The most popular books in English
from 14401 to 14600

What books are currently the most popular and which are the all time classics? Here we present you with a mixture of those two criteria. We update this list once a month.

14401. The mystery at the ski jump (Her Nancy Drew mystery …

Carolyn Keene

The Mystery at the Ski Jump is the twenty-ninth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1952 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Alma Sasse.

14404. Head Count

Ingrid Noll

Maya's only memory is being at odds with her mother and brother. Her father seemed to love her but he disappeared. Maya's life is embattled until she meets Cora. The two form a friendship founded on a conviction that they are somehow separate from society and do not have to …

14405. Babe the Gallant pig

Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith’s classic story of Babe the sheep-herding pig is back with a charming new cover to win over a new generation of readers! When Babe arrives at Hogget Farm, Mrs. Hogget’s thoughts turn to sizzling bacon and juicy pork chops. But before long, Babe reveals a talent …

14406. The yellow rain

Julio Llamazares

Ainielle is a village high in the Spanish Pyrenees. Its houses are mostly deserted ruins and have been for years. Ainielle's last surviving inhabitant, an old man at death's door, lingers on, and as the "yellow rain" of leaves flutters around him and the first snows of the year …

14407. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (Nancy Drew Mystery …

Carolyn Keene

The Mystery of the Brass Bound Trunk is the seventeenth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series, published under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. It was first published in 1940 by Grosset & Dunlap.

14408. Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits

Laila Lalami

Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits, Laila Lalami's poetic debut, begins with the illegal journey of four Moroccans across the Strait of Gibraltar. Moments away from the shores of Spain, the boat capsizes and the passengers are forced to swim for their lives, and their freedom. …

14409. Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver

Michael Ende

Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver is a German children's novel written by Michael Ende. Published in 1960, it became one of the most successful German children's books in the postwar era after having first been rejected by a dozen publishers. It received the German Young …

14410. Possum Magic (A Trumpet Club Special Edition)

Mem Fox

Possum Magic is an award-winning picture book by Australian author Mem Fox. The two main characters are Grandma Poss and Hush. Hush has been made invisible by Grandma to protect her from Australian bush dangers. The story details the duo's adventures as they tour Australia …

14415. The Grandmothers : Four Short Novels

Doris Lessing

The Grandmothers: Four Short Novels is collection of four short stories published in 2003 by 2007 Nobel laureate Doris Lessing. The 2013 Australian-French film Adore is based on the story The Grandmothers.

14417. God's little acre

Erskine Caldwell

God's Little Acre is a 1933 novel by Erskine Caldwell about a dysfunctional farming family in Georgia obsessed with sex and wealth. The novel's sexual themes were so controversial that the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice asked a New York state court to censor it. …

14418. The Master Butchers Singing Club

Louise Cooper

The Master Butchers Singing Club is a 2003 novel by Louise Erdrich. It follows the life of Fidelis Waldvogel and his family, as well as Delphine Watzka and her partner Cyprian, as they adjust in their separate lives in the small town of Argus, North Dakota. Bookended by World …

14419. Am kürzeren Ende der Sonnenallee

Thomas Brussig

Am kürzeren Ende der Sonnenallee is the third novel by author Thomas Brussig. The novel is set in East Berlin in the real-life street of Sonnenallee sometime in the late 70's or early 80's. The film Sonnenallee, also written by Brussig, is based upon the same characters, but …

14420. Night's Master (Tales from the Flat Earth)

Tanith Lee

Night's Master is the first novel in Tales From The Flat Earth by Tanith Lee. It was nominated for a World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 1979.

14421. Tuareg

Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa

Tuareg is a thriller novel written by Spanish author Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa. This novel was his most critically and commercially successful, with global sales in excess of 5,000,000 copies. It was adapted into a 1984 movie starring Mark Harmon, Tuareg – The Desert Warrior. …

14423. The Seekers: The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to …

Daniel J. Boorstin

The Seekers is a non-fiction work of cultural history by Daniel Boorstin published in 1998 and is the third and final volume in the "knowledge" trilogy.

