The most popular books in English.

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.

16203. Guts

Gary Paulsen

Guts: The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books is a non-fiction book by Gary Paulsen, published on January 23, 2001 by Delacorte Books. It is about some of Paulsen's life adventures, including dog sledding in blizzards, being in a plane stalling in the air in the …

16204. In The Presence Of Mine Enemies

Harry Turtledove

In the Presence of Mine Enemies is an alternate history novel by American author Harry Turtledove, expanded from the eponymous short story. The novel depicts a world where the United States remained isolationist and did not participate in the Second World War, thus allowing …

16205. Modesty Blaise

Peter O'Donnell

Modesty Blaise is an action-adventure/spy fiction novel by Peter O'Donnell first published in 1965, featuring the character Modesty Blaise which O'Donnell had created for a comic strip in 1963.

16207. The Game, 20th Anniversary Edition

Ken Dryden

The Game is a book written by former ice hockey goaltender Ken Dryden. Published in 1983, the book is a non-fiction account of the 1978-79 Montreal Canadiens, detailing the life of a professional hockey player. The book describes the pressures of being a goaltender in the NHL, …

16208. Nancy Drew Book 46: The Invisible Intruder

Carolyn Keene

The Invisible Intruder is the 46th volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1969 under Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

16209. Xanth, 25, Swell Foop (Xanth)

Piers Anthony

Swell Foop is the twenty-fifth book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

16210. Pandaemonium

Christopher Brookmyre

A group of Catholic high-schoolers are on a retreat to get over the trauma of a murder in the hallways of their school. But that trauma is nothing compared to the hell that breaks loose, literally, from a military installation near the retreat. Demonic creatures, horns, forked …

16212. Lucky Wander Boy A Novel

D. B. Weiss

Lucky Wander Boy is the 2003 debut novel by D. B. Weiss. The book's official website describes the work in the following terms:

16213. The Hero (Posleen Wars Series)

John Ringo

The Hero is a novel by John Ringo and Michael Z. Williamson, and is part of the Legacy of the Aldenata series. It is set in the future after the defeat of the Posleen, and features a Darhel named Tirdal who is the first of his race to be assigned to a military team. The Darhel …

16214. Freehold

Michael Z. Williamson

Freehold is a Prometheus Award nominated science fiction novel written by Michael Z. Williamson, published in 2004 by Baen Books. The Freehold series is continued in The Weapon which begins prior to Freehold and ends approximately two years afterwards.

16215. M. C. Higgins, The Great

Virginia Hamilton

M. C. Higgins, the Great is a realistic novel by Virginia Hamilton that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1975. It also won the National Book Award in category Children's Books and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the only book to do …

16217. Message from Nam

Danielle Steel

Message From Nam is a romantic novel, written by Danielle Steel and published by Dell Publishing in October 1990. The novel follows Paxton Andrews, who is stationed in Vietnam as a journalist during the Vietnam War, focusing on the men she encounters and how her life and the …

16218. Dogzilla

Dav Pilkey

Dogzilla is a children's picture book created by Dav Pilkey that parodies Godzilla with a Cardigan Welsh Corgi. Harcourt, Inc. published this title in 1993. “The illustrations in this book are manipulated photographic collage, heavily retouched with acrylic paint.” The …

16219. Judgment of Tears: Anno Dracula 1959

Kim Newman

Dracula Cha Cha Cha, is a 1998 novel by British writer Kim Newman. It is the third book in the Anno Dracula series.

16220. The Mount

Carol Emshwiller

The Mount is a 2002 science fantasy novel by Carol Emshwiller. It won the Philip K. Dick Award in 2002, and was also nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 2003. The author was inspired to write The Mount after she took a class in the psychology of prey animals. After …

16224. Frozen Moment

Camilla Ceder

One cold morning in December, in a small rural town on the Swedish coast, Ake Melkersson is on his way to work when his car breaks down. Luckily he spots a garage nearby, but as he approaches he realizes something is wrong. The owner of the garage lies dead, sprawled on the …

16225. Spellsinger, Volume 5: The Paths of the Perambulator

Alan Dean Foster

The Paths of the Perambulator is a fantasy novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book follows the continuing adventures of Jonathan Thomas Meriweather who is transported from our world into a land of talking animals and magic. It is the fifth book in the Spellsinger series.

