15 books I'd recommend to anyone

A Listmania! list by "danny_boy78"
 
If This Is a Man / The Truce
1.  If This Is a Man / The Truce by Primo Levi
The list author says:
  "Moving and hopeful. Essential"
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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Essential Penguin)
2.  One Hundred Years of Solitude (Essential Penguin) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The list author says:
  "Just go with it and you will be blown away. Unique"
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The Name Of The Rose
3.  The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco
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  "Erudite complex and instructive. Not easy but well worth the effort"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
4.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "Intelligent, funny and sympathetic without being sentimental or patronising"
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The Woman Who Walked Into Doors
5.  The Woman Who Walked Into Doors by Roddy Doyle
The list author says:
  "Brilliantly constructed story of hope and survival. Paula rocks!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

Time Of Our Singing
6.  Time Of Our Singing by Richard Powers
The list author says:
  "Inventive and richly allegorical story of race and science and music in 20th century America"
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Blood Meridian: Or, the Evening Redness in the West (Picador Books)
7.  Blood Meridian: Or, the Evening Redness in the West (Picador Books) by Cormac McCarthy
The list author says:
  "Raw and bloody. Forget the movies this is the wild west as Old Testament desert"
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London Fields
8.  London Fields by Martin Amis
The list author says:
  "Extremely funny and full of memorable characters and ideas"
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

Deadkidsongs
9.  Deadkidsongs by Toby Litt
The list author says:
  "Disturbing and claustrophobic novel that will strike a chord with anyone who was 11 years old once"
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Kiss Of The Spider Woman (Arena Books)
10.  Kiss Of The Spider Woman (Arena Books) by Manuel Puig
The list author says:
  "A simple tale dazzlingly told"
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A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali
11.  A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali by Gil Courtemanche
The list author says:
  "Read it and weep"
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Catch-22
12.  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
The list author says:
  "Jet black humour. You gotta laugh........."
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The House Of The Spirits
13.  The House Of The Spirits by Isabel Allende
The list author says:
  "Her masterpiece and a modern classic"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

Christ Stopped at Eboli (Penguin Modern Classics)
14.  Christ Stopped at Eboli (Penguin Modern Classics) by Carlo Levi
The list author says:
  "Thought-provoking and atmospheric tale of exile"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

London: The Biography
15.  London: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd
The list author says:
  "Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner?"
£12.91   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

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