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A Listmania! list by Simon Brandon "thelwall_pleasance" (London, UK)
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His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass"
1.  His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass" by Philip Pullman
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  "I STILL can't stop thinking about these books. They make the Harry Potter series look like the Highway Code."
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London Fields
2.  London Fields by Martin Amis
The list author says:
  "Martin Amis' best - dark, hilarious, difficult, apocalyptic, beautiful..."
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The Go-between (Penguin Modern Classics)
3.  The Go-between (Penguin Modern Classics) by L. P. Hartley
The list author says:
  "An English classic. Perfectly cadenced writing. The denouement made me shiver for days."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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No Logo
4.  No Logo by Naomi Klein
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  "By law, everyone should have to read this twice. Take off your shoes and burn 'em."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (109 customer reviews)

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Catch-22
5.  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
The list author says:
  "The funniest book ever written (1)"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (471 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Lucky Jim
6.  Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
The list author says:
  "The funniest book ever written (2)"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews)

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Dune
7.  Dune by Frank Herbert
The list author says:
  "This book is stunning in every way (and i don't even like sci-fi that much). Clare hated it, but often Clare doesn;t know what she;s talking about."
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Midnight's Children
8.  Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
The list author says:
  "Rushdie's best book, it reeks of India. A masterpiece of boundless storytelling."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (139 customer reviews)

The Unkindest Cut: How a Hatchet Man Critic Made His Own 7, 000 Dollar Movie and Put it All on His Credit Card
9.  The Unkindest Cut: How a Hatchet Man Critic Made His Own 7, 000 Dollar Movie and Put it All on His Credit Card by Joe Queenan
The list author says:
  "Worth it for his '12 steps to death' script alone. How not to make movies on a Robert Rodriguez budget. Bitter, sardonic, dry, and very, very, very funny indeed."
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Moby Dick: Or, the Whale (Penguin Popular Classics)
10.  Moby Dick: Or, the Whale (Penguin Popular Classics) by Herman Melville
The list author says:
  "Not just a timeless story, but an exploration of philosophy, humanity, whaling techniques and sea-doggery. Arrrrr."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (132 customer reviews)

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