16232. Deryni Magic (A Grimoire)

Katherine Kurtz

Deryni Magic: A Grimoire is a book published in 1990 that was written by Katherine Kurtz.

16233. Death's Master (DAW #324)

Tanith Lee

Death's Master is the second novel in Tanith Lee's fantasy series Tales from the Flat Earth. It won the British Fantasy Award for best novel of 1979.

16237. The canning season

Polly Horvath

The Canning Season is a young adult novel by American-Canadian author Polly Horvath. It was first published in 2003 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

16239. The Dragon Knight

Gordon R. Dickson

The Dragon Knight is the second book of Gordon R. Dickson's Dragon Knight series. The novel begins five months after the battle at Loathly Tower which took place in The Dragon and The George.

16241. Hammer's Slammers

Drake

Hammer's Slammers is a 1979 collection of military science fiction short stories by author David Drake. It follows the career of a future mercenary tank regiment called Hammer's Slammers, after their leader, Colonel Alois Hammer. This collection, and other novels and stories in …

16242. Conan #3 - Conan the Freebooter

Robert E. Howard

Conan the Freebooter is a 1968 collection of five fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp, featuring Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. Most of the stories originally appeared in the fantasy magazine Weird Tales in the …

16245. Richard Scarry's best word book ever!

Richard Scarry

Richard Scarry's Best Word Book Ever was published in 1963 and became a best-selling children's book. Scarry had been illustrating children's books since 1950, but this was his first as both author and illustrator. The book also marked the beginning of the author's work on the …

16247. A Princess of Landover

Terry Brooks

A Princess of Landover by Terry Brooks is the sixth novel of the Magic Kingdom of Landover series.

16249. Diary of an Ordinary Woman by Margaret Foresterr

Margaret Forster

Diary of an Ordinary Woman is a novel framed as an 'edited' diary of fictional woman Millicent King, written by Margaret Forster.

16250. Leepike Ridge

Nathan Wilson

Leepike Ridge is N.D. Wilson's debut novel, published in 2007. It is an adventure novel written for children.

16252. The View From the Mirror, Book 3 :Dark Is the Moon

Ian Irvine

Dark is the Moon is the third novel in The View from the Mirror quartet, by Ian Irvine.

16254. Self's Deception

Bernhard Schlink

Gerhard Self, the dour private detective, returns in this riveting crime novel about terrorism, governmental cover-up, and the treacherous waters where they mix.Leo Salger, the daughter of a powerful Bonn bureaucrat, is missing, and Self has been hired to find her. His …

16255. The Languages Of Pao

Jack Vance

The Languages of Pao is a science fiction novel by Jack Vance, first published in 1958, in which the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis is a central theme. A shorter version was published in Satellite Science Fiction in late 1957. After the Avalon Books hardcover appeared the next year, it …

16256. The ides of March

Thornton Wilder

The Ides of March is an epistolary novel by Thornton Wilder that was published in 1948. It is, in the author's words, 'a fantasia on certain events and persons of the last days of the Roman republic... Historical reconstruction is not among the primary aims of this work'. The …

16261. The Forty Days of Musa Dagh

Franz Werfel

The Forty Days of Musa Dagh is a 1933 novel by Austrian-Bohemian writer Franz Werfel based on true events that took place in 1915, during the second year of World War I and at the beginning of the Armenian Genocide. The novel focuses on the self-defense by a small community of …

16263. Dracula's Guest and Other Stories (Wordsworth …

Bram Stoker

Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and …

16265. Too Many Women

Rex Stout

Too Many Women is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, published in 1947 by the Viking Press. The novel was also collected in the omnibus volume All Aces.

16266. What Mad Universe

Fredric Brown

What Mad Universe is a science fiction novel, written in 1949 by the American author, Fredric Brown.

