Progress


Books to read:
  1. Catch-22, Joseph Heller
  2. Double Act, Jacqueline Wilson
  3. Girls In Love, Jacqueline Wilson
  4. Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
  5. Gormenghast, Mervyn Peake
  6. Kane And Abel, Jeffrey Archer
  7. Katherine, Anya Seton
  8. Magician, Raymond E Feist
  9. Memoirs Of A Geisha, Arthur Golden
  10. Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie
  11. Noughts And Crosses, Malorie Blackman
  12. On The Road, Jack Kerouac
  13. One Hundred Years Of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez
  14. Perfume, Patrick Süskind
  15. The BFG, Roald Dahl
  16. The God Of Small Things, Arundhati Roy
  17. The Grapes Of Wrath, John Steinbeck
  18. The Magic Faraway Tree, Enid Blyton
  19. The Magus, John Fowles
  20. The Pillars Of The Earth, Ken Follett
  21. The Secret History, Donna Tartt
  22. The Story Of Tracy Beaker, Jacqueline Wilson
  23. The Twits, Roald Dahl
  24. The Woman In White, Wilkie Collins
  25. Ulysses, James Joyce
  26. Winnie the Pooh, AA Milne

Books I’ve read thus far:
  1. A Prayer For Owen Meany, John Irving
  2. A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute
  3. Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
  4. Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer
  5. Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks
  6. Black Beauty, Anna Sewell
  7. Bleak House, Charles Dickens
  8. Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
  9. Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Louis de Bernieres
  10. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
  11. Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons
  12. David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
  13. Dune, Frank Herbert
  14. Far From The Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy
  15. Good Omens, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
  16. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
  17. Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett
  18. Holes, Louis Sachar
  19. I Capture The Castle, Dodie Smith 
  20. Lord Of The Flies, William Golding
  21. Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  22. Matilda, Roald Dahl
  23. Middlemarch, George Eliot 
  24. Mort, Terry Pratchett
  25. Night Watch, Terry Pratchett
  26. Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier
  27. Swallows And Amazons, Arthur Ransome
  28. The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
  29. The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger
  30. The Colour Of Magic, Terry Pratchett
  31. The Count Of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas
  32. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  33. To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  34. The Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot
  35. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Robert Tressell
  36. The Shell Seekers, Rosamunde Pilcher
  37. The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCollough
  38. The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
  39. Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
  40. Vicky Angel, Jacqueline Wilson
  41. War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy

    Decided not to finish (see rule #2):
    1. A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth
    2. Tess Of The D'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy

    Book I’m not going to read because I don’t like gratuitous violence and besides I’ve never heard even one of my reliable sources say they enjoyed it:
    1. The Godfather, Mario Puzo

    Books I read before this began:
    1. A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
    2. A Tale Of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
    3. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
    4. Animal Farm, George Orwell
    5. Anne Of Green Gables, LM Montgomery
    6. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
    7. Bridget Jones's Diary, Helen Fielding
    8. Crime And Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    9. Emma, Jane Austen
    10. Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian
    11. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, JK Rowling
    12. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, JK Rowling
    13. Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone, JK Rowling
    14. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, JK Rowling
    15. His Dark Materials Series, Philip Pullman
    16. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë
    17. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
    18. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
    19. Of Mice And Men, John Steinbeck
    20. Persuasion, Jane Austen
    21. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
    22. The Clan Of The Cave Bear, Jean M Auel
    23. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
    24. The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien
    25. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, CS Lewis
    26. The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien
    27. The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
    28. The Stand, Stephen King
    29. Watership Down, Richard Adams
    30. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë