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Top downloaded books since Dec 17, 2015:

52,101

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

44,489

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

40,703

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/TV adaptation]

28,418

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

28,047

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/TV adaptation]

27,596

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

26,319

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

25,812

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

22,536

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

20,548

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

316,569Top 10: 11%
17,941

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

17,299

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

17,096

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

16,749

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

15,317

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

14,377

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

13,832

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

13,436

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

13,289

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/TV adaptation]

11,986

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

467,891Top 20: 16%
11,463

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

11,360

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

10,870

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

10,215

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

9,643

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

9,540

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

9,175

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

8,913

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/TV adaptation]

8,621

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

8,509

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

566,200Top 30: 20%
8,500

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

8,213

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

8,125

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

8,070

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

7,876

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

7,750

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

7,469

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

7,440

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

7,431

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

7,400

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

644,474Top 40: 22%
7,267

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

7,185

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

7,125

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

7,063

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

7,024

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

7,015

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

6,772

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

6,765

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

6,759

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

6,525

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

713,974Top 50: 25%
6,455

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

6,441

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

6,423

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

6,302

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

6,255

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

6,205

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

6,180

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

6,164

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

6,126

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

6,063

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

776,588Top 60: 27%
6,049

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

6,018

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

5,922

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

5,922

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

5,908

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/TV adaptation]

5,890

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

5,823

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

5,769

The Good Shepherd (1955), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], [fiction, historical, navy, World War II, film/TV adaptation]

5,629

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

5,504

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

835,022Top 70: 29%
5,488

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

5,461

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

5,313

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

5,261

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

5,118

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

5,114

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

5,108

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

5,100

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

5,002

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]

5,002

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

886,989Top 80: 31%
4,957

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

4,952

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

4,898

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

4,841

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

4,827

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

4,771

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

4,760

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

4,721

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

4,702

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

4,684

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

935,102Top 90: 32%
4,653

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

4,650

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

4,624

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

4,525

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

4,475

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

4,469

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

4,440

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

4,439

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]

4,386

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]

4,380

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

980,143Top 100: 34%
4,349

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

4,239

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

4,198

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

4,162

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

4,152

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

4,137

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

4,126

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

4,044

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

3,956

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

3,931

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]

1,021,437Top 110: 35%
3,877

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

3,872

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]

3,865

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/TV adaptation, Family Saga]

3,846

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

3,810

Last Term at Malory Towers (Malory Towers #6) (1951), Blyton, Enid, Lloyd, Stanley, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

3,791

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

3,774

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]

3,753

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

3,694

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

3,664

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

1,059,383Top 120: 37%
3,634

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

3,625

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

3,610

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

3,598

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

3,590

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

3,545

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

3,528

Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937), Hurston, Zora Neale, [fiction]

3,486

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

3,396

The Mystery of the Disappearing Cat (Five Find-Outers #2) (1944), Blyton, Enid, Abbey, Joseph, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

3,382

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]

1,094,777Top 130: 38%
3,357

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

3,350

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/TV adaptation, Family Saga]

3,341

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

3,315

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

3,311

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

3,305

The Mystery of the Secret Room (Five Find-Outers #3) (1945), Blyton, Enid, Abbey, Joseph, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

3,298

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

3,281

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/TV adaptation]

3,281

The Twins at St. Clare's (St. Clare's #1) (1941), Blyton, Enid, Cable, W. Lindsay, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

3,212

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

1,127,828Top 140: 39%
3,208

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

3,193

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

3,192

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

3,167

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

3,134

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

3,101

Five On Kirrin Island Again (Famous Five #6) (1947), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

3,100

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

3,063

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

3,053

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

3,051

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

1,159,090Top 150: 40%
3,049

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

3,035

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

3,030

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

3,007

The Secret Island (Secret Series #1) (1938), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

3,006

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

3,005

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

3,000

The Hidden Staircase [Revised Edition] (Nancy Drew Mystery [Revised] #2) (1959), Adams, Harriet Stratemeyer[Keene, Carolyn], [amateur detective, detective, fiction, mystery, female detectives]

2,999

Five Go Off in a Caravan (Famous Five #5) (1946), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

2,984

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

2,940

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

1,189,145Top 160: 41%
2,936

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

2,895

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

2,879

The Mystery of the Spiteful Letters (Five Find-Outers #4) (1946), Blyton, Enid, Abbey, Joseph, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

2,878

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/TV adaptation]

2,874

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

2,859

The Living Daylights (James Bond #15) (1962), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, fiction, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, film/TV adaptation]

2,850

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

2,840

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

2,802

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

2,793

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

1,217,751Top 170: 42%
2,789

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

2,789

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

2,758

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

2,740

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

2,715

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

2,696

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

2,664

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

2,644

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

2,644

Octopussy (James Bond #14) (1965), Fleming, Ian, [adventure, fiction, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, Jamaica, film/TV adaptation]

2,585

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

1,244,775Top 180: 43%
2,572

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

2,567

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

2,559

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

2,555

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

2,527

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

2,522

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]

2,520

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

2,517

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

2,511

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

2,500

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

1,270,125Top 190: 44%
2,497

The Naughtiest Girl in the School (Naughtiest Girl #1) (1940), Blyton, Enid, Lovell, Kenneth, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

2,489

Five Have Plenty of Fun (Famous Five #14) (1955), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

2,473

Thunderball (James Bond #9) (1961), Fleming, Ian, [fiction, James Bond (Fictional character), intelligence service, spy stories, film/TV adaptation]

2,451

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

2,440

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

2,430

The Mystery of the Missing Necklace (Five Find-Outers #5) (1947), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

2,395

The Second Form at St. Clare's (St. Clare's #4) (1944), Blyton, Enid, Cable, W. Lindsay, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

2,386

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

2,379

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

2,349

The Mystery of the Pantomime Cat (Five Find-Outers #7) (1949), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

1,294,414Top 200: 45%
2,877,403

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