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message 1: by Robin (last edited Dec 02, 2018 02:14AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments Nice, another challenge! I will add all of the books I've ever read from the '1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die' list. I've got a lot of books from the 1001-challenge in my many, many bookcases at home, so will try to expand my have-read-list :)

Lifetime:
89 Books
59 Destinations

Summary:

AFRICA
Algeria - 39. The Outsider
Democratic Republic of the Congo - 56. Heart of Darkness
Egypt - 73. Around the World in Eighty Days
Liberia - 74. The Color Purple
South Africa - 16. Disgrace

ASIA
India (Maharashtra) - 32. Midnight's Children
India (National Capital Territory of Delhi) - 47. The White Tiger
India (Tamil Nadu) - 33. Life of Pi
Indonesia - 4. Max Havelaar: Or the Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company
Japan - 18. Pluck the Bud and Destroy the Offspring | 36. Memoirs of a Geisha
Myanmar - 70. Burmese Days

CARIBBEAN
Cuba - 76. The Old Man and the Sea

EUROPE
Belgium - 58. Cheese
England - 2. Alice in Wonderland | 22. Animal Farm | 52. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There
England (Cambridgeshire) - 89. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
England (Derbyshire) - 27. Jane Eyre
England (Devon) - 24. Sense and Sensibility
England (Dorset) - 61. Tess of the D'Urbervilles
England (Essex) - 40. The Turn of the Screw
England (Hertfordshire) - 23. Pride and Prejudice
England (London) - 6. Brave New World | 13. Saturday | 37. The War of the Worlds | 45. Enduring Love
England (Middlesex) - 3. A Christmas Carol | 14. Atonement | 21. 1984 | 72. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
England (Norfolk) - 88. Never Let Me Go
England (Somerset) - 31. Persuasion
England (Surrey) - 26. Emma
England (Yorkshire-West Riding) - 17. Wuthering Heights
England (Wiltshire) - 77. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
France - 46. Candide
France (Île-de-France) - 35. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer | 43. The Purloined Letter | 63. The Pigeon
France (Languedoc-Roussillion) - 83. Black Dogs
France (Nord Pas-de-Calais) - 38. Casino Royale
France (Upper Normandy) - 19. Madame Bovary
Germany - 51. The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
Ireland - 66. A Modest Proposal
Italy - 54. The Name of the Rose | 55. The English Patient | 57. The Castle of Otranto | 82. The Comfort of Strangers
Netherlands - 8. Camera Obscura | 15. Gimmick! | 50. Rituals | 67. The Twins
Romania - 5. Dracula
Russia - 10. Anna Karenina | 69. Notes from Underground | 78. The Death of Ivan Ilych | 81. We
Scotland - 48. Trainspotting | 80. The 39 Steps
Slovenia - 85. Veronika Decides to Die
Spain - 42. The Pit and the Pendulum
Sweden - 1. Pippi Longstocking

LATIN AMERICA
Brazil - 75. The Hour of the Star
Chile - 64. The House of the Spirits
Colombia - 49. Love in the Time of Cholera
Mexico - 71. Like Water for Chocolate

MIDDLE EAST
Iraq - 68. Vathek

NORTH AMERICA
Canada (Ontario) - 34. The Blind Assassin
Canada (Yukon) - 79. The Call of the Wild
USA (California) - 84. Of Mice and Men
USA (Colorado) - 53. The Shining
USA (Florida) - 59. Their Eyes Were Watching God
USA (Georgia) - 60. Gone with the Wind
USA (Maine) - 30. The Cider House Rules
USA (Massachusetts) - 7. The Scarlet Letter | 41. The Fall of the House of Usher | 44. Little Women
USA (New Hampshire) - 9. The World According to Garp | 29. A Prayer for Owen Meany
USA (New York) - 12. American Psycho | 62. The Great Gatsby
USA (Rhode Island - 65. The Yellow Wallpaper
USA (Vermont) - 28. The Secret History

