Past reads (pre-2014)

Pre-2014: From memory (unreliable), I’m pretty sure I’ve read these books (more sure of some than others). 

Books read 2014   |  Books read 2015 |   Books read 2016   |  Books read 2017  |   Books read 2018 


This list is ordered alphabetically by author’s last name.

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, Half of a Yellow Sun

Alcott, Louisa May  Little Women

Andrews, V.C. Flowers in the Attic (Dollanganger, #1)

Archer, Jeffrey, First Among Equals

Archer, Jeffrey, As the Crow Flies

Archer, Jeffrey, Kane and Abel (Kane & Abel, #1)

Archer, Jeffrey, The Prodigal Daughter (Kane & Abel, #2)

Archer, Jeffrey, Shall We Tell the President? (Kane & Abel, #3)

Archer, Jeffrey, A Quiver Full of Arrows

Archer, Jeffrey, The Fourth Estate

Archer, Jeffrey, A Twist in the Tale

Archer, Jeffrey, The Eleventh Commandment

Atkinson, Kate Life after life

Atwood, Margaret Alias Grace    

Atwood, Margaret The Blind Assassin

Auel, Jean M. The Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth’s Children, #1)

Auel, Jean M. The Valley of Horses (Earth’s Children, #2)  

Auel, Jean M. The Mammoth Hunters (Earth’s Children, #3)

Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice  

Bail, Murray Eucalyptus

Bail, Murray The Voyage

Ballard, J.G. Empire of the Sun (Empire of the Sun, #1)    

Binchy, Maeve The Copper Beech

Binchy, Maeve The Glass Lake

Binchy, Maeve Evening Class   

Binchy, Maeve Circle of Friends

Bohjalian, Chris Midwives

Brontë, Emily Wuthering Heights

Brooks, Geraldine March

Buchan, John The 39 Steps (Richard Hannay, #1)

Buck, Pearl S. The Good Earth (House of Earth, #1)

Carey, Peter Oscar and Lucinda

Chang, Jung Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

Childers, Erskine The Riddle of the Sands Publisher: Penguin Random House

Christie, Agatha Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)

Christie, Agatha Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot #17)

Christie, Agatha And Then There Were None

Clarke, Marcus For the Term of His Natural Life Publisher : Penguin

Clavell, James Shōgun (Asian Saga, #1) Publisher: Penguin Random House

Clavell, James Tai-Pan (Asian Saga, #2) Publisher: Penguin Random House

Collins, Wilkie  The Woman in White

Conrad, Joseph   Heart of Darkness

Courtenay, Bryce The Power of One

Courtenay, Bryce Tandia

Crace, Jim  Harvest

Cronin, A.J. The Citadel  Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Deighton, Len Berlin Game (Bernard Samson, #1)

Deighton, Len Mexico Set (Bernard Samson, #2)

Deighton, Len London Match (Bernard Samson, #3)

Deighton, Len Winter: A Berlin Family, 1899-1945 (Bernard Samson, #0)

Deighton, Len Spy Hook (Bernard Samson, #4)  

Deighton, Len Spy Line (Bernard Samson, #5)

Deighton, Len Spy Sinker (Bernard Samson, #6)

Deighton, Len The Ipcress File (Secret File, #1)

Deighton, Len Funeral in Berlin (Secret File, #3)

Dettman, Joy Jacaranda Blue Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Dettman, Joy  Henry’s Daughter (Mallawindy #2) Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Dickens, Charles David Copperfield

Dickens, Charles  Oliver Twist

Dickens, Charles  A Tale of Two Cities

Dickens, Monica, The Listeners Wikipedia

du Maurier, Daphne , Jamaica Inn

du Maurier, Daphne Frenchman’s Creek

du Maurier, Daphne , Daphne My Cousin Rachel    

du Maurier, Daphne Rebecca

Enright, Anne The Gathering

Facey, Albert B. A Fortunate Life

Faulkner, William Absalom, Absalom!   

