Far From The Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy 49. And, of course, there are a whole heap of modern day classics like Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. The God Of Small Things, Arundhati Roy 86. Douglas Adams really got humanity pegged in quite a few scenes. Little Women, Louisa M Alcott 12. Swallows And Amazons, Arthur Ransome 58.
The Magus, John Fowles 68. People seem to enjoy making up lists about the 100 best books and films. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Mark Haddon 60. A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens 82. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell 9. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley 88. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Robert Tressell 73.
Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad 92. Watership Down, Richard Adams 43. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl 36. I feel more compelled when I clip my fingernails than when he was on screen. It is also just a funny book with a lot of imagination, and insight into human nature. War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy 21.
Magician, Raymond E Feist 90. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë 11. The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald 44. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, Lewis Carroll 31. Lord Of The Flies, William Golding 71. The Story Of Tracy Beaker, Jacqueline Wilson 32. The Grapes Of Wrath, John Steinbeck 30.
The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafon 57. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee 7. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë 11. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen 3. It is a short, sparely told tale that nevertheless embraces themes of enormous import: fate and will, the determining i. Animal Farm, George Orwell 42. Noughts And Crosses, Malorie Blackman 62.
The Godfather, Mario Puzo 92. His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman 4. Magician, Raymond E Feist 90. A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute 38. The Count Of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas 45. Double Act, Jacqueline Wilson 81.
Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh 46. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott 19. If you're struggling to find time to read your way through this quintessential list then don't worry because we've thought of that too, here's. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell 9. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell 9. Even though I know the story already, I believe that, for the most part, books are better than their movie counterparts.
Watership Down, Richard Adams 43. Life of Pi, Yann Martel 52. She began with an anecdote he had told h. David Copperfield, Charles Dickens 33. A Prayer For Owen Meany, John Irving 29.
A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute 38. Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell 22. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee 6. David Copperfield, Charles Dickens 35. The Magic Faraway Tree, Enid Blyton 67. The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame 17. A Tale Of Two Cities, Charles Dickens 58.