Books I couldn't put down

A Listmania! list by V. A. Crouch "fraggle_rock_111" (Kent, UK)
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Rebecca (VMC)
1.  Rebecca (VMC) by Daphne Du Maurier
The list author says:
  "The character of Mrs de Winter is so easy to relate to, plus it's a compelling book with a shock ending"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (268 customer reviews)

The Time Traveler's Wife
2.  The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The list author says:
  "Original, very gripping storyline and the most believeable, likeable characters I've ever come across. Brilliant."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,302 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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Human Croquet
3.  Human Croquet by Kate Atkinson
The list author says:
  "I've read this 3 times- it's magical, accessible, humorous and thrilling"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

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A Clockwork Orange (Penguin Modern Classics)
4.  A Clockwork Orange (Penguin Modern Classics) by Anthony Burgess
The list author says:
  "Powerful, addictive, memorable and with a charismatic narrator- despite his many flaws!"
5.59   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (304 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story
5.  Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story by Paul Monette
The list author says:
  "An honest and moving memoir, by a gay man living through denial and persecution. I couldn't put this down."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Virgin Suicides
6.  Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
The list author says:
  "This will have you in tears. A heartbreaking tale of teenage life, death, sex and lust with a charismatic narrator"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (149 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Lorelei's Secret
7.  Lorelei's Secret by Carolyn Parkhurst
The list author says:
  "Highly original, with moments of whimisical romance, balanced with moments of shock and sadness"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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The Princess Bride
8.  The Princess Bride by William Goldman
The list author says:
  "Meant for children, but has too many magical scenes of romance, humour, rescue, love and even horror to resist. Well written, vivid and will leave you thirsty for more"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (138 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

His Dark Materials
9.  His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "Magical, unique and totally gripping, with some of the best characters ever written"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (419 customer reviews)

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Lyra's Oxford (His Dark Materials)
10.  Lyra's Oxford (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "Read this after the Dark Material's books- it's like a little magical guide all of its own, with maps and pictures"
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

Starter for Ten
11.  Starter for Ten by David Nicholls
The list author says:
  "Absolutely hilarious, a realistic portrayal of uni life, and a loveable main character"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Passion (Vintage Blue)
12.  The Passion (Vintage Blue) by Jeanette Winterson
The list author says:
  "I adore all Winterson's books, but this is the best, with vivid characters and an amzing storyline"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

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Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
13.  Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
The list author says:
  "A massive book, with an old fashioned style. Traditional, magaical and totally unique."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (412 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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To Kill A Mockingbird
14.  To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The list author says:
  "A fantastic and gripping storyline, with charismatic characters, humour and sorrow, with messages that teach us things about the world"
4.89   Used & New from: 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (681 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Why is this book not available on Kindle? 3 20 Oct 2013
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half way through to kill a mockingbird... 1 5 Sep 2011
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recomendations for a female uni student? 2 16 Apr 2010
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