Raymond Chandler Home is the sailor Glass bead game Iain M Banks Italo Calvino Kavalier and clay Victoria All the pretty horses Mother night Flowers for algernon Tortilla Flats Desolation Angels The Pigeon The gangster we are all looking for Galileo letters
Really anything by Raymond Chandler is just stunning magical noir writing. Poetic and lyrical. Chess, whisky, dames and detectives.
A book that lingers with me forever - a stunning meditation on lying, identity and masculinity.
The whole culture series is some of my fave sci-fi. Expansive world building but with amazing characters. Sci-fi that makes you think.
A magnificent story of childhood, trauma and growing up in a foregin culture.