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Top downloaded books this calendar year:

5,941

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]

2,898

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

2,809

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

2,516

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

2,439

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]

2,096

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

2,052

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

2,030

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

1,926

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

1,809

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

26,516Top 10: 11%
1,765

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

1,536

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

1,475

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

1,383

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

1,379

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

1,301

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

1,242

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

1,194

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

1,193

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

1,184

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

40,168Top 20: 17%
1,169

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

1,073

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

914

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]

886

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

873

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

832

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

804

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

795

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

781

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

732

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

49,027Top 30: 21%
724

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

719

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

716

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]

702

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

675

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

657

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

644

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

639

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

635

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

633

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

55,771Top 40: 24%
627

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]

627

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

617

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

614

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

610

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

605

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

605

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

601

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

599

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

585

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

61,861Top 50: 26%
563

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

558

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

552

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]

546

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

540

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

534

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

531

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

528

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

525

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

518

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

67,256Top 60: 29%
514

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

514

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

510

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

505

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

505

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

501

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

492

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

484

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

475

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

471

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]

72,227Top 70: 31%
468

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

467

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

460

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

455

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

452

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

452

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

449

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

437

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

435

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

430

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

76,732Top 80: 33%
430

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

429

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

428

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

428

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

428

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

425

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

419

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

416

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]

416

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]

415

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

80,966Top 90: 35%
413

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]

412

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

405

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

405

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

402

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]

402

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

400

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

397

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

397

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]

396

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

84,995Top 100: 36%
395

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

394

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

390

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

389

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]

387

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

383

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

382

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

381

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

381

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

381

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

88,858Top 110: 38%
378

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

372

No Love Lost (1954), Allingham, Margery, [fiction, mystery]

367

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

364

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

362

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

361

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

355

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

352

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]

352

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

351

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

92,472Top 120: 40%
349

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

346

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]

345

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]

345

The Cheyne Mystery (Inspector French #2) (1926), Crofts, Freeman Wills, [fiction, mystery]

345

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

344

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

342

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

342

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

337

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]

336

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

95,903Top 130: 41%
335

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

335

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

332

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]

331

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

330

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

330

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

327

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

322

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

320

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

318

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

99,183Top 140: 42%
316

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

313

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

308

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

308

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

306

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

304

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

302

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

301

Star Maker (1937), Stapledon, Olaf, [fiction, philosophy, science fiction]

301

The Faulkner Reader (1954), Faulkner, William, [compendium, fiction, novella, short stories, Southern U.S.A.]

300

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

102,242Top 150: 44%
299

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

298

Crime at Christmas (Malcolm Warren #2) (1934), Kitchin, C. H. B. (Clifford Henry Benn), [Christmas, crime, fiction, mystery]

296

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

295

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

295

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

293

Lady Molly of Scotland Yard (1910), Orczy, Baroness Emmuska, [fiction, mystery, short stories, women detectives]

288

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]

287

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]

285

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

284

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

105,162Top 160: 45%
284

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

282

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

280

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

276

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

276

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

274

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

273

The Day of the Locust (1939), West, Nathanael, [fiction, Modern Library's 100 Best Novels, film adaptation]

265

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

262

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

262

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

107,896Top 170: 46%
261

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

259

The Secret of Sheen (1929), Pritchard, John Laurence[Laurence, John], [fiction, mystery]

258

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

256

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

256

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

255

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

253

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

249

Studies in Words (1960), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [linguistics, non-fiction]

248

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

245

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

110,436Top 180: 47%
245

They Asked for a Paper: Papers and Addresses (1962), Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), [essay, non-fiction]

245

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

238

Homage to Catalonia (1938), Blair, Eric Arthur[Orwell, George], [autobiography, non-fiction, Spanish Civil War, fascism]

237

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

236

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]

236

The Ragamuffin Mystery (Barney Mysteries #6) (1959), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

236

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

235

How to Talk Dirty and influence people (1965), Bruce, Lenny, [autobiography, law, non-fiction]

235

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

234

The Stoat (1942), McAllister, Alister[Brock, Lynn], [fiction, mystery]

112,813Top 190: 48%
233

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

230

Men at Arms (Sword of Honour series #1) (1952), Waugh, Evelyn [Arthur Evelyn St John], [fiction, military, satire, war, World War II, James Tait Black Memorial Prize]

229

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

226

The Other World: A Doc Savage Adventure (Doc Savage #29) (1939), Dent, Lester Bernard[Robeson, Kenneth], [adventure, Doc Savage (Fictional character), fiction]

225

One of us is a Murderer (1930), Le May, Alan, [fiction, mystery]

224

Further Fables for Our Time (1956), Thurber, James, Thurber, James, [fables, fiction, humour]

224

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

224

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

224

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

222

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

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