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Top downloaded books since Dec 17, 2015:

46,621

A Moveable Feast (1964), Hemingway, Ernest, [autobiography, non-fiction, Ernest Hemingway]

37,681

The Old Man and the Sea (1952), Hemingway, Ernest, [Caribbean Sea, fiction, male friendship, Pulitzer Prize, film adaptation]

33,872

As I Lay Dying (1935), Faulkner, William, [fiction, Mississippi, U.S.A., Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, Guardian's 100 Greatest Novels of All Time (2003), film adaptation]

24,267

The Sun Also Rises (1926), Hemingway, Ernest, [adventure, fiction, France, historical, romance, Spain, World War I, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, film adaptation]

22,935

Little House in the Big Woods (Little House #1) (1932), Wilder, Laura Ingalls, Sewell, Helen, [autobiography, family life, juvenile, non-fiction, film adaptation]

22,023

The Haunting of Hill House (1960), Jackson, Shirley, [fiction, ghosts, horror, film adaptation]

21,745

The Bell Jar (1963), Plath, Sylvia, [fiction, Guardian's 100 Greatest Novels of All Time (2003), film adaptation, depression]

17,616

Casino Royale (James Bond #1) (1953), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, fiction, Great Britain, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, film adaptation]

17,122

A Farewell to Arms (1929), Hemingway, Ernest, [fiction, historical, romance, war, World War I, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, film adaptation]

16,626

Brave New World (1932), Huxley, Aldous Leonard, [fiction, dystopia, science fiction, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, Guardian's 100 Greatest Novels of All Time (2003), film adaptation]

260,508Top 10: 12%
16,057

On the Beach (1957), Norway, Nevil Shute[Shute, Nevil], [Australia, fiction, science fiction, suspense, war, nuclear warfare, film adaptation]

15,394

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (1939), Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), [cats, fiction, poetry]

14,394

Gaudy Night (1935), Sayers, Dorothy L., [crime, England, fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery, private investigators, women detectives]

14,112

The Sound and the Fury (1929), Faulkner, William, [fiction, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, film adaptation, Family Saga]

12,596

The Screwtape Letters (1944), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fiction, letters, theology, allegory]

12,464

Wise Blood (1949), O'Connor, Flannery, [fiction, religion, Guardian's 100 Greatest Novels of All Time (2003), film adaptation]

11,203

The Long Goodbye (1953), Chandler, Raymond, [fiction, mystery, Philip Marlowe (Fictional character), film adaptation]

10,942

From Russia With Love (James Bond #5) (1957), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, fiction, Great Britain, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, espionage: Russian, spy stories, film adaptation]

10,093

The Maltese Falcon (1930), Hammett, Dashiell, [fiction, mystery, Sam Spade (Fictional character), Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, film adaptation]

8,861

Mere Christianity (1952), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [non-fiction, religion]

386,624Top 20: 18%
8,814

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia #1) (1950), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fantasy, fiction, juvenile, film adaptation]

8,392

The Great Divorce (1945), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fiction, theology]

8,306

The Pilgrim's Regress (1933), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fiction, religion]

8,285

The Complete Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham, Vol. I (1951), Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), [collection, fiction, short stories]

8,137

Live and Let Die (James Bond #2) (1954), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, fiction, Great Britain, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, film adaptation]

8,119

The Man of Bronze: A Doc Savage Adventure (Doc Savage #1) (1933), Dent, Lester Bernard[Robeson, Kenneth], [adventure, Doc Savage (Fictional character), fiction, film adaptation]

7,857

The Nine Tailors (1934), Sayers, Dorothy L., [crime, fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery]

6,805

Have His Carcase (1932), Sayers, Dorothy L., [fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery]

6,774

An Experiment in Criticism (1961), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [essay, non-fiction]

6,628

Moonraker (James Bond #3) (1955), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, fiction, Great Britain, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, film adaptation]

464,741Top 30: 22%
6,534

Dr. No (James Bond #6) (1958), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, Caribbean Sea, fiction, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, film adaptation]

6,472

The Simple Art of Murder (1950), Chandler, Raymond, [fiction, mystery, short stories]

6,433

Prince Caspian. The Return to Narnia. (Chronicles of Narnia #2) (1951), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fantasy, fiction, juvenile, film adaptation]

