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A Listmania! list by Dave Panter (Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England)
 
The Peculiar Memories of Thomas Penman (Bloomsbury Classic Reads)
1.  The Peculiar Memories of Thomas Penman (Bloomsbury Classic Reads) by Bruce Robinson
The list author says:
  "If you like the film 'Withnail & I', you will certainly love this as much"
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The Butcher Boy
2.  The Butcher Boy by Patrick McCabe
The list author says:
  "disturbing, black, funny, brilliant"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

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Trainspotting
3.  Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
The list author says:
  "ya ken wha' I min! (translation:You Know What I Mean?) - the whole book is written like this - exhausting! I love all the references to Iggy, Bowie and the 80's rave scene."
£6.74   Used & New from: £2.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (197 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Clockwork Orange.
4.  Clockwork Orange. by Anthony Burgess
The list author says:
  "Read this when I was 14 years old. The whole book is written in a futuristic slang called 'nadsat'."
£4.77   Used & New from: £0.77
2.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Nineteen Eighty-Four
5.  Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "I love everything I have ever read by George Orwell."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (772 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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When the Wind Blows
6.  When the Wind Blows by Raymond Briggs
The list author says:
  "Satirical story about an elderly couple trying their best to prepare themselves for a nuclear attack. Really upsetting book (just what you would expect in a story about nuclear 'war')"
£7.19   Used & New from: £2.03
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Life of Pi
7.  Life of Pi by Yann Martel
The list author says:
  "A brilliant twist to the story at the end of the book! I can't tell you what it is...but...but I want to!"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,946 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Hobbit
8.  The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "If you have ever wanted to read 'The Lord of the Rings' but just can't be bothered - then read this instead."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,116 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Watership Down (Puffin Books)
9.  Watership Down (Puffin Books) by Richard Adams
The list author says:
  "Very sad in parts."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (179 customer reviews)

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Steppenwolf (Penguin Modern Classics)
10.  Steppenwolf (Penguin Modern Classics) by Hermann Hesse
The list author says:
  "Mid life crisis - German style!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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