My favourite fiction

This page will be constantly updated as I read more and find more books that I really enjoy, but these are my favourite fiction books as they stand now (including children’s and young people’s fiction):

  • Douglas Adams –  The Hitchhiker’s Trilogy (although I haven’t yet read ‘Mostly Harmless’)
  • Emily Bronte –  Wuthering Heights
  • Anthony Burgess –  A Clockwork Orange
  • Truman Capote –  In Cold Blood (not fiction as such, but fictionalised)
  • Lewis Carroll –  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
  • Joseph Conrad –  Heart of Darkness
  • Roald Dahl –  Danny the Champion of the World  –  The BFG
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald –  The Great Gatsby
  • E. M. Forster –  A Room with a View
  • Robert Harris –  Fatherland
  • James Joyce –  Dubliners  –  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Penelope Lively –  Heatwave
  • George Orwell –  Animal Farm  –  Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Sylvia Plath –  The Bell Jar
  • Phillip Pullman –  The Sally Lockhart series  –  His Dark Materials
  • R.L. Stevenson –  The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
  • Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell – The Edge Chronicles
  • Hunter S. Thompson –  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • J.R.R. Tolkien –  The Hobbit  –  The Lord of the Rings
  • Kurt Vonnegut –  Slaughterhouse 5
  • Oscar Wilde –  The Picture of Dorian Gray

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