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Curious books set in the UK

L. Clark "monkeygirl"
 
The End Of Mr. Y
The End Of Mr. Y
"Fantastic book of curiosity, adventure and some bizarre theories about how the concious and subconcious world is made up."
Small Town Antichrist (A Scots Armageddon)
Small Town Antichrist (A Scots Armageddon)
"Tongue-in-cheek devil takes over the world via Scottish administration"
Rebecca (VMC)
Rebecca (VMC)
"Classic tale of obsession and control from beyond the grave set on the Cornish coast"
Pigtopia
Pigtopia
"English tale of outsiders and a love of pigs."
Lovers of Old Films
Lovers of Old Films
"Locals in York with filmstar fixations going a little too far?"
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Penguin Classics)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Penguin Classics)
"It starts off in England! Brilliant British eccentricity."
Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices (Penguin Modern Classics)
Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices (Penguin Modern Classics)
"I don't usually read poetry, but I love this book. Set in a little Welsh coastal town and full of curious characters."
The Wasp Factory
The Wasp Factory
"Not for the faint-hearted. But a very clever and nasty little book set in Scotland."
The Stornoway Way
The Stornoway Way
"Not the most cheerful of books, but brilliant: set on Lewis, the outer Hebridies in Scotland."
These Demented Lands
These Demented Lands
"Follow up to Morvern Callar. Scottish madness - great read."
Aberystwyth Mon Amour
Aberystwyth Mon Amour
"First in a series of detective stories set in Aberystwyth, Wales."
1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
"Great British writer. Birth of big brother. British dystopia."
Divided Kingdom
Divided Kingdom
"British dystopia - the country is split up into four different personality types."
Haweswater
Haweswater
"Set in the Lake District at the turn of the century. About the building of Haweswater and the people who lived there before."
The Remains of the Day
The Remains of the Day
"This guy can really writer. A butler reflecting on his life and the changing face of England."
The Bottle Factory Outing
The Bottle Factory Outing
"Curious character driven tale set in an Italian wine factory in London."
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Penguin Modern Classics)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Set in Edinburgh, about an eccentric, strong willed teacher and her schoolgirl crowd."
Pig Island
Pig Island
"Another dark tale set in Scotland! Up on the islands."
The American Boy
The American Boy
"Historical mystery set in Georgian England."
The Wild
The Wild
"About hippies and their children in England. Esther Freud writes amazing books for adults about children."
Fred and Edie
Fred and Edie
"1920s England: tale of love and murder."
Sleep With Me
Sleep With Me
"Modern London living for young couple and an obsession with a French girl."
Eve Green
Eve Green
"Fantastic book set in rural Wales."
A Jealous Ghost
A Jealous Ghost
"Creepy tale about an American student taking a nanny job in an English isolated home. Who is obsessed with James' Turn of the Screw."
The Cryptographer
The Cryptographer
"About a tax inspector and an inventor of computer code for electronic money. Set mostly in England."