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Mike's effort to read 1001 books

1001 Books to read before you die

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1MikeMonkey
Jul 10, 2011, 7:38am Top

I'm doing the best I can to read several different version of the 1001 Books list. My favourite one is the Swedish version, because there are a lot more classical books there.

2MikeMonkey
Edited: Apr 14, 2012, 7:05am Top

As I have said in another thread I'm just above 60 books read. So far have I read these:

1. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
2. The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
3. Them by Joyce Carol Oates
4. Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
5. Thérèse Raquin by Èmile Zola
6. The Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
7. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
8. Enduring Love by Ian McEwan
9. Atonement by Ian McEwan
10. Princess de Clèves by Madame de La Fayette
11. The Elementary Particles by Michel Houellebecq
12. Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
13. Whatever by Michel Houellebecq
14. Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
15. The Golden Ass by Apuleius
16. The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia by Samuel Johnson
17. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
18. The Devil In the Flesh by Raymond Radiguet
19. Rameau's Nephew by Denis Diderot
20. Bonjour Tristesse by Francoise Sagan
21. A Tale Of a Tub by Jonathan Swift
22. Candide by Voltaire
23. Justine by Marquis de Sade
24. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
25. Pamela by Samuel Richardson
26. A Sentimental Journey by Laurence Sterne
27. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smollett
28. Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding
29. The Vicar Of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith
30. Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
31. The Castle Of Otranto by Horace Walpole
32. Munken by Matthew Gregory Lewis
33. Father Goriot by Honoré de Balzac
34. The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler
35. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
36. Vathek by William Beckford
37. The Man Of Feeling by Henry Mackenzie
38. Evelina by Fanny Burney
39. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad
40. Underkastelsens sötma by Amélie Nothomb
41. Rosens namn by Umberto Eco
42. Udolphos mysterier by Ann Radcliffe
43. Den gula tapeten by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
44. The Portrait Of the Artist As a Young Man by James Joyce
45. Under vulkanen by Malcolm Lowry
46. Caleb Williams äventyr by William Godwin
47. Animal Farm by George Orwell
48. Äcklet av Jean-Paul Sartre
49. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
50. Saturday by Ian McEwan
51. On Beauty by Zadie Smith
52. Valfrändskap by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
53. Slow Man by J.M. Coetzee
54. The Sea by John Banville
55. The Red Queen by Margaret Drabble
56. What I Loved by Siri Hustvedt
57. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
58. Gösta Berlings saga by Selma Lagerlöf
59. Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
60. The Curious Incident Of the Dog In the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

3MikeMonkey
Apr 14, 2012, 7:02am Top

I have missed for a time to fill up my list:

61. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
62. Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
63. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
64. The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgand von Goethe
65. Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann

4MikeMonkey
Apr 14, 2012, 12:48pm Top

5MikeMonkey
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6MikeMonkey
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