Books read in 2009

How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
Monster Love by Carol Topolski
The Haunted House by Charles Dickens and others
The Finishing School by Muriel Spark
Behind a Mask by Louisa May Alcott
Marraine: A Portrait of my Godmother by Oriel Malet
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Books, Baguettes & Bedbugs: The Left Bank World of Shakespeare & Co by Jeremy Mercer
The Owl Service by Alan Garner (re-read)
Baby Love by Louisa Young
Great Granny Webster by Caroline Blackwood
The Red House Mystery by A. A. Milne
Memoirs of a Novelist by Virginia Woolf
Laura Knight by Caroline Fox
The Great Western Beach by Emma Smith
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie (re-read)
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
The Girl from the Chartreuseby Pierre Péju
The Borrowers by Mary Norton (re-read)
The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
Doreen by Barbara Noble
House To Let by Charles Dickens and Others
Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
The Ice Princess by Camilla Läckberg
The Island at the end of the World by Sam Taylor
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
The London Scene by Virginia Woolf
Lady Into Fox by David Garnett
A Time of Angels by Patricia Schonstein
The Manual of Detection by Jedediah Berry
Knights of Loveby Jane Tozer
The Paris Enigma by Pablo de Santis
Invitation to the Waltz by Rosamond Lehmann
South Riding by Winifred Holtby
The Good Women of China by Xinran
The Fire Gospel by Michel Faber
The Preacher by Camilla Läckberg
The Dolls’ House by Rumer Godden (re-read)
The Girl Who Played With Fire by Steig Larsson
The Herring Seller’s Apprentice by L C Tyler
Henry: Virtuous Prince by David Starkey
The Spare Room by Helen Garner
Every Eye by Isobel English
Anne of Green Gables by L M Montgomery (re-read)
UFO in her Eyes by Xialou Guo
Unseen by Mari Jungstedt
Pigeon Pie by Nancy Mitford
Yellow by Janni Visman
What to Do When Someone Dies by Nicci French
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
True Murder by Yaba Badoe
An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear
An Equal Stillness by Francesca Kay
A Boy at the Hogarth Press by Richard Kennedy
The Joy of Eating: The Virago Book of Food edited by Jill Foulston
The Pyramid by Henning Mankell
A Very Persistent Illusion by L C Tyler
The Weather at Tregulla by Stella Gibbons
Chez Moi by Agnes Desarthe
The Flying Troutmans by Miriam Toews
Without Knowing Mr Walkley by Edith Olivier
Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (re-read)
Miss Cayley’s Adventures by Grant Allen
Little Dorritt by Charles Dickens
The Solitude of Thomas Cave by Georgina Harding
Blackmoor by Edward Hogan
The Reunion by Simone van der Vlugt
Molly Fox’s Birthday by Deirdre Maddern
Instructions to Servants by Jonathan Swift
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
Leaving The World by Douglas Kennedy
The Swan in the Evening by Rosamond Lehmann
The Doves of Venus by Olivia Manning
Almost Blue by Carlo Lucarelli
Jenny Wren by Emily Hilda Young
Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Household Guide to Dying by Debra Adelaide
Jane’s Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered The World by Claire Harman
Miss Dahl’s Voluptuous Delights by Sophie Dahl
The Affair of the Bloodstained Egg Cosy by James Anderson
The Captain’s Wife by Eilunned Lewis
The Clothes on Their Backs by Linda Grant
The Spy Game by Georgina Harding
Hetty Dorval by Ethel Wilson
High Wages by Dorothy Whipple
Tragedy at Law by Cyril Hare
The Alchemy of Murder by Carol McCleary
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Ten Little Herrings by L C Tyler
Hammer by Sara Stockridge
Uncle Montague’s Tales of Terror by Chris Priestley
Where Shall We Go For Dinner?: A Food Romance by Tamasin Day-Lewis
Gathering The Water by Robert Erdic
Angels With Two Faces by Nicola Upson
The Best of Men by Claire Letemendia
Hold My Hand by Serena Macksey
The View From Downshire Hill by Elizabeth Jenkins
Notes From Walnut Tree Farm by Roger Deakin
Ten Sorry Tales by Mick Jacksom
Among The Mad by Jacqueline Winspear
On The Other Side: Letters To My chIldren in Germany 1940-1946 by Mathilde Wolff-Monckeberg
Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens and Others
Letters to Alice on First Reading Jane Austen by Fay Weldon
Puppet Master by Joanne Owen
The Owl Killers by Karen Maitland
Paul Ferroll by Caroline Clive
Tales of Terror from the Black Ship by Chris Priestley
A Bookseller’s War by Anne and Heywood Hill
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
Kisses on a Postcard by Terence Frisby
The Rapture by Liz Jensen
Brother Jacob by George Eliot
The Finest Type of English Womanhood by Rachel Heath
Crimson Rooms by Katharine McMahon
The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
A Man in the Zoo by David Garnett
The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins
Stone’s Fall by Ian Pears
The Case of the Gilded Fly by Edmund Crispin
Arthur Rackham: A Life in Illustration by James Hamilton
Away From The Bombs by Ricky Clitheroe
The Victorian Chaise-Longue by Marghanita Laski
Chess by Stefan Zweig
The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
In The Steps of Jane Austen by Anne-Marie Edwards
Instruments of Darkness by Imogen Robertson
Castle D’Or by Arthur Quiller-Couch and Daphne du Maurier
Night Thoughts of a Country Landlady: Being the Pacific Experiences of Miss Emma Nightingale in Time of War presented by Edith Olivier and illustrated by Rex Whistler
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffennegger
London War Notes 1939 to 1945 by Mollie Panter-Downes
Little Indiscretions by Carmen Posadas
The Boy with the Cuckoo-clock Heart by Mathias Malzieu
The Other Elizabeth Taylor by Nicola Beauman
Moon Behind Clouds: An Introduction to the life and work of Sir Claude Francis Barry by Katie Campbell
The Girl With Glass Feet by Ali Shaw
Dancing With Mr Darcy: stories inspired by Jane Austen and Chawton House
Love and Friendship by Jane Austen
Thaw by Fiona Robyn
Under Fire by Phil Robyns
Howard’s End is on the Landing by Susan Hill
The Dancers Dancing by Éilis Ni Dhuibhne
Rock Crystal by Adalbert Stifter
Loitering With Intent by Muriel Spark
Norman Garstin: Irishman and Newlyn Artist by Richard Pryke
I Will Not Serve by Eveline Mahyère
Drawn Here by Mary Fletcher
Ex Libris by Anne Fadiman

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