Monday, April 7, 2008

110 best books:The perfect library

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110 best books: The perfect library

Pile of books

From classics and sci-fi to poetry, biographies and books that changed the world… we present the ultimate reading list. Illustrations by David Juniper

The Illiad and The Odyssey

Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen

Jane Eyre
Charlotte Brontë


Divine Comedy

John Keats

Paradise Lost
John Milton

Songs of Innocence and Experience
William Blake

The Portrait of a Lady
Henry James

For Whom the Bell Tolls
Ernest Hemingway

One Hundred Years of Solitude
Gabriel García Márquez

Daphne du Maurier

Rebecca cover

Gone with the Wind
Margaret Mitchell

Dr Zhivago
Boris Pasternak

The Lord of the Rings
J.R. R. Tolkien

The Railway Children
E. Nesbit

The Railway Children cover

Mary Shelley

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Jules Verne

The Time Machine
H.G. Wells

Brave New World
Aldous Huxley

George Orwell

1984 cover

2001: A Space Odyssey
Arthur C. Clarke

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Philip K. Dick

The Maltese Falcon cover

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