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Top downloaded books over the last 365 days

15,911

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]

11,259

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

8,588

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]

8,219

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

8,198

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

7,935

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

7,224

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

6,975

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

6,384

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

5,921

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

86,614Top 10: 7%
5,360

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

5,273

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

5,140

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

5,025

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

4,965

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

4,877

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

4,780

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]

4,728

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

4,471

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

4,394

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

135,627Top 20: 11%
4,286

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

4,170

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

4,160

Black Boy (1937), Wright, Richard, [autobiography, non-fiction, Guardian's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time, civil rights movement]

4,120

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

3,839

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

3,794

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]

3,784

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

3,734

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

3,607

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

3,596

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

174,717Top 30: 14%
3,529

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

3,498

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

3,496

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

3,453

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

3,451

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

3,318

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

3,299

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

3,291

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

3,288

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]

3,277

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

208,617Top 40: 16%
3,171

Little House on the Prairie (Little House #3) (1935), Wilder, Laura Ingalls, [autobiography, family life, juvenile, non-fiction, film/TV adaptation]

3,169

The Hidden Staircase [Revised Edition] (Nancy Drew Mystery [Revised] #2) (1959), Adams, Harriet Stratemeyer[Keene, Carolyn], Benson, Mildred A. Wirt[Keene, Carolyn], [amateur detective, detective, fiction, mystery, female detectives, Nancy Drew (Fictional character)]

3,163

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

3,142

Farmer Boy (Little House #2) (1933), Wilder, Laura Ingalls, [biography, family life, juvenile, non-fiction, film/TV adaptation]

3,142

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

3,054

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

3,011

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

2,960

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

2,892

The Mystery of the Hidden House (Five Find-Outers #6) (1948), Blyton, Enid, Abbey, Joseph, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

2,890

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

239,211Top 50: 19%
2,863

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

2,837

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

2,829

Miss Pickerell Goes to Mars (Miss Pickerell #1) (1951), MacGregor, Ellen, [adventure, children, fiction]

2,791

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

2,775

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

2,772

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

2,720

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

2,713

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

2,712

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

2,688

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

266,911Top 60: 21%
2,686

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

2,662

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

2,658

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

2,641

The Mystery of the Invisible Thief (Five Find-Outers #8) (1950), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

2,593

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

2,565

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

2,552

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

2,535

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

2,519

Summer Term at St. Clare's (St. Clare's #3) (1943), Blyton, Enid, Cable, W. Lindsay, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

2,507

The Mystery of the Strange Messages (Five Find-Outers #14) (1957), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

292,829Top 70: 23%
2,504

The Mystery of the Strange Bundle (Five Find-Outers #10) (1952), Blyton, Enid, Evans, Treyer, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

2,501

The O'Sullivan Twins (St. Clare's #2) (1942), Blyton, Enid, Cable, W. Lindsay, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

2,485

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

2,481

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

2,448

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]

2,422

The Mystery of the Vanished Prince (Five Find-Outers #9) (1951), Blyton, Enid, Evans, Treyer, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

2,421

Five Go Off to Camp (Famous Five #7) (1948), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

2,402

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

2,386

Five Go Down to the Sea (Famous Five #12) (1953), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

2,344

Five Fall into Adventure (Famous Five #9) (1950), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

317,223Top 80: 25%
2,341

Secret Seven Adventure (Secret Seven #2) (1950), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

2,337

The Mystery of Holly Lane (Five Find-Outers #11) (1953), Blyton, Enid, Evans, Treyer, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

2,323

The Island of Adventure (Adventure series #1) (1944), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile, film/TV adaptation]

2,321

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

2,313

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

2,303

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

2,283

On the Banks of Plum Creek (Little House #4) (1937), Wilder, Laura Ingalls, [autobiography, family life, juvenile, non-fiction, Newbery Medal, film/TV adaptation]

2,245

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

2,233

The Mystery of the Banshee Towers (Five Find-Outers #15) (1961), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

2,226

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

340,148Top 90: 27%
2,219

The Mystery of the Missing Man (Five Find-Outers #13) (1956), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

2,192

Five on a Secret Trail (Famous Five #15) (1956), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

2,191

Five Have a Wonderful Time (Famous Five #11) (1952), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

2,184

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

2,181

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

2,174

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

2,169

Five Get Into Trouble (Famous Five #8) (1949), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

2,145

Well Done Secret Seven (Secret Seven #3) (1951), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

2,142

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

2,135

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

361,880Top 100: 28%
2,109

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

2,100

Five Get Into a Fix (Famous Five #17) (1958), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

2,076

Five Go to Billycock Hill (Famous Five #16) (1957), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

2,072

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]

2,028

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

2,022

The Castle of Adventure (Adventure series #2) (1946), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile, film/TV adaptation]

2,009

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

1,998

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

1,981

By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House #5) (1939), Wilder, Laura Ingalls, [autobiography, family life, juvenile, non-fiction, Newbery Medal]

1,970

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

382,245Top 110: 30%
1,968

The Chrysalids (1955), Wyndham, John, [fiction, science fiction, abnormalities: Human, film/TV adaptation, radio play]

