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Reading for pleasure: Favourite book lists

Information, blogs, links to great leisure reading both within and outside the College

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Dymocks’ 100 best books list of all time

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Sydney's favourite books 2019

1    To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
2    The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
3    Pride and Prejudice  by Jane Austen
4    The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
5    Cloudstreet by Tim Winton
6    Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
7    The Bible
8    One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
9    Shantaram  by Gregory David Roberts
10    Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
11    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
12    The Life of Pi by Yann Martel
13    Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
14    Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
15    A Fortunate Life  by Albert Facey
16    Anna Karenina  by Leo Tolstoy
17    Nineteen Eighty Four by George Orwell
18    The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
19    The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas
20    The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
21    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy  by Douglas Adams
22    The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien
23    A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
24    Magician by Raymond E Feist
25    The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
26    The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
27    Perfume  by Patrick Suskind
28    Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
29    The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho
30    The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
31    The Road by Cormac McCarthy
32    A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
33    A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
34    Dune  by Frank Herbert
35    Persuasion by Jane Austen
36    The Kite Runner by  Khaled Hosseini
37    Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Berniere
38    Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
39    Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey
40    Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
41    The Little Prince by Antoine  de Saint-Exupery
42    The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
43    The Secret History by Donna Tartt
44    The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
45    War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
46    Dirt Music by Tim Winton
47    East of Eden by John Steinbeck
48    Eucalyptus by Murray Bail
49    Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
50    Middlemarch by George Eliot

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