14424. The mirror in the mirror

Michael Ende

The mirror in the mirror. A Labyrinth is a collection of surreal short stories by Michael Ende originally published in 1984. All stories in the book have their own protagonists, but are related to each other by the use of literary leitmotivs. None of the stories has its own …

14425. Out of Africa and Shadows on the grass

Karen Blixen

Out of Africa is a memoir by the Danish author Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke. The book, first published in 1937, recounts events of the seventeen years when Blixen made her home in Kenya, then called British East Africa. The book is a lyrical meditation on Blixen’s life on …

14426. Heartbreak tango

Manuel Puig

Heartbreak Tango is a novel by Argentine author Manuel Puig. It is Puig's second novel published first in 1969, following the circulation of his first novel, Betrayed By Rita Hayworth.

14427. The Assistant

Robert Walser

The Assistant by Robert Walser—who was admired greatly by Kafka, Musil, Walter Benjamin, and W. G. Sebald—is now presented in English for the very first time.Robert Walser is an overwhelmingly original author with many ardent fans: J.M. Coetzee ("dazzling"), Guy Davenport ("a …

14430. Zaak 40/61

Harry Mulisch

The trial of Adolf Eichmann began in 1961 under a deceptively simple label, "criminal case 40/61." Hannah Arendt covered the trial for the New Yorker magazine and recorded her observations in Eichmann in Jerusalem: The Banality of Evil. Harry Mulisch was also assigned to cover …

14431. Manalive

G. K. Chesterton

Manalive is a book by G. K. Chesterton detailing a popular theme both in his own philosophy, and in Christianity, of the 'holy fool', such as in Dostoevsky's The Idiot and Cervantes' Don Quixote.

14432. On Human Nature

Edward O. Wilson

On Human Nature is a 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, published in 1978 by Harvard biologist E. O. Wilson. The book tries to explain how different characteristics of humans and society can be explained from the point of view of evolution. He explains how evolution has left its …

14433. Day

A. L. Kennedy

Alfred Day wanted his war. In its turmoil he found his proper purpose as the tail-gunner in a Lancaster bomber; he found the wild, dark fellowship of his crew, and - most extraordinary of all - he found Joyce, a woman to love. But that's all gone now - the war took it away. …

14437. The Golden Ball and Other Stories

Agatha Christie

The Golden Ball and Other Stories is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in 1971 in an edition priced at $5.95. It contains fifteen short stories. The stories were taken from The Listerdale Mystery, The …

14438. Punish the Sinners (Saul, John)

John Saul

Punish the Sinners is a horror novel and the second novel by author John Saul, first published in 1978. The novel concerns a rash of violent suicides at a Catholic High School. Punish the Sinners was the first book with a UPC code on the cover.

14439. The Big Six: A Novel (Swallows and Amazons Series)

Arthur Ransome

The Big Six is the ninth book of Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of children's books, published in 1940. The book returns Dick and Dorothea Callum, known as the Ds, to the Norfolk Broads where they renew their friendship with the members of the Coot Club. This book …

14440. Heaven Has No Favorites

Erich Maria Remarque

Heaven Has No Favorites is a novel by the German writer Erich Maria Remarque. This novel is a story about passion and love with a background of automobile racing. The novel was serialized in the Hamburg magazine Kristall in 1959 under the title Borrowed Life, and first published …

14442. Tommy's Tale

Alan Cumming

Tommy's Tale is a novel written by the actor Alan Cumming, centering around the life of a bisexual London resident named Tommy. The book is a first-person narrative, and revolves around an early mid-life crisis triggered when Tommy "accidentally" proclaims his love for his …

14443. Blood Hunt

Ian Rankin

Blood Hunt is a 1995 crime novel by Ian Rankin, under the pseudonym Jack Harvey. It is the third novel he wrote under this name.

14444. Uncle Dynamite (The Collector's Wodehouse)

P. G. Wodehouse

Uncle Dynamite is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 22 October 1948 by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on 29 November 1948 by Didier & Co., New York. It features the mischievous Uncle Fred, who had previously appeared in …

14445. The Satan Bug

Alistair MacLean

The Satan Bug is a first-person narrative thriller novel written by Scottish author Alistair MacLean. It was originally published in 1962 under the pseudonym Ian Stuart, and later republished under MacLean's own name.

