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School Library

This is a list of English books that are in the school library. It is not a complete list, but it roughly contains most novels the library has.

Not all novels are allowed to put on the students’  reading list. They have to consult their teacher.

First Name Surname Title # of books
Douglas Adams The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy 1
Richard Adams The Girl in a Swing 1
Chimamanda Ng Adichie Americanah 1
Avarind Adiga The White Tiger 4
Rabih Alameddine I, the Divine 1
Mitch Albom The Five People You Meet in Heaven 1
L.M. Alcott Little Women and Good Wives 1
Martin Amis London Fields 2
Kingsley Amis Lucky Jim 1
Kingsley Amis One Fat Englishman 1
Kingsley Amis Jake’s Thing 1
Kingley Amis The Old Devils 1
Margaret Atwood The Blind Assassin 1
Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice 1
Jane Austen Sense and Sensibility 2
Jane Austen Emma 3
Jane Austen Mansfield Park 1
Paul Auster Timbuktu 1
Beryl Bainbridge Master Georgie 1
James Baldwin Tell me How Long the Train’s Been Gone 1
James Baldwin Another Country 1
James Baldwin Giovanni’s Room 1
C.L. Barker The Story of Language 1
Pat Barker Regeneration 1
Pat Barker Life Class 1
Pat Barker Toby’s Room 1
Pat Barker The Ghost Road 1
Pat Barker The Eye in the Door 1
Julian Barnes The Sense of an Ending 3
Stan Barstow Joby 1
H.E. Bates Fair Stood the Wind for France 1
Samuel Beckett Waiting for Godot 1
Max Beerbohm Zuleika Dobson 1
Arnold Bennett Anna of the Five Towns 1
Jay Bennett Coverup 1
Molarie Blackman Boys Don’t Cry 2
William Blake Songs of Innoncence amd of Experience 1
Paul Bowles The Sheltering Sky 1
William Boyd Brazzaville Beach 1
William Boyd Any Human Heart 1
William Boyd Restless 1
William Boyd Armadillo 1
John Braine Room at the Top 2
John Braine Life at the Top 2
Richard Brautigan The Tokyo-Montana Express 1
Andre Brink Imaginings of Sand 1
Emily Brontë Wuthering Heights 5
Charlotte Brontë Jane Eyre 1
Charlotte Brontë Villette 1
Anita Brookner A Misalliance 1
Anita Brookner The Next Big Thing 1
Anita Brookner Fraud 1
Charles Bukowski Ham on Rye 1
Anthony Burgess Earthly Powers 1
A.S. Byatt Possession 1
Truman Capote In Cold Blood 3
Truman Capote Other Voices, Other Rooms 1
Peter Carey The Chemistry of Tears 1
Peter Carey Bliss 1
Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales 2
Kate Chopin The Awakening 1
James Clavell Shogun 1
J.M. Coetzee Waiting for the Barbarians 1
J.M. Coetzee Disgrace 3
Wilkie Collins The Moonstone 2
Wilkie Collins The Women on White 2
Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness 1
Joseph Conrad Lord Jim 1
Kevin Crossley-Holland Arthur at the Crossing Place 1
Rachel Cusk Saving Agnes 1
Alain de Botton Essays in Love 1
Daniel Defoe Roxana 1
Anita Desai Fasting, Feasting 1
Charles Dickens Oliver Twist 1
Charles Dickens Great Expectations 2
Charles Dickens David Copperfield 1
Emma Donoghue The Sealed Letter 1
Roddy Doyle The Barrytown Trilogy 1
Roddy Doyle The Van 1
Roddy Doyle Paddy Clarke ha ha ha 1
Roddy Doyle The Snapper 2
Margaret Drabble The Middle Ground 2
Daphne Du Maurier The Scapegoat 1
Daniel Easterman Maroc 1
Jennifer Egan A Visit from the Goon Squad 2
George Eliot Middlemarch 2
George Eliot The Mill and the Floss 2
George Eliot Silas Marner 1
Janice Elliot Secret Places 1
Bret Easton Ellis The Rules of Attraction 1
Ben Elton Chart Throb 1
Ben Elton The First Casualty 1
Anne Enright The Gathering 1
Jeffrey Eugenides The Virgin Suicides 2
Nigel Farndale The Blasphemer 1
J.G. Farrell The Siege of Krushnapur 1
Henry Fielding Tom Jones 2
Henry Fielding Joseph Andrews and Shamela 1
Anne Fine Crummy Mummy and Me 1
Kitty Fitzgerald Piglopia 1
F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby 1
F. Scott Fitzgerald Tender is the Night 1
F. Scott Fitzgerald The Last of the Belles 1
C.S. Forester The Young Hornblower 1
