BBC Big List

1   Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
2   The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, JRR Tolkien
3   Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
4    Harry Potter series, JK Rowling
5    To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
6    The Bible
7     Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte
8     Nineteen Eighty Four, George Orwell
9     His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman
10   Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
11   Little Women, Louisa M Alcott
12   Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
13   Catch 22, Joseph Heller
14   Complete Works of Shakespeare
15   Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier
16   The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien 
17   Birdsong, Sebastian Faulk
18   Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger
19   The Time Traveler’s Wife, Audrey Niffenegger
20   Middlemarch, George Eliot
21   Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
22   The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald
24   War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
25   The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
27   Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28   Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
29   Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
30   The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
31   Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
32   David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
33   Chronicles of Narnia, CS Lewis
34   Emma, Jane Austen
35   Persuasion, Jane Austen
36   The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, CS Lewis
37   The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini
38   Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis De Bernieres
39   Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden
40   Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne
41   Animal Farm, George Orwell
42   The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown
43   One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44   A Prayer for Owen Meaney, John Irving
45   The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins
46   Anne of Green Gables, LM Montgomery
47   Far From the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy
48   The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
49   Lord of the Flies, William Golding
51   Life of Pi, Yann Martel 
52   Dune, Frank Herbert
53   Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons
54   Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen
55   A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth
56   The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafon 
57   A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
58   Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
59   The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Mark Haddon
60   Love in The Time Of Cholera, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61   Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck
62   Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov
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
67   Jude the Obscure, Thomas Hardy
68   Bridget Jones’s Diary, Helen Fielding
69   Midnight’s Children, Salman Rushdie
70   Moby Dick, Herman Melville
71   Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens
72   Dracula, Bram Stoker
73   The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
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
81   A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
82   Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell
83   The Color Purple,Alice Walker
84   The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro
85   Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert
86   A Fine Balance, Rohinton Mistry
87   Charlotte’s Web, E.B. White
88   The Five People You Meet In Heaven, Mitch Albom
89   Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90   The Faraway Tree Collection, Enid Blyton 
91   Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad
92   The Little PrinceAntoine De Saint-Exupery
93   The Wasp Factory, Iain Banks
94   Watership Down, Richard Adam 
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
99   Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables, Victor Hugo


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