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Top downloaded books this calendar year:

9,962

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]

7,489

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]

6,327

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

6,070

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

4,924

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

4,891

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

4,694

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

4,401

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

4,217

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

3,848

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

56,823Top 10: 10%
3,683

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

3,544

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

3,398

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

3,293

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

3,277

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

3,166

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

3,097

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

3,054

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

2,791

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

2,754

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

88,880Top 20: 16%
2,702

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

2,559

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

2,491

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

2,421

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

2,319

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

2,262

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

2,191

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

2,166

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

2,165

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

2,081

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]

112,237Top 30: 20%
2,078

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

2,047

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

2,016

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

2,015

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

1,957

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

1,899

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

1,885

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

1,866

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

1,801

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]

1,721

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

131,522Top 40: 23%
1,693

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

1,692

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

1,651

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

1,649

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

1,628

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

1,586

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

1,538

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

1,514

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]

1,509

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

1,482

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

147,464Top 50: 26%
1,436

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

1,434

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

1,430

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]

1,424

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

1,401

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

1,384

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

1,359

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

1,335

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

1,332

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

1,330

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

161,329Top 60: 28%
1,328

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

1,328

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

1,327

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

1,323

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

1,301

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

1,291

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

1,285

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

1,283

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

1,282

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

1,264

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

174,341Top 70: 31%
1,227

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

1,225

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

1,204

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

1,203

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

1,194

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

1,185

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

1,138

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

1,126

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

1,115

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

1,111

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

186,069Top 80: 33%
1,110

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

1,104

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

1,103

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]

1,099

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

1,098

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

1,087

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

1,081

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

1,069

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

1,058

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

1,037

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

196,915Top 90: 35%
1,030

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

1,029

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

1,020

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

1,012

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

1,010

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

1,000

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

991

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

986

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

969

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

969

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

206,931Top 100: 36%
965

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]

963

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]

955

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

952

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

939

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]

929

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

926

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

921

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

921

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

910

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

216,312Top 110: 38%
906

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

903

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

900

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

889

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

887

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

880

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

872

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]

869

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

869

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

857

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

225,144Top 120: 40%
852

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

852

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

849

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

846

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

846

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

839

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]

839

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

835

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

832

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

829

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

233,563Top 130: 41%
825

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

822

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

816

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

814

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

813

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

810

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

810

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

808

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

797

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

793

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]

241,671Top 140: 43%
789

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]

787

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

781

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

781

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

779

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

776

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

773

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]

768

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]

756

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]

753

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

249,414Top 150: 44%
746

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

743

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

742

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

723

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

722

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

719

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

716

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

714

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

713

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]

708

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

256,660Top 160: 45%
689

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]

687

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]

684

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

682

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

678

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

675

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

665

Æsop's Fables (1822), Æsop, [children, fables, fiction, picture book]

661

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

657

Sweet Danger (Albert Campion #5) (1933), Allingham, Margery, [crime, fiction, mystery, film adaptation, Albert Campion (Fictional character)]

655

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

263,393Top 170: 46%
653

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

652

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

651

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

648

Mr Campion and Others (1939), Allingham, Margery, [crime, fiction, mystery, short stories, Albert Campion (Fictional character)]

647

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

642

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

642

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

638

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

637

Deadly Duo (1945), Allingham, Margery, [fiction, mystery]

637

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

269,840Top 180: 48%
635

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

618

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

614

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

606

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

606

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]

604

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

599

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

598

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

591

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]

580

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

275,891Top 190: 49%
579

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

578

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

572

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

570

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

569

Look to the Lady (Albert Campion #3) (1931), Allingham, Margery, [crime, fiction, mystery, film adaptation, Albert Campion (Fictional character)]

568

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

564

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

563

The Secret of Killimooin (Secret Series #4) (1943), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

562

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

555

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

281,571Top 200: 50%
567,049

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