Some of my favourite novels

A Listmania! list by An A level student
 
To Kill A Mockingbird
1.  To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The list author says:
  "Well written, thought provoking and a tearjerker in places- my favourite book."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (686 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Color Purple
2.  The Color Purple by Alice Walker
The list author says:
  "Incredibly sad to begin with but full of hope at the end, I love this book!"
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
3.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "This is written from the perspective of a boy with asperger's syndrome; very unusual but well done."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,423 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Catcher in the Rye
4.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
The list author says:
  "Narrated by a teenage boy whose life is a mess!"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (532 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Bell Jar
5.  The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The list author says:
  "A fantastic portrayal of a troubled mind, it will leave you wondering."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (302 customer reviews)

The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics)
6.  The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics) by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "A dystopian novel which I couldn't put down, this one also keeps you wondering"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (371 customer reviews)

Falling Leaves Return to Their Roots: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
7.  Falling Leaves Return to Their Roots: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah
The list author says:
  "Incredibly sad in places, i cry every time I read it!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (173 customer reviews)

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A Clockwork Orange (Penguin Modern Classics)
8.  A Clockwork Orange (Penguin Modern Classics) by Anthony Burgess
The list author says:
  "Scary!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (322 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Riddley Walker
9.  Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban
The list author says:
  "Very strange but very good."
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The Lovely Bones
10.  The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
The list author says:
  "I challenge you not to cry. Beautiful and haunting."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (877 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Lucky
11.  Lucky by Alice Sebold
The list author says:
  "Extremely sad as it is a true story and written by the author of The Lovely Bones, which she based on her experience."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews)

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
12.  I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Dr Maya Angelou
The list author says:
  "Another sad but true story. All my favourite books seem to be tragedies!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (310 customer reviews)

Long Walk To Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
13.  Long Walk To Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela
The list author says:
  "The story behind the great man. This helped me understand him and emphasised why he is one of my heroes."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (382 customer reviews)

Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Penguin Classics)
14.  Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Penguin Classics) by Thomas Hardy
The list author says:
  "A tragic tale, you cannot help but love and sympathise with poor Tess!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)

The End Of The Affair (Vintage Classics)
15.  The End Of The Affair (Vintage Classics) by Graham Greene
The list author says:
  "Very well written and unusual, by one of my favourite authors."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

Memoirs Of A Geisha
16.  Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
The list author says:
  "A good insight into what it was like for geisha, especially as it was written by a man."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (471 customer reviews)

Captain Corelli's Mandolin
17.  Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
The list author says:
  "A classic love story, it will make you laugh in places."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (415 customer reviews)

Birdsong (Vintage War)
18.  Birdsong (Vintage War) by Sebastian Faulks
The list author says:
  "Incredibly emotive- Faulks weaves a romance into a brilliant portrayal of life in WW1."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (666 customer reviews)

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1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four (Penguin Modern Classics)
19.  1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four (Penguin Modern Classics) by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "Obviously a classic but very scary"
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The Awakening: And Other Stories (Oxford World's Classics)
20.  The Awakening: And Other Stories (Oxford World's Classics) by Kate Chopin
The list author says:
  "Underrated; a classic, in my opinion."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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