The Fiction Faction - Books discussed by the group
Elizabeth Baines
 

Achebe, Chinua Things Fall Apart (1958)
Alain-Fournier
, Le Grand Meaulnes (1913), Penguin Classics
Atwood
,
Margaret Surfacing
(1972), Virago

Auster
, Paul The Brooklyn Follies (2005), Fabers
Bainbridge
, Beryl Harriet Said (1972)
Ballard
, JG Crash (1973)
Ballard
, JG The Kindness of Women, (1991)
Banville
, John The Sea (2005), Picador
Banville
, John The Book of Evidence (1989), Picador
Barbery
, Muriel The Elegance of the Hedgehog (2006), Gallic Books
Barker
, Pat Double Vision (2003), Penguin
Barry, Sebastian The Secret Scripture (2008), Fabers
Bowles
, Paul The Sheltering Sky (1949), Penguin
Boyd
, William The Blue Afternoon (1994), Penguin
Boyle
, T Coraghessan The Tortilla Curtain (1995), Bloomsbury
Bradbury, Malcolm Doctor Criminale (1992), Picador
Burgess
, Anthony A Clockwork Orange (1962), Penguin
Burn
, Gordon Alma Cogan (1991)
Camus, Albert The Outsider (1942), Penguin
Capote, Truman In Cold Blood (1965), Penguin
Carey
, Peter True History of the Kelly Gang (2000), Fabers
Carey, Peter Jack Maggs (1997)
Carter, Angela Nights at the Circus (1984), Picador
Chessex
, Jacques A Jew Must Die (2009), Bitter Lemon Press
Coetzee,
J M Disgrace (2000), Vintage
Conrad
, Joseph Heart of Darkness (Penguin)
Coupland
, Douglas Generation X (Abacus), 1991
Crace, Jim Arcadia (1999), Picador
Cunningham
, Michael The Hours (1998) Fourth Estate
DeLillo
, Don White Noise (1985), Picador
DeLillo
, Don Falling Man (2007), Picador
Dick, Philip K Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?(1968), Gollancz
Diaz
, Junot The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2008), Fabers
Didion
, Joan Play It as It Lays (1970), Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Doctorow
, E L The Book of Daniel (1971) Penguin
Doctorow, E L Homer and Langley (2009) Little, Brown
Eggers
, Dave A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (2000), Picador
Enright
, Anne The Gathering, (2007)
Faber
, Michel Under the Skin (2000), Canongate
Fallada, Hans Alone in Berlin (1946), Penguin
Fischer
, Tibor Under the Frog (1992)
Fitzgerald, F Scott The Great Gatsby (1925), Penguin
Fitzgerald, F Scott Tender is the Night (1934) (various editions)
Franzen
, Jonathan The Corrections (2002), Fourth Estate
Garner, Helen The Spare Room (2009), Canongate
Gordimer
, Nadine The Pickup (2001), Bloomsbury
Grant, Linda The Clothes on Their Backs (2008) Virago
Greene, Graham The Quiet American (1955), Penguin
Greene, Graham Travels With My Aunt (1969) Vintage
Guterson
, David, Our Lady of the Forest (2003), Bloomsbury
Haddon
, Mark The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2003)
Hamid, Mohsin The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007), Penguin
Hammett
, Dashiell The Maltese Falcon (1930), Orion
Homes
, A M The End of Alice (1997)
Houellebecq
, Michel Atomised (1999), Vintage
Housseini
, Khaled The Kite Runner (2003), Bloomsbury
Hughes
, Richard A High Wind in Jamaica (1929), Vintage
Hyland
, M J Carry Me Down (2006), Canongate
Ishiguro
, Kazuo A Pale View of Hills (1980) Picador
Ishiguro
, Kazuo Never Let Me Go (2005) Fabers
James
, Henry The Turn of the Screw (1989), Oxford World Classics
Johnston
, Jennifer How Many Miles to Babylon? (1974), Penguin
Joyce, James Dubliners (1914), Penguin
Kadare
