New challenge for the 35 before 35 list

Read all those books from the BBC Big Read Top 200 list of books that I haven’t before.

English: An owl on an open book with a hat
Photo: Wikipedia

I’ve already read:

  1. The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien
  2. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
  3. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, JK Rowling
  4. Winnie the Pooh, AA Milne
  5. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
  6. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, CS Lewis
  7. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë
  8. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë (and never loathed a book so much in my life!)
  9. The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger (didn’t like this one much either)
  10. The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame

    Wind in the Willows
    Wind in the Willows (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
  11. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
  12. Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
  13. Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone, JK Rowling
  14. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, JK Rowling
  15. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, JK Rowling
  16. The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien
  17. Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
  18. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
  19. Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
  20. A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute
  21. Dune, Frank Herbert
  22. Anne Of Green Gables, LM Montgomery
  23. Watership Down, Richard Adams
  24. Animal Farm, George Orwell
  25. A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
  26. Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian
  27. The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
  28. The BFG, Roald Dahl
  29. Swallows And Amazons, Arthur Ransome
  30. Black Beauty, Anna Sewell (still makes me cry, every time!)
  31. Memoirs Of A Geisha, Arthur Golden
  32. Mort, Terry Pratchett
  33. The Magic Faraway Tree, Enid Blyton
  34. Good Omens, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
  35. Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett
  36. Night Watch, Terry Pratchett
  37. Matilda, Roald Dahl
  38. Bridget Jones’s Diary, Helen Fielding
  39. The Twits, Roald Dahl

    The Twits
    The Twits (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
  40. The Colour Of Magic, Terry Pratchett
  41. Small Gods, Terry Pratchett (not his best, in my opinion)
  42. Dracula, Bram Stoker
  43. The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾, Sue Townsend
  44. Reaper Man, Terry Pratchett
  45. Angus, Thongs And Full-Frontal Snogging, Louise Rennison
  46. The Hound Of The Baskervilles, Arthur Conan Doyle
  47. Danny The Champion Of The World, Roald Dahl
  48. Wyrd Sisters, Terry Pratchett
  49. Hogfather, Terry Pratchett
  50. The Thirty-Nine Steps, John Buchan (hated it!)
  51. James And The Giant Peach, Roald Dahl
  52. The Green Mile, Stephen King
  53. Men At Arms, Terry Pratchett
  54. Soul Music, Terry Pratchett
  55. Thief Of Time, Terry Pratchett
  56. The Fifth Elephant, Terry Pratchett
  57. The Shipping News, Annie Proulx
  58. The Witches, Roald Dahl
  59. Charlotte’s Web, E. B. White
  60. Fantastic Mr Fox, Roald Dahl
  61. The Little Prince, Antoine De Saint-Exupery (read in German, but since the original is actually French it still counts!)
  62. Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens
  63. Goosebumps, R. L. Stine (this is actually a series, but I’ve read at least 10 Goosebumps books so will let it count!)
  64. Heidi, Johanna Spyri
  65. The Truth, Terry Pratchett
  66. The Horse Whisperer, Nicholas Evans
  67. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle
  68. Flowers In The Attic, Virginia Andrews

So, 68 down. Only another 132 to go. Should be doable in 5 years!
Next one to read is Pride and Prejudice (number 2 on the Big Read list) because I already have the book.

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