The most popular books in English
from 23001 to 23200

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.

23001. Andy and the Lion

James Daugherty

Andy and the Lion is a book by James Daugherty.

23002. I remain in darkness

Annie Ernaux

Washington Post Top Memoir of 1999An extraordinary evocation of a grown daughter’s attachment to her mother, and of both women’s strength and resiliency. "I Remain in Darkness" recounts Annie’s attempts first to help her mother recover from Alzheimer’s disease, and then, when …

23005. Julius

Daphne du Maurier

'His first instinct was to stretch out his hands to the sky. The white clouds seemed so near to him, surely they were easy to hold and to caress, strange-moving things belonging to the wide blue space of heaven . . . 'Julius Levy grows up in a peasant family in a village on the …

23006. Paco's Story

Larry Heinemann

Paco Sullivan is the only man in Alpha Company to survive a cataclysmic Viet Cong attack on Fire Base Harriette in Vietnam. Everyone else is annihilated. When a medic finally rescues Paco almost two days later, he is waiting to die, flies and maggots covering his burnt, …

23008. Innocence

Penelope Fitzgerald

Beautiful Chiara is the last of the Ridolfi, a Florentine family of long lineage and eccentric habits. She is smitten with Salvatore, a brilliant but penniless doctor, a rational man who wants nothing to do with romance. This is the story of how these two--with the best …

23010. New Atlantis

Francis Bacon

New Atlantis is an incomplete utopian novel by Sir Francis Bacon, published in 1627. In this work, Bacon portrayed a vision of the future of human discovery and knowledge, expressing his aspirations and ideals for humankind. The novel depicts the creation of a utopian land where …

23011. The Science of Sherlock Holmes: From Baskerville …

E.J. Wagner

The Science of Sherlock Holmes: From Baskerville Hall to the Valley of Fear is a book by E.J. Wagner.

23013. Dead in the West

Joe R. Lansdale

Dead in the West is a short horror novel written by American author Joe R. Lansdale. It involves the tale of longtime Lansdale character the Reverend Jebediah Mercer who rides into the town of Mud Creek, Texas that is about to be attacked by an Indian medicine man who was …

23014. Sputnik Caledonia

Andrew Crumey

Sputnik Caledonia is a novel by Andrew Crumey, for which he won the Northern Rock Foundation Writer’s Award. It depicts a Scottish boy who longs to be a spaceman, is transported to a parallel communist Scotland where he takes part in a space mission to a black hole, and returns …

23015. The Double Hook

Sheila Watson

The Double Hook is a novel written by Sheila Watson, which is considered "a seminal work in the development of contemporary Canadian literature." Published in 1959, The Double Hook is written in a style more like prose poetry than fiction. It is often considered to be Canada's …

23017. The Tale of Little Pig Robinson

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Little Pig Robinson is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter as part of the Peter Rabbit series, the book contains eight chapters and numerous illustrations. Though the book was one of Potter’s last publications in 1930, it was one of the first …

23018. The Tale of Mr. Tod

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Mr. Tod is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, first published by Frederick Warne & Co. in 1912. The tale is about a badger called Tommy Brock and his arch enemy Mr. Tod, a fox. Brock kidnaps the children of Benjamin Bunny and his wife …

23026. The Soldier Spies

W. E. B. Griffin

The Soldier Spies is a book published in 1986 that was written by W. E. B. Griffin.

23027. Young Pioneers

Rose Wilder Lane

Young Pioneers, a novel by Rose Wilder Lane. It contains some actual events from her mother's childhood. The books has been adapted as a TV-series The Young Pioneers and two TV movies - Young Pioneers and Young Pioneers' Christmas.

23028. The War in Heaven

David Zindell

The War in Heaven is a book published in 1998 that was written by David Zindell.

23031. The Medusa Encounter

Paul Preuss (author)

The Medusa Encounter is a book published in 1990 that was written by Paul Preuss.

23033. 33 Snowfish

Adam Rapp

"Adam Rapp’s brilliant and haunting story will break your heart. But then his words will mend it. . . . Absolutely unforgettable." – Michael CartOn the run in a stolen car with a kidnapped baby in tow, Custis, Curl, and Boobie are three young people with deeply troubled pasts …

23036. The Rise of Scourge

Erin Hunter

The Rise of Scourge is an original English-language manga book written by Erin Hunter and Dan Jolley as part of the Warriors series. The Rise of Scourge is a stand-alone manga that details the rise to power of the BloodClan leader, Scourge. It is drawn by Bettina Kurkoski.