6,367

Dust Tracks on a Road (1942), Hurston, Zora Neale, [autobiography, non-fiction]

6,240

1984 [Nineteen Eighty-Four] (1949), Blair, Eric Arthur[Orwell, George], [fiction, dystopia, science fiction, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, Prometheus Award Hall of Fame, Guardian's 100 Greatest Novels of All Time (2003), film adaptation]

6,091

Red Harvest (1929), Hammett, Dashiell, [fiction, mystery]

5,825

The Thin Man (1934), Hammett, Dashiell, [fiction, mystery, film adaptation]

5,708

The Five Red Herrings [Suspicious Characters] (1931), Sayers, Dorothy L., [fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery]

5,659

The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia #6) (1955), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fantasy, fiction, juvenile, film adaptation]

5,638

Out of Africa (1937), Blixen, Karen, [Africa, biography, non-fiction, film adaptation]

525,708Top 40: 25%
5,625

The Adventures of Sam Spade and other stories (1924), Hammett, Dashiell, [crime, detective, fiction, Sam Spade (Fictional character), short stories]

5,588

That Hideous Strength (Space Trilogy #3) (1945), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fiction, science fiction]

5,511

Farewell My Lovely (1940), Chandler, Raymond, [detective, fiction, mystery, Philip Marlowe (Fictional character), film adaptation]

5,476

Diamonds are Forever (James Bond #4) (1956), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, fiction, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, film adaptation]

5,429

Busman's Honeymoon (1937), Sayers, Dorothy L., [crime, fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery]

5,371

Goldfinger (James Bond #7) (1959), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, fiction, Great Britain, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, film adaptation]

5,341

My Life and Hard Times (1933), Thurber, James, Thurber, James, [essay, humour, non-fiction, film adaptation]

5,305

The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1928), Sayers, Dorothy L., [crime, fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery]

5,270

The Devils of Loudun (1952), Huxley, Aldous Leonard, [France, historical, non-fiction, film adaptation]

5,252

The Song of Roland--a new translation (1957), Sayers, Dorothy L., [chivalry, folklore, non-fiction, poetry]

579,876Top 50: 27%
5,234

Winnie-the-Pooh (1926), Milne, A. A., [children, fiction, film adaptation]

5,103

The Razor's Edge (1944), Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), [fiction, film adaptation]

5,037

Out of the Silent Planet (Space Trilogy #1) (1938), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fiction, science fiction]

5,029

The Painted Veil (1925), Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), [Britain, fiction, romance, married people—fiction, Hong Kong, film adaptation]

5,019

The Four Loves (1960), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [non-fiction, philosophy]

4,984

Till we have Faces -- A Myth Retold (1956), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fiction, Mythology]

4,963

The Silver Chair (Chronicles of Narnia #4) (1953), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fantasy, fiction, juvenile, film adaptation]

4,898

A Treasury of Sayers Stories (1958), Sayers, Dorothy L., [fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery, short stories]

4,701

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Chronicles of Narnia #3) (1952), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fantasy, fiction, juvenile, film adaptation]

4,663

Wealth, Virtual Wealth and Debt: The Solution of the Economic Paradox (1933), Soddy, Frederick, [economics, non-fiction]

629,507Top 60: 30%
4,610

The Spy Who Loved Me (James Bond #10) (1962), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, fiction, Great Britain, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, film adaptation]

4,587

The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia #7) (1956), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fantasy, fiction, juvenile, Carnegie Medal, film adaptation]

4,568

Clouds of Witness (1926), Sayers, Dorothy L., [crime, fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery]

4,539

Murder Must Advertise (1933), Sayers, Dorothy L., [crime, fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery]

4,451

For Your Eyes Only: Five secret occasions in the life of James Bond. (James Bond #8) (1960), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, fiction, Great Britain, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, film adaptation]

4,400

Swallows and Amazons [Swallows and Amazons #1] (1930), Ransome, Arthur, Ransome, Arthur, Spurrier, Steven, [adventure, fiction, juvenile, film adaptation]

4,224

Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer (1964), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [non-fiction, religion]

4,140

The Once and Future King (1958), White, T. H. (Terence Hanbury), [fantasy, fiction]

