British Literature

English literature is the literature written in the English language, including literature composed in English by writers not necessarily from England; for example, Robert Burns was Scottish, James Joyce was Irish, Joseph Conrad was born in Poland, Dylan Thomas was Welsh, Edgar Allan Poe was American, V.S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad, and Vladimir Nabokov was Russian, but all are considered important writers in the history of English literature. In other words, English literature is as diverse as the varieties and dialects of English spoken around the world. In academia, the term often labels ...more

A Slow Fire Burning
Rock Paper Scissors
The Reading List
Sisters in Arms
Once There Were Wolves
Battle Royal (Palace Insiders, #1)
The Last Chance Library
The Mismatch
The Bookseller's Secret
Bombshell (Hell's Belles, #1)
The Royals Next Door
The Manningtree Witches
The Last Debutantes
Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche (Enola Holmes #7)
At Summer's End
The Therapist
The Heron's Cry (Two Rivers, #2)
The Holiday
The Marriage
Home Stretch
The Scarlet Dress
Devil in Disguise (The Ravenels, #7)
The Reading List
The Appeal
Sorrow and Bliss
Playing Nice
Bring Them Home (Detective Karen Hart, #1)
The Happy Family
The Disappearing Act
Turn a Blind Eye (Detective William Warwick, #3)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Anything You Really Liked
2,046 books — 722 voters

Muscling Through by J.L. MerrowPressure Head by J.L. MerrowThe Magpie Lord by K.J. CharlesGlitterland by Alexis  HallScrap Metal by Harper Fox
Very British MM
650 books — 436 voters
The Goldfinch by Donna TarttAll the Light We Cannot See by Anthony DoerrThe Invention of Wings by Sue Monk KiddThe Bone Clocks by David MitchellThe Circle by Dave Eggers
Man Booker Prize Eligible 2014
164 books — 724 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick NessHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingNoughts & Crosses by Malorie BlackmanHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Best #UKYA Books
571 books — 402 voters
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonAtonement by Ian McEwanNever Let Me Go by Kazuo IshiguroOne Day by David NichollsOn Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
Contemporary British Novels
532 books — 570 voters

Pride and Prejudice
Jane Eyre
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
Wuthering Heights
1984
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
Animal Farm
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
Sense and Sensibility

If they wanted their shit stirred, then stirred their shit was jolly well going to be.
Stephen Clarke, A Year in the Merde

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The British are the only people in history crass enough to have made revolutionaries out of Americans.
Shashi Tharoor

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