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Lord of the flies

by:Golding, William, 1911-1993

Classic study of human nature which depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island.

Editions:1333  Date:1854 - 2020  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Bildungsromans, Science fiction, Allegories


The heart of the matter

by:Greene, Graham, 1904-1991

Set in West Africa, this is the story of Scobie, an assistant police commissioner, and his personal and professional corruption.

Editions:667  Date:0001 - 2018  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Christian fiction, Religious fiction, Religious fiction


Brideshead revisited; : the sacred and profane memories of Captain Charles Ryder, a novel

by:Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966

A story about the aristocratic Catholic family of Lord Marchmain, set in the period between World War I and World War II.

Editions:280  Date:1900 - 2016  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction


The end of the affair

by:Greene, Graham, 1904-1991

Account of a hate bred of a passion that ultimately lost out to God.

Editions:494  Date:1951 - 2018  Genre(s):Love stories, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Religious fiction, Religious fiction


How green was my valley

by:Llewellyn, Richard

Winner of the National Book Award in 1940 and the basis for the Academy Award Best Picture film of the same name, -- He is best known, however, for his novels?particularly those that celebrated coal mining communities in rural Wales. The best known of these, How Green Was My Valley, was published in 1939 to international renown, and was later memorably adapted to Hollywood by Director John Ford, starring Walter Pidgeon and Maureen O?Hara.

Editions:409  Date:1900 - 2013  Genre(s):Historical fiction, History, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction


My cousin Rachel

by:Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989

A story of a woman's influence over two men and their attempts to escape her effort to poison them.

Editions:337  Date:1900 - 2018  Genre(s):Romantic suspense fiction, Love stories, Romance fiction, Romance fiction, Mystery fiction


The comedians

by:Greene, Graham, 1904-1991

"'The Comedians' is set in Haiti, where terror rides and death comes frequently and swiftly in the night. It is a story of passion and adventure, hope and disillusion. With alternating comedy, irony, and grim violence, Greene weaves these lives [of the characters] in a pattern of mounting suspense."

Editions:336  Date:1900 - 2010  Genre(s):Political fiction, Political fiction


The sword in the stone

by:White, T. H. (Terence Hanbury), 1906-1964

A retelling of the Arthurian Legend.

Editions:127  Date:1938 - 2010  Genre(s):Historical fiction, Arthurian romances, Arthurian romances, Historical fiction, Historical fiction


The years

by:Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941

English upper middle-class life among three inter-related families.

Editions:323  Date:1900 - 2019  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction


The amateur cracksman

by:Hornung, E. W. (Ernest William), 1866-1921

Gentleman thief Raffles and his sidekick Harry "Bunny" Masters attempt a series of thefts: but will they get away with it?

Editions:181  Date:1886 - 2018  Genre(s):Mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction

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