23037. A Lineage of Grace

Francine Rivers

2009 Retailer's Choice Award winner!In this compilation of the five books in the best-selling Lineage of Grace series by Francine Rivers, we meet the five women whom God chose—Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary. Each was faced with extraordinary—even scandalous—challenges. …

23039. Pet Peeve

Piers Anthony

Pet Peeve is the twenty-ninth book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

23040. Among the Impostors

Margaret Peterson Haddix

Among the Impostors is a 2001 book by Margaret Peterson Haddix, about a time in which drastic measures have been taken to quell overpopulation. It is the second of seven novels in the Shadow Children series.

23043. The Fir-Tree

Hans Christian Andersen

"The Fir-Tree" is a literary fairy tale by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen. The tale is about a fir tree so anxious to grow up, so anxious for greater things, that he cannot appreciate living in the moment. The tale was first published 21 December 1844 with "The …

23047. The Litigators

John Grisham

The partners at Finley & Figg often refer to themselves as a “boutique law firm.” Boutique, as in chic, selective, and prosperous. Oscar Finley and Wally Figg are none of these things. They are a two-bit operation of ambulance chasers who bicker like an old married couple. …

23048. A Song of Ice and Fire

George Martin

An immersive entertainment experience unlike any other, A Song of Ice and Fire has earned George R. R. Martin—dubbed “the American Tolkien” by Time magazine—international acclaim and millions of loyal readers. Now here is the entire monumental cycle: A GAME OF THRONES A CLASH …

23049. The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions …

Nate Silver

One of Wall Street Journal's Best Ten Works of Nonfiction in 2012 New York Times Bestseller “Not so different in spirit from the way public intellectuals like John Kenneth Galbraith once shaped discussions of economic policy and public figures like Walter Cronkite helped sway …

23050. The Magician's Land

Lev Grossman

The stunning conclusion to the #1 New York Times bestselling Magicians trilogy, now an original series on Syfy#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEARONE OF THE YEAR’S BEST BOOKSThe San Francisco Chronicle • Salon • The Christian Science Monitor • AV …

23051. Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World …

Hans Rosling

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“One of the most important books I’ve ever read―an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates“Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But Factfulness does much more …

23055. Mulligan Stew

Gilbert Sorrentino

Mulligan Stew is a novel by Gilbert Sorrentino. It was first published in 1979 by Grove Press, simultaneously in hardcover and softcover. The title is a direct reference to the hodge-podge nature of the food. More cryptically, it is a punning allusion to the character Buck …

23057. Null-A Three

A. E. van Vogt

Null-A Three, usually written Ā Three, is a 1985 science fiction novel by A. E. van Vogt. It incorporates concepts from the General semantics of Alfred Korzybski and refers to non-Aristotelian logic. The novel is a continuation of the adventures of Gilbert Gosseyn from the The …

23058. Prisoner of Love

Jean Genet

Prisoner of Love is Jean Genet's final book, which was posthumously published from manuscripts he was working on at the time of his death. Under its French title, Un Captif Amoureux, the book was first published in Paris by Gallimard in May 1986. Translated into English by …

23059. The Best of Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov

The Best of Isaac Asimov is a collection of twelve science fiction short stories by Isaac Asimov. It begins with a short introduction giving various details on the stories, such as how they came to be written, or what significance merits their inclusion in a "best of" …

23060. Economics

William D. Nordhaus

Economics is an influential introductory textbook by American economists Paul Samuelson and William Nordhaus. It was first published in 1948, and has appeared in nineteen different editions, the most recent in 2010. It was the best selling economics textbook for many decades and …

23061. Children of the New World

Assia Djebar

Children of the New World is a novel written by Assia Djebar.

23062. The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike

Philip K. Dick

The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike is a realist, non-science fiction novel authored by Philip K. Dick. Originally completed in 1960, this book was initially rejected by potential publishers, and posthumously published by a small press in 1984, two years after Dick's …

23063. A Time of Changes

Robert Silverberg

A Time of Changes is a 1971 science fiction novel by Robert Silverberg. It won the Nebula Award for that year, and was also nominated for the Hugo and Locus Awards for in 1972.

