Lord of the Rings Top Book in Australia - ABC TV

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Lord of the Rings Top Book in Australia - ABC TV

Postby Guest » Sun Dec 05, 2004 1:00 am

<P>The fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings has been named as Australia's favourite book.</P>
<P>ABC Television began asking Australians to nominate their favourite book in September.</P>
<P>Tens of thousands of people voted and the results were revealed last night during the program called My Favourite Book.</P>
<P>Topping the list was the The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien.</P>
<P>Second was Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and the Bible was named as the country's third most popular book.</P>
<P>Two Australian books made the Top 10 - Tim Winton's Cloudstreet and A B Facey's autobiographical novel, A Fortunate Life.</P>
<P><A href="http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200412/s1258404.htm" target=_blank>CLICK HERE</A> to read the article!</P>
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