14447. Under and Alone

William Queen

Under and Alone is a book written by undercover ATF agent William Queen and published by Random House in 2005 which chronicles his infiltration of the violent outlaw motorcycle gang, the Mongols.

14449. Moses and Monotheism

Sigmund Freud

Moses and Monotheism is a 1939 book by Sigmund Freud, published in English translation in 1939.

14450. Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Never …

Judith Schalansky

Judith Schalansky was born in 1980 on the wrong side of the Berlin Wall. The Soviets wouldn't let anyone travel so everything she learnt about the world came from her parents' battered old atlas. An acclaimed novelist and award-winning graphic designer, she has spent years …

14451. Dark Back of Time

Javier Marías

Dark Back of Time is a 1998 book by the Spanish writer Javier Marías. Ester Allen’s English translation was published by New Directions in 2001. The book is a meditation on the sources of, and reactions to the author's 1992 novel, All Souls.

14452. Sunnyside

Glen David Gold

Sunnyside is a historical fiction novel by Glen David Gold.

14453. Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions

Alcoholics Anonymous

Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions is a 1953 book, which explains the twenty-four basic principles or Alcoholics Anonymous and their application., and contains a detailed interpretation of principles for personal recovery and group survival. Bill W began work on this project in …

14454. The Tatja Grimm's World

Vernor Vinge

Multiple Hugo Award winner Vernor Vinge's first full-length novelAs a mud-spattered youngster, Tatja quickly realized she was different from the stone-age primitives with whom she grew up. Her insatiable curiosity and thirst for knowledge could not be quenched among them; she …

14455. The Room

Hubert Selby, Jr.

The Room is the second novel by Hubert Selby, Jr., first published in 1971.

14456. Confess, Fletch

Gregory Mcdonald

Confess, Fletch is a book written by Gregory Mcdonald.

14457. Bloodline

F. Paul Wilson

Bloodline is the eleventh volume in a series of Repairman Jack books written by American author F. Paul Wilson. The book was first published by Gauntlet Press in a signed limited first edition and later as a trade hardcover from Forge.

14462. Mr. Monster

Daniel Wells

Mr. Monster is a 2010 young adult thriller novel, the sequel to I Am Not a Serial Killer by author Dan Wells. It is the second book in the John Wayne Cleaver trilogy. The book focuses around the dual threats of the conflict between John and his darker side, called "Mr. Monster", …

14466. A Trouble of Fools (Carlotta Carlyle, bk 1)

Linda Barnes

A Trouble of Fools is an Edgar Award nominated book written by Linda Barnes.

14467. Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls ((Brentford Trilogy …

Robert Rankin

Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls is a novel by the British author Robert Rankin. It is set in Brentford and features John OMally and Jim Pooley.

14468. Red Sky at Morning

Richard Bradford

Red Sky at Morning is a 1968 novel by Richard Bradford. It was made into a 1971 film of the same name. The book follows Josh Arnold, a young man whose family relocates from Mobile, Alabama to Corazon Sagrado, New Mexico during World War II. It was regarded as a "true delight" …

14469. Gilgamesh

Joan London

Gilgamesh, published in 2001, is the first full-length novel written by Joan London. It is inspired by the Epic of Gilgamesh, the world's oldest known poem. In 2002, the novel was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award and was selected as The Age Book of the Year for …

14471. The Holy Sinner

Thomas Mann

The Holy Sinner is a German novel written by Thomas Mann. Published in 1951 it is based on the medieval verse epic Gregorius written by the German Minnesinger Hartmann von Aue. The book explores a subject that fascinated Thomas Mann to the end of his life—the origins of evil and …

14472. Before Midnight

Rex Stout

Before Midnight is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout published in 1955 by the Viking Press. The story was also collected in the omnibus volume Three Trumps.

14473. Storm from the Shadows (Shadows of Honor 3)

David Weber

Storm from the Shadows is a novel by David Weber, released in February 2009, and set in the Honorverse and the second in the Saganami Island series, spun off from the main Honor Harrington series. In this volume, the spin-off series is re-integrated with the main series as …

14474. The Moving Target (American Crime)

Ross Macdonald

The Moving Target is a 1949 mystery novel, written by Ross Macdonald, who at this point used the name "John Macdonald". This is the first Ross Macdonald novel to feature the character of Lew Archer, who would define the author's career. Lew Archer is hired by the dispassionate …

14476. Pilo Family Circus

Will Elliott

The Pilo Family Circus is a 2006 horror novel by Will Elliott.