Fictional - 11. The Lord of the Rings | 20. The Hobbit - 87. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Water - 25. Moby Dick


message 2: by Robin (last edited Sep 09, 2016 07:43AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments From the nineties until last year:

before 2002
#1 - Sweden - Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
#2 - England - Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
#3 - England (Middlesex) A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren Alice in Wonderland (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, #1) by Lewis Carroll A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

2002
#4 - Indonesia - Max Havelaar: Or the Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company by Multatuli
#5 - Romania - Dracula by Bram Stoker
#6 - England (London) - Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
#7 - USA (Massachusetts) - The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Max Havelaar Or the Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company by Multatuli Dracula by Bram Stoker Brave New World by Aldous Huxley The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

2003
#8 - Netherlands - Camera Obscura by Hildebrand

Camera Obscura by Hildebrand

2004
#9 - USA (New Hampshire) - The World According to Garp by John Irving

The World According to Garp by John Irving

2005
#10 - Russia - Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

2008
#11 - Fictional - The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
#12 - USA - American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis

The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings, #1-3) by J.R.R. Tolkien American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis

2009
#13 - England - Saturday by Ian McEwan
#14 - England - Atonement by Ian McEwan

Saturday by Ian McEwan Atonement by Ian McEwan

2010
#15 - Netherlands - Gimmick! by Joost Zwagerman
#16 - South Africa - Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee
#17 - England (Yorkshire-West Riding) - Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

Gimmick! by Joost Zwagerman Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

2011
#18 - Japan - Pluck the Bud and Destroy the Offspring by Kenzaburo Oe
#19 - France - Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
#20 - Fictional - The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
#21 - England - 1984 by George Orwell
#22 - England - Animal Farm by George Orwell
#23 - England (Hertfordshire) - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
#24 - England (Devon) - Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
#25 - Water - Moby Dick by Herman Melville
#26 - England (Surrey) - Emma by Jane Austen
#27 - England (Derbyshire) - Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

De knoppen breken by Kenzaburō Ōe Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien 1984 by George Orwell Animal Farm by George Orwell Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen Moby Dick (Graphic Classics) by Herman Melville Emma by Jane Austen Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

2012
#28 - USA (Vermont) - The Secret History by Donna Tartt
#29 - USA - A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
#30 - USA (Maine) - The Cider House Rules by John Irving

The Secret History by Donna Tartt A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving The Cider House Rules by John Irving

2013
#31 - England (Somerset) Persuasion by Jane Austen

Persuasion by Jane Austen

2014
#32 - India (Maharashtra) - Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie

Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie


message 3: by Robin (last edited Sep 09, 2016 07:43AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments The books I have read since January 2015

#33 - India (Tamil Nadu) - Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Life of Pi by Yann Martel

#34 - Canada (Ontario) - The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

#35 - France (Île-de-France) - Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind
Perfume The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind

#36 - Japan - Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

#37 - England (London) - The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells

#38 - France (Nord Pas-de-Calais) - Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
Casino Royale (James Bond #1) by Ian Fleming


message 4: by Robin (new)

Robin | 237 comments #39 - Algeria - The Outsider by Albert Camus
The Outsider by Albert Camus


message 5: by Diane , Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane  | 12949 comments Welcome to the challenge, Robin! I like how you have organized your books.


message 6: by Robin (new)

Robin | 237 comments Thank you Diane! It's starting to be an addiction, I visiting all kinds of secondhand bookstores, looking for books on the 1001-list :)


message 7: by Robin (last edited Sep 09, 2016 07:43AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #40 - England (Essex) - The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
The Turn of the Screw by Henry James


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Robin | 237 comments #41 - USA (Massachusetts) - The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe


message 9: by Robin (last edited Aug 24, 2015 03:20AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #42 - Spain - The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe
The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe


message 10: by Robin (last edited Aug 25, 2015 12:57PM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #43 - France (Île-de-France) - The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe
The Purloined Letter  by Edgar Allan Poe


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Robin | 237 comments #44 - USA (Massachusetts) - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Little Women (Little Women, #1) by Louisa May Alcott


