Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Literature in the 1970s

Waiting for Willa by Dorothy Eden
The Mirror Dance by Elisabeth Kyle
The Terracotta Palace by Anne Maybury
Love Story by Erich Segal

Ride a White Dolphin by Anne Maybury
The Other by Tom Tryon

Scars on the Soul by Francoise Sagan
Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman by P.D. James

The Dressmaker by Beryl Bainbridge
A Taste of Blackberries by Doris Buchanan Smith

Jaws by Peter Benchley

Salem's Lot by Stephen King

Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice
Trinity* by Leon Uris
The Jeweled Daughter by Anne Maybury

The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

Chesapeake by James A. Michener
The Far Pavilions by M. M. Kaye

Close to Home by Deborah Moggach


Hariklia said...

I don't think I've read any of these, though I'm familiar with film versions. In fact, a great many of them have been made into films - so they must be good stories, I guess. "Thornbirds" is one that I've thought about reading. And I may have read "Love Story" as a teen. I recall lots of girls at my school reading it.

Leslie in Adams Morgan said...

Who knows where I got most of these titles! Some are books I found here in Mexico (in English). Others I got from a list of novels published in the 1970s. I find it interesting that fear of the "other" and transition was so strong during that decade. Most of these books hold little appeal for me now but I want to read them any way to experience the mindset of the times.