Some books with charismatic narrators

A Listmania! list by Doll Common (Cambridge, UK)
 
I Capture The Castle (Vintage Classics)
1.  I Capture The Castle (Vintage Classics) by Dodie Smith
The list author says:
  "Cassandra Mortmain, as her name suggests, does see everything."
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Tamburlaine Must Die
2.  Tamburlaine Must Die by Louise Welsh
The list author says:
  "Christopher Marlowe, one of the most shadowy authors in history, lets us glimpse his mysterious life."
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Lolita (Penguin Classics)
3.  Lolita (Penguin Classics) by Craig Raine
The list author says:
  "Humbert Humbert - you shouldn't sympathise with him, but my God, you do."
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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Penguin Classics)
4.  The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Penguin Classics) by Laurence Sterne
The list author says:
  "Tristram is the ultimate in charismatic, idiosyncratic and totally loveable narrators."
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The Remains of the Day
5.  The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
The list author says:
  "Stevens the butler is apparently completely self-effacing, yet reveals so much more of himself than he ever anticipates."
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The Catcher in the Rye
6.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
The list author says:
  "Salinger, in his creation of Holden Caulfield, gives a voice to the original disaffected teen."
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Tom Jones (Oxford World's Classics)
7.  Tom Jones (Oxford World's Classics) by Henry Fielding
The list author says:
  "The 'author''s omniscient, yet joyfully bitchy, comments punctuate the picaresque action of the novel."
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The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Penguin Classics)
8.  The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Penguin Classics) by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The list author says:
  "Part autobiography, part self-psychoanalysis, the Rousseau of the Confessions holds nothing back from his fascinated reader."
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Moll Flanders
9.  Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
The list author says:
  "Gloriously amoral, Moll trips pragmatically through her harsh yet vivid world, with the reader hard on her heels."
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