16268. The Plumed Serpent

D. H. Lawrence

The Plumed Serpent is a 1926 novel by D. H. Lawrence. Set in Mexico, it was begun when the author was living at what is now the D. H. Lawrence Ranch near Taos in U.S. state of New Mexico in 1924, accompanied by his wife Frieda and artist Dorothy Brett. Lawrence wanted to call …

16271. The translator

Leila Aboulela

The Translator is Egyptian-born Sudanese and British educated writer Leila Aboulela's first novel, published in 1999. The Translator is a story about a young Sudanese widow living in Scotland and her sprouting relationship with Islamic scholar Rae Isles.

16272. The American senator

Anthony Trollope

The American Senator is a novel written in 1875 by Anthony Trollope. Although not one of Trollope's better-known works, it is notable for its depictions of rural English life and for its many detailed fox hunting scenes. In its anti-heroine, Arabella Trefoil, it presents a …

16274. The Book and the Brotherhood: A Story about Love and …

Iris Murdoch

The Book and the Brotherhood is the 23rd novel of Iris Murdoch, first published in 1987. Considered by some critics to be among her best novels, is the story of a group of close friends living in England in the 1980s. The book of the title is a theoretical work on Marxism, …

16275. Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the …

Robert Leckie

Here is one of the most riveting first-person accounts ever to come out of World War II. Robert Leckie enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in January 1942, shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. In Helmet for My Pillow we follow his odyssey, from basic …

16279. The Sweetest Dream

Doris Lessing

The Sweetest Dream is a 2001 novel by British Nobel Prize in Literature-winner Doris Lessing. The novel begins in the 1960s leading up to the 1980s and is set in London and the fictional African nation, Zimlia, a thinly veiled reference to Zimbabwe.

16280. The Collected Stories

Grace Paley

The Collected Stories of Grace Paley brings together selected stories from the author's previous volumes of fiction: The Little Disturbances of Man, Enormous Changes at the Last Minute, and Later the Same Day. The book was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction in …

16281. The Dialectic of Sex: The Case For Feminist …

Shulamith Firestone

The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution is a 1970 book by Shulamith Firestone. It has been called the clearest and boldest presentation of radical feminism, but has also been criticized on numerous grounds.

16282. Riders in the Chariot

Patrick White

Riders in the Chariot is the sixth published novel by Australian Author Patrick White, Nobel Prize winner of 1973. It was published in 1961 and won the Miles Franklin Award in that year. It also won the 1965 Gold Medal of the Australian Literature Society.

16285. Europa

Tim Parks

Europa is a stream of consciousness novel by Tim Parks, first published in 1997. It was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in that year, losing out to Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things. Jerry Marlow is a neurotic obsessive whose first-person narration describes a coach trip …

16288. The Last English King

Julian Rathbone

The Last English King is a historical novel by English writer Julian Rathbone. The novel covers the time of the Battle of Hastings. It revolves around Walt Edwinson, a housecarl of Harold Godwinson, the last Anglo-Saxon king of England. The story starts with Walt returning to …

16290. Summer Moonshine (Penguin)

P. G. Wodehouse

Summer Moonshine is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on October 8, 1937 by Doubleday, Doran, New York, and in the United Kingdom on February 11, 1938 by Herbert Jenkins, London. It was previously serialised in The Saturday Evening Post from 24 …

16291. The girl in blue

P. G. Wodehouse

The Girl in Blue is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse. It was first published in the United Kingdom on 29 October 1970 by Barrie & Jenkins, London, and in the United States on 22 February 1971 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York.

16292. The Machine Gunners

Robert Westall

The Machine Gunners is a children's historical novel by Robert Westall, published by Macmillan in 1975. Set in northeastern England shortly after the Battle of Britain, it features children who find a crashed German aircraft with a machine gun and ammunition; they build a …

16293. Fourth K, The

Mario Puzo

The Fourth K is a novel by Mario Puzo, published in 1990. It is set during the Presidency of fictional "Francis Xavier Kennedy," nephew of John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Edward Kennedy.