23066. Rick's Story

Dave Sim

Rick's Story is the eighth novel in Canadian cartoonist Dave Sim's Cerebus comic book series. It is made up of issues #220-231 of Cerebus. It was collected as Rick's Story in one volume in November 1998, and was the 12th collected "phonebook" volume. Rick, Jaka's ex-husband from …

23067. A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a …

23069. Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. …

William S. Burroughs

Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs is a collection of diary entries made by Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs between November 16, 1996 and July 30, 1997, only a few days before his death on August 2 at the age of 83. The collection was first …

23071. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

Eric Hodgins

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House is a 1946 comedy novel written by Eric Hodgins and illustrated by William Steig, describing the vicissitudes of buying a home in the country. It originally appeared as a short story called "Mr. Blandings Builds His Castle" in the April 1946 …

23072. The secret lives of fortunate wives

Sarah Strohmeyer

The Secret Lives of Fortunate Wives is a 2005 novel by Sarah Strohmeyer. It was published on September 22, 2005 by Dutton Adult.

23073. Thinking Strategically

Avinash Dixit

Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics, and Everyday Life is a non-fiction book by Indian-American economist Avinash Dixit and Barry Nalebuff, a professor of economics and management at Yale School of Management. The text was initially published by W. …

23074. Zulu Heart

Steven Barnes

Zulu Heart is a 2003 alternate history novel by Steven Barnes, a sequel to the 2002 book, Lion's Blood.

23075. Curious Notions

Harry Turtledove

Curious Notions is an alternate history novel by Harry Turtledove. It is a part of the Crosstime Traffic series. In Curious Notions, the Central Powers won World War I prior to the United States entering the war. Subsequently, the German Empire invaded and conquered the United …

23076. Sartoris

William Faulkner

Sartoris is a novel, first published in 1929, by the American author William Faulkner. It portrays the decay of the Mississippi aristocracy following the social upheaval of the American Civil War. The 1929 edition is an abridged version of Faulkner's original work. The full text …

23077. Changes

Ama Ata Aidoo

Changes: a Love Story is a 1991 novel by Ama Ata Aidoo, chronicling a period of the life of a career-centred African woman as she divorces her first husband and marries into a polygamist union. It was published by the Feminist Press.

23078. The Kindly Ones

Anthony Powell

The Kindly Ones is a novel by Anthony Powell that forms the sixth in his twelve-volume sequence, A Dance to the Music of Time. Nonetheless the story stands up on its own and may be enjoyed without having read the preceding books. The novel captures the dying fall of the period …

23080. A Tale of a Tub

Jonathan Swift

A Tale of a Tub was the first major work written by Jonathan Swift. It is arguably his most difficult satire, and perhaps his most masterly. The Tale is a prose parody which is divided into sections of "digression" and a "tale" of three brothers, each representing one of the …

23083. The origin of the Brunists

Robert Coover

The Origin of the Brunists is Robert Coover's first novel. It tells the story of Giovanni Bruno, the lone survivor of a mine disaster that killed 97 of his co-workers, and the apocalyptic cult that forms around him. The main action of the novel is set in and around the fictional …

23084. Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine

Tom Wolfe

Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine is a 1976 book by Tom Wolfe, consisting of eleven essays and one short story that Wolfe wrote between 1967 and 1976. It includes the essay in which he coined the term "the 'Me' Decade" to refer to the 1970s. In addition to the …

23086. InterCourses

Martha Hopkins

InterCourses: An Aphrodisiac Cookbook is a 1997 cookbook written by Martha Hopkins and Randall Lockridge with photography by Ben Fink, and published by Terrace Publishing. It focuses primarily on recipes and foods appropriate for romantic settings and seduction, covering …

23087. Gypsy: A Memoir

Gypsy Rose Lee

Gypsy: A Memoir is a 1957 autobiography of renowned striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee, which inspired the Broadway musical Gypsy: A Musical Fable. The book tells Lee's life story in three acts, the first beginning with her early childhood days in theatre when she toured with her …

23088. Billy

Whitley Strieber

Billy is a 1990 novel by Whitley Strieber. The novel tells the story of the abduction of a child and the terror of his experience.

23089. Mr American

George MacDonald Fraser

Mr American is a 1980 novel by George MacDonald Fraser who described it as longer and more "conventional" than his usual work.

23091. A Ride into Morning

Ann Rinaldi

A Ride into Morning is a historical novel by Ann Rinaldi. It is part of the Great Episodes series. It is told in first-person narration.

