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Thursday, October 31, 2013

A year's reading...

So here are all the books I've read since last October and my ratings for them. Just four given full marks, but a lot of other good stuff.


Lionel Asbo – Martin Amis 10

The Ritual – Adam Nevill 9

McTeague – Frank Norris 9

The Beetle – Richard Marsh 6

Queen Lucia – E F Benson 9

The Pregnant Widow – Martin Amis 8

Jimbo – Algernon Blackwood 5

Red Badge of Courage – Stephen Crane 5

The Card – Arnold Bennett 7

Call of the Wild – Jack London 6

O Pioneers – Willa Cather 7

The Napoleon of Notting Hill – G K Chesterton 4

Crome Yellow – Aldous Huxley 6

The Gambler – Fyodor Dostoevsky 8

The Tragedy of Pudden’ead Wilson – Mark Twain 8

The Rainbow – D H Lawrence 10

Washington Square – Henry James 6

The History of Mr Polly – H G Wells 8

Moon and Sixpence – Somerset Maugham 9

Lord Jim – Joseph Conrad 6

Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie 8

A Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes 7

Apt Pupil – Stephen King 9

Christine – Stephen King 9

The Library Policeman – Stephen King 7

22.11.63 – Stephen King 10

The Kind Folk – Ramsey Campbell 9

Last Days – Adam Nevill 8

The Last Revelation of Gla’aki – Ramsey Campbell 10

Sacrifice – Paul Finch 8

Meltdown – Ben Elton 8

Gone to Ground – John Harvey 7

The 50/50 Killer – Steve Mosby 8

Floating Staircase – Ronald Malfi 8

Snow – Ronald Malfi 8

The Narrows – Ronald Malfi 7

The Hole – Willie Miekle 6

Corrosion – Jon Bassof 9

 

2 comments:

  1. Some great stuff in there, Gary. And plenty more for my ever growing TBR pile.

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  2. Tell me about it, Luke. I need to retire now to read everything I want to.

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