16294. Good Behaviour

Molly Keane

Written by Molly Keane in 1981, Good Behaviour tells a story of Irish society in the early twentieth century. Narrated by the daughter of the St. Charles family, Aroon, nothing is as it seems. A cold mother, a gay brother and a similarly inclined love interest all unseen or …

16295. Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg

Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years is a book written by Carl Sandburg.

16297. Babyji

Abha Dawesar

Babyji is a novel by Abha Dawesar first published in 2005. Set in 1980s Delhi, India, it recounts the coming of age and the sexual adventures and fantasies of a 16-year-old bespectacled schoolgirl, the only child of a Brahmin family. The three simultaneous "affairs" she has in …

16299. A RETURN TO MODESTY: Discovering the Lost Virtue

Wendy Shalit

Return to Modesty: Discovering the Lost Virtue is a 1999 non-fiction debut book by Wendy Shalit.

16303. The Demon Spirit (DemonWars, Book 2)

R. A. Salvatore

The Demon Spirit is the second book in the first DemonWars Saga trilogy by R. A. Salvatore. The book is also the second out of seven books in the combined DemonWars Saga.

16304. The Big Blowdown (Five star)

George Pelecanos

The Big Blowdown is a 1996 crime novel written by George Pelecanos. It is set in Washington DC and focuses on Peter Karras. It is the first of four books comprising the D.C. Quartet. The other books in this series are King Suckerman, The Sweet Forever and Shame the Devil.

16305. Cauldron

Larry Bond

Cauldron is a technothriller novel by Larry Bond.

16306. Metropolitan

Walter Jon Williams

Metropolitan is an arcanepunk novel by Walter Jon Williams, first published in 1995 and nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in the same year. A sequel, City on Fire, was published in 1997.

16307. The Army of the Republic

Stuart Archer Cohen

In an America stretched by crisis to the breaking point, billionaire entrepreneur and government insider James Sands is riding high. Over the protests of civic groups and the increasing alienation of his wife, Anne, Sands is poised on the brink of an immensely risky and …

16309. The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies …

Bryan Caplan

The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies is a 2007 book written by Bryan Caplan challenging the notion that voters are reasonable people that society can trust to make laws. Rather, Caplan contends that voters are irrational in the political sphere and …

16310. Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Invincible

Troy Denning

Invincible is the ninth and final book in the Legacy of the Force series. It is a novel by Troy Denning and was released on May 13, 2008.

16312. Mansfield Park

Jane Austen

Mansfield Park is the third novel by Jane Austen, written at Chawton Cottage between February 1811 and 1813. It was published in May 1814 by Thomas Egerton, who published Jane Austen's two earlier novels, Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. When the novel reached a …

16313. The Mad God's Amulet (DAW UY1289)

Michael Moorcock

The Mad God's Amulet is a fantasy novel by Michael Moorcock, first published in 1968 as Sorcerer's Amulet. The novel is the second in the four-volume The History of the Runestaff. The events in this novel take place immediately after the preceding volume, The Jewel in the Skull.

16314. The Ponder heart

Eudora Welty

The Ponder Heart is a novella written by Eudora Welty and illustrated by Joe Krush, originally published in The New Yorker in 1953, and republished by Harcourt Brace in 1954. The plot of The Ponder Heart follows Daniel Ponder, a wealthy heir, and is told through the narration of …

16315. Icelander

Dustin Long

Icelander is the debut novel from a brilliant new mind, an intricate, giddy romp steeped equally in Nordic lore and pulpy intrigue. When Shirley MacGuffin is found murdered one day prior to the annual town celebration in remembrance of Our Heroine’s mother the legendary …

16318. The Conscious Mind

David Chalmers

The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory is a 1996 book by David Chalmers, an Australian philosopher specializing in the area of philosophy of mind.

