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A Listmania! list by Amazon Customer "Dianna" (Northern Ireland)
 
The Third Policeman (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
1.  The Third Policeman (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) by Flann O'Brien
The list author says:
  "an Irish masterpiece!"
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

Gormenghast
2.  Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake
The list author says:
  "a much underrated masterpiece of imagination"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party
3.  Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party by Graham Greene
The list author says:
  "not a Greene fan, but this is magnificent."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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The Power of One
4.  The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay
The list author says:
  "wonderful South African epic"
£7.19   Used & New from: £3.62
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

The Poisonwood Bible
5.  The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
The list author says:
  "another thought provoking African saga"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (264 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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A Long Way From Verona (Abacus Books)
6.  A Long Way From Verona (Abacus Books) by Jane Gardam
The list author says:
  "one of the few books I've read twice."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Therese Raquin (Classics)
7.  Therese Raquin (Classics) by Emile Zola
The list author says:
  "dark, disturbing and scary"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

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Red Shift
8.  Red Shift by Alan Garner
The list author says:
  "I love all Alan Garner's weird tales especially this one"
£5.36   Used & New from: £1.39
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Siddhartha (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
9.  Siddhartha (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) by Hermann Hesse
The list author says:
  "life of Buddha exquisitely told."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (123 customer reviews)

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Diary of a Madman: And Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
10.  Diary of a Madman: And Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
The list author says:
  "funny and crazy but foreboding...."
£3.76   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
11.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "probably the most recent book on this list, an intriguing mix of science and sociology"
£3.85   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,450 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Lake of Darkness
12.  The Lake of Darkness by Ruth Rendell
The list author says:
  "Ruth Rendell is so much more than 'who dunnit'."
£6.51   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)
13.  Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics) by Emily Bronte
The list author says:
  "one of the few books I remember enjoying at school"
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (469 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Crime and Punishment (Penguin Classics)
14.  Crime and Punishment (Penguin Classics) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The list author says:
  "dark, depressing but awe-inspiring"
£6.39   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (229 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Tales from Wessex
15.  Tales from Wessex by Thomas Hardy
The list author says:
  "The withered arm is un-put-downable."
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Northern Lights (His Dark Materials)
16.  Northern Lights (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "a modern masterpiece"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (829 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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