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A Listmania! list by Ra Ra Rachel (Newcastle upon Tyne)
 
Murder on the Orient Express (Poirot)
1.  Murder on the Orient Express (Poirot) by Agatha Christie
The list author says:
  "My first Agatha Christie, and definitely not my last! Had no idea who did it, or how Christie would pull the ending together - Amazing!"
£5.51   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Big Over Easy: An Investigation with the Nursery Crime Division (Nursery crimes)
2.  The Big Over Easy: An Investigation with the Nursery Crime Division (Nursery crimes) by Jasper Fforde
The list author says:
  "Randomly chose this book because of it's 'interesting' genre; nursery rhyme inspired crimes Hmm..wasn't so sure at first. But I highly recommend this, very different and intellegently humorous"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Autograph Man
3.  The Autograph Man by Zadie Smith
The list author says:
  "Found this really taxing to read, only finished it to see if it got any better... it didn't. Really didn't like the character of Alex, and I found the plot slightly boring"
£7.27   Used & New from: £0.01
2.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (Penguin Classics)
4.  The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (Penguin Classics) by James Hogg
The list author says:
  "Have just read this for Uni. Very unusual layout, with seperate 'narratives' from the editor and the 'sinner' of the title. Have never read anything like this, but certainly would recommend it"
£5.88   Used & New from: £0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials)
5.  The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "Finally finished Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials' series....wow! Northern Lights was definatley my fav, but I've loved them all. A must - read series for readers of all ages"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (395 customer reviews)

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Casino Royale
6.  Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
The list author says:
  "Having seen the film, thought I'd give the book ago. The Bond of the book is much darker than the Bond of the film, but still an enigmatic, engaging character. Brilliant gambling and torture scenes!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (214 customer reviews)

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The Uncommon Reader
7.  The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
The list author says:
  "A great argument for encouraging more people to read. Bennett makes the Queen philosophic and lovable, on a quest to read anything and everything, and to persuade others to join her."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (248 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Stuart: A Life Backwards
8.  Stuart: A Life Backwards by Alexander Masters
The list author says:
  "Masters' writing really makes you feel like you know Stuart personally, through this tale of his eventful life. Insightful, moving, and funny"
£6.20   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

Mister Pip
9.  Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
The list author says:
  "The characters from this novel stayed in my head for a long time afterwards, especially Mr. Watts. Read this if you love Dickens, in fact, read it even if you don't!"
£8.18   Used & New from: £0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews)

Fire and Hemlock
10.  Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones
The list author says:
  "Just read this for uni - definatley one of the few good ones I've had to read! The end was a bit confusing, but I still enjoyed it and now want to read all the books Polly does throughout the novel!"
£5.59   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Collins Modern Classics - The Fellowship of the Ring: Fellowship of the Ring Vol 1
11.  Collins Modern Classics - The Fellowship of the Ring: Fellowship of the Ring Vol 1 by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "Finally got round to reading the first book in the trilogy. Loved the movie, loved the book even more! There's alot more story than in the film, with more character background and Middle Earth history"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (214 customer reviews)

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Neverwhere
12.  Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "The story of the people who fell through the cracks into London Under - the city in the sewers of London. Look out for the Marquis de Carabas, my favourite character in this weird and wonderful tale!"
£7.91   Used & New from: £3.32
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (318 customer reviews)

Jamaica Inn (VMC)
13.  Jamaica Inn (VMC) by Daphne Du Maurier
The list author says:
  "As good as Rebecca - never could have predicted the ending! Atmospheric and exciting, with enough romance and danger to please everyone"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (271 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Trainspotting
14.  Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
The list author says:
  "Bleak, funny, tragic, horrific.... choose Trainspotting!"
£5.59   Used & New from: £0.54
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (189 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Look Who It Is! Alan Carr - My Story
15.  Look Who It Is! Alan Carr - My Story by Alan Carr
The list author says:
  "I love Alan Carr!!!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews)

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I, Lucifer
16.  I, Lucifer by Glen Duncan
The list author says:
  "Lucifer is given the chance to change his ways, through the mortal body of suicidal Declan Gunn. What follows is an amusing tale which will, believe it or not, leave you sympathising with the devil"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
17.  Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said (GOLLANCZ S.F.) by Philip K. Dick
The list author says:
  "Having never read a P.K.D book before, I wasn't sure what to expect. The idea of separate realities operating alongside each other, and accidentally uniting, was interesting...and slightly confusing!"
£7.34   Used & New from: £0.19
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

The Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole, 1999-2001
18.  The Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole, 1999-2001 by Sue Townsend
The list author says:
  "I will forever love Adrian Mole, and this latest addition to the Mole Saga is just as good as its predecesors"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Dumas Club
19.  The Dumas Club by Arturo Peréz-Reverte
The list author says:
  "So much better than the film, The Ninth Gate. The book has  2 intertwining plots regarding a satanic text and Dumas, whereas the film only focusses on the satanic storyline. Thrilling and intense."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

The Lies of Locke Lamora
20.  The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
The list author says:
  "Locke Lamora and his gang of thieves steal from the rich...and keep the loot for themselves! Swashbuckling fun, with moments of both hilarity and sadness."
£8.09   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (238 customer reviews)

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance-now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem! (Quirk Classics)
21.  Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance-now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem! (Quirk Classics) by Jane Austen
The list author says:
  "It seems like an amusing idea to begin with, zombies in a classic, but after the first few pages it's clear that it is not one which can be carried throughout  the entire novel and still be funny."
£6.60   Used & New from: £0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (113 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Summer Book
22.  The Summer Book by Esther Freud
The list author says:
  "Beautiful! A collection of tales from the tiny island Jansson lived on with her brother. Made me want to pack up and run away to be in the sun, with the sea lapping at my feet."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

Never the Bride (Brenda 1)
23.  Never the Bride (Brenda 1) by Paul Magrs
The list author says:
  "Set in Whitby, this novel uses elements of many gothic/sci fi classics, such as Frankenstein, Dracula and War of the Worlds. Very funny and entertaining. Brenda is a hoot!"
£6.78   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

The Good Fairies of New York
24.  The Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar
The list author says:
  "Just discovered Martin Millar - I now love him! This story has New York, fairies, and Johnny Thunders - the perfect concoction!"
£8.19   Used & New from: £0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Lucky Jim (Penguin Modern Classics)
25.  Lucky Jim (Penguin Modern Classics) by Kingsley Amis
The list author says:
  "Actually quite funny, and it has lead me into doing a project on 'campus fiction' for uni. Also reading 'Jill' by Philip Larkin."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.05
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)

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