23092. Guard of Honor

James Gould Cozzens

Guard of Honor is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by James Gould Cozzens published during 1948. The novel is set during World War II, with most of the action occurring on or near a fictional Army Air Forces base in central Florida. The action occurs during a period of …

23093. Tarzan the Invincible

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan the Invincible is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the fourteenth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. The novel was originally serialized in the magazine Blue Book from October, 1930 through April, 1931 as "Tarzan, Guard of the Jungle."

23102. Came Back to Show You I Could Fly

Robin Klein

Came Back to Show You I Could Fly is a novel by Robin Klein. It tells the story of a friendship between a lonely 11-year-old boy and a drug-addicted, pregnant 20-year-old woman. It was made into a film in 1993 called Say a Little Prayer, directed by Richard Lowenstein. It was …

23104. First Boy

Gary D. Schmidt

First Boy is a children's novel published in 2005 by Gary Schmidt. It was a Mark Twain Award nominee for the 2007–2008 year.

23106. Peddling Prosperity

Paul Krugman

Peddling Prosperity: Economic Sense and Nonsense in an Age of Diminished Expectations is a book by Nobel laureate and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, first published in 1994 by W. W. Norton & Company.

23107. Manna from Heaven

Roger Zelazny

Manna from Heaven is a book that contains a collection of short stories that were written by fantasy and science fiction author Roger Zelazny. It was published in 2003 by Zelazny's estate eight years after Zelazny's death.

23108. The Secret of Skull Mountain

Franklin W. Dixon

The Secret of Skull Mountain is Volume 27 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by George Waller Jr. in 1948. Between 1959 and 1973 the first 38 volumes of this series were …

23109. Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand

Alex Kapranos

Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand is a book written by Alex Kapranos from the band Franz Ferdinand. It was published on 2 November 2006. In September 2005, whilst touring the world with Franz Ferdinand, Alex Kapranos had begun writing about what he ate in the …

23110. Bad Debts

Peter Temple

Bad Debts is a Ned Kelly Award winning novel by Australian author Peter Temple. This is the first novel in the author's Jack Irish series.

23114. Cobra Bargain

Timothy Zahn

Cobra Bargain is a book published in 1988 that was written by Timothy Zahn.

23116. The Silver Mistress

Peter O'Donnell

The Silver Mistress is the title of an action-adventure novel by Peter O'Donnell which was first published in the United Kingdom in 1973. It was the seventh book of adventures featuring O'Donnell's comic strip heroine, Modesty Blaise.

23121. The Three Impostors

Arthur Machen

The Three Impostors is an episodic novel by British horror fiction writer Arthur Machen, first published in 1895 in The Bodley Head's Keynote Series. Its importance was recognized in its later revival in paperback by Ballantine Books as the forty-eighth volume of the celebrated …

23126. African Genesis

Robert Ardrey

African Genesis: A Personal Investigation into the Animal Origins and Nature of Man, usually referred to as African Genesis, is a 1961 nonfiction work by Robert Ardrey. It posited the hypothesis that man evolved on the African continent from carnivorous, predatory ancestors who …

23134. In the penny arcade

Steven Millhauser

In the Penny Arcade is one of seven short stories written by Steven Millhauser and published in 1986. These seven short stories were previously published in the early 1980s in venues such as the New Yorker, Grand Street, Antaeus, and the Hudson Review. Like Mr. Millhauser's two …

23136. The Great Explosion

Eric Frank Russell

The Great Explosion is a satirical science fiction novel by Eric Frank Russell, first published in 1962. The story is divided into three sections. The final section is based on Russell's famous 1951 short story "...And Then There Were None." Twenty-three years after the novel …

23138. Song Quest

Katherine Roberts

Song Quest is a fantasy novel by Katherine Roberts. It is the first book in The Echorium Sequence followed by Crystal Mask and Dark Quetzal. The novel was first published in 1999 by Chicken House as a hardback copy; later on in 2001, the first paperback was published. Song Quest …

23139. Paper Cities

Ekaterina Sedia

Paper Cities: An Anthology of Urban Fantasy is a 2008 speculative fiction anthology edited by Ekaterina Sedia.

23141. The blind Barber

John Dickson Carr

The Blind Barber, first published in October 1934, is a detective story by John Dickson Carr featuring his series detective Gideon Fell. This novel is a mystery of the type known as a whodunnit.

