English Literature Reading List

Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte
Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen
Cold Comfort Farm Stella Gibbons
Gulliver’s Travels Jonathon Swift
Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte
Tess of the D’Urbervilles Thomas Hardy
Far from the Madding Crowd Thomas Hardy
A Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde
Silas Marner George Eliot
Frankenstein Mary Shelley
1984 George Orwell
Brave New World Aldous Huxley
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck
The Outsider Albert Camus
The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini
1000 Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini
The Book Thief Marcus Zusak
Norwegian Wood Haruki Murakami
Enduring Love Ian McEwan
Atonement Ian McEwan
Catcher in the Rye J D Sallinger
Brighton Rock Graham Greene
Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro
Remains of the Day Kazuo Ishiguro
Falling Man Don DeLillo
Spies Michael Frayn
The Road Cormac McCarthy
Black Swan Green David Mitchell
If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things Jon McGregor To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
White Teeth Zadie Smith
Wild Swans Jung Chang
Engleby Sebastian Faulks
Memoirs of a Geisha Arthur Golden
The Time Machine H G Wells
Sophie’s World Jostein Gaarder
Lovely Bones Alice Sebold
Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

For a slightly lighter read…
Mister Pip – Lloyd Jones
Martyn Pyg – Kevin Brooks
The Woman in Black – Susan Hill
The King of the Castle – Susan Hill
Lord of the Flies – William Golding
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams His Dark Materials Trilogy – Phillip Pullman
Angela’s Ashes – Frank McCourt
Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
The Hound of the Baskervilles – Arthur Conan Doyle The Spy Who Came In From The Cold – John Le Carre Tales of The Otori (trilogy) – Lian Hearn
The Colour of Magic – Terry Pratchett
Slumdog Millionaire – Vikas Swarup
Fever Pitch – Nick Hornby


English Literature Reading List

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