1,962

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]

1,955

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

1,949

Five on Finniston Farm (Famous Five #18) (1960), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

1,947

For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), Hemingway, Ernest, [fiction, war, film/TV adaptation, Spanish Civil War]

1,929

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

1,922

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

1,915

The Naughtiest Girl Again (Naughtiest Girl #2) (1942), Blyton, Enid, Cable, W. Lindsay, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

1,908

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

1,901

The Big Sleep (1939), Chandler, Raymond, [crime, detective, fiction, Philip Marlowe (Fictional character), Guardian's 100 Greatest Novels of All Time (2003), film/TV adaptation]

401,601Top 120: 31%
1,899

The Famous Five Have a Puzzling Time and Other Stories [Famous Five Story Collection] (Famous Five #22) (1963), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, short stories]

1,899

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

1,885

The Naughtiest Girl is a Monitor (Naughtiest Girl #3) (1945), Blyton, Enid, Lovell, Kenneth, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

1,871

Five Have a Mystery to Solve (Famous Five #20) (1962), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

1,868

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

1,862

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

1,846

The Long Winter (Little House #6) (1940), Wilder, Laura Ingalls, [autobiography, family life, juvenile, non-fiction, Newbery Medal]

1,801

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]

1,788

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

1,775

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

420,095Top 130: 33%
1,771

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

1,740

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

1,740

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

1,737

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

1,732

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

1,732

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

1,724

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

1,722

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]

1,718

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

1,716

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

437,427Top 140: 34%
1,715

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]

1,682

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

1,682

These Happy Golden Years (Little House #8) (1944), Wilder, Laura Ingalls, [autobiography, family life, juvenile, non-fiction, Newbery Medal, film/TV adaptation]

1,673

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

1,670

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

1,668

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

1,661

Of Mice and Men (1937), Steinbeck, John, [fiction, novella, tragedy, film/TV adaptation]

1,659

The Rockingdown Mystery (Barney Mysteries #1) (1949), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile, mystery]

1,657

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

1,647

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

454,141Top 150: 36%
1,645

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

1,644

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

1,627

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

1,597

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

1,596

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

1,589

Homage to Catalonia (1938), Blair, Eric Arthur[Orwell, George], [autobiography, non-fiction, war, Guardian's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time, Spanish Civil War, fascism]

1,577

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]

1,575

The Doors of Perception (1954), Huxley, Aldous Leonard, [essay, philosophy, spiritualism, psychedelic drugs, altered states, mescalin, hallucinogens, mysticism, peyote]

1,574

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

1,574

The African Queen (1935), Smith, Cecil Louis Troughton[Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott)], [Africa, fiction, romance, film/TV adaptation]

470,139Top 160: 37%
1,558

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

1,557

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]

1,555

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

1,551

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

1,550

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

1,515

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

1,513

Fifth Formers at St. Clare's (St. Clare's #6) (1945), Blyton, Enid, Cable, W. Lindsay, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

1,493

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

1,486

Little Town on the Prairie (Little House #7) (1941), Wilder, Laura Ingalls, [autobiography, family life, juvenile, non-fiction, Newbery Medal, film/TV adaptation]

1,482

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

485,399Top 170: 38%
1,467

Five Go to Demon's Rocks (Famous Five #19) (1961), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

1,465

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

1,452

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

1,449

Secret Seven on the Trail (Secret Seven #4) (1952), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

1,429

The Secret of Spiggy Holes (Secret Series #2) (1940), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

1,426

Down and Out in Paris and London (1933), Blair, Eric Arthur[Orwell, George], [England, France, London, memoir, non-fiction, Paris, sociology]

1,417

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

1,399

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

1,387

Five are Together Again (Famous Five #21) (1963), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

1,384

The Secret Mountain (Secret Series #3) (1941), Blyton, Enid, Rountree, Harry, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

499,674Top 180: 39%
1,380

Six Cousins at Mistletoe Farm (Six Cousins #1) (1948), Blyton, Enid, [farm-life, fiction, juvenile]

1,370

The Rubadub Mystery (Barney Mysteries #4) (1952), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

1,367

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]

1,358

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

1,345

The Second World War: Their Finest Hour (volume 2) (1949), Churchill, Winston S. (Spencer), [history, memoir, non-fiction, World War II, Churchill]

1,344

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

1,342

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]

1,318

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

1,316

The Crime at Black Dudley (Albert Campion #1) (1929), Allingham, Margery, [fiction, mystery, Albert Campion (Fictional character)]

1,302

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

513,116Top 190: 40%
1,294

Murder in the Cathedral (1935), Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), [drama, fiction, poetry, film/TV adaptation]

1,292

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

1,290

To the Lighthouse (1927), Woolf, Virginia, [fiction, literature, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels]

1,287

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

1,285

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

1,279

The Second World War: The Grand Alliance (volume 3) (1950), Churchill, Winston S. (Spencer), [history, memoir, non-fiction, World War II, Churchill]

1,275

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

1,275

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]

1,275

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

1,266

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

525,934Top 200: 41%
1,276,241

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