Thursday, January 17, 2013

A list rediscovery

I rediscovered a list on here which I made 4 years ago, I then stopped blogging and promptly forgot about this list. These are the books I have left on it to read, there are a few that I have can't remember why they are on the list, these I will have to investigate:
1. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

2. London Orbital by Iain Sinclair

3. The Cider House Rules: A Novel by John Irving

4. Schindlers Ark by Thomas Keneally

5. Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera

6. The Princess Bride by William Goldman

7. Petals of Blood by Ngugi wa Thiong'o

8. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

9. Gravity's Rainbow

10. Cancer Ward by Solzhenitsyn

11. The Third Man and The Fallen Idol by Graham Greene

12. The Gormenghast Novels by Mervyn Peake

13. The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

14. Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen


16. Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller

17. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

18. The Forsythe Saga by John Galsworthy

19. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

20. Hunger by Knut Hamsun

21. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

22. Danial Deronda, George Eliot

23. The Water-Babies (a Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby) by Charles KIngsley

24. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo

25. Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne

26. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift

27. Oroonoko, Aphra Behn

28. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

29. The Metamorphoses by Ovid

30. Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman

31. Eva Luna, Isabel Allende

32. Bellefleur, Joyce Carol Oates

33. A Garden of Earthly Delights by Joyce Carol Oates

34.Merlin's Brooke, Jane Yolen

35. Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie

36. THE WOOD WIFE by Terri Windling

37.Arthur and George by Julian Barnes

38. Big Sur by Jack Kerouac

39. Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman

40. Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe

41.Canary Row, Steinbeck

42. In the Castle of My Skin by George Lamming

43.Migel Street, Naiupaul

44. Gilead: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson

45.The Wild Wood, Charles de Lint

46.In the Skin of a Lion, Ondaatje


48. The Glass Bees by Ernst Junger

49. Crash by J.G. Ballard

50. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

51. The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa

52. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

53.The Dreaming Place by Charles de Lint

54. Enchantment by Orson Scott Card

55.Houseboy, Ferdinand Oyono

56.The Devil that Danced on the Water, Aminatta Furna

57.The Circle of Karma, Kunzang Choden

58. Arresting God in Kathmandu by Samrat Upadhyay

59.I AM David, Holm

60. The Hundred and Ninety-nine Steps by Michel Faber
Quite nice to see that I had read 40 from the list with no prompt. I will continue tackling this list and see what I can acheive by April next year.