Number One on his list:
Pride and Prejudice - Jane AustenRead about all ten titles on Leitch's list.
Recently ranked Britain's second most loved book (after The Lord of The Rings) Pride and Prejudice was published in 1813, two years after Sense and Sensibility. Its original title was First Impressions.
The Page 99 Test: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.
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