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Top downloaded books since Dec 17, 2015:

58,785

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

55,332

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

49,079

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]

40,023

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

38,623

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]

33,709

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

31,399

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]

30,156

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

28,573

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

24,721

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

390,400Top 10: 9%
21,303

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

20,161

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

19,799

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

19,228

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

18,884

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

18,233

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

16,356

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

16,170

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

15,830

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

14,982

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

571,346Top 20: 14%
14,708

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

14,613

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

14,522

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

13,875

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

12,955

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

12,384

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

12,072

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]

11,950

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]

11,177

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

11,167

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

700,769Top 30: 17%
10,984

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

10,953

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

10,880

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

10,689

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

10,071

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

10,026

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

9,900

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

9,863

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

9,666

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

9,502

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

803,303Top 40: 20%
9,498

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

9,399

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

9,382

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

9,305

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

9,228

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

9,226

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

8,976

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

8,767

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

8,682

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

8,589

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

894,355Top 50: 22%
8,432

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

8,401

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

8,334

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

8,223

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

8,161

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

8,128

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

8,083

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

7,975

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

7,840

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]

7,828

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

975,760Top 60: 24%
7,791

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

7,763

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

7,729

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

7,725

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

7,630

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

7,611

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

7,535

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

7,451

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

7,396

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

7,385

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

1,051,776Top 70: 26%
7,375

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]

7,370

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

7,349

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

7,247

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

7,246

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

7,189

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

7,154

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

7,143

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

7,057

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

7,038

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

1,123,944Top 80: 27%
6,981

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

6,933

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

6,901

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

6,894

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

6,828

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

6,816

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

6,794

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

6,703

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

6,522

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]

6,489

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

1,191,805Top 90: 29%
6,368

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

6,356

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

6,311

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

6,292

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

6,285

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

6,105

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

6,092

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

5,993

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]

5,856

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

5,829

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

1,253,292Top 100: 30%
5,770

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

5,744

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

5,720

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

5,700

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

5,692

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]

5,681

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]

5,654

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

5,654

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

5,651

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

5,624

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

1,310,182Top 110: 32%
5,621

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

5,585

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

5,562

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

5,552

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

5,542

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]

5,516

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)]

5,482

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

5,470

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

5,469

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

5,466

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

1,365,447Top 120: 33%
5,405

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

5,346

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]

5,318

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

5,308

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

5,273

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

5,243

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

5,214

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

5,196

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

5,176

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

5,172

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

1,418,098Top 130: 34%
5,144

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

5,060

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

5,004

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]

4,988

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]

4,908

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

4,848

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

4,807

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

4,792

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

4,778

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

4,714

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]

1,467,141Top 140: 36%
4,710

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

4,704

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

4,702

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

4,668

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

4,659

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

4,637

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

4,614

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

4,577

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

4,570

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

4,568

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

1,513,550Top 150: 37%
4,559

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]

4,536

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

4,488

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

4,488

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

4,482

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

4,445

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]

4,443

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

4,384

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

4,359

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

4,350

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

1,558,084Top 160: 38%
4,347

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

4,312

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

4,307

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

4,305

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

4,277

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

4,268

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

4,244

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

4,216

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

4,198

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

4,174

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

1,600,732Top 170: 39%
4,163

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

4,148

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

4,102

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]

4,044

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

4,043

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

4,036

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

3,999

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

3,989

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

3,982

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]

3,979

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]

1,641,217Top 180: 40%
3,974

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

3,958

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

3,918

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

3,915

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

3,892

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

3,881

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

3,877

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

3,873

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

3,863

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

3,844

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

1,680,212Top 190: 41%
3,828

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

3,827

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

3,814

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

3,811

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]

3,804

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

3,773

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]

3,757

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

3,717

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

3,691

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

3,677

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

1,717,911Top 200: 42%
4,111,091

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