14477. Havana nocturne : how the mob owned Cuba-- and then …

T. J. English

Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution is a book by T. J. English.

14478. Coroner's Pidgin

Margery Allingham

Coroner's Pidgin is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published in 1945, in the United Kingdom by William Heinemann, London and in the United States by Doubleday Doran, New York as Pearls Before Swine. It is the twelfth novel in the Albert Campion series.

14479. Died in the Wool

Ngaio Marsh

Died in the Wool is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the thirteenth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1945. The novel concerns the murder of a New Zealand parliamentarian on a remote sheep farm on the South Island of New Zealand, said to be …

14480. Elmer and the Dragon (My Father's Dragon Trilogy …

Ruth Stiles Gannett

Elmer and the Dragon is the second in the My Father's Dragon trilogy of children's novels by Ruth Stiles Gannett. It is preceded by My Father's Dragon and followed by The Dragons of Blueland. In this book, Elmer Elevator and his recently liberated dragon friend travel home, but …

14481. Three for the Chair

Rex Stout

Three for the Chair is a collection of Nero Wolfe mystery novellas by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1957, and by Bantam Books in various paperback printings beginning in 1958. The book contains three stories: "A Window for Death", first published in The American …

14484. Semper Fi

W. E. B. Griffin

Semper Fi is a book published in 1986 that was written by W. E. B. Griffin.

14485. Nightmare Academy: The Veritas Project

Frank E. Peretti

Nightmare Academy is a 2002 Christian fictional novel by Frank Peretti and the second novel in the Veritas Project series authored by Frank Peretti. The book was one of the ALA's young adult book picks for 2004.

14488. The interruption of everything

Terry McMillan

The Interruption of Everything is a 2005 book written by Terry McMillan.

14489. Extra Credit

Andrew Clements

Extra Credit is a 2009 children's novel written by Andrew Clements. The work was first published on June 23, 2009 through Simon and Schuster and follows a young schoolgirl who is given the option of receiving extra credit by writing to an overseas pen pal in a small Afghanistan …

14492. Murder At the ABA

Isaac Asimov

Murder at the ABA is a mystery novel by Isaac Asimov, following the adventures of a writer and amateur detective named Darius Just, whom Asimov modeled on his friend Harlan Ellison. While attending a convention of the American Booksellers Association, Just discovers the dead …

14493. Ride the Wind

Lucia St. Clair Robson

Ride the Wind by Lucia St. Clair Robson is the story of Cynthia Ann Parker's life after she was captured during the Comanche raid on her family's fort. In 1836, when she was nine years old, Cynthia was kidnapped by Comanche Indians. This is the story of how she grew up with …

14495. The highwayman : a novel of Corona

R. A. Salvatore

The Highwayman is a 2004 novel by R. A. Salvatore set in his world of Corona, as made famous in his DemonWars Saga. The Highwayman tells the story of a young crippled boy named Bransen Garibond. The orphaned son of the Jhesta Tu mystic Sen Wi and the Abellican priest Brother …

14499. My Life As a Man

Philip Roth

A fiction-within-a-fiction, a labyrinthine edifice of funny, mournful, and harrowing meditations on the fatal impasse between a man and a woman, My Life as a Man is Roth's most blistering novel. At its heart lies the marriage of Peter and Maureen Tarnopol, a gifted young writer …

14500. The Devil's Elixirs

E. T. A. Hoffmann

The Devil's Elixirs is a novel by E. T. A. Hoffmann. Published in 1815, the basic idea for the story was adopted from Matthew Gregory Lewis's novel The Monk, which is itself mentioned in the text. Although Hoffmann himself was not particularly religious, he was nevertheless so …

14501. Woyzeck

Georg Büchner

Woyzeck is a stage play written by Georg Büchner. He left the work incomplete at his death, but it has been posthumously "finished" by a variety of authors, editors and translators. Woyzeck has become one of the most performed and influential plays in the German theatre …

