List of 50 Books Based in the UK

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Title Author Publishing Year Genre
84, Charing Cross Road Helene Hanff 1970 Epistolary novel, Biography
A Bear Called Paddington Michael Bond 1958 Fiction
A Beautiful Blue Death Charles Finch 2007 Mystery, Historical Fiction, Crime novel, Historical mystery, Crime Fiction
A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens 1843 Classics, Fiction, Holiday, Christmas, Fantasy, Literature
A Little Princess Frances Hodgson Burnett 1905 Children's literature, Novel
A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers Hazel Gaynor 2015 Historical Fiction, Coming-of-age story, Domestic Fiction
A Study in Scarlet Arthur Conan Doyle 1887 Classics, Mystery, Fiction
And Only to Deceive Tasha Alexander 2005 Mystery, Historical Fiction, Historical mystery, Thriller, Suspense
And Then There Were None Agatha Christie 1939 Mystery, Classics, Fiction, Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Atonement Ian McEwan 2001 Novel, Psychological Fiction, Bildungsroman, Social novel, Domestic Fiction
Ballet Shoes Noel Streatfeild 1936 Children's literature, Novel, Fiction
Bleak House Charles Dickens 1852 Novel, Fiction, Social criticism
Brave New World Aldous Huxley 1932 Novel, Science Fiction, Dystopian Fiction
Bridget Jones's Diary Helen Fielding 1996 Novel, Chick lit, Humour, Humorous Fiction, Diary fiction
Bring Up the Bodies Hilary Mantel 2012 Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction
Clockwork Angel Cassandra Clare 2010 Novel, Young adult fiction, Romance novel, Fantasy Fiction, Adventure fiction
Cloud Atlas David Mitchell 2004 Novel, Science Fiction, Fantasy Fiction, Drama, Science fantasy
David Copperfield Charles Dickens 1850 Novel, Bildungsroman, Künstlerroman, Fictional Autobiography
Dear Mrs. Bird A.J. Pearce 2018 Novel, Historical Fiction, War story, Coming-of-age story, Humorous Fiction
Educated Tara Westover 2018 Biography, Autobiography
Emma Jane Austen 1815 Novel, Fiction, Romance novel, Children's literature, Comedy, Reference work, Comedy of manners, Novel of manners
Eye of the Needle Ken Follett 1978 Novel, Thriller, Historical Fiction, Spy fiction, War story
Golden Boy Abigail Tarttelin 2013 Novel, Fiction, Thriller, Bildungsroman, Family saga
Harry Potter J.K. Rowling 1997 Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy, Magic, Childrens
High Fidelity Nick Hornby 1995 Novel, Fiction
How to Find Love in a Bookshop Veronica Henry 2016 Romance novel, Domestic Fiction
Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë 1847 Novel, Romance novel, Gothic fiction, Bildungsroman, Victorian literature, Social criticism, Fictional Autobiography
Little Beach Street Bakery Jenny Colgan 2014 Novel, Romance novel, Fiction, Contemporary romance
Magpie Murders Anthony Horowitz 2016 Novel, Mystery, Fiction, Thriller
Maisie Dobbs Jacqueline Winspear 2003 Novel, Mystery, Historical Fiction
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand Helen Simonson 2010 Novel, Fiction, Romance novel
Mary Poppins P.L. Travers 1934 Classics, Fantasy, Childrens, Fiction
Mrs. Dalloway Virginia Woolf 1925 Novel, Psychological Fiction
Northanger Abbey Jane Austen 1817 Novel, Romance novel, Gothic fiction, Satire, Bildungsroman
Oliver Twist Charles Dickens 1838 Classics, Historical Fiction, Literature, Novels
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen 1813 Classics, Fiction, Romance
Secrets of a Charmed Life Susan Meissner 2015 Historical Fiction, Christian Fiction
Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen 1811 Novel, Romance novel, Fiction
The Alice Network Kate Quinn 2017 Novel, Historical Fiction, War story, Spy fiction
The Cuckoo's Calling Robert Galbraith 2013 Novel, Crime novel, Mystery, Crime Fiction
The Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins 2015 Novel, Thriller, Suspense, Psychological Fiction
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer 2008 Novel, Epistolary novel, Historical Fiction
The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde 1890 Gothic fiction, Philosophical fiction
The Rose Garden Susanna Kearsley 2011 Romance novel, Historical Fiction, Romantic Suspense
The Summer Before the War Helen Simonson 2016 Historical Fiction
The Time Machine H.G. Wells 1895 Science Fiction, Fantasy Fiction, Time Travel Fiction, Scientific romance, Dystopian Fiction
The White Queen Philippa Gregory 2009 Novel, Historical Fiction, Biographical Fiction
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy John le Carré 1974 Novel, Spy fiction, Thriller
Wolf Hall Hilary Mantel 2009 Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Novels
Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë 1847 Novel, Gothic fiction, Tragedy

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