Book list 2010


1. Caleb Williams, William Godwin

2. The Castle of Otranto, Horace Walpole

3. The Turn of the Screw, Henry James

4. Desperate Remedies, Thomas Hardy

5. The Italian, Ann Radcliffe

6. We have Always Lived in the Castle, Shirley Jackson

7. The Romance of the Forest, Ann Radcliffe

8. The Woman in Black, Susan Hill

9. Emma, Jane Austen**

10. Under the Greenwood Tree, Thomas Hardy

11. Vampires, Burial and death, Paul Barber

12. Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy**

13.  The Woodlanders, Thomas Hardy

14. Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert

15. Daisy Miller and other stories, Henry James

16.  On Chesil Beach, Ian McEwan

17. Testimony, Anita Shreve

18. The American, Henry James

19. The Magic Toyshop, Angela Carter**

20. Two Caravans, Marina Lewycka

21. The Kreutzer Sonata, Leo Tolstoy

22.  The Portrait of a Lady, Henry James

23.  The Hungry years, William Leith

24.    Sister Carrie, Theodore Dreiser

25.    Persuasion, Jane Austen

26.    Mansfield Park, Jane Austen**

27.    Sense & Sensibility, Jane Austen**

28.    Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

29.    Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte**

30.    Confessions of a Justified Sinner, James Hogg

31.    Tales of Terror from Blackwood’s Magazine, edited by Robert Morrison & Chris Baldick

32.    The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins**

33.    The Book Thief, Marcus Zusak

34.    Brick Lane, Monica Ali

35.    The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson**

36.    Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson

37.    The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Anne Bronte

38.   The Beauty Myth, Naomi Wolf

39.  The French Lieutenant’s Woman, John Fowles

40. Friend of the Devil, Peter Robinson*

41. The Year of the Flood, Margaret Atwood

42. The Song of Names, Norman Lebrecht*

43. Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter, Simone De Beauvoir

44. Gigi and The Cat, Collette

45. Journal, Helene Berr

46. The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera

47. The House of Special Purpose, John Boyne

48. The Kitchen God’s Wife, Amy Tan*

49. Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky

50. The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler

51. The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka

52. The Castle, Franz Kafka

53. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky

54. A Rose for Winter, Laurie Lee

55. Beyond Black, Hilary Mantle*

56. The Haunted Hotel, Wilkie Collins

57. Bleak House, Charles Dickens

58. Ruth, Elizabeth Gaskell

59. The Lottery & Other Stories, Shirley Jackson

60. A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens

61. Arthur & George, Julian Barnes

* Book club

** Re-read


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