40 books

40 books before you die

I’ve read a lot of these books mentioned in the above linked article. Some are on the TBR list, and a few I haven’t heard of. I may be working on some of them soon. I hope the library opens for checkouts soon.

Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 ¾, Sue Townsend

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl

Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe

1984, George Orwell

Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier

Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee 

Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel

The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë

Lord of the Flies, William Golding

Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray

Midnight’s Children, Salman Rushdie

Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov

Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons

Beloved, Toni Morrison

Brideshead RevisitedEvelyn Waugh

Dune, Frank Herbert

The Code of the WoostersPG Wodehouse

The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald

A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess

Tess of the d’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, Philip K Dick

The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy

Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad

The Secret History, Donna Tartt

Dracula, Bram Stoker

Middlemarch, George Eliot

The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger

The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath

Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

Catch-22, Joseph Heller

Dangerous Liaisons, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

100 Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Trial, Franz Kafka

The Leopard, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

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