One novel on the list:
The English Patient by Michael OndaatjeRead about another title on Mullan's list.
More passion bred by the desert. "Propinquity in the desert. It does that here, he said." The mysterious character of the novel's title is a desert explorer pursuing a personal obsession. "There is, after Herodotus, little interest by the western world towards the desert for hundreds of years." This list would tell us otherwise.