Novels of my life

Here’s a list of novels I can’t do without:

William Maxwell – The Folded Leaf
Louis Fitzhugh – Harriet the Spy
Ursula K. Le Guin – A Wizard of Earthsea
Emily Bronte – Wuthering Heights
Henry James – Washington Square
Alan Hollinghurst – The Line of Beauty
Henry Green – Concluding
Dawn Powell – A Time to Be Born
Kingsley Amis – Ending Up
Mario Vargas Llosa – The Feast of the Goat
Virginia Woolf – To the Lighthouse
Gustave Flaubert – Madame Bovary
Joseph Roth – The Radetzky March
J.M. Coetzee – Disgrace
Saul Bellow – Seize the Day
Pat Barker – Regeneration Trilogy
W.G. Sebald – The Emigrants
Thomas Mann – Joseph and His Brothers
André Breton – Nadja
Muriel Spark – The Driver’s Seat
D.H. Lawrence – Women in Love
Evelyn Waugh – The Loved Ones
Thomas Hardy – Tess of the D’Urbervilles
Christopher Isherwood – A Single Man
F. Scott Fitzgerald – Tender is the Night
George Eliot – Middlemarch
Philip Roth – Sabbath’s Theater
Alejo Carpentier – The Kingdom of the World
Peter Handke – Short Letter, Long Farewell
Gore Vidal – Lincoln
James Joyce – Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Anthony Trollope – The Way We Live Now

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