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A Listmania! list by Jo "The Aspidistra" (United States)
 
The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set)
1.  The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "My comfort book - I have read it more than 30 times."
Used & New from: 3.44
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,225 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Pride and Prejudice (Collector's Library)
2.  Pride and Prejudice (Collector's Library) by Jane Austen
The list author says:
  "The best romantic leads ever written"
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (484 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Room with a View (Penguin Modern Classics)
3.  A Room with a View (Penguin Modern Classics) by E. M. Forster
The list author says:
  "Old fashioned charm"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

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Anna Karenina (Everyman's Library Classics)
4.  Anna Karenina (Everyman's Library Classics) by Leo Tolstoy
The list author says:
  "Thought by many to be the best novel every written"
10.49   Used & New from: 3.49
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (153 customer reviews)

War and Peace (Penguin Classics)
5.  War and Peace (Penguin Classics) by Leo Tolstoy
The list author says:
  "Don't be put off by the size, definitely worth it"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
6.  Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder by Evelyn Waugh
The list author says:
  "Brideshead was Castle Howard in the TV adapt."
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

The Complete 1922 "Seven Pillars of Wisdom": 'The Oxford Text'
7.  The Complete 1922 "Seven Pillars of Wisdom": 'The Oxford Text' by T. E. Lawrence
The list author says:
  "A brilliant and complex Character"
Used & New from: 299.98
2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Testament Of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 (Virago classic non-fiction)
8.  Testament Of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 (Virago classic non-fiction) by Shirley Williams
The list author says:
  "An autobiography of a young woman in the first world war"
13.19   Used & New from: 7.98
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
9.  I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Dr Maya Angelou
The list author says:
  "A moving biography of a childhood"
6.29   Used & New from: 0.65
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (269 customer reviews)

To Kill A Mockingbird
10.  To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The list author says:
  "Boo Radley and co.  Also made into a brilliant black and white film"
5.24   Used & New from: 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (943 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Tin Drum
11.  The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass
The list author says:
  "Getting into deeper terratory now - bizzarre and disturbing"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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The Master and Margarita
12.  The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
The list author says:
  "Surreal and all too real at the same time"
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Bell Jar
13.  The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The list author says:
  "All women should read this preferrably before age 25."
5.59   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (287 customer reviews)

Girl, Interrupted
14.  Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
The list author says:
  "The Bell Jar for the 60's and 70's generation"
7.82   Used & New from: 1.40
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America - A Memoir
15.  Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America - A Memoir by Elizabeth Wurtzel
The list author says:
  "If you read one book about screwed up women - read this!"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Keep the Aspidistra Flying (Penguin Modern Classics)
16.  Keep the Aspidistra Flying (Penguin Modern Classics) by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "my personal favourite Orwell"
6.99   Used & New from: 1.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Cannery Row (Penguin Modern Classics)
17.  Cannery Row (Penguin Modern Classics) by John Steinbeck
The list author says:
  "Doc is based on Steinbech's real life friend Ed Ricketts"
6.29   Used & New from: 1.62
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

Sweet Thursday (Penguin Modern Classics)
18.  Sweet Thursday (Penguin Modern Classics) by John Steinbeck
The list author says:
  "The follow up to Cannery Row - and possibly even better"
6.99   Used & New from: 2.39
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Travels with Charley: In Search of America (Penguin Modern Classics)
19.  Travels with Charley: In Search of America (Penguin Modern Classics) by John Steinbeck
The list author says:
  "True travelog - Charley is a Standard Poodle with attitude"
6.99   Used & New from: 1.90
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

The Age of Reason (Penguin Modern Classics)
20.  The Age of Reason (Penguin Modern Classics) by Jean-Paul Sartre
The list author says:
  "A novel by the great philosopher"
6.99   Used & New from: 3.48
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics)
21.  The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics) by Albert Camus
The list author says:
  "This book will surprise you and make you think"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (128 customer reviews)

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The Plague (Essential Penguin)
22.  The Plague (Essential Penguin) by Albert Camus
The list author says:
  "Camus played football for Algeria as well as being a resistence leader, philosopher and novelist"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Brave New World (Flamingo modern classics)
23.  Brave New World (Flamingo modern classics) by Aldous Huxley
The list author says:
  "Gripping and disturbing"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (261 customer reviews)

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The Shorter Pepys
24.  The Shorter Pepys by Samuel Pepys
The list author says:
  "This is a pleasure to read and to dip into"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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The Little Friend
25.  The Little Friend by Donna Tartt
The list author says:
  "A modern novel to end on"
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (197 customer reviews)

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
Discussion Replies Latest Post
Best Pride & Prejudice Character 5 20 Jan 2014
Why is this book not available on Kindle? 3 20 Oct 2013
Should I read it, ive seen the films, Is it worth it? 9 30 Dec 2012
Next book suggestions please! 0 12 Mar 2012
Kindle version not available to UK 3 2 Jan 2012
War and Peace (Vol 2) - Kindle edition 0 24 Oct 2011
Whose translation is this, please? 2 9 Oct 2011
half way through to kill a mockingbird... 1 5 Sep 2011
SUITABLE? 4 3 Aug 2011
 
   

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Last updated: 28/02/2004
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