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30 Books Every Adult Should Read

This list is the result of a World Book Day poll conducted by the Museum, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA), in which librarians around Britain were asked the question, "Which book should every adult read before they die?"
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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The Bible
The Bible
3
The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings
4
1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
5
A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
6
Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
7
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
8
All Quiet on the Western Front
All Quiet on the Western Front
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9
Birdsong
Birdsong
10
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
11
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon
12
Tess of the D'urbervilles
Tess of the D'urbervilles
13
Winnie-The-Pooh (A. A. Milne)
Winnie-The-Pooh (A. A. Milne)
14
Wuthering Heights - Emily Brontë
Wuthering Heights - Emily Brontë
15
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
16
Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
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17
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
18
The Time Traveler's Wife
The Time Traveler's Wife
19
The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
20
The Prophet
The Prophet
21
David Copperfield
David Copperfield
22
The Alchemist
The Alchemist
23
The Master and Margarita
The Master and Margarita
24
Life of Pi
Life of Pi
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25
Middlemarch
Middlemarch
26
Kingsolver, Barbara: The Poisonwood Bible
Kingsolver, Barbara: The Poisonwood Bible
27
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovtich
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovtich
28
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
29
His Dark Materials Trilogy
His Dark Materials Trilogy
30
A Clockwork Oragne
A Clockwork Oragne
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