Favourite books

Middlemarch (Best. Novel. Ever. Written) and Anna Karenina.

In no particular order:

A Farewell To Arms, The Satanic Verses, The Idiot, Catch 22, Darkness At Noon, One Hundred Years of Solitude, War and Peace, The Good Soldier, Sons and Lovers, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Great Gatsby, Pride and Prejudice, Farenheit 451, The Card, Wuthering Heights, Pale Fire, To Kill A Mockingbird, Cancer Ward, The Spire, The Heart of Darkness, The End of the Affair, Of Human Bondage, Story of O, Les Miserables, Too Late the Phalarope, Phineas Finn, A Handful of Dust, The Catcher in the Rye, The Morte D’Arthur, The Secret History, Mr Phillips and A Place of Greater Safety.

Shakespeare’s Sonnets.  Keats’ Odes.  Yeats.  TS Elliot.  Wordsworth.  And Wendy Cope.

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One Response

  1. Interesting piece on libel reform re the targets of the media. As for reading list – yes to Middlemarch – at uni that was my favourite book – it got me to think. Though I also liked the other George Eliot books esp. Daniel Deronda

    yrs.
    Stephen

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