100 best books of all time 2012
BBC - The Big Read - Top BooksAnd now the results of the Top Chapter Books Poll. Like what you see? If you would like this list in a lovely PDF, suitable for handing out to patrons, friends, teachers, parents, etc. Et voila! Basil E. Frankweiler by E.
The top 100 books of all time
Starting from a preliminary list of titles created by bookshops and journalists, 17, French voters responded to the question, "Which books have remained in your memory? The list of acclaimed titles mixes great novels with poetry and theatre, as well as the Asterix comic book. The list includes many French novels because of the demographics of the surveyed group. Likewise, comparable lists by English language sources--such as the two lists of Modern Library Best Novels published in , one by the Board of the Modern Library and the other by readers who responded--disproportionately favor British and American authors. Non-English language works were not eligible for the two Modern Library lists. Note: Classified by the language of the book's first publication, which may not be the author's principal language.
Fifty Shades of Grey is Britain's best-selling book ever - according to the publishers at least - but how does it compare?, Willow Wilson. A young hacker on the run in the Mideast is the protagonist of this imaginative first novel.
Absalom, Absalom! Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy , Russia, Beloved by Toni Morrison , United States, b. Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Doblin , Germany, Blindness by Jose Saramago , Portugal, The Book of Job , Israel. Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann , Germany,
Swann's Way, the first part of A la recherche de temps perdu, Marcel Proust's seven-part cycle, was published in In it, Proust introduces the themes that run through the entire work. The narr Ulysses chronicles the passage of Leopold Bloom through Dublin during an ordinary day, June 16, Alonso Quixano, a retired country gentleman in his fifties, lives in an unnamed section of La Mancha with his niece and a housekeeper.
In April the BBC's Big Read began the search for the nation's best-loved novel, and we asked you to nominate your favourite books. Below and on the next page are all the results from number 1 to in numerical order! Home Explore the BBC. This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving. Reading Resources.