Notable books I've read this year

A Listmania! list by Bagatelle (London)
 
The Vicar of Wakefield (Oxford World's Classics)
1.  The Vicar of Wakefield (Oxford World's Classics) by Oliver Goldsmith
The list author says:
  "Currently reading this, the pastoral themes and aspects of sentimentality that run through the novel make it a gentle and highly enjoyable read."
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Heart of Darkness and Other Tales (Oxford World's Classics)
2.  Heart of Darkness and Other Tales (Oxford World's Classics) by Joseph Conrad
The list author says:
  "I loved the descriptiveness and powerful visual imagery of the novel. A must-read."
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Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus (Penguin Classics)
3.  Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus (Penguin Classics) by Mary Shelley
The list author says:
  "I was assigned this book in English class for my corsework and I'm glad; Shelley is a highly talented writer, and it's a hard book to put down."
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The Sorrows of Young Werther (Classics)
4.  The Sorrows of Young Werther (Classics) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The list author says:
  "A true classic and its descriptiveness make it a touching read. My favourite book so far- just read it!"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

The Campaigns of Alexander (Classics)
5.  The Campaigns of Alexander (Classics) by Arrian
The list author says:
  "Offers brilliant insight into the character of the legend. A good read, although at times the details of battle formations, and the like can be a little tedious."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Napoleon: Path to Power 1769 - 1799 v. 1
6.  Napoleon: Path to Power 1769 - 1799 v. 1 by Philip Dwyer
The list author says:
  "A fascinating read, revealing the nature of the man and the means by which he rose to power. It paints a picture of a ruthlessly ambitious man, with a darker side too. Difficult to put down."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Clisson & Eugenie
7.  Clisson & Eugenie by Napoleon Bonaparte
The list author says:
  "A wonderful short romance novel by Napoleon, revealing a relatively unknown side to the French Emperor."
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The Art of War (Penguin Classics)
8.  The Art of War (Penguin Classics) by Tzu Sun
The list author says:
  "A suprisngly accessable read, applicable to modern-day life. The book may seem at first a little obvious, but it is very subtle and should be thought over carefully."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

She Stoops to Conquer and Other Comedies (Oxford World's Classics)
9.  She Stoops to Conquer and Other Comedies (Oxford World's Classics) by Oliver Goldsmith
The list author says:
  "Full of clever subtleties, as well as gentle mocking and humour. Highly enjoyable."
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The Prince (Great Ideas)
10.  The Prince (Great Ideas) by Niccolo Machiavelli
The list author says:
  "An innovative political treatise, with practical contemporary meaning."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

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