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Top 100 Classic Books

(Blue = have on audiobook)

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 (just parts, not in entirety)
7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell
9 The Once and Future King (T.H. White)
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 Complete Works of Shakespeare (some titles, not all)
15 Joy Luck Club – Amy Tan
16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien
17 The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
18 Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger
19 The Time Traveller’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch – George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
31 Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis
34 Emma – Jane Austen
35 Persuasion – Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis
37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
38 Red Badge of Courage – Ernest Hemingway
39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne
41 Animal Farm – George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 Slaughterhouse Five – Kurt Vonnegut
45 As I Lay Dying – William Faulkner
46 Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
48 The Jungle Books – Rudyard Kipling
49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding X,
50 Atonement – Ian McEwan
51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel
52 Dune – Frank Herbert
53 The Prince and the Pauper – Mark Twain
54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
55 Utopia – Thomas More
56 The Last of the Mohicans – James Fenimore Cooper
57 A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
58 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
63 Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Truman Capote
64 Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
65 Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road – Jack Kerouac
67 Peter Pan – J.M. Barrie
68 Mrs. Dalloway – Virginia Woolf
69 Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift
70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville
71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
72 Dracula – Bram Stoker
73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 For Whom the Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway
75 Ulysses – James Joyce
76 The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
77 The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway
78 The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway
79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Cry, the Beloved Country – Alan Paton
81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
82 Siddhartha – Hermann Hesse
83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
86 A Farewell to Arms – Ernest Hemingway
87 Charlotte’s Web – EB White
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Alborn
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90 Don Quixote – Miguel de Cervantes
91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93 The Call of the Wild – Jack London
94 Watership Down – Richard Adams
95 The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
96 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey
97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables – Victor Hugo

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One comment on “Top 100 Classic Books

  1. alice decenzo
    January 22, 2013

    julie. an impressive list of books to read. well worth the effort. and good for the soul.

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