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A Farewell To Arms
1.  A Farewell To Arms by Ernest Hemingway
The list author says:
  "That ending... You'll cry so much you'll dehydrate"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (158 customer reviews)

Portnoy's Complaint
2.  Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth
The list author says:
  "Catcher in the what??? This is the ultimate book of teen angst"
£6.74   Used & New from: £0.81
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

The Remains of the Day
3.  The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
The list author says:
  "A tragicomedy of manners. A must."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
4.  The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
The list author says:
  "Frustrating, perplexing, addictive. Kafka meets Bret Easton Ellis via Ian McEwan"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (191 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Great Gatsby (Penguin Modern Classics)
5.  The Great Gatsby (Penguin Modern Classics) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  ""Tender is the Night" is NOT better! Cutting yet languid-- truly great."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,919 customer reviews)

Dubliners (Penguin Modern Classics)
6.  Dubliners (Penguin Modern Classics) by Joyce James
The list author says:
  "Joyce at his most accessible. Poignant and insightful"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Scanner Darkly
7.  A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick
The list author says:
  "So dark it's searing."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

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Jane Eyre (Penguin Popular Classics)
8.  Jane Eyre (Penguin Popular Classics) by Charlotte Brontė
The list author says:
  "Just a great story, and ever so British"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (986 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Catch-22
9.  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
The list author says:
  "A cliched choice no doubt, but I still love it. Beauty in chaos."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (548 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

American Psycho
10.  American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
The list author says:
  "Utterly sick and depraved. You know that already, though."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (447 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Dice Man
11.  The Dice Man by Luke Rhinehart
The list author says:
  "Not the best book ever, but seriously thought-provoking stuff"
£7.49   Used & New from: £0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (200 customer reviews)

Mort: (Discworld Novel 4) (Discworld Novels)
12.  Mort: (Discworld Novel 4) (Discworld Novels) by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "A guilty pleasure. Probably the best Discworld novel."
£7.99   Used & New from: £2.06
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (186 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

American Pastoral
13.  American Pastoral by Philip Roth
The list author says:
  "One of the best books of the last twenty years? Cuts to the bone with an elegant blade"
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Cement Garden
14.  The Cement Garden by Ian McEwan
The list author says:
  "Underrated McEwan--  devillishly nasty"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

The Green Mile (Read a Great Movie)
15.  The Green Mile (Read a Great Movie) by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "Don't scoff. It's a great book-- Stephen King's best"
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (325 customer reviews)

The Secret History
16.  The Secret History by Donna Tartt
The list author says:
  "Can't...stop...reading..."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (582 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Dog
17.  Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Dog by Dylan Thomas
The list author says:
  "An almost forgotten book-- very tender and readable"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics)
18.  The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics) by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "My, oh my. How scary."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (438 customer reviews)

High Fidelity
19.  High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
The list author says:
  "I love it to bits. So shoot me. Middle-brow lit at its best."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Philip Larkin: Collected Poems
20.  Philip Larkin: Collected Poems by Philip Larkin
The list author says:
  "My favourite poet-- not quite everything in here, but it's very affordable and mostly comprehensive"
£11.19   Used & New from: £4.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

The Bonfire of the Vanities (Picador Books)
21.  The Bonfire of the Vanities (Picador Books) by Tom Wolfe
The list author says:
  "A chunky beast of a novel. Sweeping, funny and savage"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

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Great Expectations (Collector's Library)
22.  Great Expectations (Collector's Library) by Charles Dickens
The list author says:
  "Couldn't go without mentioning a Dickens. My favourite one-- universally important and it has Dickens' most tragic character Miss Havisham in it."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Metamorphosis and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
23.  The Metamorphosis and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) by Franz Kafka
The list author says:
  "A nice cheap introduction to Kafka."
£2.76   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Midnight's Children
24.  Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
The list author says:
  "A bit of a slog to get through, it's worth it though."
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (152 customer reviews)

Last Orders
25.  Last Orders by Graham Swift
The list author says:
  "Poignant and true. Better than Waterland? Maybe..."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

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