14503. The Book of Ebenezer Le Page

G.B. Edwards

Ebenezer Le Page, cantankerous, opinionated, and charming, is one of the most compelling literary creations of the late twentieth century. Eighty years old, Ebenezer has lived his whole life on the Channel Island of Guernsey, a stony speck of a place caught between the coasts of …

14504. Three dollars

Elliot Perlman

The long-unavailable debut novel by the bestselling author of Seven Types of Ambiguity. From celebrated author Elliot Perlman, Three Dollars is the deft, passionate portrait of a man coming to terms with his place in an increasingly hostile and corporate world, while struggling …

14505. Anna of the five towns

Arnold Bennett

Against a brilliantly observed background of life in the Staffordshire Potteries, ANNA OF THE FIVE TOWNS is both a novel about a gossipy, myopic, savage community and at its heart a young girl dominated by her miserly father. Bennett's portraitof Anna as a spirited, subtle, …

14507. (Xanth) Isle of View

Piers Anthony

Isle of View is the thirteenth book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

14508. The Demonata Book 5: Blood Beast

Darren Shan

Blood Beast is the fifth book in Darren Shan's The Demonata series and was released 4 June 2007. It is narrated by Grubbs Grady, the narrator of Lord Loss and Slawter. The plot is part of a two-part story, which continues in book six. Though the previous four books have not been …

14509. The Scarlet Ruse

John D. MacDonald

The Scarlet Ruse is the fourteenth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. The plot revolves around McGee's investigation in to some extremely valuable rare postage stamps which have been stolen.

14510. The Fall of the Towers [Out of the Dead City; The …

Samuel R. Delany

The Fall of the Towers is a trilogy of science fantasy books by Samuel R. Delany. First published in omnibus form in 1970, the trilogy was originally published individually as Captives of the Flame, The Towers of Toron, and City of a Thousand Suns. The first two books were …

14512. Capital Crimes (Will Lee 6)

Stuart Woods

Capital Crimes is the sixth novel in the Will Lee series by Stuart Woods. It was first published in 2003 by Putnam Publishing. The novel takes place in Washington D. C., a couple years after the events in The Run. The novel continues the story of the Lee family of Delano, …

14513. Horseman, Pass By

Larry McMurtry

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Lonesome Dove comes the novel that became the basis for the film Hud, starring Paul Newman. In classic Western style Larry McMurtry illustrates the timeless conflict between the modernity and the Old West through the eyes of Texas …

14514. Quartered safe out here : a recollection of the war …

George MacDonald Fraser

Quartered Safe Out Here: A Recollection of the War in Burma is a military memoir of World War II written by the author of The Flashman Papers series of novels George MacDonald Fraser that was first published in 1993. It describes in graphic and memorable detail Fraser's …

14515. The Cry of the Owl (Highsmith, Patricia)

Patricia Highsmith

This extraordinary storyâ (Julian Symons) begins with an act of naive voy­eurism. Robert Forester, a depressed but fundamentally decent man, liked to watch Jenny through her kitchen windowa harmless palliative, as he saw it, to his lonely life and failed marriage. As he is …

14516. The Mayor of Casterbridge: The Life and Death of a …

Thomas Hardy

The Mayor of Casterbridge, subtitled "The Life and Death of a Man of Character", is a novel by British author Thomas Hardy. It is set in the fictional town of Casterbridge. The book is one of Hardy's Wessex novels, all set in a fictional rural England. Hardy began writing the …

14517. Random Acts Of Senseless Violence

Jack Womack

Random Acts of Senseless Violence is a dystopian and speculative fiction novel by Jack Womack.

14522. Sayonara

James A. Michener

Sayonara, is a novel published by American author James A. Michener. Set during the early 1950s, it tells the story of Major Gruver, a soldier stationed in Japan, who falls in love with Hana-Ogi, a Japanese woman. The novel follows their cross-cultural Japanese romance and …

14523. Anna of Byzantium

Tracy Barrett

Anna of Byzantium is a historical novel by Tracy Barrett originally published in 1998.

14524. The Siege #4

Kathryn Lasky

The Siege is a historical novel by the English writer Helen Dunmore. It is set in Leningrad just before and during the Siege of Leningrad by German forces in World War II.

