Books i couldn't have lived without reading

A Listmania! list by "birch661"
 
The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics)
1.  The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics) by Margaret Atwood
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  "What can i say? An absolute masterpiece by Atwood, this dystopian novel will have you on the edge of your seat. Read 1984 for more of the same"
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The Color Purple
2.  The Color Purple by Alice Walker
The list author says:
  "Great! Celie paints a picutre of the tourture that balck women had to go through. An emotional roller coaster (you'll finish with a perfect deep south american accent when you finished)"
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The House Of The Spirits
3.  The House Of The Spirits by Isabel Allende
The list author says:
  "Wonderfull ! strange but so moving, i couldn't put it down :o)"
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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Essential Penguin)
4.  One Hundred Years of Solitude (Essential Penguin) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The list author says:
  "Powerful, intense and gripping until the very last, this is a novel that everyone should read at least once during the course of their lives, or be poorer for it."
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Enduring Love
5.  Enduring Love by Ian McEwan
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  "The opening chapter has to be there among the greats!! If you're the kind of reader who likes their thought processes challenged, then this could be the one for you. Amazing!!!!!"
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1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
6.  1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "A deffinate un-put-downable ! it jsut shows what is possible.  An excellent book, on oh-so many levels."
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To Kill a Mocking Bird
7.  To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee
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  "Just simply, a purely beautiful book"
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The Catcher in the Rye
8.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
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  "Its amazing how well this book is written, and the ending is beatiful, even though people may not see it at first,, read - make up your own mind."
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Snow Falling on Cedars
9.  Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
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  "A thriller that actually makes you think!!"
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Girl, Interrupted
10.  Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
The list author says:
  "If questioning reality is your thing, then you will love this book. it made me realise how thin the line between sanity and insanity actually is!"
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The Solitaire Mystery
11.  The Solitaire Mystery by Jostein Gaarder
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  "A lovely story to make you think."
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A Child Called It
12.  A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer
The list author says:
  "This book is the most touching couragous tale I have read to date. A story of child abuse beyond belief. I couldn't put the book down and subsequently read it in a day."
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