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Hastati wrote:Also, seeing something here on Frothers got me reading the works of M.R. James, and he is utterly brilliant.
Sane Max wrote:Here's a list of the books people claim to have read but haven't.
I am embarrassed to admit I have not read over half of them.
1. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
2. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien read it
3. The Bible read some of it, goes with the Catlick
4. Moby Dick by Herman Melville read the children's classics abridged version
5. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
6. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway Hemingway is a really crap writer. I read his essay 'A Moveable Feast'. He's a name-dropping twat too
7. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
8. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
9. 1984 by George Orwell read it, Animal Farm is better. His essay 'Down and out in London and Paris is worth a look too
10. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
11. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy started it, decided life was too short...
12. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
13. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
14. The Odyssey by Homer
15. Ulysses by James Joyce started it, decided it was a pile of pish
16. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
17. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte it's on the bookshelves...
18. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
19. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
20. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
21. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
22. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
A Chaotic Humphrey wrote:Hastati wrote:Also, seeing something here on Frothers got me reading the works of M.R. James, and he is utterly brilliant.
Yeah, I like M R James as well.
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A Chaotic Humphrey wrote:I've never got the Kindle/ebook thing.
It's not for me.
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