Books to Enjoy: Anglophilia

A Listmania! list by sainte-carmen (London)
 
The Bookshop
1.  The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  "This slim novel is absolutely flawless.  No one can match Fitzgerald's prose style."
£6.39   Used & New from: £0.95
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Snobs: A Novel
2.  Snobs: A Novel by Lord Julian Fellowes
The list author says:
  "Hugely satisfying read that combines romance with the uniquely British obsession with class."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

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The Little Lady Agency
3.  The Little Lady Agency by Hester Browne
The list author says:
  "Cambridge graduate Hester Browne serves up posh chick lit with a retro twist. Delicious."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

The Hippopotamus
4.  The Hippopotamus by Stephen Fry
The list author says:
  "Fry is always fun to read, but this book is especially good."
£6.39   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married
5.  Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married by Marian Keyes
The list author says:
  "Since Keyes is Irish, technically this book belongs on another list but it is set in London."
£6.39   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (Cordelia Gray Mystery)
6.  An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (Cordelia Gray Mystery) by Baroness P. D. James
The list author says:
  "One of P.D. James earliest books.  This one features a quintessential English heroine who's set on finding a murder in Cambridge."
£6.77   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Gaudy Night (A Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries)
7.  Gaudy Night (A Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries) by Dorothy L Sayers
The list author says:
  "Detective fiction from the golden age, featuring another English heroine in a university town."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

Bridget Jones's Diary: A Novel
8.  Bridget Jones's Diary: A Novel by Helen Fielding
The list author says:
  "Delightful, but you don't need me to tell you that."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (239 customer reviews)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
9.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "An obvious choice, perhaps, but enjoyable nonetheless."
£3.85   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,500 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

An Instance Of The Fingerpost
10.  An Instance Of The Fingerpost by Iain Pears
The list author says:
  "Restoration mystery told in four parts."
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Notes on a Scandal
11.  Notes on a Scandal by ZoŽ Heller
The list author says:
  "Despite the moral tone, I found this a light satisfying read.  It does raise interesting questions about power and morality."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (155 customer reviews)

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Emma Brown
12.  Emma Brown by Clare Boylan
The list author says:
  "Clare Boylan develops Charlotte Bronte's fragment into a satisfying yarn.  Perfect reading for any time of year."
£7.61   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

A Room with a View (Penguin Classics)
13.  A Room with a View (Penguin Classics) by E.M. Forster
The list author says:
  "Hugely readable and very pleasurable."
£6.79   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
14.  Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder by Evelyn Waugh
The list author says:
  "Another readable classic.  Enjoyable to read and thoughtful as well."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 customer reviews)

Middlemarch (Oxford World's Classics)
15.  Middlemarch (Oxford World's Classics) by George Eliot
The list author says:
  "I'm too ashamed to admit how long it took me to read this book, but it was well worth the effort."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (196 customer reviews)

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