Books in the Key of Life

A Listmania! list by Mr. S. F. Bashford "steve bashford" (South West England)
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The Rainbow (Wordsworth Classics)
1.  The Rainbow (Wordsworth Classics) by D.H. Lawrence
The list author says:
  "An example of how to create a masterpiece out of the simplest of plots. A Deeply affecting novel, Lawrence manages to define the magic of Rainbows that we can't quite grasp."
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David Copperfield (Penguin Popular Classics)
2.  David Copperfield (Penguin Popular Classics) by Charles Dickens
The list author says:
  "Dickens makes you his David, you will laugh, cry, love and hate. Dickens' characterisation remains untouchable."
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Wuthering Heights (Penguin Popular Classics)
3.  Wuthering Heights (Penguin Popular Classics) by Emily Brontė
The list author says:
  "The greatest love story ever told. Still utterly compelling, a timeless masterpiece."
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Atonement
4.  Atonement by Ian McEwan
The list author says:
  "McEwan loves to toy with the true meaning of a story. Very clever novel that contains many sub-stories which could probably stand happily on their own. The result -modern classic."
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Twelve
5.  Twelve by Nick McDonnell
The list author says:
  "The most gripping book i have ever read. Inspired me into reading Less Than Zero, but this is actually better."
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The Secret History
6.  The Secret History by Donna Tartt
The list author says:
  "Some truly wonderful characters here that you are immediately drawn to. Close to perfection."
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Dubliners
7.  Dubliners by James Joyce
The list author says:
  "The best set of short stories i have ever read. The Dead remains one of the most beautifully written pieces in my memory...heartbreaking."
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The Great Gatsby (Penguin Popular Classics)
8.  The Great Gatsby (Penguin Popular Classics) by F Scott Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  "Flawless...just read it, although you probably have done."
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American Psycho (Film Tie-In)
9.  American Psycho (Film Tie-In) by Bret Easton Ellis
The list author says:
  "Has to be one of the most contentious books ever released and far better than the film. Ellis' writing is taut, simple and beautiful. Like Hemmingway but with blood and sex."
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Life Of Pi
10.  Life Of Pi by Yann Martel
The list author says:
  "Loads of twists and turns. Seems to ask us why we read stories and what we (hope to) draw from them. Clever stuff."
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