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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:1260  Date:1854 - 2020  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Bildungsromans, Science fiction, Allegories


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:390  Date:1944 - 2016  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction


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:662  Date:0001 - 2018  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Christian fiction, Religious fiction, Religious 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:478  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, this is the story of the Morgans, a Welsh family of miners. Especially is it the story of Huw, the youngest, and of the valley in which they lived, a valley doomed to destruction by encroaching slag heap.

Editions:414  Date:1900 - 2013  Genre(s):History, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Historical 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:348  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:1936 - 2018  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:133  Date:1938 - 2008  Genre(s):Historical fiction, Arthurian romances, Arthurian romances, Historical fiction, Historical fiction


The African Queen

by:Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott), 1899-1966

English missionary's sister enlists aid of mechanic in blowing up German gunboat on African lake.

Editions:259  Date:1900 - 2015  Genre(s):War stories, War fiction, War fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction


The years

by:Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941

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

Editions:319  Date:1900 - 2016  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction


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