The books I have loved most have either taught me loads, made me cry or made me laugh. Or a combination of all of the above.

* La Hija del Caníbal (The Cannibal’s Daughter) (Rosa Montero)
* Un largo silencio (A long silence) (Ángeles Caso)
* Nubosidad Variable (Patchy Cloud) (Carmen Martín Gaite)
* The Name of the Rose (Humberto Ecco)
* 1984 (Orwell)
* Historias del Kronen (Kronen Stories) (José Ángel Mañas)
* La colmena (The beehive) (Camilo José Cela)
* Hija de la Fortuna (Fortune’s Daughter) (Isabel Allende)
* Cómo ser mujer y no morir en el intento (How to be a woman and not die trying) (Carmen Rico-Godoy)
* The Three Musketeers (Dumas)
* Oliver Twist (Dickens)
* Boudica: Dreaming The Eagle (Manda Scott)
* e: A Novel (Matt Beaumont)
* Paradise News (David Lodge)
* The Godfather (Mario Puzo)
* The Lord of the Rings (Tolkien)