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Just great books

Mr. J. W. Benefield "yoyomagoo"
 
A Farewell To Arms
A Farewell To Arms
"That ending... You'll cry so much you'll dehydrate"
Portnoy's Complaint
Portnoy's Complaint
"Catcher in the what??? This is the ultimate book of teen angst"
The Remains of the Day
The Remains of the Day
"A tragicomedy of manners. A must."
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
"Frustrating, perplexing, addictive. Kafka meets Bret Easton Ellis via Ian McEwan"
The Great Gatsby (Penguin Modern Classics)
The Great Gatsby (Penguin Modern Classics)
""Tender is the Night" is NOT better! Cutting yet languid-- truly great."
Dubliners (Penguin Modern Classics)
Dubliners (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Joyce at his most accessible. Poignant and insightful"
A Scanner Darkly
A Scanner Darkly
"So dark it's searing."
Jane Eyre (Penguin Popular Classics)
Jane Eyre (Penguin Popular Classics)
"Just a great story, and ever so British"
Catch-22
Catch-22
"A cliched choice no doubt, but I still love it. Beauty in chaos."
American Psycho
American Psycho
"Utterly sick and depraved. You know that already, though."
The Dice Man
The Dice Man
"Not the best book ever, but seriously thought-provoking stuff"
Mort: (Discworld Novel 4) (Discworld Novels)
Mort: (Discworld Novel 4) (Discworld Novels)
"A guilty pleasure. Probably the best Discworld novel."
American Pastoral
American Pastoral
"One of the best books of the last twenty years? Cuts to the bone with an elegant blade"
The Cement Garden
The Cement Garden
"Underrated McEwan--  devillishly nasty"
The Green Mile (Read a Great Movie)
The Green Mile (Read a Great Movie)
"Don't scoff. It's a great book-- Stephen King's best"
The Secret History
The Secret History
"Can't...stop...reading..."
Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Dog
Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Dog
"An almost forgotten book-- very tender and readable"
The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics)
The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics)
"My, oh my. How scary."
High Fidelity
High Fidelity
"I love it to bits. So shoot me. Middle-brow lit at its best."
Philip Larkin: Collected Poems
Philip Larkin: Collected Poems
"My favourite poet-- not quite everything in here, but it's very affordable and mostly comprehensive"
The Bonfire of the Vanities (Picador Books)
The Bonfire of the Vanities (Picador Books)
"A chunky beast of a novel. Sweeping, funny and savage"
Great Expectations (Collector's Library)
Great Expectations (Collector's Library)
"Couldn't go without mentioning a Dickens. My favourite one-- universally important and it has Dickens' most tragic character Miss Havisham in it."
The Metamorphosis and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Metamorphosis and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
"A nice cheap introduction to Kafka."
Midnight's Children
Midnight's Children
"A bit of a slog to get through, it's worth it though."
Last Orders
Last Orders
"Poignant and true. Better than Waterland? Maybe..."