- 10 Jaume Cabre. I confess
- 9. David Cronenberg. Consumed
- 8. Narine Abgaryan. Three apples fell from the sky
- 7. Sally Green. half code
- 6. Robert Galbraith. evil career
- 5. Boris Akunin. planet water
- 4. Frederic Begbeder. Una and Salinger
- 3. Paula Hawkins. The girl on the train
- 2. Haruki Murakami. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his wandering years
- 1. Chuck Palahniuk. To the very ends
Modern literature does not stand still and is constantly evolving. Every year readers choose the best books and 2015 is no exception. The reader rating included the most interesting literary works that were best downloaded and sold in 2015 and became real bestsellers in different countries.
10 Jaume Cabre. I confess
This book also made it to the top 10 most read books of 2015. Although this novel Jaume Cabret was published in 2011 and already then was well received by critics and won the love of readers. But only in 2015 this work was translated into Russian. The novel tells about a creative and gifted man who, in his old age, learned about Alzheimer’s disease. This illness made him rethink his life. He was afraid that all his memories, which are so dear, could disappear in an instant. That is why he wanted to capture all the bright and significant events in his life, until the memory completely left him.
9. David Cronenberg. Consumed
The debut novel of the famous Hollywood director David Cronenberg also entered the reader’s rating. It is interesting with a mysterious and exciting and unbanal plot. Naomi and Nathan work in the media, they are successful journalists, and besides, lovers. In search of sensations, they travel all over the world, so they intersect either in hotels or at airports. Nathan tries to write an article about an underground surgeon who lives in Budapest, and Naomi understands the fate of interesting and extravagant spouses, torn between Tokyo and Paris. As a result, their stories are mysteriously intertwined. Mysteries, international conspiracy, sophisticated sexual games, intricate plot – all these components made the novel a real bestseller.
8. Narine Abgaryan. Three apples fell from the sky
Without this interesting and a little sad novel, the top 10 most interesting books published in 2015 could not have done. In it the author Narine Abgaryan talks about Armenia, life and death, about an abandoned village where only old people live. Their destinies are intertwined, they are riddled with sad events. The inhabitants of the village have a strong spirit, each of them is interesting in its own way. Despite the tragic events that took place in life, they have not forgotten how to laugh both at themselves and at events that they are unable to change.
7. Sally Green. half code
This book was a well-deserved seventh place in the readers’ ratings because it was the most anticipated fiction. Sally Green, which fell in love not only with teenagers, but also with adults. In this novel, a little bit of everything is mixed: people and witches, good and evil, hatred and sacrifice. Some even compare it to Harry Potter. This is a truly fascinating fantasy that did not deceive everyone’s expectations.
6. Robert Galbraith. evil career
Featured in the top 10 best works of 2015, this work is the latest installment in a detective trilogy by the author who created the world-famous “Harry Potter” J.K. Rowling, and co-author Robert Galbraith. In a detective story, a detective takes on the complicated case of his assistant. She receives a strange package in the mail, someone sent her a severed human leg. The detective takes over the case and investigates it in parallel with the police. He has several suspects in mind. Together with his assistant, he tries to get on the trail of a cruel maniac and prevent his insidious plans.
5. Boris Akunin. planet water
The book, included in the 2015 reader rating, is the latest in a series written by Boris Akunin, which is dedicated to the famous detective Fandorin. Especially this work will be of interest to those who have read other books from this series. They received good reviews and this detective could not go unnoticed.
4. Frederic Begbeder. Una and Salinger
Another work under the 18+ tag entered the top 10 best books of 2015. In it the author Frederic Begbeder tells about the beautiful romance of the writer Jerry Salinger and Oona O’Neill, she is the daughter of a famous playwright. Their passionate love does not last long. The young writer is forced to leave his beloved and go to the front, while Una, meanwhile, not only gets the lead role in a Charlie Chaplin film, but also becomes his wife. The writer returns to his homeland, but no one is waiting for him there, and he begins to write his most famous work.
3. Paula Hawkins. The girl on the train
A remarkable debut work got into the rating of readers Pauly Hawkinswhich became a bestseller in many countries. The novel is written in the style of Hitchcock thrillers. The girl gets on the same train every day and passes by beautiful country houses. She loves to watch a couple having breakfast in one of these cozy houses, which from the outside seems perfect to her. But one day her illusion collapses, she sees something shocking and declares to the police. After that, terrible things begin to happen in her life.
2. Haruki Murakami. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his wandering years
A novel by a famous writer Haruki Murakami ranks second in our ranking of the top 10 most interesting works released in 2015. The work is about a man who is very lonely, he tries to understand the mysterious past, because he cannot understand why 16 years ago his fate changed so dramatically and his friends turned away from him. After many years, he nevertheless decides to go in search of truth, he will have to face his past life face to face, but only in this way will he be able to find himself again.
1. Chuck Palahniuk. To the very ends
Book by best-selling author of Fight Club Waiting for Palahniuk recognized as the best for 2015 according to readers. The novel tells about a girl who works in a law office and is deprived of her personal life. But unexpectedly, a billionaire invites her to dinner with a sequel. They have unforgettable sex in her life. Everything would be fine, but the girl finds out that she was only a test subject on which he tested sex toys that he plans to put on sale. The girl wants to prevent the pervert’s insidious plans, but how to do it?