The Eight Books You MUST Read

A Listmania! list by "mattthorbes"
 
Dark Rivers of the Heart
1.  Dark Rivers of the Heart by Dean Koontz
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  "The greatest work by a true genius of contemporary horror fiction. Will also appeal to spy novel fans."
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The Lord of the Rings - illustrated hardback
2.  The Lord of the Rings - illustrated hardback by J. R. R. Tolkien
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  "The ultimate edition of the greatest fantasy story of all time."
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Hearts in Atlantis
3.  Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King
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  "I would recommend that everyone read this, but especially those of you about to go to university. You'll see why!!"
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The Wasp Factory
4.  The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
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  "One of the most important British writers of the last ten years will tear your perceptions to shreds with this stunning debut."
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Watchers
5.  Watchers by Dean Koontz
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  "Sorry to stick old Deano in there twice, but this is one of the most powerful novels I've ever read. Very different to Dark Rivers."
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American Psycho (Film Tie-In)
6.  American Psycho (Film Tie-In) by Bret Easton Ellis
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  "Vulgar, crude and graphic. But still one of the most entertaining exposes of how ridiculous the eighties greed culture really was."
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It
7.  It by Stephen King
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  "The masterpiece of Horror's Grand Master. Nothing he has ever written even comes close to the sheer terror that this work inspires. Genius."
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Fight Club
8.  Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
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  "If American Psycho shows how ridiculous the Eighties were, Fight Club will show you how we have dismally failed to improve our lot."
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