Fiction

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1958)

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner (1959)

The General (1960)

Key to the Door (1961)

 

The Ragman’s Daughter (1963)

The Death of William Posters (1965)

A Tree on Fire (1967)

Guzman, Go Home (1968)

 

A Start in Life (1970)

Travels in Nihilon (1971)

Men, Women and Children (1973)

The Flame of Life (1974)

 

The Widower’s Son (1976)

The Storyteller (1979)

The Second Chance (1981)

Her Victory (1982)

 

The Lost Flying Boat (1983)

Down from the Hill (1984)

Life Goes On (1985)

 

Out of the Whirlpool (1987)

The Open Door (1989)

Last Loves (1990)

 

Leonard’s War (1991)

Snowstop (1993)

Alligator Playground (1997)

The Broken Chariot (1998)

 

The German Numbers Woman (1999)

Birthday (2001)

A Man of His Time (2004)

New and Collected Stories (2005)

 

Non-fiction

Road to Volgograd (1964)

Raw Material (1972)

Mountains and Caverns: Selected Essays (1975)

The Saxon Shore Way (1983)

Alan Sillitoe’s Nottinghamshire (1987)

Life Without Armour (1995)

 

Leading the Blind: A Century of Guidebook Travel, 1815 – 1914 (1995)

A Flight of Arrows: Essays and Observations (2003)

Gadfly in Russia (2007)

 

Poetry

The Rats and other poems (1960)

Falling Out of Love and other poems (1964)

Love in the Environs of Voronezh and other poems (1968)

Barbarians and other poems (1973)

Storm: New Poems (1974)

 

Snow on the North Side of Lucifer: Poems (1979)

Sun Before Departure: Poems 1974 – 1982 (1984)

Tides and Stone Walls: Poems (1986)

Collected Poems (1993)

 

Plays

All Citizens are Soldiers (with Ruth Fainlight; translated from Lope de Vega’s ‘Fuente Ovejuna’, 1969)

Three Plays: The Slot-Machine, The Interview, Pit Strike (1978)

 

For children

The City Adventures of Marmalade Jim (1967)

Big John and the Stars (1977)

The Incredible Fencing Fleas (1978)

Marmalade Jim at the Farm (1980)

Marmalade Jim and the Fox (1984)