16321. The Feynman Lectures on Physics

Richard Feynman

The Feynman Lectures on Physics is a physics textbook based on some lectures by Richard P. Feynman, a Nobel laureate who has sometimes been called “The Great Explainer”. The lectures were given to undergraduate students at the California Institute of Technology, during …

16324. The Cestus Deception (Star Wars: A Clone Wars Novel)

Steven Barnes

Ord Cestus, a planet mostly barren and inhospitable to life, was first colonized as a prison world—until a handful of hardy pioneers discovered its rich ore deposits and managed to build up a successful droid-manufacturing industry. But when the Clone Wars erupted, bringing …

16325. Welcome to Hard Times

E. L. Doctorow

Hard Times is the name of a town in the barren hills of the Dakota Territory. To this town there comes one day one of the reckless sociopaths who wander the West to kill and rape and pillage. By the time he is through and has ridden off, Hard Times is a smoking ruin. The de …

16326. An Advancement of Learning (Dalziel & Pascoe #2)

Reginald Hill

An Advancement of Learning is a crime novel by Reginald Hill, the second novel in the Dalziel and Pascoe series. In this novel, the detectives investigate a murder at the fictional Holm Coultram College. More bodies are found after their arrival on campus. In this novel, …

16327. Mira, Mirror

Mette Ivie Harrison

Mira, Mirror is a young-adult fantasy novel written by Mette Ivie Harrison. The novel was first published in 2004. The story of the novel is told from the viewpoint of the magic mirror from the fairy tale "Snow White". "Mira" is a main character; it is also a Spanish word …

16328. Journals Of Ven Polypheme The Floating Island

Elizabeth Haydon

The Floating Island is a fantasy novel by Elizabeth Haydon. Released in 2006, the book is the first installment in The Lost Journals of Ven Polypheme series.

16329. A beautiful place to die

Malla Nunn

A Beautiful Place to Die is the debut novel of award-winning filmmaker Malla Nunn.

16330. The Drunken Forest

Gerald Durrell

First published in 1956 The Drunken Forest is an account of a six months trip Gerald Durrell made with his wife Jacquie to South America in 1954.

16331. The Man Who Never Missed (Matador _1)

Steve Perry

The Man Who Never Missed is the first book in the Matador series, by Steve Perry. It was first published in August 1985.

16332. Jirel of Joiry

Catherine Moore

Jirel of Joiry is a collection of five fantasy stories by C. L. Moore, often characterized as sword and sorcery. The volume compiles all but one of Moore's stories featuring the title character, a female warrior in an imagined version of medieval France. All the stories were …

16333. The Eagle Has Flown (Classic Jack Higgins Collection)

Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Flown is a book by Jack Higgins, first published in 1991. It is a quasi-sequel to The Eagle Has Landed.

16335. Demon in My View (A Ruth Rendell Mystery)

Ruth Rendell

A Demon in my View is a novel by British author Ruth Rendell. First published in 1976, it won the CWA Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the Year, gaining Rendell the first of six Dagger awards she received during her career, more than any other writer.

16336. Terminal Beach (Everyman Fiction S.)

J. G. Ballard

The Terminal Beach is a collection of science fiction short stories by the British author J. G. Ballard, published in 1964.

16340. Alan Moore's Writing for Comics

Alan Moore

Alan Moore's Writing for Comics is a book published in 2003 by Avatar Press. It reprints a 1985 essay by Alan Moore on how to write comics successfully that originally appeared in the British magazine Fantasy Advertiser. The book consists of four main chapters, it also includes …

16342. Secrets of the Gnomes

Wil Huygen

The Secret Book of Gnomes is Book II in a series of four books about Gnomes designed for children. They contain stories and a guide to how Gnomes live in harmony with their environment, such as what a Gnome has in his first aid kit and how a Gnome's house is built. The books …

16344. Monster Blood

R. L. Stine

Monster Blood is a book published in 1992 that was written by R. L. Stine.

16346. In the Days of the Comet

Herbert George Wells

In the Days of the Comet is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells in which humanity is "exalted" when a comet causes "the nitrogen of the air, the old azote," to "change out of itself" and become "a respirable gas, differing indeed from oxygen, but helping and sustaining its …

16347. The call of the wild and selected stories

Jack London

The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London published in 1903. The story is set in the Yukon during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong sled dogs were in high demand. The central character is a domesticated dog named Buck. The story starts with him …

16348. La grande caccia

Tom Sharpe

The Great Pursuit is a 1977 comic novel by Tom Sharpe. It is a satire encompassing commercialism in publishing and literary criticism.