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Robin | 237 comments #45 - England (London) - Enduring Love by Ian McEwan
Enduring Love by Ian McEwan


message 13: by Robin (last edited Sep 05, 2015 11:40AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #46 - France - Candide by Voltaire
Candide by Voltaire


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Robin | 237 comments #47 - India (National Capital Territory of Delhi) - The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga


message 15: by Robin (last edited Sep 30, 2015 07:44AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #48 - Scotland - Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh


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Robin | 237 comments #49 - Colombia - Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez


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Robin | 237 comments #50 - Netherlands - Rituals by Cees Nooteboom
Rituals  by Cees Nooteboom


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Robin | 237 comments #51 - Germany - The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Böll
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Böll


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Robin | 237 comments #53 - USA (Colorado) - The Shining by Stephen King
The Shining (The Shining, #1) by Stephen King


message 21: by Robin (last edited Oct 28, 2015 07:22AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #54 - Italy - The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco


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Robin | 237 comments #55 - Italy - The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje


message 23: by Robin (last edited Nov 04, 2015 03:12PM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #56 - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad


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Robin | 237 comments #57 - Italy - The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole
The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole


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Robin | 237 comments #58 - Belgium - Cheese by Willem Elsschot
Cheese by Willem Elsschot


message 26: by Robin (last edited Dec 24, 2015 06:02AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #59 - USA (Florida) - Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston


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Robin | 237 comments #60 - USA (Georgia) - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell


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Robin | 237 comments #61 - England (Dorset) - Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy


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Robin | 237 comments #62 - USA (New York) - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby  by F. Scott Fitzgerald


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Robin | 237 comments #63 - France (Île-de-France) - The Pigeon by Patrick Süskind
The Pigeon by Patrick Süskind


message 31: by Robin (last edited Aug 04, 2016 05:32AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #64 - Chile - The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende


message 32: by Robin (last edited Jul 31, 2016 09:18AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #65 - USA (Rhode Island) - The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman


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Robin | 237 comments #66 - Ireland - A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift
A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift


message 34: by Robin (last edited Aug 07, 2016 05:39AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #67 - Netherlands - The Twins by Tessa de Loo
The Twins by Tessa de Loo


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Robin | 237 comments #68 - Iraq - Vathek by William Beckford
Vathek by William Beckford


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Robin | 237 comments #69 - Russia - Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky


message 37: by Robin (last edited Sep 15, 2016 06:16AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #70 - Myanmar - Burmese Days by George Orwell
Burmese Days by George Orwell


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Robin | 237 comments #71 - Mexico - Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel


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Robin | 237 comments #72 - England (Middlesex) - The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson


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Robin | 237 comments #73 - Egypt - Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
Around the World in Eighty Days (Extraordinary Voyages, #11) by Jules Verne

This book has many settings, so I just picked one.


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Robin | 237 comments #74 - Liberia - The Color Purple by Alice Walker
The Color Purple by Alice Walker


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Robin | 237 comments #75 - Brazil - The Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector
The Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector


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Robin | 237 comments #76 - Cuba - The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway


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Robin | 237 comments #77 - England (Wiltshire) - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon


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Robin | 237 comments #78 - Russia - The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy
The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy


message 46: by Robin (last edited Jan 10, 2018 12:34PM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #79 - Canada (Yukon) - The Call of the Wild by Jack London
The Call of the Wild by Jack London


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Robin | 237 comments #80 - Scotland - The 39 Steps by John Buchan
The 39 Steps (Richard Hannay, #1) by John Buchan


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Robin | 237 comments #81 - Russia - We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
We by Yevgeny Zamyatin


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Robin | 237 comments #82 - Italy - The Comfort of Strangers by Ian McEwan
The Comfort of Strangers by Ian McEwan


message 50: by Robin (last edited Nov 17, 2018 01:41AM) (new)

Robin | 237 comments #83 - France - Black Dogs by Ian McEwan
Black Dogs by Ian McEwan


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