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My top 100 books - 2018

Updated: Mar 10, 2021

Good day lovely people. Today I am bringing you a list of my top hundred favourite books. These aren't necessarily the greatest books ever, but simply the ones I like best and that I would most like to re-read. The only rule is a maximum of one book per author. This list is changeable!

Let me know what you think of my list and comment your own personal top three!

1. Lord of the Rings, by JRR Tolkein

2. The Three Musketeers, by Alexander Dumas

3. Cider House Rules, by John Irving

4. Crime and Punishment, Fyedor Dostoyesvsky

5. Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo

6. A Song of Ice and Fire, by GRR Martin

7. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

8. A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole

9. David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens

10. Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel

11. A Fraction of the Whole, by Steve Toltz

12. Kim, by Rudyard Kipling

13. Titus Groan, by Mervyn Peake

14. Villette, by Charlotte Bronte

15. Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy

16. Matilda, by Roald Dahl

17. A Secret History, Donna Tartt

18. Catcher in the Rye, by JD Salinger

19. Human Traces, by Sebastian Faulks

20. Jane of Lantern Hill, by LM Montgomery

21. The Honey Siege, by Gil Buhet

22. Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons

23. The Grand Meaulnes, by Alain-Fournier

24. All Quiet on the Western Front, by E.M. Remarque

25. The Road, by Cormac McCarthy

26. Sunset Song, by Lewis Grassic Gibbons

27. The Scarlet and the Black, by Stendahl

28. The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett

29. Fictions, by Jorge Luis Borges

30. A Pair of Blue Eyes, by Thomas Hardy

31. Invisible Man, by Ralph Ellison

32. The 39 Steps, by John Buchan

33. Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley

34. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak

35. Miss Wyoming, by Douglas Coupland

36. The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck

37. The Time Traveller’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenberger

38. The Dice Man, by Luke Rinehart

39. Catch-22, by Joseph Heller

40. Bonjour Tristesse, by Francoise Sagan

41. Pollyanna, by Eleanor Porter

42. Girl with the Pearl Earring, by Tracy Chevalier

43. Mike and Psmith, by P.G. Wodehouse

44. As I walked out one Midsummer morning, by Laurie Lee

45. Zigzag Street, by Nick Earls

46. Journey to the River Sea, by Eva Ibbotsen

47. Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes

48. Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte

49. Room with a view, by EM Forster

50. We, Yevgeny Zamyatin

51. Jamaica Inn, by Daphne du Maurier

52. Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston

53. Stoneheart, by Charlie Fletcher

54. A Study in Scarlet, by Arthur Conan Doyle

55. Perfume, by Patrick Suskind

56. White Teeth, by Zadie Smith

57. Vernon God Little, by DBC Pierre

58. Norwegian Wood, by Haruki Murakami

59. Espedair Street, by Iain Banks

60. A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway

61. Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard, by Kiran Desai

62. Little Women, by Louisa M. Alcott

63. A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khalid Hosseni

64. The Beach, by Alex Garland

65. The History of Mr Polly, by H.G. Wells

66. The Prisoner of Azkaban, by J K Rowling

67. By Grand Central Station I sat down and wept, by Elizabeth Smart

68. North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell

69. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce

70. Petronille, by Amelie Nothomb

71. Beau Geste, by PC Wren

72. Five people you meet in heaven, by Mitch Albom

73. Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafön

74. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams

75. Native son, by Richard Wright

76. The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton

77. The Wall and the Wing, by Laura Ruby

78. To the Lighthouse, by Virginia Woolf

79. The Prisoner of Zenda, by Anthony Hope

80. Therese Raquin, by Emile Zola

81. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, by Anne Bronte

82. The Buddha of Suburbia, by Hanif Kureshi

83. The Bell Jar, by Sylvia Plath

84. Any Human Heart, by William Boyd

85. Middlemarch, by George Eliot

86. Eugenie Grandet, by Honore de Balzac

87. Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen

88. The Grass Harp, by Truman Capote

89. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, by Carson McCullers

90. Manon Lescaut, by Abbe Prévost

91. The Heart of a Dog, by Mikael Bulgakov

92. Fight Club, by Chuck Palahniuk

93. Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe

94. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain

95. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

96. Goodbye to all that, by Robert Graves

97. The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman

98. Sidharrta, by Herman Hesse

99. The Colour Purple, by Alice Walker

100. Watership Down, by Richard Adams

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