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The Tiger Who Came to Tea
1.  The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr
The list author says:
  "If you didn't read this when you were kid, you were deprived!"
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This Blinding Absence of Light
2.  This Blinding Absence of Light by Tahar Ben Jelloun
The list author says:
  "Inspiring prison lit. based on a true story."
£7.19   Used & New from: £1.86
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

A Kestrel for a Knave (Penguin Modern Classics)
3.  A Kestrel for a Knave (Penguin Modern Classics) by Barry Hines
The list author says:
  "Working class outsider meets bird of prey. Awesome!"
£7.19   Used & New from: £1.23
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

Down and Out in Paris and London (Essential Penguin)
4.  Down and Out in Paris and London (Essential Penguin) by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "Orwell's crafted ethnography of poverty in two capitals."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (157 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Momo (Puffin Books)
5.  Momo (Puffin Books) by Ende Michael
The list author says:
  "Enchanting post-Hessian allegory of modernity."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.56
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Mussolini: His Part in My Downfall (Abridged - 2 Audio Cassettes)
6.  Mussolini: His Part in My Downfall (Abridged - 2 Audio Cassettes) by Spike Milligan
The list author says:
  "The little known story of what really drove Milligan bonkers - war!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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In Watermelon Sugar
7.  In Watermelon Sugar by The Estate of Richard Brautigan
The list author says:
  "Sixties hopes transmuted into richly imagined yet simply told story."
£7.99   Used & New from: £3.34
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

The Bell Jar (Faber Paper Covered Editions)
8.  The Bell Jar (Faber Paper Covered Editions) by Sylvia Plath
The list author says:
  "Plath's classic evocation of her own journey through psychiatry."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (327 customer reviews)

The Chrysalids
9.  The Chrysalids by John Wyndham
The list author says:
  "A profound insight into the nature of religious prejudice."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews)

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Maus: "My Father Bleeds History", "Here My Troubles Began" v. 1 & 2: A Survivor's Tale: A Survivor's Tale - My Father Bleeds History/Here My Troubles Began
10.  Maus: "My Father Bleeds History", "Here My Troubles Began" v. 1 & 2: A Survivor's Tale: A Survivor's Tale - My Father Bleeds History/Here My Troubles Began by Art Spiegelman
The list author says:
  "The most powerful story of the holocaust ever drawn. You will weep!"
£21.80   Used & New from: £11.91
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (157 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

My Family and Other Animals (Essential Penguin)
11.  My Family and Other Animals (Essential Penguin) by Gerald Durrell
The list author says:
  "Brilliantly observed recreation of Durrell's magical childhood on Corfu."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (198 customer reviews)

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Myths of the Norsemen (Puffin Classics)
12.  Myths of the Norsemen (Puffin Classics) by Roger Lancelyn Green
The list author says:
  "The definitive version."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Kilo
13.  Kilo by M. Y. Alam
The list author says:
  "A dark-funny story set deep in the heart of contemporary Bradford."
£6.95   Used & New from: £0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Sweetness In The Belly
14.  Sweetness In The Belly by Camilla Gibb
The list author says:
  "Anthropologist turned novelist brings an Anglo-African world to life."
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Iron Man: A Story in Five Nights (FF Childrens Classics)
15.  The Iron Man: A Story in Five Nights (FF Childrens Classics) by Ted Hughes
The list author says:
  "Engaging, enchanting contemporary myth for children of all ages."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

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A Clockwork Orange
16.  A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
The list author says:
  "A dystopian parable on the dangers of behaviourism."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (339 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Return of the Native (Penguin Classics)
17.  The Return of the Native (Penguin Classics) by Thomas Hardy
The list author says:
  "Clym and Eustacia larging it up on Egdon Heath."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

The War of the Worlds
18.  The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
The list author says:
  "Master of the first person narrative, brilliantly evoking 19th century London."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (630 customer reviews)

Princess Smartypants
19.  Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole
The list author says:
  "Classic kids lit with a lady hero."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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