Curious books set in the UK

A Listmania! list by L. Clark "monkeygirl" (ENGLAND)
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The End of Mr. Y
1.  The End of Mr. Y by Scarlett Thomas
The list author says:
  "Fantastic book of curiosity, adventure and some bizarre theories about how the concious and subconcious world is made up."
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Small Town Antichrist (A Scots Armageddon)
2.  Small Town Antichrist (A Scots Armageddon) by Iain Grant
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  "Tongue-in-cheek devil takes over the world via Scottish administration"
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Rebecca (VMC)
3.  Rebecca (VMC) by Daphne Du Maurier
The list author says:
  "Classic tale of obsession and control from beyond the grave set on the Cornish coast"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (268 customer reviews)

Pigtopia
4.  Pigtopia by Kitty Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  "English tale of outsiders and a love of pigs."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Lovers of Old Films
5.  Lovers of Old Films by Ophelia Finsen
The list author says:
  "Locals in York with filmstar fixations going a little too far?"
1.02

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Penguin Classics)
6.  Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Penguin Classics) by Lewis Carroll
The list author says:
  "It starts off in England! Brilliant British eccentricity."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (606 customer reviews)

Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices (Penguin Modern Classics)
7.  Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices (Penguin Modern Classics) by Dylan Thomas
The list author says:
  "I don't usually read poetry, but I love this book. Set in a little Welsh coastal town and full of curious characters."
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The Wasp Factory
8.  The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
The list author says:
  "Not for the faint-hearted. But a very clever and nasty little book set in Scotland."
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The Stornoway Way
9.  The Stornoway Way by Kevin MacNeil
The list author says:
  "Not the most cheerful of books, but brilliant: set on Lewis, the outer Hebridies in Scotland."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

These Demented Lands
10.  These Demented Lands by Alan Warner
The list author says:
  "Follow up to Morvern Callar. Scottish madness - great read."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Aberystwyth Mon Amour
11.  Aberystwyth Mon Amour by Malcolm Pryce
The list author says:
  "First in a series of detective stories set in Aberystwyth, Wales."
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1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
12.  1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "Great British writer. Birth of big brother. British dystopia."
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Divided Kingdom
13.  Divided Kingdom by Rupert Thomson
The list author says:
  "British dystopia - the country is split up into four different personality types."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Haweswater
14.  Haweswater by Sarah Hall
The list author says:
  "Set in the Lake District at the turn of the century. About the building of Haweswater and the people who lived there before."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Remains of the Day
15.  The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
The list author says:
  "This guy can really writer. A butler reflecting on his life and the changing face of England."
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The Bottle Factory Outing
16.  The Bottle Factory Outing by Beryl Bainbridge
The list author says:
  "Curious character driven tale set in an Italian wine factory in London."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Penguin Modern Classics)
17.  The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Penguin Modern Classics) by Muriel Spark
The list author says:
  "Set in Edinburgh, about an eccentric, strong willed teacher and her schoolgirl crowd."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Pig Island
18.  Pig Island by Mo Hayder
The list author says:
  "Another dark tale set in Scotland! Up on the islands."
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The American Boy
19.  The American Boy by Andrew Taylor
The list author says:
  "Historical mystery set in Georgian England."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

The Wild
20.  The Wild by Esther Freud
The list author says:
  "About hippies and their children in England. Esther Freud writes amazing books for adults about children."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Fred and Edie
21.  Fred and Edie by Jill Dawson
The list author says:
  "1920s England: tale of love and murder."
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Sleep With Me
22.  Sleep With Me by Joanna Briscoe
The list author says:
  "Modern London living for young couple and an obsession with a French girl."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Eve Green
23.  Eve Green by Susan Fletcher
The list author says:
  "Fantastic book set in rural Wales."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

A Jealous Ghost
24.  A Jealous Ghost by A.N. Wilson
The list author says:
  "Creepy tale about an American student taking a nanny job in an English isolated home. Who is obsessed with James' Turn of the Screw."
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The Cryptographer
25.  The Cryptographer by Tobias Hill
The list author says:
  "About a tax inspector and an inventor of computer code for electronic money. Set mostly in England."
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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