Sunday, March 28, 2010
List of the Day: Favorite Series
I can't resist a list. So when I saw this "Top 10" event on Random Ramblings, I was sucked in.
I enjoy a good series, usually a mystery, sometimes a literary series. I'm not a fan of sci-fi or fantasy, so several more popular series will never make my list. And I limited this to adult books, so my all-time favorite Trixie Belden series didn't make the cut, no matter how many times I read it as a child.
Here is my list of favorite "series" in alphabetical order by author's name.
Kate Atkinson's Jackson Brodie mysteries
James Lee Burke's Dave Robechiex cop mysteries (reviews here and here)
Lee Child's Jack Reacher mysteries
Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria Quartet
John Lescroarte's Dismas Hardy lawyer mysteries (discussed here)
David Lodge's academia trilogy (review here)
Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time (discussed here)
Philip Roth's Nate Zuckerman books
Julia Spencer-Fleming's Clare Furguson priest mysteries (reviews here and here)
John Updike's Rabbit books
Posted by Gilion at Rose City Reader at 10:00 AM 4 comments
Labels: list , Radcliffe Top 100
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Would you believe I've never read any of these authors???
Most people included childhood favourites (as did I), so it's interesting to read a completely "adult" list.
Enbrethiliel -- Thanks for visiting! I'll come find your list.ReplyDelete
"I can't resist a list." --> from what you show us here, that's the understatement of the year!ReplyDelete
Ha! It is true that I spend a lot of time playing with my lists that could be spent reading my books.ReplyDelete