Books that grabbed me

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The Line of Beauty
1.  The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
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  "Stunning prose - perfectly formed characters"
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (149 customer reviews)

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Rough Music
2.  Rough Music by Patrick Gale
The list author says:
  "Is he the best contemporary British author? Or is that Hollinghurst?"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

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Germinal (Penguin Classics)
3.  Germinal (Penguin Classics) by Émile Zola
The list author says:
  "The only way into 19th century French realism"
£8.99   Used & New from: £2.12
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Atonement
4.  Atonement by Ian McEwan
The list author says:
  "The best yet from McEwan"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (365 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Poisonwood Bible
5.  The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
The list author says:
  "Open your eyes to what goes on in our world - masterpiece"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (276 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Blackwater Lightship
6.  The Blackwater Lightship by Colm Toibin
The list author says:
  "Toibin at his best"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

The Sheltering Sky (Penguin Modern Classics)
7.  The Sheltering Sky (Penguin Modern Classics) by Paul Bowles
The list author says:
  "Taut, claustrophobic, frightening, classy"
£9.98   Used & New from: £2.38
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

The Comfort Of Strangers
8.  The Comfort Of Strangers by Ian McEwan
The list author says:
  "The perfect novella?"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

Oxygen
9.  Oxygen by Andrew Miller
The list author says:
  "Wonderfully written - just wonderful"
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics)
10.  The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics) by Margaret Atwood
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  "Look what happens if the religious right get control - be afraid!"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (410 customer reviews)

Martin Bauman
11.  Martin Bauman by David Leavitt
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  "Leavitt on top form"
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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New Boy
12.  New Boy by William Sutcliffe
The list author says:
  "One of the funniest books ever"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Tales Of The City: Tales of the City 1
13.  Tales Of The City: Tales of the City 1 by Armistead Maupin
The list author says:
  "Start here then read the other five.  Great for commuting."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (119 customer reviews)

The Grapes of Wrath
14.  The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The list author says:
  "Majestic, dignified and heart-rending"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (247 customer reviews)

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