16349. Fletch Won (Fletch Mystery, 8)

Gregory Mcdonald

Fletch Won is the eighth book in the Fletch series of mystery/comedy novels written by Gregory Mcdonald, and was published in 1985. The story is set before the first seven books in the series, and follows the early days of the title character's journalism career. Fletch scores …

16351. Solal of the Solals

Albert Cohen

Solal of the Solals is a 1930 novel by the Swiss writer Albert Cohen. It was published in English in 1933. It was Cohen's first novel, and the first part in a loosely connected series of four; it was followed by Nailcruncher, Belle du Seigneur and Les Valeureux.

16352. Le Voyageur sans bagage

Jean Anouilh

Le voyageur sans bagage is a 1937 play in five acts by Jean Anouilh. Incidental music was written by Darius Milhaud.

16355. Electra

Jean Giraudoux

Electra is a two-act play written in 1937 by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux. It was the first Giraudoux play to employ the staging of Louis Jouvet. Based on the classic myth of antiquity, Jean Giraudoux wrote perhaps his best play. Electra has a surprisingly tragic force, …

16357. On late style

Edward Said

In this fascinating book, Edward Said looks at the creative contradictions that often mark the late works of literary and musical artists. Said shows how the approaching death of an artist can make its way into his work, examining essays, poems, novels, films, and operas by such …

16367. Noise: The Political Economy of Music

Jacques Attali

Noise: The Political Economy of Music is a non-fiction book by French economist and scholar, Jacques Attali. Attali's essential argument in Noise: The Political Economy of Music is that music, as a cultural form, is intimately tied up in the mode of production in any given …

16371. La Joie de vivre

Emile Zola

La joie de vivre is the twelfth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series by Émile Zola. It was serialized in the periodical Gil Blas in 1883 before being published in book form by Charpentier in February 1884. It was translated into English by Ernest A. Vizetelly as How Jolly Life …

16374. Where Would I Be Without You?

Guillaume Musso

Parisian cop Martin Beaumont has never really got over his first love, Gabrielle. Their brief, intense affair in San Francisco and the pain of her rejection still haunt him years later. Now, however, he's a successful detective - and tonight he's going to arrest the legendary …

16378. Racism Explained to My Daughter

Tahar Ben Jelloun

Racism Explained to My Daughter is a book in which the author, during a demonstration against an immigration law in Paris, answers his daughter's questions about the reasons for racism. The author's intent was to explain, with this book, the modern "trauma" that racism is to …

16384. Locus Solus

Raymond Roussel

Locus Solus is a 1914 French novel by Raymond Roussel.

16387. Inferno

August Strindberg

Inferno is an autobiographical novel by August Strindberg. Written in French in 1896-97 at the height of Strindberg's troubles with both censors and women, the book is concerned with Strindberg's life both in and after he lived in Paris, and explores his various obsessions, …

16390. Encounter

Milan Kundera

Encounter is the latest addition to the acclaimed body of literary criticism from beloved author Milan Kundera (The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting). Novelist Russell Banks writes, “Not since Henry James, perhaps, has a fiction writer examined …

16395. A Balcony in the Forest

Julien Gracq

A Balcony in the Forest is a 1958 novel by the French writer Julien Gracq. It tells the story of a French lieutenant, Grange, who is assigned to an old fortified building in the forest of the Ardennes in the autumn of 1939, where he waits at the outbreak of World War II together …

16398. Le Paysan de Paris

Louis Aragon

Le Paysan de Paris is a surrealist book about places in Paris by Louis Aragon which was first published in 1926 by Editions Gallimard. It was dedicated to the surrealist painter André Masson and its preface was on the theme of a modern mythology. The two main sections of the …

16399. Man's Hope

André Malraux

Man's Hope (French: L'Espoir) is a 1937 novel by André Malraux about the Spanish Civil War. It was translated to English and published during 1938 as "Man's Hope". The story was later adapted into a movie, L'espoir (1945).



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