Moving novels for a stormy life

A Listmania! list by "suilean"
 
Beside the Ocean of Time
1.  Beside the Ocean of Time by George Mackay Brown
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  "Beautifully written and spiritually uplifting story of a time when the lands that became Scotland were not united"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis (Panther S.)
2.  Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis (Panther S.) by JOSE SARAMAGO
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  "This is a book where the upcoming extermination of whole waves of European culture haunts the multithreaded narrative.  Brilliant."
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The Discovery of Heaven
3.  The Discovery of Heaven by Harry Mulisch
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  "Mulisch at his most powerful and spiritual.  One of the best books I have ever read."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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Northern Lights (His Dark Materials)
4.  Northern Lights (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman
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  "The fact this is notionally a children's book originally put me off.  But it turned out to the most enjoyable as well as stimulating book I have read in years."
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The Dumas Club, The Ninth Gate
5.  The Dumas Club, The Ninth Gate by Arturo Perez-Reverte
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  "Brilliantly conceived investigation into the power of evil and the temptation of love."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being
6.  The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
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  "The book which got me into reading seriously: Es muss sein!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

Trilogy: "Molloy", "Malone Dies", "Unnameable" (Calderbooks)
7.  Trilogy: "Molloy", "Malone Dies", "Unnameable" (Calderbooks) by Samuel Beckett
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  "Beckett knew about suffering, but he also knew the joy you can experience in between."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Naïve. Super
8.  Naïve. Super by Erlend Loe
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  "Erland Loe has managed to conjure up a fresh, uplifting and deceptively simple novel.  Unique."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

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Silk
9.  Silk by Alessandro Baricco
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  "Demonstrates that brevity conquers all.  Breathlessly affecting."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

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The Emigrants
10.  The Emigrants by W. G. Sebald
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  "There is something about the almost inconsequential style Sebald uses that just haunts you.  A brilliant dialogue between fiction and history."
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Confessions of a Mask (Peter Owen modern classics)
11.  Confessions of a Mask (Peter Owen modern classics) by Yukio Mishima
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  "Mishima was a troubled man and in his possibly most autobiographical novel we can see why.  I found this an eye opener."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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