A-Z of Books that changed the world

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Harry Potter by J.K Rowling is the best-selling children’s book series in history.

The series consists of seven books about a... Read more


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The Sherlock Holmes series by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was hugely influenced by his medical education in Edinburgh, and has provided a template for e... Read more


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The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was released in 1912 and tells the story of a scientific expedition to South America where dinosa... Read more


Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting is a grim exploration of the urban, chemical generation of the working class youth of Edinburgh in the ... Read more