E.M. Forster A Passage to India 1
John Fowles The Magus 2
Caro Fraser A Perfect Obsession 1
Robert Graves I, Claudius 3
Mark Haddon The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time 1
Thomas Hardy Tess of the d’Urbervilles 1
Thomas Hardy Jude the Obscure 1
Thomas Hardy The Return of th Native 3
Joseph Heller Good as Gold 1
Ernest Hemingway The Garden of Eden 1
Ernest Hemingway A Farewell to Arms 1
Ernest Hemingway For Whom the Bell Tolls 1
Eleanor Henderson Ten Thousand Saints 2
Patricia Highsmith The Cry of the Owl 1
Susan Hill Strange Meeting 1
Amanda Hodgkinson 22 Britannia Road 2
Nick Hornby High Fidelity 2
Nick Hornby About 1
Nick Hornby Fever Pitch 1
Athnony Horowitz The Right of the Scorpion 1
Anthony Horowitz The Devil’s Door Bell 1
Khaled Hosseini A Thousand Splendid Suns 1
Ted Hughes Birthday Letter 1
Aldous Huxley Eyeless in Gaza 1
John Irving A Prayer for Owen Meany 1
John Irving The Cider House Rules 2
John Irving The World According to Garp 1
John Irving Trying to Save Piggy Sneed 1
John Irving The 158-pound Marriage 1
John Irving The Water-Method Man 1
Kazuo Ishiguro A Pale View of the Hills 1
Kazuo Ishiguro When we were Orphans 1
Kazuo Ishiguro The Remains of the Day 1
Henry James The Portrait of a Lady 2
Henry James What Maisie Knew 1
Henry James The Bostonians 1
Henry James The Turn of the Screw and The Aspern Papers 3
Henry James The Sacred Fount 1
Henry James The Wings of the Dove 1
Henry James A Little Tour in France 1
Henry James The Ambassadors 1
Henry James Washington Square 1
Henry James The Europeans 1
Jerome K. Jerome Three Men in a Boat 1
James Joyce A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man 3
James Joyce Dubliners 1
James Joyce Finnegan’s Wake 1
Thomas Keneally Jacko, The Great Intruder 1
Jack Kerouac Vanity of Duluoz: An Adventurous Education 1
Jack Kerouac On the Road 2
Ken Kesey Sailor Song 1
Ken Kesey One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 1
Stephen King Misery 1
Rudyard Kipling Kim 1
Joy Kogawa Obasan 1
Jerzy Kosinski Being 1
Jerzy Kosiński The Painted Bird 1
Hari Kunzru Gods Without Men 1
Hari Kunzru The Impressionist 1
Harif Kureishi Gabriel’s Gift 1
Jhumpa Lahiri The Namesake 1
William Langland Piers the Ploughman 1
D.H. Lawrence Mornings in Mexico & Etruscan Places 1
D.H. Lawrence Sons and Lovers 3
D.H. Lawrence St. Mawr and other stories 1
D.H. Lawrence The First Lady Chatterley 1
D.H, Lawrence Lady Chatterley’s Lover 1
D.H. Lawrence The Rainbow 1
D.H. Lawrence Women in Love 1
David Leavitt The Page Turner 1
Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird 1
Doris Lessing The Habit of Loving 1
Doris Lessing The Good Terrorist 1
Doris Lessing The Golden Notebook 1
Doris Lessing The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five 1
Doris Lessing The Grass is Singing 2
Doris Lessing The Fifth Child 1
Doris Lessing Martha Quest 1
Ira Levin The Stepford Wives 1
Sinclair Lewis Babbitt 1
Bernard MacLaverty Cal 2
Alister MacLean Circus 1
Norman Mailer Tough Guys Don’t Dance 1
Bernard Malamun The Tenants 1
Thomas Malory Le Morte d’Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table 2
Hilary Mantel Bring up the Bodies 2
Hilary Mantel Wolf Hall 1
Mary McCarthy Cannibals and Missionaries 1
Frank McCourt Angela’s Ashes 1
Ian McEwan Atonement 1
Ian McEwan Saturday 1
Ian McEwan Amsterdam 1
Ian McEwan In Between the Sheets 1
Ian McEwan First Love, Last Rites 2
Ian McEwan The Cement Garden 2
Ian McEwan Sweet Tooth 1
Jay McInerney Bright Lights, Big City 2
Terry McMillan Waiting to Exhale 1
Henry Miller Tropic of Cancer 1
Arthur Miller Death of a Salesman 1
David Mitchell Cloud Atlas 1
Brian Moore Lies of Silence 1
Toni Morrison Love 1
Toni Morrison Jazz 1
Toni Morrison Paradise 1
Toni Morrison Tar Baby 1
Toni Morrison Song of Solomon 1
Iris Murdoch The Red and the Green 1
Iris Murdoch Nuns and Soldiers 1
Paul Murray Skippy Dies 3