, Ismail Chronicle in Stone (1971), Canongate
Karnezis
, Panos The Maze (2004), Vintage
Keyes
, Daniel Flowers for Algernon (1966)
Lahr
, John The Autograph Hound (1972) Methuen
Langley
, Lee Changes of Address (1987) Flamingo
Larsson
, Stieg, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2005), Quercus
Lee
, Harper To Kill a Mockingbird (1960)
Levi
, Primo
If This is a Man (1947), Abacus
Levy, Andrea Small Island (2003)
Levy
, Deborah Swimming Home (2012), & Other Stories
Lively
, Penelope Moon Tiger(1987), Penguin
McCarthy
, Cormac Blood Meridian (1989). Picador
McCarthy, Cormac The Road (2006) Picador
McGregor
, Jon If Nobody speaks of Remarkable Things (2002), Bloomsbury
McEwan, Ian Atonement (2001), Viking
McEwan, Ian Saturday (2003), Viking
Martel, Yann Life of Pi (2002), Canongate
Michaels, Anne Fugitive Pieces (1997) Bloomsbury
Miller
, Andrew Ingenious Pain (1997), Sceptre
Mills
, Magnus The Restraint of Beasts (1998)
Mitchell, David Cloud Atlas (2004) Sceptre
Moore,
Brian The Colour of Blood (1988)
Moravia
, Alberto The Fancy Dress Party
Morrison
, Toni Beloved (1987), Virago
Murakami
, Haruki A Wild Sheep Chase (1982) Viking
Nabokov, Vladimir, Laughter in the Dark (1938) Penguin
Nabokov, Vladimir Lolita (1959), Penguin
Naipaul,
VS
A Bend in the River
(1979), Picador
O'Neill, Joseph Netherland (2009), HarperPerennial
Oates
, Joyce Carol Dark Water (1992)
Ondaatje, Michael In the Skin of a Lion (1987), Picador
Ondaatje
, Michael Anil's Ghost (2000), Bloomsbury
Pamuk
, Orhan Snow (2004), Fabers
Pillips
, Jayne Anne Machine Dreams (1984) Fabers
Pierre
, DBC Vernon God Little (2003), Fabers
Plath, Sylvia The Bell Jar (1963) Fabers
Prager
, Emily Roger Fishbite (1999)£
Proulx
, E Annie Postcards (1992)
Puig,
Manuel Kiss of the Spiderwoman (1976), Vintage
Rossner
, Judith Looking for Mr Goodbar (1975)
Roth
, Joseph The String of Pearls (1937), Granta
Roth
, Philip The Human Stain (2001), Vintage
Rhys
, Jean Wide Sargasso Sea (1966), Penguin
Safran Foer
,
Jonathan
Everything is Illuminated (2002), Penguin
Saramago, Jose Blindness (1995), Harvill
Schlink, Bernhard The Reader (1997), Phoenix
Sebald
, WG Austerlitz (2001) Penguin
Selby Jr
, Hubert Last Exit to Brooklyn (1957), Bloomsbury
Shields
, Carol Happenstance (1991), Flamingo
Smith, Ali The Accidental (2006), Penguin
Spark
, Muriel The Driver's Seat (1970), Penguin
St Aubyn
, Edward Mother's Milk (2006), Picador
Swift
, Graham Waterland (1983), Picador
Timm
, Uwe The Invention of Curried Sausage (1993), New Directions
Toibin
, Colm Brooklyn (2009), Viking
Tomasi di Lampedusa
, Giuseppe The Leopard (1958), Vintage
Trapido,
Barbara Frankie and Stankie (2003), Bloomsbury
Trevor, William The Story of Lucy Gault (2002), Penguin
Trollope
, Anthony The Warden (1855), Penguin
Tyler, Anne The Accidental Tourist (1985), Vintage
Updike, John Rabbit, Run (1960), Penguin
Vonnegut, Kurt Slaughterhouse 5 (1970), Viking
Vonnegut, Kurt Player Piano (1952), Dial Press
Waugh
, Evelyn Scoop (1938), Penguin
Waters
, Sarah Affinity
(1999), Virago
West, Nathanael The Day of the Locust (1939), Penguin
Winterson
, Jeanette Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1985)
Winton
, Tim Cloud Street Picador
Yates
, Richard Revolutionary Road (1961), Methuen
Zahavi, Helen Dirty Weekend (1991), Flamingo

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