100 Greatest Novels reading list progress

From a list in the Guardian newspaper.

S Sarah           L – Lucy

1. Don Quixote Miguel De Cervantes L– 50%, and it will never be more.

2. Pilgrim’s Progress John Bunyan

3. Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe

4. Gulliver’s Travels Jonathan Swift L

5. Tom Jones Henry Fielding

6. Clarissa Samuel Richardson L

7. Tristram Shandy Laurence Sterne L

8. Dangerous Liaisons Pierre Choderlos De Laclos

9.  Emma Jane Austen  L S

10. Frankenstein Mary Shelley L

11. Nightmare Abbey Thomas Love Peacock

12. The Black Sheep Honoré De Balzac

13. The Charterhouse of Parma Stendhal

14. The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas

15. Sybil Benjamin Disraeli

16. David Copperfield Charles Dickens S

17. Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë  L S

18. Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë  L S

19. Vanity Fair William Makepeace Thackeray  L S

20. The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne  L

21. Moby-Dick Herman Melville L

22. Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert  L S

23. The Woman in White Wilkie Collins

24. Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland Lewis Carroll  L S

25. Little Women Louisa M. Alcott  L S

26. The Way We Live Now Anthony Trollope

27. Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy S

28. Daniel Deronda George Eliot  L

29. The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoevsky

30. The Portrait of a Lady Henry James

31. Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain S

32. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson  L S

33. Three Men in a Boat Jerome K. Jerome L

34. The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde S

35. The Diary of a Nobody George Grossmith   L

36. Jude the Obscure Thomas Hardy S

37. The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers

38. The Call of the Wild Jack London L

39. Nostromo Joseph Conrad

40. The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame  L S

41. In Search of Lost Time Marcel Proust  (L S – 2 down, 4 to go)

42. The Rainbow D. H. Lawrence S

43.  The Good Soldier Ford Madox Ford

44. The Thirty-Nine Steps John Buchan S

45. Ulysses James Joyce L

46. Mrs Dalloway Virginia Woolf  L S

47. A Passage to India EM Forster S

48. The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald L S

49. The Trial Franz Kafka S

50. Men Without Women Ernest Hemingway

51. Journey to the End of the Night Louis-Ferdinand Celine

52. As I Lay Dying William Faulkner

53. Brave New World Aldous Huxley  L S

54. Scoop Evelyn Waugh S

55. USA John Dos Passos

56. The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler S

57. The Pursuit Of Love Nancy Mitford S

58. The Plague Albert Camus S

59. Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell  S

60. Malone Dies Samuel Beckett

61. Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger S

62. Wise Blood Flannery O’Connor

63. Charlotte’s Web EB White S

64. The Lord Of The Rings J. R. R. Tolkien  L S

65. Lucky Jim Kingsley Amis

66. Lord of the Flies William Golding S

67. The Quiet American Graham Greene S

68 On the Road Jack Kerouac S

69. Lolita Vladimir Nabokov S

70. The Tin Drum Günter Grass

71. Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe

72. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Muriel Spark S L

73. To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee  L S

74. Catch-22 Joseph Heller

75. Herzog Saul Bellow

76. One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel García Márquez S

77. Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont Elizabeth Taylor S

78. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy John Le Carré S

79. Song of Solomon Toni Morrison

80. The Bottle Factory Outing Beryl Bainbridge S

81. The Executioner’s Song Norman Mailer

82. If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller Italo Calvino

83. A Bend in the River VS Naipaul

84. Waiting for the Barbarians JM Coetzee

85. Housekeeping Marilynne Robinson

86. Lanark Alasdair Gray

87. The New York Trilogy Paul Auster  L

88. The BFG Roald Dahl L S

89. The Periodic Table Primo Levi

90. Money Martin Amis S

91. An Artist of the Floating World Kazuo Ishiguro

92. Oscar And Lucinda Peter Carey S

93. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting Milan Kundera

94. Haroun and the Sea of Stories Salman Rushdie

95. LA Confidential James Ellroy

96. Wise Children Angela Carter S

97. Atonement Ian McEwan  L

98. Northern Lights Philip Pullman S

99. American Pastoral Philip Roth

100. Austerlitz W. G. Sebald S L

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