Yonda? The Top 21 Novels of All Time

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In 2003, the BBC invited viewers to vote for their favourite novel of all time. The top 21 books based on all votes that were submitted throughout the Big Read TV series are listed below.

        

1. The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien
2. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
3. His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman
4. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
5. Harry Potter, JK Rowling
6. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
7. Winnie
-the-Pooh, AA Milne
8. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
9. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, CS Lewis
10. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë
11. Catch-22, Joseph Heller
12. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
13. Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks
14. Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier
15. The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger
16. The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
17. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
18. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
19. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernieres
20. War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
21. Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell

The Nagoya International Center Library has ALL of these books available (and many, many, more) to loan out. Apparently, the average British adult has read just 6 of the top 100 books in the BBC survey. Can you do any better?

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