14525. Bread and roses, too

Katherine Paterson

Bread and Roses, Too is a 2006 children's historical novel written by American novelist Katherine Paterson. Set in Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1912 in the aftermath of the Lawrence Textile Strike, the book focuses on the Italian-born daughter of mill workers who finds herself …

14527. Vampire of the Mists: The Ravenloft Covenant

Christie Golden

Vampire of the Mists is the first novel in the Ravenloft books gothic horror series. Written by Christie Golden, it is set both in Waterdeep, a city in the Forgotten Realms world of Dungeons & Dragons, and more prominently, the Demiplane of Dread, location of the Ravenloft …

14528. Fugitive Prince

Janny Wurts

Fugitive Prince is volume four of the Wars of Light and Shadow by Janny Wurts. It is also volume one of the Alliance of Light, the third story arc in the Wars of Light and Shadow.

14531. Wolf Solent

John Cowper Powys

Wolf Solent is a novel by John Cowper Powys published in 1929. This, Powys's fourth novel, was his first literary success. It is a bildungsroman in which the eponymous protagonist, a thirty-four-year-old history teacher, returns to his birthplace, where he discovers the …

14532. Brillant Orange: The Neurotic Genius of Dutch …

David Winner

Brilliant Orange: The Neurotic Genius of Dutch Football is a book by David Winner, first published in 2000. It looks at the development of football in the Netherlands from the 1960s onwards, and at how the footballing culture reflected changes in wider Dutch culture. The book …

14533. Christopher and His Kind

Christopher Isherwood

Christopher and His Kind is a memoir by Christopher Isherwood, published in 1976 and covering the actual events and experiences of his life between 1929 and 1939, including his years in Berlin, the source of inspiration for some of his most famous novels, such as Goodbye to …

14534. The Good Master (Puffin Newbery library)

Kate Seredy

The Good Master is a children's novel written and illustrated by Kate Seredy. It was named a Newbery Honor book in 1936. The Good Master is set in the Hungarian countryside before World War I and tells the story of wild young Kate, who goes to live with her Uncle's family when …

14535. Gone with the Wind

Margaret Mitchell

Gone with the Wind is a novel written by Margaret Mitchell, first published in 1936. The story is set in Clayton County, Georgia, and Atlanta during the American Civil War and Reconstruction era. It depicts the struggles of young Scarlett O'Hara, the spoiled daughter of a …

14536. Taming the star runner

Susan E. Hinton

Taming the Star Runner is a young adult coming-of-age novel written by S. E. Hinton, author of The Outsiders. Unlike her previous young adult novels, this novel has not been made into a film yet.

14539. Complete poems

Karin Boye

Complete poems is a translation of the book "Dikter" written by Karin Boye.

14540. Grain of Wheat Classic Edition

Ngugi wa Thiong'o

A Grain of Wheat is a novel by Kenyan novelist Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o. It was written while he was studying at Leeds University and first published in 1967 by Heinemann. The title is taken from the Gospel According to St. John, 12:24. The novel weaves together several stories set …

14541. Parade's End

Ford Madox Ford

Parade's End is a tetralogy by the English novelist and poet Ford Madox Ford published between 1924 and 1928. It is set mainly in England and on the Western Front in the First World War, in which Ford had served as an officer in the Welch Regiment, a life vividly depicted in the …

14542. Heart of Darkness & Other Stories

Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness is a novella by Polish novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, in the heart of Africa, by the story's narrator Marlow. Marlow tells his story to friends aboard a boat anchored on the River Thames, London, England. …

14544. Mad Dogs (Cherub #8)

Robert Muchamore

Mad Dogs is the eighth novel in the CHERUB series by Robert Muchamore. In this novel CHERUB agents infiltrate a violent street gang.

14546. The Everafter War

Michael Buckley

The Everafter War is Book 7 of The Sisters Grimm series written by Michael Buckley.

