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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

bibliophile...


The BBC believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books here. How do your reading habits stack up?

Instructions: Look at the list and put an 'x' after those you have read. (i put a * by the ones i own...that i could remember off the top of my head)...Tag other book lovers.

1 Pride and Prejudice -X *
2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien -*
3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte -x*
4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling -x*
5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee -x*
6 The Bible - X*
7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte -x*
8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell -x*
9 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman -
10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens -x*

8/10

11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott -X*
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy –
13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller -*
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare -*(seriously i own a copy from 1912)
15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier -
16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien -*
17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulk -
18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger -x*
19 The Time Traveler’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger -
20 Middlemarch - George Eliot -

10/20

21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell -x*
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 -x*
30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame -x

13/30

31 Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy -*
32 David Copperfield - Charles Dickens -*
33 Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis -x*
34 Emma - Jane Austen -x*
35 Persuasion - Jane Austen -
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis - x*
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden -
40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne - X*

17/40

41 Animal Farm - George Orwell -x*
42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown -*
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez -
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving -x* (one of my FAVORITE books)
45 The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins -
46 Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery -x*
47 Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy -*
48 The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood -X*
49 Lord of the Flies - William Golding -X*
50 Atonement - Ian McEwan -

22/50

51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel -
52 Dune - Frank Herbert -
53 Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons -
54 Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen -X*
55 A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth -
56 The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon -
57 A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens -X*
58 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley -X*
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night - Mark Haddon -
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez –

25/60

61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck -X*
62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov -X*
63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt -
64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold -
65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas-*
66 On The Road - Jack Kerouac -X
67 Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy -*
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary - Helen Fielding -X*
69 Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie –
70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville -*

29/70

71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens -*
72 Dracula - Bram Stoker -X*
73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett -X*
74 Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson -
75 Ulysses - James Joyce -
76 The Inferno – Dante -*
77 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome -
78 Germinal - Emile Zola -
79 Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray -*
80 Possession - AS Byatt –

31/80

81 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens -X*
82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell -
83 The Color Purple - Alice Walker -X*
84 The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro -
85 Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert -*
86 A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry -
87 Charlotte’s Web - EB White - X*
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom -X*
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -
90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton -

34/90

91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad -*
92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery -X*
93 The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks -
94 Watership Down - Richard Adams -X
95 A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole -
96 A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute -
97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas -*
98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare -X*
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory -X*
100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo -*

Read:38/100
Own:58/100
meh...not bad, i guess...i could read more...(obviously they are sitting in there waiting for me...and MANY i have owned before and not read.....) this was fun. my kind of "quiz"...

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