Book AwardsThe Guardian's Text on the Beach: 50 Best Summer Reads Ever

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Works (50)

The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell2009
Amours de Voyage by Arthur Hugh Clough2009
Atonement by Ian McEwan2009
The Beach by Alex Garland2009
Body Surfing by Anita Shreve2009
Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan2009
Brown Girl, Brownstones by Paule Marshall2009
Chocolat by Joanne Harris2009
Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez2009
Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee2009
The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy2009
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie2009
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje2009
Flashman's Lady by George MacDonald Fraser2009
French Leave by P. G. Wodehouse2009
The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles2009
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson2009
The Go-Between by L. P. Hartley2009
Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier2009
The Grandmothers: Four Short Novels by Doris Lessing2009
The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden2009
A House for Mr Biswas by V. S. Naipaul2009
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende2009
Imogen by Jilly Cooper2009
In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower by Marcel Proust2009
Jean de Florette & Manon of the Springs by Marcel Pagnol2009
The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler2009
The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa2009
I Like It Here by Kingsley Amis2009
The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst2009
The Magus by John Fowles2009
Mother's Milk by Edward St. Aubyn2009
A Murder of Quality by John le Carré2009
The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold by Evelyn Waugh2009
Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene2009
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction by J. D. Salinger2009
The Reconstructionist by Josephine Hart2009
Romola by George Eliot2009
The Sea, the Sea by Iris Murdoch2009
The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles2009
Something is Going to Fall Like Rain by Ros Wynne-Jones2009
Summer's Lease by John Mortimer2009
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway2009
Swann's Way by Marcel Proust2009
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith2009
Talking It Over by Julian Barnes2009
Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald2009
Up at the Villa by W. Somerset Maugham2009
Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. Forster2009
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys2009