Top authors fail to entice

23rd September 2005 at 01:00
The six authors who nominated literary works that every child must read in last week's TES left many readers unimpressed.

They were not convinced by AS Byatt's choice of Terry Pratchett's Discworld and Charles Dickens's Great Expectations, nominated by Andrew Motion.

Instead Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird was the unofficial TES Book Club must-read. (

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