Saturday, October 29, 2005

Wendy's Challenge

OK, I’ll bite.

Here’s my list of the Greatest 100:

  • Animal Farm

  • The Bridge of San Luis Rey

  • Catch-22

  • A Clockwork Orange

  • Death Comes for the Archbishop

  • Deliverance

  • Dog Soldiers

  • The French Lieutenant’s Woman

  • Go Tell It On the Mountain

  • Gone With the Wind

  • Grapes of Wrath

  • The Great Gatsby

  • The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

  • The Invisible Man

  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

  • Lolita

  • Lord of the Flies

  • Lord of the Rings

  • The Man Who Loved Children

  • Native Son

  • 1984

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

  • Slaughterhouse-Five

  • The Sound and the Fury

  • The Spy Who Came In From the Cold

  • The Sun Also Rises

  • To Kill A Mockingbird

That’s 28. Ask me how many are actually memorable. Or, are there many I’d spend time reading again.

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