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Top downloaded books this calendar year:

5,096

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]

4,346

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

3,388

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

3,098

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

2,952

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

2,447

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

2,387

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

2,311

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

2,204

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

2,193

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]

30,422Top 10: 6%
2,162

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

2,133

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

2,059

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

1,903

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

1,842

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

1,744

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

1,704

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]

1,654

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

1,637

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

1,596

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

48,856Top 20: 9%
1,583

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

1,567

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

1,546

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

1,521

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

1,479

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

1,440

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

1,414

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]

1,367

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

1,365

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

1,330

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

63,468Top 30: 12%
1,295

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

1,262

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

1,223

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

1,219

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

1,214

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

1,191

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

1,190

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

1,182

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

1,165

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

1,142

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

75,551Top 40: 15%
1,118

The Big Sleep (1939), Chandler, Raymond, [crime, detective, fiction, Philip Marlowe (Fictional character), film/TV adaptation]

1,100

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

1,099

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)]

1,098

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

1,092

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

1,084

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

1,067

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

1,065

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

1,057

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

1,056

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

86,387Top 50: 17%
1,049

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

1,025

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

1,022

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

1,022

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

1,013

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

1,012

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

983

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

982

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

981

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

966

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

96,442Top 60: 19%
964

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

948

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

947

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]

945

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

941

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

940

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

936

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

926

The Mystery of Tally-ho Cottage (Five Find-Outers #12) (1954), Blyton, Enid, Evans, Treyer, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

910

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

909

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

105,808Top 70: 21%
907

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

906

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]

905

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

903

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

901

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

900

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

891

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

884

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

878

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

877

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

114,760Top 80: 22%
877

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

868

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

863

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

860

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

856

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

855

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

853

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

845

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

843

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

831

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

123,311Top 90: 24%
819

Five on a Hike Together (Famous Five #10) (1951), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

819

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

819

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

819

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

818

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

813

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

813

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

810

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

810

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

802

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

131,453Top 100: 26%
802

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

799

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

790

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

785

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

785

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

782

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

781

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

777

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

776

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

774

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

139,304Top 110: 27%
767

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

763

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

741

Five go to Mystery Moor (Famous Five #13) (1954), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile]

740

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

730

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

724

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

723

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

716

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

710

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

709

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

146,627Top 120: 28%
693

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

686

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

681

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

679

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

678

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

676

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

670

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

667

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

664

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

664

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

153,385Top 130: 30%
661

Look Out Secret Seven (Secret Seven #14) (1962), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

659

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

657

Claudine at St. Clare's (St. Clare's #5) (1944), Blyton, Enid, Cable, W. Lindsay, [fiction, juvenile, school stories]

655

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

651

Go Ahead, Secret Seven (Secret Seven #5) (1953), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

651

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]

651

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

647

The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew Mystery #1) (1930), Benson, Mildred A. Wirt[Keene, Carolyn], Tandy, Russell H., [amateur detective, detective, fiction, mystery, female detectives, Nancy Drew (Fictional character)]

638

Secret Seven Win Through (Secret Seven #7) (1955), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile, mystery]

638

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

159,893Top 140: 31%
634

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

632

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

626

Good Work Secret Seven! (Secret Seven #6) (1954), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

625

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

623

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]

621

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

620

Puzzle for the Secret Seven (Secret Seven #10) (1958), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

620

Secret Seven Fireworks (Secret Seven #11) (1959), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

617

Shock for the Secret Seven (Secret Seven #13) (1961), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

615

Three Cheers Secret Seven (Secret Seven #8) (1956), Blyton, Enid, [adventure, fiction, juvenile, mystery]

166,126Top 150: 32%
612

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

608

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

605

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

603

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

602

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

600

Secret Seven Mystery (Secret Seven #9) (1957), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

596

The Mind Readers (Albert Campion #21) (1965), Allingham, Margery, [crime, fiction, mystery, Albert Campion (Fictional character)]

590

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

583

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

578

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]

172,103Top 160: 33%
575

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

569

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

568

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

567

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

562

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

559

The China Governess (Albert Campion #20) (1962), Allingham, Margery, [crime, fiction, mystery, Albert Campion (Fictional character)]

559

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

558

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

557

Good Old Secret Seven (Secret Seven #12) (1960), Blyton, Enid, [fiction, juvenile, mystery]

556

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]

177,733Top 170: 35%
546

The Case of the Irate Witness (1953), Gardner, Erle Stanley, [fiction, mystery, short story]

545

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

543

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

542

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

541

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

541

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

540

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

538

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

535

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

534

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

183,138Top 180: 36%
533

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

533

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

528

The Magic Faraway Tree (Faraway Tree #2) (1943), Blyton, Enid, Wheeler, Dorothy M., [fiction, juvenile]

524

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]

523

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

519

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

517

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]

517

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

507

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

503

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

188,342Top 190: 37%
498

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]

496

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

495

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

495

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]

494

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

493

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

488

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]

484

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]

483

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

483

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

193,251Top 200: 38%
514,500

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