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My favourite reads so far

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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Essential Penguin)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Essential Penguin)
"My favourite book and favourite writer. I think this book is phenomenal, a real literary work of genius that cannot be described aptly but must be read with dedication and concentration."
House Of Leaves
House Of Leaves
"I urge everyone to read this book, it's absolutely masterful. An interesting retaliation against literary convention but never at the expense of a truly gripping and often chilling story. Blew me away"
Catch-22
Catch-22
"Truly hilarious and truly gut wrenching. Not everybody's cup of tea but this book really stuck with me and I have been enjoying Heller's other work since."
The Bell Jar (Faber Paper Covered Editions)
The Bell Jar (Faber Paper Covered Editions)
"What I like about Sylvia Plath is her wicked and dark sense of humour which stops this book becoming completely morose or self pitying. I really admire her work."
Goodnight Mr Tom
Goodnight Mr Tom
"My favourite book as a child, I first read it when I was 9 and it was the first book to make me cry. It is a childs book and yet it is uncompromising about the brutality of war and abuse.Unforgettable"
Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Directors Cut
Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Directors Cut
"Johnny is the poster boy for the gothic comic generation. Witty and intelligent and extremely violent and I love it."
The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band
The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band
"I'm not at all into Motley Crue but this is one of the most hilarious books I have ever read. It's like Spinal Tap but so much sleazier. A wonderfully ridiculous rock and roll bio."
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
"I thought this book was excellent and couldn't have been written better."
Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)
Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)
"Wonderfully dramatic. Very flamboyant and poetically written."
Love in the Time of Cholera (Read Red)
Love in the Time of Cholera (Read Red)
"Engaging characters, very human and believable and I think Marquez writes women very well. Beautiful literary style."
The Leopard
The Leopard
"Lempedusa's writing style is not dissimlar to Marquez which is probably what hooked me. A very well written book with great characters and a brilliant setting."
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
"I was really encaptivated by this book, the people are the most wonderful of eccentrics in the most colourful of settings. Makes me want to go to Savvanah!"
The Motorcycle Diaries
The Motorcycle Diaries
"Che Guevara relates his experiences of travelling around South America. An intimate look at the revolutionary through his personal experiences of the brilliance and the poverty of the land."
A Prayer For Owen Meany
A Prayer For Owen Meany
"Extremely imaginative, there is no one like Owen Meany! I loved Irving's style and humour and abundance of imagination and look forward to reading more of his work."
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (International Writers)
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (International Writers)
"A masterful and poetic piece of storytelling at its best. There is a definite feel of listening to the storyteller weave his tale. Grizzly, macabre, fascinating and ultimately phenomenal work."