4,125

The King of Elfland's Daughter (1927), Plunkett, Edward 18th Baron of Dunsany[Dunsany, Lord], [fantasy, fiction]

4,097

Mr. Midshipman Hornblower [Hornblower Saga #1] (1950), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], [fiction, historical, seafaring]

673,248Top 70: 32%
4,073

Trouble is My Business (1934), Chandler, Raymond, [fiction, mystery]

4,065

The Horse and his Boy (Chronicles of Narnia #5) (1954), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fantasy, fiction, juvenile, film adaptation]

4,060

Perelandra (Space Trilogy #2) (1943), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [fiction, science fiction]

4,043

The Haunted Policeman (1939), Sayers, Dorothy L., [fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery]

3,997

Whose Body? (1923), Sayers, Dorothy L., [crime, fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery]

3,981

The Wimsey Papers—The Wartime Letters and Documents of the Wimsey Family (1940), Sayers, Dorothy L., [letters, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), non-fiction, war, World War II]

3,917

Animal Farm (1945), Blair, Eric Arthur[Orwell, George], [fiction, satire, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, Prometheus Award Hall of Fame, film adaptation]

3,817

The Enchanted Wood (Faraway Tree #1) (1939), Blyton, Enid, Wheeler, Dorothy M., [fantasy, fiction, children's literature]

3,802

First Term at Malory Towers (Malory Towers #1) (1946), Blyton, Enid, Lloyd, Stanley, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

3,797

Strong Poison (1930), Sayers, Dorothy L., [detective, fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery]

712,800Top 80: 34%
3,766

You Only Live Twice (James Bond #12) (1964), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, Asia, fiction, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, film adaptation]

3,558

Men without Women (1926), Hemingway, Ernest, [fiction, short stories, Guardian's 100 Greatest Novels of All Time (2003)]

3,427

The Problem of Pain (1940), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [non-fiction, pain, religion]

3,425

The violent bear it away (1955), O'Connor, Flannery, [fiction, religion]

3,353

Miracles (1947), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [non-fiction, philosophy]

3,318

Reflections on the Psalms (1958), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [non-fiction, religion, theology]

3,304

Politics and the English Language and other essays (1946), Blair, Eric Arthur[Orwell, George], [essay, literature, non-fiction, politics, Swift]

3,261

Le mythe de Sisyphe (1942), Camus, Albert, [non-fiction, philosophy]

3,241

Alas, Babylon (1959), Frank, Harry Hart[Frank, Pat], [fiction, dystopia, science fiction, nuclear warfare, film adaptation]

3,233

Grey Mask (Miss Silver #1) (1929), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

746,686Top 90: 35%
3,209

Beat to Quarters [UK: The Happy Return] [Hornblower Saga #6] (1937), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], Wyeth, N.C., [fiction, historical, seafaring, Napoleonic Wars]

3,190

A Ship of the Line [Hornblower Saga #7] (1939), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], Wyeth, N.C., [fiction, historical, seafaring, Napoleonic Wars, James Tait Black Memorial Prize]

3,189

On Her Majesty's Secret Service (James Bond #11) (1963), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, fiction, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, film adaptation]

3,158

The High Window (1942), Chandler, Raymond, [detective, fiction, mystery, Philip Marlowe (Fictional character)]

3,116

Surprised by Joy: The shape of my early life (1955), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [autobiography, non-fiction]

3,024

The Little Sister (1949), Chandler, Raymond, [fiction, mystery, Philip Marlowe (Fictional character)]

2,991

The Lady in the Lake (1943), Chandler, Raymond, [detective, fiction, mystery, Philip Marlowe (Fictional character), film adaptation]

2,959

Ashenden: or, The British Agent (1928), Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), [adventure, espionage, fiction, short stories, spy stories]

2,954

A Grief Observed (1961), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples)[Clerk, N. W.], [non-fiction, religion, Guardian's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time]

2,911

The Glass Key (1931), Hammett, Dashiell, [fiction, mystery]

777,387Top 100: 37%
2,849

Hornblower and the Hotspur [Hornblower Saga #3] (1962), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], [fiction, historical, seafaring, Napoleonic Wars]

2,835

Commodore Hornblower [UK Title: The Commodore] [Hornblower Saga #9] (1945), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], Wyeth, N.C., [fiction, historical, seafaring, Napoleonic Wars]

