Greedies’ top 10


It’s the time of year when bloggers publish their list of top reads for the year. Here’s the authorised top 10 for Greedies:

Stevie Smith   Is there life beyond the gravy? (short story)

Elfriede Jelinek   Greed

Tom Robbins   B is for Beer

Joan Lindsay   Picnic at Hanging Rock

Ngaio Marsh   A Surfeit Of Lampreys

Arthur Ransome   Swallows and Amazons

Beatrix Potter   Peter Rabbit

Elaine Dundy   The Dud Avocado

Thomas Rockwell   How To Eat Fried Worms

Gertrude Stein  Blood On The Dining Room Floor


Your greedy favourites?


13 thoughts on “Greedies’ top 10

  1. John Fortune A Melon for Ecstasy

    James Hamilton-Paterson Cooking With Fernet-Branca

    All time favourites and two of the funniest books I(we) have ever read. I’m surprised you overlooked them.

    Other Gert


  2. You could also mention films, eg Babette’s Feast, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Satyricon (features a gross Roman feast) — though, now I think of it, they often started out as fiction.


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