14549. Other People's Trades

Primo Levi

Other People's Trades are fifty-one essays written by Primo Levi between 1969 and 1985. These are, according to Levi, "the fruit of my roaming about as a curious dilettante for more than a decade." Mainly written for his regular column in La Stampa, the Turin daily newspaper], …

14550. The Insult

Rupert Thomson

The Insult is a novel by Rupert Thomson. The novel describes the life of Martin Blom, who is shot while walking to his car and consequently goes blind. While being treated in a clinic, he seemingly regains his vision, but only at night. While his doctors assure him he has …

14551. Gold

Dan Rhodes

Gold is a novel by British author Dan Rhodes published in March 2007 by Canongate. It won the inaugural Clare Maclean Prize for Scottish Fiction and has since been published in four other languages. It was also one of the 'best books of 2007' according to critics at The …

14553. Dancers in Mourning

Margery Allingham

Dancers in Mourning is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published in 1937, in the United Kingdom by Heinemann, London and in the United States by Doubleday Doran, New York; later U.S. versions used the title Who Killed Chloe?. It is the eighth novel to star the …

14555. xkcd: Vol 0

Randall Munroe

Randall Munroe describes xkcd as a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language. While it's practically required reading in the geek community, xkcd fans are as varied as the comic's subject matter. This book creates laughs from science jokes on one page to relationship …

14556. The Memory of Whiteness : A Scientific Romance

Kim Stanley Robinson

The Memory of Whiteness is a science fiction novel written by Kim Stanley Robinson and published in 1985. It shares with the Mars trilogy a focus on human colonization of the solar system and depicts a grand tour that travels from the outer planets inward toward the Sun, …

14557. Voice of the whirlwind

Walter Jon Williams

Voice of the Whirlwind is a 1987 cyberpunk science fiction novel by Walter Jon Williams.

14559. Darker than you think (Fantasy Masterworks)

Jack Williamson

Darker Than You Think by Jack Williamson, originally a novelette, was expanded into novel length and published by Fantasy Press in 1948. The short version was published Unknown in 1940. It was notably reprinted by UK-based Orion Books in 2003 as volume 38 of their Fantasy …

14560. Double act

Gerda Bean

Double Act is a children's novel by Jacqueline Wilson, written in the style of a diary, which features identical twins Ruby and Garnet. Ruby and Garnet love each other dearly but they are completely different. Ruby is loud, outgoing and wild though Garnet is shy, quiet and kind. …

14561. The Lord of the Rings: Appendices

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high-fantasy novel written by English author J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel The Hobbit, but eventually developed into a much larger work. Written in stages between 1937 and 1949, The Lord of the …

14563. The Hamilton case

Michelle de Kretser

The Hamilton Case is a 2003 novel by Australian author Michelle de Kretser. The book won the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Encore Award. The work centres on the lives of the somewhat eccentric Obeysekere family, in particular Sam, and the 1930s setting explores themes of …

14564. The Four Feathers

A. E. W. Mason

The Four Feathers is a 1902 adventure novel by British writer A. E. W. Mason that has inspired many films of the same title. In December 1901, Cornhill Magazine announced the title as one of two new serial stories to be published in the forthcoming year. Against the background …

14565. Picture This

Joseph Heller

Picture This is a 1988 novel from Joseph Heller, the satiric author of the acclaimed Catch-22. The novel is an eclectic historical journey across three periods of history, all connected by a single painting: Rembrandt van Rijn's Aristotle Contemplating a Bust of Homer. With …

14566. The Beast that Shouted Love at the Heart of the World

Harlan Ellison

Fifteen masterpieces of speculative short fiction, including Hugo and Nebula Award–winning stories from the acclaimed author of Shatterday. “These are not stories that should be forgotten; and some of you are about to read them for the first time . . . I envy you.” —Neil …

14567. The Deportees And Other Stories

Roddy Doyle

The Deportees and Other Stories is the first short story collection by Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle first published by Jonathan Cape in 2007. All the stories were written for Metro Éireann, a multicultural paper aimed at Ireland's immigrant population and explore …

14568. Firethorn

Sarah Micklem

Introducing a mesmerizing debut in the rich tradition of Marion Zimmer Bradley–a passionate tale of love and war, honor and vengeance, in which the gods grant a common girl uncommon gifts…Before she was Firethorn, she was Luck, named for her red hair, favored by the goddess of …

14569. The Wraiths of Will and Pleasure (Wraeththu)

Storm Constantine

The wraiths of will and pleasure is a book published in 2003 that was written by Storm Constantine.

