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A Listmania! list by Highly-Strung "highlystrunguk" (U.K)
 
Notes on a Scandal
1.  Notes on a Scandal by ZoŽ Heller
The list author says:
  "Absolutley breathtaking book. Restrained look at obsession with subtle murky undercurrents of horror."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 customer reviews)

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28 Barbary Lane: A Tales of the City Omnibus
2.  28 Barbary Lane: A Tales of the City Omnibus by Armistead Maupin
The list author says:
  "The definition of a page turner. Short and punchy chapters that you just can't resist reading one more of!"
Used & New from: £4.98
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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And Then There Were None (The Christie Collection)
3.  And Then There Were None (The Christie Collection) by Agatha Christie
The list author says:
  "The original compelling thriller. Agatha Christie at her most nihlistic."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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She's Come Undone
4.  She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb
The list author says:
  "This book absolutley blew my mind. Vast and compeling. Just ignore the Oprahs Book Club recommendation. This doesn't mean it's a tacky insincere book!"
£5.59   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (321 customer reviews)

To be Someone
5.  To be Someone by Louise Voss
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  "Disturbing, bleak, funny and heart warming. Not often you get all these combinations in one book."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Like People In History
6.  Like People In History by Felice Picano
The list author says:
  "Huge saga of a novel. Kept me hooked all the way."
£9.12   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Breakfast at Tiffany's
7.  Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
The list author says:
  "Classic camp novel. Ignore everything you think you know about this from the film. The book is much darker and more amusing."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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Mommie Dearest
8.  Mommie Dearest by Christina Crawford
The list author says:
  "Camp, camp, camp expose of tacky film legend Joan Crawford by her clearly embittered adopted daughter. Did I mention it was camp?"
Used & New from: £57.37
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Chocolat
9.  Chocolat by Joanne Harris
The list author says:
  "Strange and beautiful."
£5.59   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (243 customer reviews)

Foot of the Rainbow
10.  Foot of the Rainbow by Tony Warren
The list author says:
  "Funny saga from the creator of Coronation Street, with all the bleak northern wit you'd expect."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Camberwell Beauty
11.  Camberwell Beauty by Jenny Eclair
The list author says:
  "Twisted, bitter, hilairious and gasp out loud nasty. Loved it."
£8.11   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

War Crimes for the Home
12.  War Crimes for the Home by Liz Jensen
The list author says:
  "A funny and dark book about bad, bad people and their wicked behaviour."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

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The Magician's Assistant
13.  The Magician's Assistant by Ann Patchett
The list author says:
  "A haunting, beautiful and sad book"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

The Secret History
14.  The Secret History by Donna Tartt
The list author says:
  "Stunning, compelling and sinister. Believe all the hype!"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (434 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Running with Scissors: A Memoir
15.  Running with Scissors: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs
The list author says:
  "Forget all the other 'my horrible childhood' books. This one knocks them into a tin hat. This bizarre book is at times both moving and hilairiously funny."
£7.05   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Three Junes
16.  Three Junes by Julia Glass
The list author says:
  "Brilliant first novel with a fantastic writing style that is almost  poetic. Profoundly moving and compelling."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Seesaw
17.  Seesaw by Deborah Moggach
The list author says:
  "Well executed thriller about twisted family dynamics"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Vanity Fierce
18.  Vanity Fierce by Graeme Aitken
The list author says:
  "A fascinating densley plotted novel"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady
19.  Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady by Florence King
The list author says:
  "Fascinating novel from an entirely unconventional woman with an eccentric and bizarre family."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Gods in Alabama
20.  Gods in Alabama by Joshilyn Jackson
The list author says:
  "Fantastic brooding novel about guilt"
£7.22   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

We Need To Talk About Kevin
21.  We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
The list author says:
  "Brilliant novel. Perfectly executed and thoroughly gripping. An unusual subject matter well handled."
£8.91   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (656 customer reviews)

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