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28 May 2012 @ 12:33 pm

Stolen from shinydinosaur, Italics are to read, crossed through read.

The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien - cannot read this book. I've tried many times, but I just can't get through them. I have read the first and half of the second though, but couldn't tell you anything of the story.

Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee - 
My faveourite book ever. Orginally studied it for my GCSE's but even that didn't ruin it for me.
The Bible - Council of Nicea
Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte – On my Kindle waiting to be read
Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell -
His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman

Great Expectations - Charles Dickens – On Kindle again
Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy - Kindle
Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier 
The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
Birdsong - Sebastian Faulk
Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
The Time Traveller’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger

Middlemarch - George Eliot
Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell  Kindle
The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
Bleak House - Charles Dickens
War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll – I’ve read Alice through the looking glass, because it was on camp, this is on my Kindle
The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame

Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis –The Magicians Nephew and the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, the rest are on my list
Emma - Jane Austen
Persuasion - Jane Austen

The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne
Animal Farm - George Orwell
The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown

One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
Lord of the Flies - William Golding
Atonement - Ian McEwan
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
Dune - Frank Herbert

Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon – Sat on my bosses bookshelf, so it will be read at some point soon I’m sure
A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles DickensOn my Kindle
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov

The Secret History - Donna Tartt
The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold -
Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
On The Road - Jack Kerouac
Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
Bridget Jones’s Diary - Helen Fielding
Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie
Moby Dick - Herman Melville
Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
Dracula - Bram Stoker
The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson

Ulysses - James Joyce
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
Germinal - Emile Zola
Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
Possession - AS Byatt
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
The Color Purple - Alice Walker

The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
Charlotte’s Web - EB White
The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle –
Nearly all of them, have a few from the Casebook to read I think, but they are on my kindle waiting.
The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery 
The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
Watership Down - Richard Adams

A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas – Waiting on the Kindle
Hamlet - William Shakespeare – I’ve seen it. Why would I want to read it?
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
Les Miserables - Victor Hugo  Waiting on Kindle

Total - 42

Because I am firmly attached to my kindle at the moment. 

Just finished 'Little Women', really enjoyed it, in an odd kind of way. Now reading HG Wells 'The flying machine', which is less good really, but maybe that's just because it's a change of genre. Def not a good a the others of his I have read though.