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Top 20 Vintage Classics of 2012

by Random House Australia on 21 February 2013

Top 20 Vintage Classics of 2012

Fairytales make a splash, but TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD still rules the book-lovers roost as we announce the 20 Bestselling Vintage Classics books of 2012, providing rare insights into Australia’s classic reading habits.

Incorporating both Vintage Classics and Vintage Classic Children’s Collection, the 2012 Vintage Classics Top 20 Bestsellers list shows Australian’s are still keen to get to know the Great American classics such as Hemingway and Fitzgerald, but fairytales and book-to-film adaptations are still vying for space on our bookshelves.

Here's the official Vintage Classics Top 20 Bestsellers:

20. THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN by Mark Twain

19. GREAT EXPECTATIONS by Charles Dickens

18. THE SILVER SWORD by Ian Serraillier

17. PETER PAN by J.M Barrie

16. THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG by Peter Carey

15. A FAREWELL TO ARMS by Ernest Hemingway

14. BIRDSONG by Sebastian Faulks

13. ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT by Erich Maria Remarque

12. ANNA KARENINA by Leo Tolstoy

11. SLAUGHTERHOUSE 5: THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE A DUTY-DANCE WITH by Kurt Vonnegut

10. CATCH-22: 50th Anniversary Edition by Joseph Heller

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

9. THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS by John Boyne

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

8. THE SECRET GARDEN by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

7. THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA by Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

6. THE COMPLETE FAIRY TALES by Grimm Brothers

The Complete Fairy Tales by Grimm Brothers

5. CATCH-22 by Joseph Heller

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

4. THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

3. BRAVE NEW WORLD by Aldous Huxley

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

2. THE QUIET AMERICAN by Graham Greene

The Quiet American by Graham Greene


1. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee

To Kill A Mockingbird

Which one is your favourite? Make sure you add these to your reading list and stay tuned for more great Vintage Classics this year!

 


 

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