Faulkner, William The Sound and the Fury

Flynn, Gillian Gone Girl

Flynn, Gillian Dark Places

Flynn, Gillian  Sharp Objects

Follett, Ken Paper Money

Follett, Ken The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1)

Follett, Ken World Without End (Kingsbridge, #2)         

Follett, Ken A Dangerous Fortune

Follett, Ken Modigliani Scandal

Follett, Ken The Third Twin

Follett, Ken  The Hammer of Eden

Follett, Ken On Wings of Eagles

Follett, Ken The Man From St. Petersburg

Follett, Ken The Key to Rebecca    

Follett, Ken Whiteout

Follett, Ken Eye of the Needle

Forster, E.M. A Room With a View

Forster, E.M. Howard’s End

Forster, E.M. A Passage to India

Frank, Anne The Diary of Anne Frank

French, Marilyn The Women’s Room Wikipedia

Funder, Anna All That I Am

Galsworthy, John The Forsyte Saga  

Golden, Arthur Memoirs of a Geisha Publisher: Penguin Random House

Greene, Graham The Power and the Glory Wikipedia

Greene, Graham The End of the Affair Wikipedia

Greene, Graham The Honorary Consul Wikipedia 

Greene, Graham Our Man in Havana Wikipedia

Greene, Graham The Third Man Wikipedia

Greene, Graham The Heart of the Matter  Wikipedia

Greene, Graham The Human Factor Wikipedia

Hailey, Arthur Wheels Wikipedia

Hailey, Arthur Hotel Wikipedia

Hailey, Arthur Airport Wikipedia

Hailey, Arthur The Moneychangers Wikipedia

Haley, Alex Roots: The Saga of an American Family      

Hardy, Thomas Far From the Madding Crowd

Hardy, Thomas Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Holt, Victoria Bride of Pendorric

Holt, Victoria The King of the Castle

Holt, Victoria Shadow of the Lynx

Hooper, Chloe Tall Man: The Death of Doomadgee NON-FICTION Publisher: Penguin

Hosseini, Khaled The Kite Runner

Hosseini, Khaled A Thousand Splendid Suns  

Howatch, Susan Penmarric Wikipedia

Howatch, Susan Cashelmara Wikipedia

Ishiguro, Kazuo When We Were Orphans  Publisher: Faber & Faber

Ishiguro, Kazuo A Pale View of Hills Publisher: Faber & Faber

Ishiguro, Kazuo Never Let Me Go Publisher: Faber & Faber

Ivey, Eowyn The Snow Child  

Jakes, John North and South (North and South, #1)

Jakes, John Love and War (North and South, #2)  

Jakes, John Heaven and Hell (North and South, #3)      

Johnson, Adam The Orphan Master’s Son  Publisher: Penguin Random House

Johnston, George My Brother Jack Publisher: Harper Collins

Keneally, Thomas Schindler’s List  Publisher: Penguin

Kingsolver, Barbara Pigs in Heaven  

Kingsolver, Barbara The Bean Trees (Greer Family, #1)        

Kingsolver, Barbara Prodigal Summer    

Kingsolver, Barbara The Poisonwood Bible

Kingsolver, Barbara Small Wonder

Kingsolver, Barbara Flight Behavior

Larsson, Stieg The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) Wikipedia

Larsson, Stieg The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)  Wikipedia

Larsson, Stieg The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (Millennium, #3) Wikipedia

le Carré, John The Spy Who Came In from the Cold

le Carré, John The Honourable Schoolboy 

le Carré, John A Perfect Spy 

le Carré, John Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (The Karla Trilogy, #1)

