Classics that are MUST reads

Something interesting on Facebook caught my eye. It was a list of 100 classics that some Brit said almost no one had read more than six on the list. I've read thirty of them. So I've listed those that I've read and added some more of my own that I believe are must reads.


The Bible
Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye
Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne
Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken
Edgar Allen Poe complete works
The House of the Seven Gables Nathaniel Hawthorne
Scarlett Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain
Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain 
Frankenstein by Mary Shelly
Dracula by Bram Stoker
The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
Sherlock Holmes stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
Kim by Robert Louis Stevenson
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
The Odyssey by Homer
 No Time for Sergeants by Mac Hyman
The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
Ben Hur Lew Wallace
The Virginian by Owen Wister
Silas Marner by George Elliot
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway
The Winds of War Herman Wouk
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin
Emma by Jane Austin
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austin
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
1984 by George Orwell
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
The Complete novel set of Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Montegomry
Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Lewis Stevenson
Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde
Dune by Frank Herbert
Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
Charlotte’s Web - E.B. White
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Complete Works of Shakespeare (or at least one of his plays)
Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving

By no means classics but still quite interesting:
Star Wars -- various authors
Star Trek novels -- numerous authors
All of Georgette Heyer's novels
 

This is by no means a complete list of must reads. Some deal with some very ugly issues, some are quite thrilling (Ben Hur and Scarlet Pimpernel for example). I am quite intrigued because I know I’ve read quite a few more than these that are considered classics, but I can’t remember their titles or author’s names. If you can’t remember one or the other, then you can’t Google. Perhaps you’ve read some that I don’t have on the list!


What are some classics that you've read and remember fondly?
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