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In omnibus requiem quaesivi, et nusquam inveni nisi in angulo cum libro
- Thomas a Kempis

Other fictions that Hippo read:

  • Under Western Eyes - Joseph Conrad
  • Torrents of Spring, Home of the Gentry - Ivan Turgenev
  • The Bridge on the Drina - Ivo Andric
  • Distant Music - Lee Langley
  • Left Behind - Tim Lahaye and Jerry Jenkins
  • The DaVince Code - Dan Brown
  • The Immacute Deception - Iain Pears
  • Inherit the Wind - Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee
  • Death and Restoration - Iain Pears
  • The 6th Lamentation - William Brodrick
  • Foucault's Pendulum - Umberto Eco
  • Year Zero, The Descent - Jeff Long
  • Deception Point - Dan Brown
  • Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides
  • The Hours - Michael Cunningham
  • The Magic Circle - Katherine Neville
  • The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King - J R R Tolkien
  • Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
  • The Journey Home - Olafur Olafsson
  • The Piano Turner - Daniel Mason
  • Prague - Arthur Phillips
  • The Crimson Petal and the White - Michel Faber
  • Ellen Foster - Kaye Gibbons
  • A Separate Peace - John Knowles
  • A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
  • The Weight of Water, Fortune's Rock - Anita Shreve
  • Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas - James Patterson
  • A Map of the World, The Book of Ruth - Jane Hamilton
  • Here on Earth - Alice Hoffman
  • Affinity - Sarah Waters
  • Enduring Love, Atonement - Ian McEwan
  • The Good Men - Charmaine Craig
  • Fall on Your Knees - Ann-Marie MacDonald
  • The Stranger, A Happy Death - Albert Camus
    He loved these long nights when the train rushed along the gleaming rails, roaring through the village stations where only a clock was illuminated, the sudden stops among the clustered lights of city stations where there was no time to discover where he was before the train was already swallowed up, a golden warmth cast into the compartments and then gone.
    He wanted to crush himself into that mud, to re-enter the earth by immersing himself in that clay, to stand on that limitless plain covered with dirt, stretching his arms to the sooty sponge of the sky, as though comfronting the superb and despairing symbol of life itself, to affirm his solidarity with the world at its worst, to declare himself life's accomplice even in its thanklessness and its filth.


  • No Great Mischief - Alistair MacLeod
  • The Voyage of the Narwhal - Andrea Barrett
  • The Flight of the Falcon, Frenchman's Creek - Daphne du Maurier
  • Mendel's Dwarf - Simon Mawer
  • White Tower - James Ramsey Ullman
    There was nothing lonely about an empty plain or an ocean bottom or an unclimbed mountaintop. No place on earth was lonely until man came to it, bringing his loneliness with him.

  • The Voyage - Philip Caputo
  • The Awakening - Kate Chopin
  • Galileo's Daughter - Dava Sobel
  • A Lesson Before Dying - Ernst Gaines
  • A Passage to India - E. M. Forest
  • Dharma Bums - Jack Kerouac
    Are we fallen angels who didnt want to believe that nothing is nothing and so were born to lose our love ones and dear friends one by one and finally our own life, to see it proved?
    O gnashing teeth of earth, where would it all lead to but some sweet golden eternity to prove that we're all been wrong, to prove that the proving itself was nil ...


  • Night Flight, The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • The Heart of the Matter, Brighton Rock, The Power and the Glory - Graham Greene
  • East of the Mountains - David Guterson
  • Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison
  • The Catcher in the Rye - J. D. Salinger
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain
  • No Name - Wilkie Collins
  • Farewell to Manzanar - Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston
  • The Perfect Storm - Sebastian Jungar
  • Tuesdays with Morrie - Mitch Albom
  • Hills like White Elephants, Big Two Hearted River,The Snow of Kilimanjaro, A Clean, Well Lighted Place - Ernest Hemmingway
  • The Clowns of God - Morris West
  • Exodus - Leon Uris
  • The Mayor of Casterbridge - Thomas Harding
  • As I lay Dying - John Fawlkner
  • Of Mice and Man - John Steinbeck
  • This Present Darkness - Frank Peretti
  • King Rat - James Clavell
  • The Jewel in the Crown - Paul Scott
  • Kokoro, Light and Darkness - Natsume Soseki
  • Death in Venice, Magic Mountain - Thomas Mann
  • Invisible Cities - Italo Calvino
  • Women in Love - D. H. Lawrence
  • Far Tortuga, The Snow Leopard - Peter Matthiessen
  • Stones from the River - Ursula Hegi
  • Mary Queen fo Scotland and the Isles, The Memoirs of Cleopatra, The Autobiography of Henry VIII - Margaret George
  • Captain Corelli's Mandolin - Louis de Berniere
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Colera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
  • I Claudius, Claudius the God - Robert Graves
  • Lie Down with Lions, Night over Water, Dangerous Misfortune, A Place called Freedom, The Third Twin - Ken Follett
  • River God - Wilbur Smith
  • The Last Temptation of Christ - Nikos Kazantzakis
  • The Night Cafe - Joyce Johnson
  • The Sicilian - Mario Puzo
  • The Leopard - Giuseppe di Lampedusa
  • To the Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf
  • This Present Darkness - Frank Peretti
  • The Clan of the Cave Bear - Jean Auel
  • The Joy Luck Club - Amy Tan
  • The Tale of Gengi - Lady Murasaki
  • Cry, The Beloved Country - Alan Paton
  • Home Coming - Jiro Osaragi

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