2,812

Flying Colours [Hornblower Saga #8] (1939), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], Wyeth, N.C., [fiction, historical, seafaring, Napoleonic Wars, James Tait Black Memorial Prize]

2,800

The Fighting Spirit of Japan (1955), Harrison, E. J. (Ernest John), [history, military, non-fiction, Japan]

2,768

A Preface to Paradise Lost (1942), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [essay, literature, non-fiction]

2,757

The Benson Murder Case (Philo Vance #1) (1926), Wright, Willard Huntington[Van Dine, S. S.], [fiction, mystery, New York City, Philo Vance (Fictional character), U.S.A., film adaptation]

2,753

The Greek Way (1930), Hamilton, Edith, [Greek, non-fiction, sociology]

2,752

Best Detective Stories of Cyril Hare (1959), Clark, Alfred Alexander Gordon[Hare, Cyril], [fiction, mystery, short stories]

2,751

Five on a Treasure Island (Famous Five #1) (1942), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

2,721

Death in the Afternoon (1932), Hemingway, Ernest, [non-fiction, sports, bullfighting]

805,185Top 110: 38%
2,718

Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder. (1945), Waugh, Evelyn [Arthur Evelyn St John], [fiction, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, film adaptation, Family Saga]

2,712

The Man with the Golden Gun (James Bond #13) (1965), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, fiction, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, Jamaica, film adaptation]

2,699

Absalom, Absalom! (1936), Faulkner, William, [fiction, Mississippi]

2,691

Transpositions and other Addresses (1949), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [essay, non-fiction]

2,676

Hornblower and the Atropos [Hornblower Saga #5] (1953), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], [fiction, historical, seafaring, Napoleonic Wars]

2,649

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1940), McCullers, Carson, [fiction, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, film adaptation]

2,609

Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies [UK Title: Hornblower in the West Indies] [Hornblower Saga #11] (1958), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], [Caribbean Sea, fiction, historical, seafaring, Napoleonic Wars]

2,605

The Daughter of Time [Inspector Alan Grant #5] (1951), Mackintosh, Elizabeth[Tey, Josephine], [England, fiction, history, mystery, royalty]

2,582

Gone with the Wind (1936), Mitchell, Margaret, [fiction, historical, U.S.A., Pulitzer Prize, film adaptation, Family Saga]

2,582

Second Form at Malory Towers (Malory Towers #2) (1947), Blyton, Enid, Lloyd, Stanley, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

831,708Top 120: 39%
2,576

The Thousand-Headed Man: A Doc Savage Adventure (Doc Savage #2) (1934), Dent, Lester Bernard[Robeson, Kenneth], [adventure, Doc Savage (Fictional character), fiction]

2,543

Winner Take Nothing (1933), Hemingway, Ernest, [fiction, short stories]

2,531

Lieutenant Hornblower [Hornblower Saga #2] (1952), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], [fiction, historical, seafaring]

2,525

Striding Folly (1939), Sayers, Dorothy L., [fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery, short story]

2,524

Anne of Windy Poplars (Anne of Green Gables #4) (1936), Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), [Anne Shirley (Fictional character), Canada, Canadiana, fiction, juvenile, Prince Edward Island, film adaptation, Family Saga]

2,488

Peyton Place (1956), Metalious, Grace, [fiction, New England, U.S.A., film adaptation]

2,483

The Abolition of Man; or; Reflections on Education with Special Reference to the Teaching of English in the Upper Forms of Schools (1944), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [non-fiction, philosophy]

2,469

Five Run Away Together (Famous Five #3) (1944), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

2,442

No Highway (1948), Norway, Nevil Shute[Shute, Nevil], [adventure, airplanes, Canada, England, fiction, mystery, suspense, film adaptation]

2,429

Lord Hornblower [Hornblower Saga #10] (1946), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], [fiction, historical, seafaring, Napoleonic Wars]

856,718Top 130: 41%
2,425

The Dain Curse (1929), Hammett, Dashiell, [fiction, mystery]

2,409

Brave New World Revisited (1958), Huxley, Aldous Leonard, [essay, non-fiction]

2,386

Green Hills of Africa (1936), Hemingway, Ernest, [Africa, hunting, non-fiction]

