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A Listmania! list by Annabel Gaskell "gaskella2" (Nr Oxford, UK)
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The New York Trilogy: "City of Glass", "Ghosts" and "Locked Room"
1.  The New York Trilogy: "City of Glass", "Ghosts" and "Locked Room" by Paul Auster
The list author says:
  "Took my reading in a whole new direction"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

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An Awfully Big Adventure
2.  An Awfully Big Adventure by Beryl Bainbridge
The list author says:
  "Superb and every word counts"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Shipping News
3.  The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
The list author says:
  "Redemption and happiness found via a personal journey in small town America - amazing."
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (109 customer reviews)

Our Man in Havana (Vintage Classics)
4.  Our Man in Havana (Vintage Classics) by Graham Greene
The list author says:
  "Subtle and very funny"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy (Penguin Modern Classics)
5.  The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy (Penguin Modern Classics) by Evelyn Waugh
The list author says:
  "My favourite Waugh - very wickedly funny indeed"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

The Poet : Every Rhyme Means Death
6.  The Poet : Every Rhyme Means Death by Michael Connelly
The list author says:
  "The first Connelly I read - and one of the very best with twists around each corner."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)

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Tales Of The City
7.  Tales Of The City by Armistead Maupin
The list author says:
  "The first in the saga of the residents of 28 Barbary Lane - great fun."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)

The Old Devils (Vintage Classics)
8.  The Old Devils (Vintage Classics) by Kingsley Amis
The list author says:
  "Old codgers mostly having the time of their lives."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

The Wasp Factory
9.  The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
The list author says:
  "Disturbing and gripping debut novel"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (361 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Tender is the Night (Penguin Popular Classics)
10.  Tender is the Night (Penguin Popular Classics) by F Scott Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  "Doomed romance with a very strong feel of place. Desperately beautiful."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)

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Rites of Passage (FF Classics)
11.  Rites of Passage (FF Classics) by William Golding
The list author says:
  "Atmosphere and claustrophobia in buckets. (The TV adapation was excellent too)."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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The People's Act Of Love
12.  The People's Act Of Love by James Meek
The list author says:
  "The best thing I've read this year. Strange, thought-provoking and unputdownable."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

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Our Mutual Friend: Upper (Macmillan Reader) (Macmillan Readers)
13.  Our Mutual Friend: Upper (Macmillan Reader) (Macmillan Readers) by Charles Dickens
The list author says:
  "My favourite Dickens - darker than most."
5.87   Used & New from: 0.79
2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

High Fidelity
14.  High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
The list author says:
  "I so identify with Rob and his lists!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (147 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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No Minor Chords: My Days in Hollywood (A Bantam book)
15.  No Minor Chords: My Days in Hollywood (A Bantam book) by Andre Previn
The list author says:
  "A perfect slice of autobiography. Candid, witty and thoroughly entertaining."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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