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A Listmania! list by Amplified Man (Manchester)
 
Gormenghast (Gormenghast Trilogy (Book Two))
1.  Gormenghast (Gormenghast Trilogy (Book Two)) by Mervyn Peake
The list author says:
  "My favourite book of all time. Superb characters, plot and writing style. Dark gothic fantasy."
£9.98   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Flowers For Algernon (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
2.  Flowers For Algernon (GOLLANCZ S.F.) by Daniel Keyes
The list author says:
  "A wonderful, soulful story of a man's endeavor to become smarter."
Used & New from: £5.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (291 customer reviews)

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The Stars My Destination (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
3.  The Stars My Destination (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Alfred Bester
The list author says:
  "Tiger! Tiger! High octane rip-snorting ride fueled by Gully's Foyle's lust for revenge."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

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Ubik (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
4.  Ubik (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Philip K. Dick
The list author says:
  "I had a bit of a PKD marathon recently, Ubik stood out the most. Clever, innovative and keeps you guessing."
£6.74   Used & New from: £1.92
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Scanner Darkly (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
5.  A Scanner Darkly (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Philip K. Dick
The list author says:
  "This is a very slow, dark, paranoid little tale, but is somehow compelling. Can't wait to see the film."
£6.74   Used & New from: £0.44
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

The Man in the High Castle (Penguin Modern Classics)
6.  The Man in the High Castle (Penguin Modern Classics) by Philip K. Dick
The list author says:
  "I think this is the most accomplished novel of Dick's. A fantastic concept; Nazis won WWII, and very believable."
£6.29   Used & New from: £3.24
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

The Forever War (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
7.  The Forever War (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Joe Haldeman
The list author says:
  "Haldeman's allegorical story about the Vietman War. Very touching in the end and the protagonist is immediately likeable."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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I Am Legend (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
8.  I Am Legend (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Richard Matheson
The list author says:
  "An awesome story. It's short, quite fast paced and excellently written. Fantastic ending too. In fact, one of my very faves."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (312 customer reviews)

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Lord Of Light (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
9.  Lord Of Light (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Roger Zelazny
The list author says:
  "A deep, interesting, mythical novel. Very odd and slow at first but definitely worth percevering with"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Starship Troopers
10.  Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
The list author says:
  "Not as good as the legends would suggest but 10 times better than the film."
Used & New from: £1.66
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

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Against A Dark Background
11.  Against A Dark Background by Iain M. Banks
The list author says:
  "I'm an Iain M. Banks fanatic and I re-read this recently. It's dark, well written but far too long! Go for Consider Phlebas, Use of Weapons or Player of Games first."
£9.98   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Sirens Of Titan (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
12.  The Sirens Of Titan (GOLLANCZ S.F.) by Kurt Vonnegut
The list author says:
  "Supposed to be humorous but wasn't really. Some fantastic ideas and it and it stays with you long afterwards. Worth reading for the ending."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Oxford World's Classics)
13.  The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Oxford World's Classics) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The list author says:
  "A classic. Not as good as 'Adventures....' but still brilliant."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews)

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Nightfall One
14.  Nightfall One by Isaac Asimov
The list author says:
  "5 shorts from the master. I preferred the expanded verson of Nightfall with Silverberg, but still a great story. The other 4 stories are great too."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
15.  The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The list author says:
  "Just finished this & I'm not  taken with it at all. Made me chuckle a few times but the story is pretty weak. Enjoyed the film a lot more."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (307 customer reviews)

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Star Maker (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
16.  Star Maker (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Olaf Stapledon
The list author says:
  "On this at the mo. An unbelievable example of the imagination run wild, especially as it was written in 1930s."
£7.99   Used & New from: £3.10
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

The Glamour (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
17.  The Glamour (GOLLANCZ S.F.) by Christopher Priest
The list author says:
  "About to sart this one. Sounds good....."
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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