Coming of age classics for misfits and outsiders

A Listmania! list by James Gent
 
Bonjour Tristesse (Essential Penguin)
1.  Bonjour Tristesse (Essential Penguin) by Francoise Sagan
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  "French classic - for the intellectual, romantic young woman!"
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Lives of Girls and Women
2.  Lives of Girls and Women by Alice Munro
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  "Little known book about a young girl growing up in a small Canadian town"
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The Buddha of Suburbia
3.  The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi
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  "A great recreation of 70s society and culture from the point of view of a young Asian lad"
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New Boy
4.  New Boy by William Sutcliffe
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  "A Rachel Papers for the 1980s.  A funny and sexy read"
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The Liar
5.  The Liar by Stephen Fry
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  "Everything you would expect from Stephen Fry - smart, erudite, provocative but above all laugh out loud hilarious"
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Ghost World
6.  Ghost World by Daniel Clowes
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  "You will never look at comics in the same light again after reading this"
6.99   Used & New from: 3.56
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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