le Carré, John The Secret Pilgrim 

le Carré, John The Night Manager  

le Carré, John The Tailor of Panama

le Carré, John Smiley’s People

le Carré, John The Constant Gardener

le Carré, John The Mission Song

le Carré, John A Most Wanted Man  

le Carré, John Our Kind of Traitor  

Lee, Harper To Kill a Mockingbird  

Leigh, Julia The Hunter Wikipedia

London, Jack The Call of the Wild  Publisher: Penguin

Martel, Yann Life of Pi        

McCann, Colum TransAtlantic   

McCullough, Colleen The Thorn Birds Publisher: Simon & Schuster

McCullough, Colleen Tim Publisher: Simon & Schuster

McCullough, Colleen An Indecent Obsession Publisher: Simon & Schuster

McCullough, Colleen The Ladies of Missalonghi Publisher: Simon & Schuster

McDonald, Roger The Ballad of Desmond Kale Publisher: Penguin

McEwan, Ian On Chesil Beach

McEwan, Ian Atonement

McEwan, Ian Sweet Tooth  

McGahan, Andrew The White Earth Publisher: Allen and Unwin

Michener, James A. Texas   Publisher: Penguin Random House

Michener, James A. Caravans  Publisher: Penguin Random House

Michener, James A. Hawaii   Publisher: Penguin Random House

Michener, James A. Chesapeake Publisher: Penguin Random House

Michener, James A. The Source Publisher: Penguin Random House

Michener, James A. The Drifters Publisher: Penguin Random House

Michener, James A. Space   Publisher: Penguin Random House

Michener, James A. The Covenant     Publisher: Penguin Random House

Michener, James A. Poland      Publisher: Penguin Random House

Michener, James A. Alaska  Publisher: Penguin Random House

Michener, James A. Centennial     Publisher: Penguin Random House

Michener, James A. Mexico  Publisher: Penguin Random House

Miller, Alex Journey to the Stone Country     

Mitchell, Margaret Gone with the Wind

Morton, Kate The Distant Hours

Morton, Kate The Secret Keeper

Oates, Joyce Carol The Falls

Oates, Joyce Carol The Gravedigger’s Daughter

Oates, Joyce Carol Zombie  

Oates, Joyce Carol We Were the Mulvaneys      

Orwell, George 1984   

Orwell, George Animal Farm

Pasternak, Boris Doctor Zhivago  Wikipedia

Pears, Iain An Instance of the Fingerpost Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Pilcher, Rosamunde The Shell Seekers

Pilcher, Rosamunde September

Pilcher, Rosamunde  Snow in April

 

 

Ruiz Zafón, Carlos The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #1)  

Rutherfurd, Edward Sarum        

Rutherfurd, Edward The Forest

Rutherfurd, Edward  Dublin: Foundation   

Rutherfurd, Edward Ireland: Awakening

Rutherfurd, Edward New York

Shute, Nevil Pied Piper

Shute, Nevil  A Town Like Alice

Shute, Nevil On the Beach

Simons, Paullina The Bronze Horseman (The Bronze Horseman, #1)

Simons, Paullina Tatiana and Alexander (The Bronze Horseman, #2)  

Simons, Paullina Tully     

Smiley, Jane The Greenlanders   

Smiley, Jane Horse Heaven    

Smiley, Jane Moo

Smiley, Jane Barn Blind

Smiley, Jane A Thousand Acres  

Smiley, Jane The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton

Smiley, Jane Private life  

Steinbeck, John The Grapes of Wrath

Steinbeck, John Of Mice and Men

Steinbeck, John East of Eden

Stowe, Harriet Beecher Uncle Tom’s Cabin Wikipedia

Tan, Amy The Bonesetter’s Daughter

Tan, Amy The Joy Luck Club

Thackeray, William Makepeace Vanity Fair Wikipedia

Theroux, Paul, The Mosquito Coast

Tolstoy, Leo War and Peace Wikipedia

Tolstoy, Leo Anna Karenina Wikipedia

Tsiolkas, Christos The Slap       

Walker, Alice The Color Purple

Wells, Rebecca Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood      

West, Morris L. The Shoes of the Fisherman  

West, Morris L. The Devil’s Advocate

West, Morris L. The Clowns of God

Winton, Tim The Riders  Publisher: Penguin

Winton, Tim Dirt Music   Publisher: Penguin

Winton, Tim Eyrie  Publisher: Penguin

Wouk, Herman The Winds of War (The Henry Family, #1)  Wikipedia

Wouk, Herman War and Remembrance (The Henry Family, #2)  Wikipedia

Wyld, Evie  All the Birds, Singing

Zola, Émile Germinal (Les Rougon-Macquart, #13)   Wikipedia