V.S. Naipaul The Return of Eva Peron With The Killings In Trinidad 1
V.S. Naipaul A Bend in the River 1
Anaïs Ninn Children of the Albatross 1
Tim O’Brian The Things They Carried 1
Ben Okri Astonishing the Gods 1
Ben Okri Songs of Enchantment 1
Michiel Ondaatje Anil’s Ghost 1
Eugene O’Neill Mourning Becomes Electra 1
Eugene O’Neill The Iceman Cometh 1
George Orwell Animal Farm 2
John Osborne Look back in Anger 1
Ruth Ozeki A Tale for the Time Being 1
Frances Park When My Sister Was Cleopatra Moon 1
Edgar Allan Poe Tales of Mystery and Imagination 2
Chaim Potok I am the Clay 1
Chaim Potok The Chosen 5
Chaim Potok The Gates of November 1
Dennis Potter Ticket to Ride 1
Dennis Potter The Singing Detective 1
Kevin Powers The Yellow Birds 3
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Shards of Memory 1
Jonathan Raban Foreign Land: A Novel 1
Jean Rhys Wide Sargasso Sea 1
Michèle Roberts Daughters of the House 1
Philip Roth Goodbye Columbus 1
Philip Roth Portnoy’s Complaint 1
Philip Roth When She was Good 1
Philip Roth American Pastoral 1
Arundhati Roy The God of Small Things 2
Salman Rushdie Shame 2
Salman Rushdie The Moor’s Last Sigh 1
Jonathan Safran Foer Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 1
Jonathan Safran Foer Everything is Illuminated 1
Dorothy L. Sayers Strong Poison 1
Peter Schaffer Equus 1
Will Self Umbrella 1
William Shakespeare Hamlet 1
William Shakespeare The Complete Works 1
William Shakespeare Othello 1
Bernard Shaw St. Joan 1
Bernard Shaw Major Barbara 1
Mary Shelley Frankenstein 1
Percy Bysshe Shelley Prometheus Unbound 1
Zadie Smith White Teeth 1
Sophocles Antigone 3
Ahdaf Soueif Aisha 1
Muriel Spark A Far Cry from Kensington 1
Muriel Spark Memento Mori 1
F. Scott Springer Tabee, New York 1
John Steinbeck East of Eden 1
John Steinbeck The Short Stories of John Steinbeck 1
Laurence Sterne The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy, Gentleman 2
Kathryn Stockett The Help 3
Bram Stoker Dracula 2
William Styron Sophie’s Choice 1
Vikas Swarup Q&A 1
Twan Eng Tan The Garden of Evening Mist 2
Donna Tartt The Secret History 1
Jeet Thayil Narcopolis 1
Paul Theroux The Old Patagonian Express 1
Paul Theroux The Mosquito Coast 1
Paul Theroux Waldo 1
D.M. Thomas The White Hotel 1
Dylan Thomas A Prospect of the Sea 1
J.R.R. Tolkien The Return of the King 1
Sue Townsend The Queen and I 2
Sue Townsend Rebuilding Coventry 1
Pete Townshend Horse’s Neck 1
G.M. Trevelyan Illustrated English Social History: 4 1
Mark Twain A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court 1
Mark Twain Pudd’nhead Wilson 1
Anne Tyler Celestial Navigation 1
Anne Tyler Saint Maybe 1
Anne Tyler Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant 1
John Updike Your Lover Just Called 1
John Updike Rabbit, Run 2
John Updike Roger’s Version 1
David Vann Dirt 1
David Vann Caribou Island 1
David Vann Goat Mountain 1
John Wain Hurry on Down 2
Alice Walker Possessing the Secret of Joy 1
Alice Walker The Colour Purple 1
Walter Wangerin Jr. The Book of the Dun Cow 2
Alan Warner These Demented Lands 1
Sarah Waters Affiity 2
Sarah Waters Fingersmith 1
Sarah Waters The Nightwatch 2
Sarah Waters The Little Stranger 2
Fay Weldon The Fat Woman’s Joke 1
Fay Weldon Remember Me 1
T.H. White The Once and Future King 1
Oscar Wilde The Picture of Dorian Grey 4
Thornton Wilder Our Town and other play 1
Jeanette Winterson Oranges are not the only Fruit 2
Tom Wolfe The Electric Kool-aid Acid Test/The Kandy Kolored Tangerine Flake Streamline Baby/Radical Chic & Mau Mauing the Flak Catchers 1
Virginia Woolf Between the Acts 1
Virginia Woolf Orlando 2
Virginia Woolf Night and Day 1
Virginia Woolf A Room of one’s Own 1
Virginia Woolf Mrs Dalloway 2
Virginia Woolf To the Lighthouse 3
Virginia Woolf The Waves 1
John Wray Lowboy 1
Richard Yates Revolutionary Road 1
Markus Zusak The Book Thief 2
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