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The Nation’s Favourite Second Novel – Full Voting List
Chinua Achebe
No Longer at Ease
Douglas Adams
Restaurant At The End of the Universe
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Half of a Yellow Sun
Martin Amis
Dead Babies
Tahmima Anam
The Good Muslim
Nadeem Aslam
Maps for Lost Lovers
Margaret Atwood
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice
James Baldwin
Giovanni’s Room
J. G. Ballard
The Drowned World
Sybille Bedford
A Favourite of the Gods
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Malorie Blackman
Trust Me
Elizabeth Bowen
The Last September
William Boyd
An Ice-Cream War
Ray Bradbury
Fahrenheit 451
Anne Brontë
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Charlotte Brontë
Dan Brown
Angels & Demons
Mikhail Bulgakov
The Master and Margarita
Albert Camus
The Plague
Lewis Carroll
Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There
Angela Carter
The Magic Toyshop
Willa Cather
O Pioneers!
Eleanor Catton
The Luminaries
Raymond Chandler
Farewell My Lovely
Amit Chaudhuri
Afternoon Raag
Tracy Chevalier
Girl with a Pearl Earring
Kate Chopin
The Awakening
Teju Cole
Open City
Jackie Collins
The Stud
Bernard Cornwell
Sharpe’s Gold
Patricia Cornwell
Body of Evidence
Kiran Desai
The Inheritance of Loss
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist
Umberto Eco
Il pendolo di Foucault (Foucault’s Pendulum)
George Eliot
The Mill on the Floss
Buchi Emecheta
Second-Class Citizen
The Nation’s Favourite Second Novel – Full Voting List
Tan Twan Eng
The Garden of Evening Mists
Jeffrey Eugenides
Sebastian Faulks
The Girl at the Lion d’Or
Elena Ferrante
The Days of Abandonment
Helen Fielding
Bridget Jones’s Diary
Penelope Fitzgerald
The Bookshop
Ian Fleming
Live and Let Die
E.M. Forster
The Longest Journey
Frederick Forsyth
The Odessa File
David Foster Wallace
Infinite Jest
John Fowles
The Magus
Neil Gaiman
Elizabeth Gaskell
Jean Genet
The Miracle of the Rose
William Golding
The Inheritors
John Grisham
The Firm
Sarah Hall
The Electric Michelangelo
Mohsin Hamid
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Thomas Hardy
Under the Greenwood Tree
Robert Harris
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter
Ernest Hemingway
The Sun Also Rises
Patricia Highsmith
The Price of Salt
Alan Hollinghurst
The Folding Star
Nick Hornby
About A Boy
Khaled Hosseini
A Thousand Splendid Suns
Zora Neale Hurston
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Kazuo Ishiguro
An Artist of the Floating World
Marlon James
The Book of the Night Women
Jerome K. Jerome
Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)
James Joyce
Jack Kerouac
On the Road
Stephen King
Salem’s Lot
Darkness at Noon
Hanif Kureishi
The Black Album
Nikita Lalwani
The Village
Philip Larkin
A Girl In Winter
Stieg Larsson
The Girl Who Played with Fire
Primo Levi
If Not Now When
The Nation’s Favourite Second Novel – Full Voting List
Andrea Levy
Never Far from Nowhere
Alistair MacLean
The Guns of Navarone
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Yann Martel
Life of Pi
Ian McEwan
The Comfort of Strangers
Stephenie Meyer
Twilight: New Moon
Rohinton Mistry
A Fine Balance
David Mitchell
L.M. Montgomery
Anne of Avonlea
Toni Morrison
Neel Mukherjee
The Lives of Others
Haruki Murakami
Pinball 1973
Paul Murray
Skippy Dies
V.S. Naipaul
The Suffrage of Elvira
Joyce Carol Oates
A Garden of Earthly Delights
Edna O’Brien
The Lonely Girl (later published as Girl with Green Eyes)
Andrew O’Hagan
Terry Pratchett
The Light Fantastic
Annie Proulx
The Shipping News
Barbara Pym
Excellent Women
Thomas Pynchon
The Crying of Lot 49
Ayn Rand
The Fountainhead
Arthur Ransome
Ruth Rendell
To Fear a Painted Devil
Samuel Richardson
Marilynne Robinson
Philip Roth
Letting Go
Veronica Roth
JK Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Salman Rushdie
Midnight’s Children
Jonathan Safran Foer
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Sunjeev Sahota
The Year of the Runaways
Jean-Paul Sartre
The Age of Reason
Dorothy L. Sayers
Clouds of Witness
Walter Scott
Guy Mannering
Alice Sebold
The Almost Moon
Vikram Seth
A Suitable Boy
Iain Sinclair
Ali Smith
Hotel World
The Nation’s Favourite Second Novel – Full Voting List
Zadie Smith
The Autograph Man
The Red and the Black
Laurence Sterne
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy
Donna Tartt
The Little Friend
Elizabeth Taylor
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
The River Between
J.R.R. Tolkien
Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Rose Tremain
Letter to Sister Benedicta
Mark Twain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
John Updike
Rabbit, Run
Kurt Vonnegut
The Sirens of Titan
Alice Walker
Lew Wallace
David Walliams
Mr Stink
Sarah Waters
Evelyn Waugh
Vile Bodies
Edith Wharton
The House of Mirth
Patrick White
The Living and the Dead
Jacqueline Wilson
Hide and Seek
Jeanette Winterson
The Passion
Virginia Woolf
Night and Day
Evie Wyld
All the Birds, Singing
Hanya Yanagihara
A Little Life
Benjamin Zephaniah
Refugee Boy