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Top downloaded books over the last 365 days

17,870

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]

12,581

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]

11,519

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

10,809

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

8,473

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

8,449

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

7,597

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

7,593

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

6,312

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

6,188

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

97,391Top 10: 10%
5,772

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

5,682

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

5,540

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

5,532

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

5,147

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

5,132

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

4,820

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

4,786

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

4,543

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

4,508

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

148,853Top 20: 15%
4,426

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

4,233

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

3,758

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

3,609

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]

3,538

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

3,535

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

3,372

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

3,278

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

3,269

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

3,228

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

185,099Top 30: 19%
3,171

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

3,131

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

3,129

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

3,091

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

3,052

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

3,048

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

2,968

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]

2,877

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

2,862

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

2,730

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

215,158Top 40: 22%
2,726

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

2,699

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

2,672

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

2,647

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]

2,645

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

2,588

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

2,570

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

2,568

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

2,416

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

2,392

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

241,081Top 50: 25%
2,384

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]

2,369

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

2,362

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

2,351

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

2,314

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

2,293

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

2,289

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

2,283

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

2,262

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

2,235

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

264,223Top 60: 27%
2,191

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

2,190

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

2,165

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

2,109

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

2,077

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

2,067

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

2,065

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

2,024

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

2,020

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

2,020

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

285,151Top 70: 30%
1,952

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

1,948

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

1,938

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

1,930

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

1,927

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

1,917

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

1,915

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

1,911

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

1,902

The Hidden Staircase [Revised Edition] (Nancy Drew Mystery #2) (1930), Benson, Mildred A. Wirt[Keene, Carolyn], Adams, Harriet Stratemeyer, [fiction, mystery]

1,877

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

304,368Top 80: 32%
1,856

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

1,842

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]

1,835

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

1,799

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

1,789

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

1,757

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

1,757

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

1,748

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

1,736

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

1,728

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

322,215Top 90: 33%
1,704

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

1,701

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]

1,692

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

1,660

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

1,653

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

1,648

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

1,609

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

1,605

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]

1,583

The Colour Out of Space (1941), Lovecraft, Howard Phillips, [fantasy, fiction, horror, science fiction, short story]

1,563

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]

338,633Top 100: 35%
1,555

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

1,546

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

1,539

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

1,511

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

1,501

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

1,489

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

1,480

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]

1,477

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

1,476

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]

1,474

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

353,681Top 110: 37%
1,472

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]

1,462

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

1,433

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

1,428

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

1,420

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]

1,417

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

1,406

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

1,398

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

1,396

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]

1,394

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

367,907Top 120: 38%
1,386

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

1,382

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

1,376

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

1,362

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]

1,353

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

1,351

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

1,350

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

1,342

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

1,336

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

1,324

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

381,469Top 130: 40%
1,309

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

1,308

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

1,302

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]

1,292

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

1,287

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

1,284

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

1,279

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

1,278

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

1,276

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

1,273

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

394,357Top 140: 41%
1,271

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

1,263

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

1,255

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

1,251

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

1,240

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

1,240

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

1,236

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

1,229

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

1,224

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

1,222

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

406,788Top 150: 42%
1,219

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

1,218

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

1,203

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

1,167

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

1,153

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

1,144

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]

1,142

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

1,129

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

1,110

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

1,109

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

418,382Top 160: 43%
1,106

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

1,104

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

1,102

A Handful of Dust (1934), Waugh, Evelyn [Arthur Evelyn St John], [fiction, satire, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, film adaptation]

1,101

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

1,095

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

1,084

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

1,082

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

1,073

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

1,071

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

1,068

Anne of Avonlea (Anne of Green Gables #2) (1909), Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), [Anne Shirley (Fictional character), Canada, Canadiana, fiction, juvenile, Prince Edward Island, film adaptation, Family Saga]

429,268Top 170: 45%
1,067

Police at the Funeral (Albert Campion #4) (1931), Allingham, Margery, [fiction, mystery, film adaptation, Albert Campion (Fictional character)]

1,066

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

1,046

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

1,041

Shooting an Elephant and other essays (1968), Blair, Eric Arthur[Orwell, George], [essay, fiction]

1,041

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]

1,024

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

1,016

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

1,013

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

1,010

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

1,006

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

439,598Top 180: 46%
1,002

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

998

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

996

Light in August (1932), Faulkner, William, [fiction, Mississippi, U.S.A., Modern Library's 100 Best Novels]

986

Mystery Mile (Albert Campion #2) (1930), Allingham, Margery, [crime, fiction, mystery, film adaptation, Albert Campion (Fictional character)]

986

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

979

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

973

In the Teeth of the Evidence (1940), Sayers, Dorothy L., [fiction, short stories]

968

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]

966

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

965

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

449,417Top 190: 47%
962

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

955

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

945

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

927

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

914

The Caravan Family (Family series #1) (1945), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile]

914

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

911

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]

900

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

888

The Fashion in Shrouds (Albert Campion #11) (1938), Allingham, Margery, [crime, fiction, mystery, Albert Campion (Fictional character)]

882

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

458,615Top 200: 48%
963,527

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