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Top downloaded books since Dec 17, 2015:

43,317

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

35,289

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

28,492

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]

22,184

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

19,492

Little House in the Big Woods (1932), Wilder, Laura Ingalls, Sewell, Helen, [fiction, juvenile, film adaptation]

19,182

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

18,311

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

15,193

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

15,132

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

14,687

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

231,279Top 10: 13%
14,004

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

13,266

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

12,332

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

12,316

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]

11,080

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

11,020

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

10,066

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

9,875

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]

8,038

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

7,765

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

341,041Top 20: 19%
7,359

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

7,290

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]

7,270

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

7,207

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

6,750

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

6,620

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

6,408

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

6,194

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

6,043

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

5,918

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

408,100Top 30: 23%
5,751

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

5,731

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

5,729

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

5,585

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

5,413

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

5,267

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]

5,238

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

5,119

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

5,057

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

5,035

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

462,025Top 40: 26%
4,916

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

4,892

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

4,891

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

4,812

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

4,760

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

4,751

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

4,745

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

4,743

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

4,682

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

4,639

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

509,856Top 50: 28%
4,407

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

4,400

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

4,396

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

4,295

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

4,243

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

4,215

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

4,206

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

4,106

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]

4,105

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

4,070

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

552,299Top 60: 31%
4,049

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

4,039

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

3,991

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

3,909

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

3,862

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

3,860

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

3,860

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]

3,796

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

3,684

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

3,623

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

590,972Top 70: 33%
3,595

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]

3,516

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

3,501

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

3,500

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

3,475

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

3,408

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

3,349

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

3,253

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

3,122

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

2,921

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

624,612Top 80: 35%
2,920

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

2,884

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

2,868

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

2,816

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

2,799

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]

2,782

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]

2,779

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

2,752

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

2,725

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

2,713

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

652,650Top 90: 36%
2,671

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

2,669

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

2,668

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

2,662

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

2,650

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

2,640

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

2,626

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

2,574

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

2,556

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

2,526

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

678,892Top 100: 38%
2,520

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

2,515

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

2,484

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]

2,438

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

2,426

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]

2,408

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]

2,359

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

2,356

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

2,294

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

2,294

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]

702,986Top 110: 39%
2,275

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

2,268

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

2,261

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

2,227

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

2,225

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]

2,216

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

2,211

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

2,200

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

2,191

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

2,174

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]

725,234Top 120: 40%
2,154

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

2,143

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]

2,137

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

2,120

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

2,117

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

2,108

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]

2,103

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

2,089

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

2,019

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

2,019

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

746,243Top 130: 42%
1,990

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

1,959

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

1,947

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

1,945

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

1,945

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

1,934

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

1,930

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

1,908

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]

1,892

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

1,883

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

765,576Top 140: 43%
1,863

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

1,827

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

1,780

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

1,771

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.]

1,737

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

1,736

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

1,730

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

1,717

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

1,714

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

1,705

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

783,156Top 150: 44%
1,701

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

1,699

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

1,659

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

1,639

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

1,615

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

1,607

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

1,605

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

1,595

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

1,592

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

1,588

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

799,456Top 160: 45%
1,588

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

1,578

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

1,577

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

1,571

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

1,560

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

1,555

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

1,548

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

1,547

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

1,539

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

1,525

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

815,044Top 170: 45%
1,494

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

1,491

The Greene Murder Case (Philo Vance #3) (1930), Wright, Willard Huntington[Van Dine, S. S.], [fiction, mystery, New York City, Philo Vance (Fictional character), U.S.A.]

1,486

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

1,485

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

1,481

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

1,472

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

1,467

The Key (Miss Silver #8) (1946), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,466

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

1,465

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

1,462

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

829,813Top 180: 46%
1,460

The Lost Oasis: A Doc Savage Adventure (Doc Savage #6) (1933), Dent, Lester Bernard[Robeson, Kenneth], [adventure, Doc Savage (Fictional character), fiction]

1,453

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

1,449

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

1,447

Latter End (Miss Silver #11) (1949), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,446

The Ivory Dagger (Miss Silver #18) (1953), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,408

L'Exil et le Royaume (1957), Camus, Albert, [non-fiction, philosophy]

1,406

Eternity Ring (Miss Silver #14) (1948), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,400

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

1,398

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]

1,382

The Polar Treasure: A Doc Savage Adventure (Doc Savage #4) (1933), Dent, Lester Bernard[Robeson, Kenneth], [adventure, Doc Savage (Fictional character), fiction]

844,062Top 190: 47%
1,380

The Listening Eye (Miss Silver #28) (1957), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,376

Ladies’ Bane (Miss Silver #22) (1952), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,375

Vanishing Point (Miss Silver #25) (1953), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,372

The Scarab Murder Case (Philo Vance #5) (1930), Wright, Willard Huntington[Van Dine, S. S.], [fiction, mystery, New York City, Philo Vance (Fictional character), U.S.A.]

1,367

The Watersplash (Miss Silver #21) (1954), Elles, Dora Amy[Wentworth, Patricia], [fiction, Miss Silver (Fictional character), mystery, women detectives]

1,360

Unpopular Opinions (1946), Sayers, Dorothy L., [essay, non-fiction, politics, religion, Sherlock Holmes (Fictional character)]

1,345

They Can Only Hang You Once (1932), Hammett, Dashiell, [fiction, mystery, short story]

1,343

Thirteen Guests (Inspector Kendall #1) (1936), Farjeon, J. Jefferson, [fiction, mystery]

1,337

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

1,336

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]

857,653Top 200: 48%
1,793,735

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