Novels about London

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Saturday
1.  Saturday by Ian McEwan
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  "A day in the life of a London surgeon - dramatic, flawed, masterfully written"
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (253 customer reviews)

Hearts And Minds
2.  Hearts And Minds by Amanda Craig
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  "My own novel - please excuse the cheek - a big "Dickensian" detective story about immigrants legal and illegal linked by murder"
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Brick Lane
3.  Brick Lane by Monica Ali
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  "How does a Bangladeshi girl, imported to Tower Hamlets, cope in a country whose language she doesn't speak?"
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (169 customer reviews)

London Fields
4.  London Fields by Martin Amis
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  "Amis at his funniest, nastiest and most skilful in an end-of-the milennium look at London"
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

Neverwhere
5.  Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
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  "A charming fantasy in which a dull man slips into the underworld of Neverhwere beneath London, discovers its Tube stations are all individuals and becomes a hero"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (369 customer reviews)

Vanity Fair (Wordsworth Classics)
6.  Vanity Fair (Wordsworth Classics) by William Makepeace Thackeray
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  "Georgian London, with its goodies, baddies and an unforgettable heroine in Becky Sharp. Hilarious, savage, wonderful"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)

Great Expectations (Penguin Popular Classics)
7.  Great Expectations (Penguin Popular Classics) by Charles Dickens
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  "Dickens's most perfect novel. Poor Pip receives an education from a mysterious benefactor, comes to Victorian London and gets his heart broken. A mystery, a love story, pure uncluttered genius"
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Bleak House (Wordsworth Classics)
8.  Bleak House (Wordsworth Classics) by Charles Dickens
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  "Jarndyce Vs Jarndyce and Dickens vs Dickens. Is London a place of horror, sickness and corruption or is there hope?"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (224 customer reviews)

The Quincunx: The Inheritance of John Huffam
9.  The Quincunx: The Inheritance of John Huffam by Charles Palliser
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  "Knocks every other Victorian pastiche into a cocked hat. A masterpiece of detective fiction, historicial fiction and wonderful writing"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Clothes On Their Backs
10.  The Clothes On Their Backs by Linda Grant
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  "like Anita Brookner, but with sex and shopping -  Jewish girl's escape from stultifying parents, rich and touching"
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Enemy of the Good, The
11.  Enemy of the Good, The by Michael Arditti
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  "A family riven by religion - and love. Saintly Clement's sister converts to Orthodox Judaism; the fallout is harrowing and funny"
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Gods Behaving Badly
12.  Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips
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  "the Greek Gods alive and living in North London. Peerlessly funny"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

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