Books that have left me mesmerised

A Listmania! list by Neil Kealey "Neil Kealey" (Littlehampton, Sussex)
 
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
1.  Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
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  "The perfect book for winter"
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The Bluest Eye
2.  The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
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  "Morrison at her best; a heart wrenching tale."
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Blue Bedspread (Harvest Book)
3.  Blue Bedspread (Harvest Book) by Raj Kamal Jha
The list author says:
  "Beautiful prose"
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If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things
4.  If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things by Jon McGregor
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  "Let the writing flow around you"
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The Testament of Gideon Mack
5.  The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson
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  "The definition of "Unputtadownable""
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Hunger
6.  Hunger by Knut Hamsun
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  "'Down and Out...' set in Oslo (There is madness here)"
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Down and Out in Paris and London (Essential Penguin)
7.  Down and Out in Paris and London (Essential Penguin) by George Orwell
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  "My favourite Orwell novel"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Birds Without Wings
8.  Birds Without Wings by Louis de Bernieres
The list author says:
  "A particularly good twist on a common theme..."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

Birdsong (Vintage War)
9.  Birdsong (Vintage War) by Sebastian Faulks
The list author says:
  "This book touches senses others couldn't hope to reach."
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Midnight's Children
10.  Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
The list author says:
  "Magic Realism at its best"
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The Inheritors
11.  The Inheritors by William Golding
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  "Brilliant and original"
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Mean Time
12.  Mean Time by Carol Ann Duffy
The list author says:
  "Reading this is like looking in a mirror"
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English Passengers
13.  English Passengers by Matthew Kneale
The list author says:
  "A sparkling array of narrative voices"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews)

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Penguin Popular Classics)
14.  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Penguin Popular Classics) by James Joyce
The list author says:
  "Joyce, but readable :-)"
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This Thing Of Darkness
15.  This Thing Of Darkness by Harry Thompson
The list author says:
  "A truly astonishing piece of epic writing!!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (123 customer reviews)

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Everything is Illuminated
16.  Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
The list author says:
  "Moving yet funny"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

Things Fall Apart (Penguin Classics)
17.  Things Fall Apart (Penguin Classics) by Chinua Achebe
The list author says:
  "Great insight into clash of cultures in Colonial Africa"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (150 customer reviews)

If Not Now, When? (Penguin Modern Classics)
18.  If Not Now, When? (Penguin Modern Classics) by Primo Levi
The list author says:
  "A very different angle on the persecution of Jews in WW2"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Happenstance
19.  Happenstance by Carol Shields
The list author says:
  "An original look at one relationship from both sides"
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Hangover Square: A Story of Darkest Earl's Court (Penguin Modern Classics)
20.  Hangover Square: A Story of Darkest Earl's Court (Penguin Modern Classics) by Patrick Hamilton
The list author says:
  "An example of a great character pushed to the limit"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

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