jade_glow (jade_glow) wrote in bookish,

It's been a really long time since I've posted in this community, but here are the books that I've read this year. The ones in bold are especial favourites, while the ones with in italics I didn't like.

Greenmantle, John Buchan (4/5)
The Red Pony, John Steinbeck (4/5)
Rumpole Rests His Case, John Mortimer (4/5)
Summers Lease, John Mortimer (4/5)
Charade, John Mortimer (3/5)
The Narrowing Stream (3/5)
Voyage Around My Father and Assorted Plays, John Mortimer (3/5)
The Trial, Franz Kafka (4/5)
Hard Times, Charles Dickens (2.5/5)
Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy (4/5)
The Crucible, Arthur Miller(2/5)
Smoke and Mirrors, Neil Gaiman (3/5)
Ghost Stories, M.R. James (2/5)
The Time Paradox (Artemis Fowl Series), Eoin Colfer (1/5)
Oscar Wilde, Richard Ellman (4/5)
Black Coffee, play by A. Christie, adapted by Charles Osborne (3/5)
...And the Rain My Drink, Han Suyin (3/5)
Girl With a Pearl Earring, Tracy Chevalier (3/5)
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce (2/5)
Midsummer's Night Dream, William Shakespeare (3/5)
Maurice, E.M. Forster (3/5)
A Pelican at Blandings, P.G. Wodehouse (4/5)
A Passage to India (E.M. Forster) (4/5)
Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen (3.5)
Princess and the Goblins, George Macdonald (2/5)
Dead Man's Folly (Poirot), Agatha Christie (3/5)
Dead Man's Mirror (Poirot, short stories) , Agatha Christie (4/5)
Inkheart, Cornelia Funke (1/5)
Great Law and Order Stories, various authors selected by John Mortimer (3/5)
Adventures of the Christmas Pudding (Poirot, short stories), Agatha Christie (3/5)
The Complete Parker Pyne (Parker Pyne), Agatha Christie (3/5)
The Agatha Christie Hour (short stories), Agatha Christie (3/5)
Mayor of Casterbridge, Thomas Hardy (4/5)
Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens (3/5)
Little Dorrit, Charles Dickens (4/5)
Bleak House, Charles Dickens (3/5) 
The total comes up to about 47 books, to date, which isn't bad. But now I want something really fun and easy to read. Recs?


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