23143. Omoo, a narrative of adventures in the South seas

Herman Melville

Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas is the second book by American writer Herman Melville, first published in London in 1847, and a sequel to his first South Sea narrative Typee, also based on the author's experiences in the South Pacific. After leaving the island …

23144. A Few Quick Ones

P. G. Wodehouse

A Few Quick Ones is a collection of ten short stories by P. G. Wodehouse. It was first published in the United States on 13 April 1959 by Simon & Schuster, New York, and in the United Kingdom on 26 June 1959 by Herbert Jenkins, London. All the stories in the collection …

23145. The Essential Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

The Essential Gandhi: An Anthology of His Writings on His Life, Work, and Ideas is a collection of Gandhi's writings edited by Louis Fischer. The book outlines how Gandhi became the Mahatma and introduces Gandhi's opinions on various subjects. It is split into two parts: The Man …

23147. The Rosary Murders

William X. Kienzle

The Rosary Murders is a novel written by William X. Kienzle.

23149. Stowaway to the Mushroom Planet

Eleanor Cameron

Stowaway to the Mushroom Planet is the second in the series of Mushroom Planet books by Eleanor Cameron, and was published in 1956, two years after the original. This children's book is set in a beach community in California, as well as on a tiny, habitable moon -- "Basidium"—in …

23150. The Machine in the Garden

Leo Marx

The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America is a 1964 work of literary criticism written by Leo Marx and published by Oxford University Press. The title of the book refers to a trope in American literature representing the interruption of pastoral …

23151. Women of Algiers in Their Apartment

Assia Djebar

Women of Algiers in Their Apartment French: Femmes d'Alger dans leur Appartement is a 1980 novel by the Algerian writer Assia Djebar. It is a collection of short stories celebrating the strength and dignity of Algerian women of the past and the present. The interweaving stories …

23153. Swamp Angel

Anne Isaacs

Swamp Angel is a book written by Anne Isaacs and illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky.

23154. A House is a House for Me

Mary Ann Hoberman

A House is a House for Me is a book written by Mary Ann Hoberman and illustrated by Betty Fraser.

23156. Four Freedoms

John Crowley

Four Freedoms is a 2009 historical novel by John Crowley. It follows the adventures of several characters centring around a fictional aircraft manufacturing plant near Ponca City, Oklahoma during World War II, specifically from 1942 to 1945. The plant chiefly produces the …

23157. Four-Day Planet

H. Beam Piper

Four-Day Planet is a book published in 1961 that was written by H. Beam Piper.

23161. Little Vampire

Joann Sfar

Living in a house filled with grown-up ghouls and monsters, Little Vampire is so lonely that he’s even willing to go to school if that’s what it takes to find friends. Unfortunately, school seems to be filled with children who are still alive. . . .Little Vampire finds …

23162. The Ruby Way

Hal Fulton

The Ruby Way takes a “how-to” approach to Ruby programming with the bulk of the material consisting of more than 400 examples arranged by topic. Each example answers the question “How do I do this in Ruby?” Working along with the author, you are presented with the task …

23164. Hallelujah! The Welcome Table

Maya Angelou

Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes is author Maya Angelou's first cookbook. It pairs 28 essays written by Angelou with 73 recipes. Angelou got the title from an African-American spiritual. The book's audio version, which was produced at the same …

23166. Sten Adventures Book 8: Empire's End

Chris Bunch

Empire's End is the eighth and final book in Chris Bunch and Allan Cole's The Sten Adventures.

23168. Darkhouse

Alex Barclay

Darkhouse is a 2005 mystery-detective novel written by Irish author Alex Barclay and published by HarperCollins in the United Kingdom. It is the debut novel of former journalist Alex Barclay and was both a Sunday Times and international best-seller.

23169. Jumping Off the Planet

David Gerrold

Jumping Off the Planet is a novella written by David Gerrold.

23170. Mosaic: Pieces of My Life So Far

Amy Grant

One of America’s most popular music artists shares beautiful pieces of an unforgettable human mosaic, revealing pieces of a life in progress.With her unmistakable voice and honest lyrics, Amy Grant has captured a unique place in American music. As the bestselling Christian music …

23171. For All Time

Caroline B. Cooney

For All Time was a 2000 made-for-TV-movie released in 2000 starring Mark Harmon, Mary McDonnell, and Catherine Hicks. It was based on The Twilight Zone episode, A Stop at Willoughby written by Rod Serling. The teleplay was by Vivienne Radkoff and it was directed by Steven …

23172. So sure of death

Dana Stabenow

So sure of death is a book published in 1999 that was written by Dana Stabenow.

