Discover a new favourite or revisit a much-loved classic. From One Hundred Years of Solitude to The Secret History, these are the world’s most iconic books.
In the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to appease the needs of the Party.
Donna Tartt's The Secret History is the original American campus novel. When Richard Papen joins an elite group of clever misfits at his New England college, it seems he can finally become the person he wants to be.
When Bill Masen awakes blindfolded in hospital and carefully removes his bandages, he realises he is one of the few who can see; almost everyone else has been blinded by a meteor shower.
When Kino, an Indian pearl-diver, finds 'the Pearl of the world' he believes that his life will be magically transformed.