I did not italicise but loved most of 'em that i read!!
1. Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes
2. Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan –
3. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
4. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift - read as a child!
5. Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
6. Clarissa Samuel
7. Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne
8. Dangerous Liaisons by Pierre Choderlos De Laclos.
9. Emma by Jane Austin.
10. Frankenstein Mary Shelley
11. Nightmare Abbey Thomas Love
12. The Black Sheep Honore De Balzac
13. The Charterhouse of Parma
14. The Count of Monte Cristo Fantastic!
15. Sybil Benjamin Disraeli
16. David Copperfield by Charles Dickins
17. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
18. Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte – lovely book :)
19. Vanity Fair William Makepeace Thackeray
20. The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne
21. Moby-Dick Herman Melville'
22. Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
23. The Woman in White Wilkie Collins
24. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland Lewis Carroll - read as a kid!
25. Little Women Louisa M. Alcott Victorian – My Nan gave me this book. Lovely read.
26. The Way We Live Now Anthony
27. Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy
28. Daniel Deronda George Eliot
29. The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoevsky
30. The Portrait of a Lady Henry James
32. Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson
33. Three Men in a Boat Jerome K. Jerome - hysterical
34. The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar - in my list of top ten books!
35. The Diary of a Nobody George Grossmith
36. Jude the Obscure Thomas Hardy
37. The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childer
38. The Call of the Wild Jack
39. Nostromo Joseph Conrad
40. The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame – read it, saw it, watched my kid act in stage show of it :)
41. In Search of Lost Time Marcel
42. The Rainbow D. H. Lawrence
43. The Good Soldier Ford Madox
44. The Thirty-Nine Steps John Buchan – My first “grown up “ book when i was a kid.
45. Ulysses James Joyce
46. Mrs Dalloway Virginia Woolf
47. A Passage to India E. M. Forster - good but prefer room with a view
48. The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
49. The Trial Franz Kafka
50. Men Without Women Ernest Hemingway prefered old man of the sea..i think thats what it was called
51. Journey to the End of the Night Louis-Ferdinand Celine
52. As I Lay Dying William
53. Brave New World Aldous Huxley - was very into this as a teenager - well all Huxley stuff
54. Scoop Evelyn Waugh 55. USA John Dos Passos
56. The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler
57. The Pursuit Of Love Nancy Mitford
58. The Plague Albert Camus
59. Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell
60. Malone Dies Samuel Beckett
61. Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger
62. Wise Blood Flannery
63. Charlotte's Web E. B. White – LOVED it!!
64. The Lord Of The Rings J. R. R. Tolkien – was heavy going when i was 12 but enjoyed as an adult!
65. Lucky Jim Kingsley Amis
66. Lord of the Flies William Golding – cracking read!
67. The Quiet American Graham Greene
68 On the Road Jack Kerouac T
69. Lolita Vladimir Nabokov Humbert
70. The Tin Drum Gunter Grass .
71. Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe Nigeria
72. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Muriel Spark
73. To Kill A Mockingbird Harper LeeScout
74. Catch-22 Joseph Heller
75. Herzog Saul Bellow
76. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia -
77. Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont Elizabeth Taylor
78. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy John Le Carre – passed to me by my Mum – I enjoyed it!
79. Song of Solomon Toni Morrison
80. The Bottle Factory Outing Beryl Bainbridge
81. The Executioner's Song Norman Mailer
82. If on a Winter's Night a Traveller Italo
83. A Bend in the River V. S. Naipaul
84. Waiting for the Barbarians J.M. Coetzee
85. Housekeeping Marilynne
86. Lanark Alasdair GraySeething vision of Glasgow
87. The New York Trilogy Paul Auster
88. The BFG Roald Dahl – Wonderful read – i read it to my kids J
89. The Periodic Table Primo Levi
90. Money Martin Amis
91. An Artist of the Floating World Kazuo Ishiguro
92. Oscar And Lucinda Peter
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
97. Atonement Ian McEwan
98. Northern Lights Philip Pullman – read the trilogy – bloody awesome books.
99. American Pastoral Philip Roth
100. Austerlitz W. G. Sebald