2,371

Galactic Patrol (Lensman #3) (1937), Smith, Edward Elmer ('Doc'), [fiction, science fiction, film adaptation]

2,370

Upper Fourth at Malory Towers (Malory Towers #4) (1949), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

2,369

The Collected Poems of Roy Campbell (1949), Campbell, Roy (Ignatius Royston Dunnachie), [non-fiction, poetry]

2,367

Third Year at Malory Towers (Malory Towers #3) (1948), Blyton, Enid, Lloyd, Stanley, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

2,339

Miss Silver Deals with Death [Miss Silver Intervenes] (Miss Silver #6) (1943), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [England, fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

2,317

Hamlet: The Prince or the Poem? (1942), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [lecture, non-fiction]

2,314

The Clock Strikes Twelve (Miss Silver #7) (1945), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

880,385Top 140: 42%
2,288

Decline and Fall (1928), Waugh, Evelyn [Arthur Evelyn St John], [fiction, satire, film adaptation]

2,281

Under the Volcano (1947), Lowry, Malcolm, [Canadiana, fiction, Mexico, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, Guardian's 100 Greatest Novels of All Time (2003)]

2,232

Possible Worlds and Other Essays (1927), Haldane, J. B. S., [essay, non-fiction, science]

2,231

Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang, The Magical Car. Adventure Number One (1964), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, automobiles, children, fantasy, fiction, children's literature, film adaptation]

2,216

L'Étranger (1957), Camus, Albert, [fiction, film adaptation]

2,210

Hornblower and the Crisis [Hornblower Saga #4] (1967), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], [fiction, historical, seafaring, short stories, Napoleonic Wars]

2,201

A Town Like Alice [The Legacy] (1952), Norway, Nevil Shute[Shute, Nevil], [Australia, fiction, historical, war, World War II, film adaptation]

2,200

Look Homeward, Angel. A Story of the Buried Life. (1929), Wolfe, Thomas, [fiction]

2,190

The Case is Closed (Miss Silver #2) (1937), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

2,175

Playback (1958), Chandler, Raymond, [detective, fiction, mystery, Philip Marlowe (Fictional character)]

902,609Top 150: 43%
2,114

The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage (Five Find-Outers #1) (1943), Blyton, Enid, Abbey, Joseph, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

2,096

The Mind of the Maker (1941), Sayers, Dorothy L., [non-fiction, religion]

2,076

The Summing Up (1938), Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), [autobiography, non-fiction]

2,071

The Chinese Shawl (Miss Silver #5) (1943), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

2,071

The Franchise Affair [Inspector Alan Grant #3] (1948), Mackintosh, Elizabeth[Tey, Josephine], [fiction, mystery, film adaptation]

1,990

Unnatural Death (1927), Sayers, Dorothy L., [crime, fiction, Lord Peter Wimsey (Fictional character), mystery]

1,981

Lonesome Road (Miss Silver #3) (1939), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,964

Five Go Adventuring Again (Famous Five #2) (1943), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

1,960

The "Canary" Murder Case (Philo Vance #2) (1930), Wright, Willard Huntington[Van Dine, S. S.], [fiction, mystery, New York City, Philo Vance (Fictional character), U.S.A.]

1,958

The Complete Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham, Volume II (1951), Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), [collection, fiction, short stories]

922,890Top 160: 44%
1,954

Finnegans Wake (1939), Joyce, James, [fiction, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels]

1,951

The Case of the Late Pig (Albert Campion #8) (1937), Allingham, Margery, [fiction, mystery, film adaptation, Albert Campion (Fictional character)]

1,942

The Well of Loneliness (1928), Hall, Marguerite Radclyffe, [fiction, relationships, romance, lesbianism]

1,935

My Early Life. A Roving Commission. (1930), Churchill, Winston S. (Spencer), [autobiography, non-fiction, Guardian's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time, Churchill]

1,919

Inspector French's Greatest Case (Inspector French #1) (1925), Crofts, Freeman Wills, [fiction, mystery]

1,905

Silent Spring (1962), Carson, Rachel, [non-fiction, chemistry, environment, Guardian's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time]

1,897

The Thurber Carnival (1957), Thurber, James, Thurber, James, [fiction, humour, short stories]