23173. Simon Bloom, The Gravity Keeper

Michael Reisman

Simon Bloom, The Gravity Keeper is a book published in 2007 that was written by Michael Reisman.

23174. La dama del alba

Alejandro Casona

La dama del alba is a Spanish play, very popular in its own country, written by playwright Alejandro Casona in 1944. It is a fantasy-drama in which Death personified is the main character. It takes place in a small village in the Spanish Principality of Asturias. The play …

23175. The Hedgehog and the Fox

Isaiah Berlin

"The Hedgehog and the Fox" is an essay by philosopher Isaiah Berlin. It was one of Berlin's most popular essays with the general public. Berlin himself said of the essay: "I never meant it very seriously. I meant it as a kind of enjoyable intellectual game, but it was taken …

23176. Prince of Foxes

Samuel Shellabarger

Prince of Foxes is a 1947 historical novel by Samuel Shellabarger, following the adventures of the fictional Andrea Orsini, a captain in the service of Cesare Borgia during his conquest of the Romagna.

23177. After the war

Carol Matas

After the War is a novel written by author Carol Matas. The book was published by Simon and Schuster and released in 1997.

23178. Once a Mouse

Marcia Brown

Once a Mouse is a 1961 book by Marcia Brown. Released by Scribner Press, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1962, Brown's second honor.

23180. Indiana Jones and the Seven Veils

Rob MacGregor

Indiana Jones and the Seven Veils is the third of 12 Indiana Jones novels published by Bantam Books. Rob MacGregor, the author of this book, also wrote five of the other Indiana Jones books for Bantam. Published on November 1, 1991, it is preceded by Indiana Jones and the Dance …

23181. Old Mortality

Walter Scott

Old Mortality is a novel by Sir Walter Scott set in the period 1679–89 in south west Scotland. It forms, along with The Black Dwarf, the 1st series of Scott's Tales of My Landlord. The two novels were published together in 1816. Old Mortality is considered one of Scott's best …

23183. The Conan Chronicles

Robert E. Howard

The Conan Chronicles is a 1989 omnibus collection of three previous fantasy collections by Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter featuring Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian, published by Sphere Books. The component collections had …

23184. The Twyborn Affair

Patrick White

The Twyborn Affair is a novel by Australian Nobel laureate Patrick White, first published in 1979. The three parts of the novel are set in a villa on the French Riviera before the First World War, a sheep station on the edge of Australia's Snowy Mountains in the inter-war …

23185. The Brave Free Men

Jack Vance

The Faceless Man is a prisoner in his own palace. His power over the people of Durdane is in the hands of Gastel Etzwane, a youth whose thirst for vengeance against the dreaded Rogushkoi would be slaked only by oceans of their blood. For these invincible foes who threatened …

23187. Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down

Ishmael Reed

Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down, by the African-American writer Ishmael Reed, is a satirical take on the traditional Western. It is Ishmael Reed's second novel, following The Freelance Pallbearers, and was first published in 1969. It tells the story of the Loop Garoo Kid, an …

23188. The Brush-Off

Shane Maloney

The Brush-Off is a 1996 Australian, Ned Kelly Awards-winning crime thriller, written by Shane Maloney. It is the second novel in a series of crime thrillers following the character of Murray Whelan, as he investigates crimes in the Melbourne area in the course of trying to keep …

23189. Little Women

Louisa May Alcott

Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books rapidly over several months at the request of her publisher. The novel follows the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy …

23191. Part of the furniture

Mary Wesley

Part of the Furniture is a best-selling novel written by British author Mary Wesley. The novel was Wesley's last one and it was published when the author was eighty-five years old.

23192. Men, Martians and Machines

Eric Frank Russell

Men, Martians and Machines is a collection of science-fiction short stories by the British writer Eric Frank Russell. It was first published in 1955.

23195. The Process

Brion Gysin

The Process is a novel by Brion Gysin which was published in 1969. Gysin was a painter and composer, and also collaborated with Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs on many occasions. The Process was his first full-length novel. Described by The Overlook Press as "a …

23198. Sabbatical

John Barth

Sabbatical: A Romance is a novel by the American writer John Barth, published in 1982. The story is centered on a yacht race through the Chesapeake Bay. Barth's narrative was inspired by the death of ex-CIA officer John Paisley.



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