pooh and great expectations.


message 6: by LauraT (last edited Aug 30, 2013 12:37PM) (new)

LauraT (laurata) | 13415 comments Mod
Almost all of them!!

I'll see the list when I'm home!
I've counted them:62. Not so many as I thought


message 7: by Hales (new)

Hales | 314 comments 47 out of 100 (sorry for not writing them all) so many of the other on my to-read list, could be more by the end of the year.


message 8: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11965 comments Mod
Hales wrote: "47 out of 100 (sorry for not writing them all) so many of the other on my to-read list, could be more by the end of the year."

That's not bad.


message 9: by Tracey (new)

Tracey (traceypb) | 1192 comments I have read 27 off here. I was surprised to see so many childrens books !


message 10: by Chris (new)

Chris (cdavies1951) | 80 comments I was a 35 (just about the same as my shoe size).


message 11: by [deleted user] (new)

I've read 56 and have a few more on my TBR. There are a few I've not heard of. Sorry can't be bothered to type them all out!


message 12: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11965 comments Mod
Heather wrote: "I've read 56 and have a few more on my TBR. There are a few I've not heard of. Sorry can't be bothered to type them all out!"

Ah, don't worry. Most people don't really do it.


message 13: by Charbel (new)

Charbel (queez) | 2690 comments I have read 29. Many are on my to-read list, and some I'm familiar with but haven't really considered reading.


message 14: by Shirley (new)

Shirley | 4177 comments I've read 32 - with quite a few on my to read list.


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