1) Bleak House, Charles Dickens

2) The Thief and the Dogs, Naguib Mahfouz

3) The Heretic’s Apprentice, Ellis Peters

4) Diary of a Mad Old Man, Junichiro Tanizaki

5) The Dogs and the Wolves, Irene Nemirovsky

6) Death in the Andes, Mario Vargas Llosa

7) The Kraken Wakes, John Wyndham

8) North and South, Elizabeth Gaskell

9) When I Whistle, Shusako Endo

10) The Warden, Anthony Trollope

11) Birthday, Koji Suzuki

12) The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner, James Hogg

13) Barchester Towers, Anthony Trollope

14) Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, Jorge Amado

15) Whose Body?, Dorothy Sayers

16) Middlemarch, George Eliot

17) The Documents in the Case, Dorothy Sayers and Robert Eustace

18) The Yacoubian Building, Alaa Al Aaswany

19) Anathem, Neal Stephenson

20) Sketches by Boz, Charles Dickens

21) Clouds of Witness, Dorothy Sayers

22) The Belton Estate, Anthony Trollope

23) Vaudeville!, Gaetan Soucy

24) Barry Lyndon, W.M. Thackeray

25) The Sound of the Waves, Yukio Mishima

26) Restless, William Boyd

27) Dr Thorne, Anthony Trollope

28) And Then, Soseki Natsume

29) Troubles, J. G. Farrell

30) All Our Worldly Goods, Irene Nemirovsky

31) Wives and Daughters, Elizabeth Gaskell

32) The Housekeeper and the Professor, Yoko Ogawa

33) Mrs Lirriper, Charles Dickens

34) The Potter’s Field, Ellis Peters

35) The Odd Women, George Gissing

36) The Sisters Brothers, Patrick DeWitt

37) Framley Parsonage, Anthony Trollope

38) The Nine Tailors, Dorothy L. Sayers

39) What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Haruki Murakami

40) Little Brother, Cory Doctorow

41) The Small House at Allington, Anthony Trollope

42) The Briefcase, Hiromi Kawakami

43) The Scar, China Mieville

44) Wang in Love and Bondage, Wang Xiaobo

45) The Summer of the Danes, Ellis Peters

46) Barnaby Rudge, Charles Dickens

47) The Blade Itself, Joe Abercrombie

48) Mon “The Gate”, Soseki Natsume

49) Le Bal, Irene Nemirovsky

50) The Last Chronicle of Barset, Anthony Trollope

51) Solar, Ian McEwan

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Another good list. I see you are a fan of Irene Nemirovsky. I enojyed Suite Francaise.

    1. Colleen says:

      You must read her other novels! She was unparralled.

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