1,883

The House Without a Key (Charlie Chan #1) (1925), Biggers, Earl Derr, [Charlie Chan (Fictional character), detective, fiction, legal thriller, mystery, film adaptation]

1,872

Across the River and Into the Trees (1950), Hemingway, Ernest, [fiction]

1,867

The Mystic Mullah: A Doc Savage Adventure (Doc Savage #9) (1935), Dent, Lester Bernard[Robeson, Kenneth], [adventure, Doc Savage (Fictional character), fiction]

942,015Top 170: 45%
1,841

Freddy the Detective (Freddy the Pig #3) (1932), Brooks, Walter Rollin, [adventure, amateur detective, animals, children, fiction]

1,841

The World of Yesterday (1943), Zweig, Stefan, [autobiography, memoir, non-fiction, Hapsburg Empire]

1,805

Poems of Baudelaire (Les Fleurs du Mal) (1952), Baudelaire, Charles, Campbell, Roy (Ignatius Royston Dunnachie), [non-fiction, French poetry]

1,799

Sanctuary (1931), Faulkner, William, [fiction, literature, Mississippi, film adaptation]

1,793

Big Red (Big Red #1) (1945), Kjelgaard, Jim (James Arthur), [adventure, animals, fiction, children's literature, film adaptation, dogs]

1,785

Swallowdale [Swallows and Amazons #2] (1931), Ransome, Arthur, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

1,783

In the Fifth at Malory Towers (Malory Towers #5) (1950), Blyton, Enid, Lloyd, Stanley, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

1,780

Five Go To Smuggler's Top (Famous Five #4) (1945), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

1,778

Good-bye, Mr. Chips (1934), Hilton, James, [fiction, film adaptation]

1,771

Trustee from the Toolroom (1960), Norway, Nevil Shute[Shute, Nevil], [adventure, fiction]

959,991Top 180: 46%
1,761

Meteor Menace: A Doc Savage Adventure (Doc Savage #3) (1934), Dent, Lester Bernard[Robeson, Kenneth], [adventure, Doc Savage (Fictional character), fiction]

1,750

Through the Wall (Miss Silver #19) (1950), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,738

The Road to Oxiana (1937), Byron, Robert, [Middle East, non-fiction, travel, Guardian's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time]

1,737

Miss Silver Comes to Stay (Miss Silver #16) (1951), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,733

Beyond Personality: The Christian Idea of God (1944), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [non-fiction, philosophy]

1,730

The Art of Thinking (1928), Dimnet, Ernest, [non-fiction, philosophy]

1,725

Gray Lensman (Lensman #4) (1951), Smith, Edward Elmer ('Doc'), [fiction, science fiction]

1,705

The Case of William Smith (Miss Silver #13) (1950), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,704

She Came Back [The Traveller Returns] (Miss Silver #9) (1945), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,704

The Great Gatsby (1926), Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott Key), [fiction, historical, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, Guardian's 100 Greatest Novels of All Time (2003), film adaptation]

977,278Top 190: 46%
1,687

Spotlight [Wicked Uncle] (Miss Silver #12) (1947), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,683

The Lost Tools of Learning (1948), Sayers, Dorothy L., [education, non-fiction]

1,683

The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), Blair, Eric Arthur[Orwell, George], [biography, criticism, England, life, non-fiction, sociology, Guardian's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time]

1,682

Pilgrim's Rest [Dark Threat] (Miss Silver #10) (1946), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,682

A Room of One's Own (1929), Woolf, Virginia, [early feminism, essay, lecture, non-fiction, Oxford college life, women writers, Guardian's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time]

1,681

The Second World War: The Gathering Storm (volume 1) (1948), Churchill, Winston S. (Spencer), [history, memoir, non-fiction, World War II, Churchill]

1,679

An English Murder (1951), Clark, Alfred Alexander Gordon[Hare, Cyril], [Christmas, fiction, mystery, film adaptation]

1,679

The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature (1964), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [essay, literature, non-fiction]

1,667

Anne of the Thousand Days (1948), Anderson, Maxwell, [Anne Boleyn, drama, fiction, Henry VIII, film adaptation]

1,653

The Secret Seven (Secret Seven #1) (1949), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

994,054Top 200: 47%
2,109,693

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