BBC's 100 Books to Read Before You Die (100 items)

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  • Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
  • The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkein
  • Jane Eyre - Charlotte Brontë
  • Harry Potter series - J.K. Rowling
  • To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
  • The Bible
  • Wuthering Heights - Emily Brontë
  • 1984 - George Orwell
  • His Dark Materials - Phillip Pullman
  • Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
  • Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
  • Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
  • Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
  • Complete Works of Shakespeare
  • 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
  • The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
  • Bleak House - Charles Dickens
  • War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
  • The Hitch Hiker’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
  • The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
  • Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
  • David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
  • Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis
  • Emma - Jane Austen
  • Persuasion - Jane Austen
  • The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis
  • 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 Meaney - 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
  • The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
  • 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
  • A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
  • 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
  • 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
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
  • Les Miserables - Victor Hugo