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The Independent's 42 Favourite Reads

42 best books to read before you die according to The Independent newspaper. Tick the ones you've read! Enjoy :)
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from independent.co.uk · made by 1D2A
avg. score: 11 of 42 (25%)
required scores: 1, 6, 9, 11, 15 

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The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
2
The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises
3
Naïve. Super. (Erlend Loe)
Naïve. Super. (Erlend Loe)
4
Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
5
All Who Go Do Not Return (Deen)
All Who Go Do Not Return (Deen)
6
Lolita
Lolita
7
Captain Corelli'S Mandolin – Louis De Berniere
Captain Corelli'S Mandolin – Louis De Berniere
8
The Art of Fielding
The Art of Fielding
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9
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
10
Requiem for a Dream
Requiem for a Dream
11
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
12
Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair
13
Infinite Jest
Infinite Jest
14
The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)
15
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
16
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Picture of Dorian Gray
17
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
18
Lake Wobegon Days
Lake Wobegon Days
19
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
20
Middlemarch
Middlemarch
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21
The Golden Notebook
The Golden Notebook
22
The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
23
The Stand (Stephen King)
The Stand (Stephen King)
24
The Help
The Help
25
The Prophet
The Prophet
26
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
27
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
28
The Bluest Eye
The Bluest Eye
29
For Whom the Bell Tolls
For Whom the Bell Tolls
30
The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
31
Women in Love
Women in Love
32
Norwegian Wood
Norwegian Wood
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33
Miss Wyoming (Douglas Coupland)
Miss Wyoming (Douglas Coupland)
34
On the Road
On the Road
35
Simarillion (J.R.R. Tolkien)
Simarillion (J.R.R. Tolkien)
36
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
37
The Beach
The Beach
38
The Virgin Suicides (Jeffrey Eugenides)
The Virgin Suicides (Jeffrey Eugenides)
39
Bobby Brewster Books (H E Todd)
Bobby Brewster Books (H E Todd)
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The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
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