Here is a list of 100 older titles to inspire you. How many have you read?

1. Isaac Asimov – Nightfall

2. Paul Auster- each of the New York Trilogy titles

3. Richard Bach Jonathan Livingstone Seagull

4. Clive Barker The Hellbound Hear

t 5. H.E. Bates The Triple echo

6. Julian Barnes Sense of an Ending

7. Samuel Beckett Malone Dies

8. Saul Bellow – Seize The Day

9. Alan Bennett - The Uncommon Reader

10. Algernon Blackwood The Willows

11. Karen Blixen Babette’s Feast

12. Ray Bradbury – Fahrenheit 451

13. Anthony Burgess – A Clockwork Orange

14. James M Cain – The Postman Always Rings Twice

15. Italo Calvino – Invisible Cities

16. John W. Campbell' Who Goes There?

17. Albert Camus – The Stranger

r 18. Albert Camus – The Fall

19. Truman Capote – Breakfast At Tiffany’s

20. J L Carr – A Month In The Country

21. Willa Cather -  My Mortal Enemy

22. Kate Chopin – The Awakening

23. Agatha Christie Three Blind Mice

24. Joseph Conrad – Heart Of Darkness

25. Anita Desai The Artist of Disappearance

26. Charles Dickens – A Christmas Caro

l 27. Fyodor Dostoyevsky – Notes From Underground

28. Arthur Conan Doyle – A Study In Scarlet

29. Antoine De-saint-Expury – The Little Prince

30. Patrick Leigh Fermor The Violins of Saint-Jacques

31. F Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby

32. Neil Gaiman Coraline

33. Paul Gallico The small miracle

34. Paul Gallico The snow goose

35. Alan Garner Thursbitch

36. Nikolai Gogol The Overcoat

37. Graham Greene – The Third Man

38. Harrison, Jim Legends of the Fall

39. Ernest Hemingway – The Old Man And The Sea

40. Ernest Hemingway – The Sun Also Rises

41. Herman Hesse – Siddharta

42. Susan Hill Black Sheep

43. Henry James Daisy Miller

44. Henry James – Turn Of The Screw

45. James Joyce – The Dead

46. Franz Kafka – The Metamorphosis

47. Andrew Kaufmann -  All My_Friends_are_Superheroes

48. Jack Kerouac – On the Road

49. Daniel Keyes Flowers for Algernon

50. Stephen King The Mist

51. Stephen King - Shawshank Redemption

52. Rudyard Kipling – The Man Who Would Be King

53. Doris Lessing - The Grandmothers

54. Ira Levin - The Stepford Wives

55. Penelope Lively-  Photograph

56. David Lodge - Home truths

57. Jack London – The Call Of The Wild

58. H P Lovecraft – At The Mountains Of Madness

59. Carson McCullers The Ballad of Sad Café

60. Ian McEwan Amsterdam

61. Norman Maclean – A River Runs Through It

62. Thomas Mann – Death In Venice

63. Gabriel Garcia Marquez – Chronicle Of A Death Foretold

64. Steve Martin Shopgirl

65. Richard Matheson – I Am Legend

66. Ian McEwan – On Chesil Beach

67. Herman Melville – Bartleby, The Scrivene

r 68. Herman Melville – Billy Budd, Sailor

69. Prosper Merimee Carmen

70. Alison Moore The Pre-War House & other stories

71. Thomas More – Utopia

72. Joyce Carol Oates-Black Water

73. George Orwell – Animal Farm

74. Anne Perry Christmas Novellas (series)

75. Edgar Allan Poe - The Black Cat

76. Annie Proulx – Brokeback Mountain

77. Thomas Pynchon – The Crying Of Lot 49

78. Ruth Rendell- Heartstones

79. Jean Rhys - The Wide Sargasso Sea

80. Ben Rice - Pobby and Dingan

81. Philip Roth – Goodbye, Columbus

82. Françoise Sagan- Bonjour Tristesse

83. J D Salinger – Franny And Zooey

84. Mary Shelley -  Mathilda

85. Alan Sillitoe – The Loneliness Of The Long-Distance Runner

86. A Solzenhitsyn - One Day in the Life Of Ivan Denisovich

87. Muriel Spark Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

88. John Steinbeck – Of Mice And Men

89. John Steinbeck - The Pearl

90. Robert Louis Stevenson – The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

91. Patrick Suskind The Pigeon

92. Leo Tolstoy – The Devil, or The Dead

93. Voltaire – Candide

94. H G Wells – The Time Machine

95. H G Wells – The War Of The Worlds

96. Fay Weldon - Rules of life

97. Edith Wharton- Ethan Frome

98. John Wyndham - Consider her Ways

99. Thornton Wilder- The Bridge of San Luis Rey

100 Stefan Zweig-  Chess

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