14571. The Danish Girl

David Ebershoff

The Danish Girl is a novel by American writer David Ebershoff, published in 2000 by the Viking Press in the United States and Allen & Unwin in Australia.

14573. God and the State

Michael Bakunin

God and the State is the best-known literary work of the Russian anarchist Mikhail Bakunin.

14576. Knyga apie San Mikelę

Axel Munthe

The Story of San Michele is a book of memoirs by Swedish physician Axel Munthe first published in 1929 by British publisher John Murray. Written in English, it was a best-seller in numerous languages and has been republished constantly in the over seven decades since its …

14579. Final Reckoning: The Fate of Bester (Babylon 5: Psi …

Greg Keyes

Babylon 5: Final Reckoning – The Fate of Bester is a Babylon 5 novel by J. Gregory Keyes.

14580. The Dunwich horror and others

H. P. Lovecraft

H. P. Lovecraft (1890 - 1937) was the most important American horror fiction writer of the first half of the 20th century whose fiction, especially about the Cthulhu Mythos universe, spanned both time and space. He never achieved financial success; however, he did become good …

14583. I Drink for a Reason

David Cross

I Drink for a Reason is a 2009 book by American actor and comedian David Cross. The book features memoirs, satirical fictional memoirs and material from Cross that originally appeared in other publications.

14584. Team rodent : how Disney devours the world

Carl Hiaasen

Team Rodent is a non-fiction book written by Carl Hiaasen about the Walt Disney Company and its stance towards the outside world. The book's primary focus is on non-film related Disney enterprises such as Disney World and their effects on the environment and local culture.

14585. Cosmic Trigger III: My Life After Death

Robert Anton Wilson

Cosmic Trigger III: My Life After Death is the third book in the Cosmic Trigger series, a three-volume autobiographical and philosophical work by Robert Anton Wilson. Cosmic Trigger III, published in 1995, delivers observations about the widespread announcement of his demise, …

14586. The illuminati papers

Robert Anton Wilson

The Illuminati Papers is a collection of essays and other works by Robert Anton Wilson first published in 1980. The book expands upon characters and themes from his earlier The Illuminatus! Trilogy and most of the essays are written from the point of view of the characters in …

14587. Her Smoke Rose Up Forever

James Tiptree, Jr.

Her Smoke Rose Up Forever is a collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by author James Tiptree, Jr.. It was released in 1990 by Arkham House. It was published in an edition of 4,108 copies and was the author's second book published by Arkham House.

14591. Becoming Jane

Jon Spence

Becoming Jane Austen was researched and written by the Jane Austen scholar Jon Hunter Spence. Becoming Jane Austen was first published in hardcover by Hambledon Continuum in 2003. It chronicles the early life of Jane Austen, the encounters and the developing relationship between …

14593. Leaves of Grass : The 1892 Edition

Walt Whitman

Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman. Though the first edition was published in 1855, Whitman spent most of his professional life writing and re-writing Leaves of Grass, revising it multiple times until his death. This resulted in vastly …

14594. The Open Society and its Enemies, Vols 1 - 2: The …

Karl Popper

The Open Society and Its Enemies is a work on political philosophy by Karl Popper, a critique of theories of teleological historicism in which history unfolds inexorably according to universal laws. Popper criticizes and indicts as totalitarian Plato, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich …

14595. My War Gone by, I Miss It So

Anthony Loyd

Born to a distinguished family steeped in military tradition, raised on stories of wartime and ancestral heroes, Anthony Loyd longed to experience war from the front lines—so he left England at the age of twenty-six to document the conflict in Bosnia. For the following three …

14596. The Sleeping Beauty

Mercedes Lackey

The Sleeping Beauty is a novel by Mercedes Lackey, published in 2010 as the fifth book of the Tales of the Five Hundred Kingdoms series. As in the previous book, The Snow Queen, characters from earlier books are either mentioned or appear as secondary characters

14598. Romanitas: v. 1

Sophia McDougall

Romanitas is an alternate history novel by Sophia McDougall, published by Orion Books. It is the first of a trilogy of novels based on a world where the Roman Empire has survived to contemporary times and now dominates much of the world.



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