Top 10 books people claim to have read, but haven't

orwell_1984_125.jpgHave you ever fibbed about reading a classic book that you didn't finish or have never even picked up? Well if you have, you're not alone -- according to a British study, more than 60 per cent of people surveyed admitted to lying about having read a classic novel.

Another interesting finding was that half of the 2,000 individuals surveyed admitted to having books displayed on their shelves without having read them, the Telegraph reports.

So what are the Top 10 books people claim to have read, but haven't? Here they are!

1984 by George Orwell - 26 per cent

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy - 19 per cent

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens - 18 per cent

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger - 15 per cent

A Passage to India
by E.M. Forster - 12 per cent

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien - 11 per cent

To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee - 10 per cent

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 8 per cent

Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen - 8 per cent

Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Brontë - 5 per cent

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