10 Best Books Ever

A Listmania! list by "craigling"
 
Notes from Underground and The Double
1.  Notes from Underground and The Double by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The list author says:
  "Haunting magic: the best outing from one of the best authors to ever live"
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Grimus
2.  Grimus by Salman Rushdie
The list author says:
  "Grimus is one of the less well know novels from the man who is best know for bathing himself in controversy. A genius and a story teller for a modern generation"
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Laughter in the Dark (Penguin Modern Classics)
3.  Laughter in the Dark (Penguin Modern Classics) by Vladimir Nabokov
The list author says:
  "If Lolita had the most heart-felt opening lines of any novel, this has the most shuddering. A tragic tale of a man's decline."
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Burning Your Boats: Collected Short Stories
4.  Burning Your Boats: Collected Short Stories by Angela Carter
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  "Angela Carter's subversive take on many traditional tales is unique and fantastical"
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Devils (Oxford World's Classics)
5.  Devils (Oxford World's Classics) by Fyodor Dostoevsky
The list author says:
  "Dostoyevsky courted political trouble with this masterpiece of revolutionary spirit and strife interwoven"
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The Fall of the House of Usher (Classics)
6.  The Fall of the House of Usher (Classics) by Edgar Allan Poe
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  "Gothic? Macabre? Call it what you will. Although scholars have abandoned Poe of late in favour of more critically approachable texts his genius and momentum is undeniable. William Wilson is magic."
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Angels And Insects
7.  Angels And Insects by A S Byatt
The list author says:
  "A selection of eclectic shorts from the booker prize winning author of Possession"
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Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (Penguin Modern Classics)
8.  Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (Penguin Modern Classics) by Vladimir Nabokov
The list author says:
  "A tale of lovers in turmoil - a lesser know classic"
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The Ground Beneath Her Feet
9.  The Ground Beneath Her Feet by Salman Rushdie
The list author says:
  "Hilarious and moving - Rushdie's most recent addition is a tale full of emotion and laughter"
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Jazz
10.  Jazz by Toni Morrison
The list author says:
  "Morrisons modern classic grabs hold of any reader and encapsulates him/her"
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