The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
For London History
Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd
The Year Of The Hare by Arto Paasilinna
For - actually I couldn't read the handwriting here -
Pereira Maintains by Antonio Tabucchi
I plan to read them all, especially the first, as soon as I have some free time.
(1) I think this sounds suspiciously like a character from an upmarket bit of fanfiction.