Cross out what you’ve already read. Six is the average.

  1. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
  2. The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
  3. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
  4. Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
  5. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
  6. The Bible - Council of Nicea
  7. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte 
  8. Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
  9. His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
  10. Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
  11. Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
  12. Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
  13. Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
  14. Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
  15. The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien 
  16. Birdsong - Sebastian Faulk
  17. Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
  18. The Time Traveller’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
  19. Middlemarch - George Eliot
  20. Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
  21. The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
  22. Bleak House - Charles Dickens
  23. War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
  24. The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
  25. Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
  26. Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  27. Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
  28. Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
  29. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
  30. Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
  31. David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
  32. Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis
  33. Emma - Jane Austen
  34. Persuasion - Jane Austen
  35. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis
  36. The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
  37. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
  38. Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
  39. Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne
  40. Animal Farm - George Orwell
  41. The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
  42. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  43. A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving
  44. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
  45. Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
  46. Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
  47. The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
  48. Lord of the Flies - William Golding
  49. Atonement - Ian McEwan
  50. Life of Pi - Yann Martel
  51. Dune - Frank Herbert
  52. Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
  53. Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
  54. A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
  55. The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  56. A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
  57. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
  58. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
  59. Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  60. Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
  61. Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
  62. The Secret History - Donna Tartt
  63. The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold 
  64. Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
  65. On The Road - Jack Kerouac
  66. Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
  67. Bridget Jones’s Diary - Helen Fielding
  68. Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie 
  69. Moby Dick - Herman Melville
  70. Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
  71. Dracula - Bram Stoker
  72. The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
  73. Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson
  74. Ulysses - James Joyce
  75. The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
  76. Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
  77. Germinal - Emile Zola
  78. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
  79. Possession - AS Byatt
  80. A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
  81. Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
  82. The Color Purple - Alice Walker
  83. The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
  84. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
  85. A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
  86. Charlotte’s Web - EB White
  87. The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
  88. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  89. The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
  90. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
  91. The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
  92. The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
  93. Watership Down - Richard Adams
  94. A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole 
  95. A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
  96. The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
  97. Hamlet - William Shakespeare
  98. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
  99. Les Miserables - Victor Hugo

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