Gina's Favourite Ever Books

A Listmania! list by G. Wilson "Abu Denkabi"
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Monkey (Penguin Classics)
1.  Monkey (Penguin Classics) by Wu Ch'eng-en
The list author says:
  "This is a beautifully told epic story, almost poetic in parts. A true classic and immensely enjoyable."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Millroy the Magician
2.  Millroy the Magician by Paul Theroux
The list author says:
  "Forgive the pun, but this is a spellbinding book. This is the kind of book that makes you sit up and think. Paul Theroux is a master storyteller."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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The Prestige
3.  The Prestige by Christopher Priest
The list author says:
  "Another "magical" book. Fantasy at its very best, and proof that the genre does not have to be about spaceships or Tolkienseque worlds."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
4.  The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
The list author says:
  "The beautifully told tale of the lives and loves of two comic book writers set against the back-drop of New York during WWII."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

The Antipope (Brentford Trilogy)
5.  The Antipope (Brentford Trilogy) by Robert Rankin
The list author says:
  "The anarchic Robert Rankin is one of my very favourite authors. This is probably the best introduction to his braind of madcap comic fantasy."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Flying Dutch
6.  Flying Dutch by Tom Holt
The list author says:
  "Arguably the best comic fantasy tale from Tom Holt, who manages always to superbly mix the mundane and the ordinary with the fantastic stuff of fable and legends."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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X-ray
7.  X-ray by Ray Davies
The list author says:
  "One of the most inventively written autobiographies you could ever read."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Man Enough to be a Woman: The Autobiography of Jayne County
8.  Man Enough to be a Woman: The Autobiography of Jayne County by Jayne County
The list author says:
  "A fasscinating insight into Warhol's Factory scene, New York punk, and transsexualism."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Who on Earth is Tom Baker? - An Autoiography
9.  Who on Earth is Tom Baker? - An Autoiography by Tom Baker
The list author says:
  "A brilliant biography from a true eccentric."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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"Kraftwerk": I Was a Robot
10.  "Kraftwerk": I Was a Robot by Wolfgang Flur
The list author says:
  "A fascinating insight into one of the world's most influential and notoriously secretive bands."
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Seeing Things: An Autobiography
11.  Seeing Things: An Autobiography by Oliver Postgate
The list author says:
  "Such an inventive and thoroughly interesting man!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

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The False Inspector Dew (Black Dagger Crime)
12.  The False Inspector Dew (Black Dagger Crime) by Peter Lovesey
The list author says:
  "Peter Lovesey is probably my favourite crime writer, and this is surely one of the most inventive mysteries you could hope to read. Fantastic."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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