Ten of my favourite novels

A Listmania! list by A Londoner
 
Gate of the Sun
1.  Gate of the Sun by Elias Khaury
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  "Beautiful, haunting and important. The definitive narrative of the Palestinian people."
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Fup: A Modern Fable
2.  Fup: A Modern Fable by Jim Dodge
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  "An endearing and rip-roaring bundle of energy: 'Fup' is Jim Dodge's modern-day fairy-tale."
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Things Fall Apart (Penguin Classics)
3.  Things Fall Apart (Penguin Classics) by Chinua Achebe
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  "The African novel - by Africa, not its European collonisers."
£6.29   Used & New from: £1.23
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (172 customer reviews)

The Leopard (Everyman's Library Classics)
4.  The Leopard (Everyman's Library Classics) by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
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  "Proof that language can be truely beautiful."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass"
5.  His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass" by Philip Pullman
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  "Delve into a vivid world of stupendously realised fantasy, populated by characters that will stay with you for life."
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If Not Now, When? (Penguin Modern Classics)
6.  If Not Now, When? (Penguin Modern Classics) by Primo Levi
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  "Levi's only novel - paints a picture of humanity amidst an orgy of bestial destruction."
£7.69   Used & New from: £0.11
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Heart Of A Dog (Vintage Classics)
7.  The Heart Of A Dog (Vintage Classics) by Mikhail Bulgakov
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  "Absurd. Satirical. Hysterical"
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Where I'm Calling From: Selected Stories
8.  Where I'm Calling From: Selected Stories by Raymond Carver
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  "The master of short-stories at his best. Glimpses into peoples' lives, and leaves  us searching from the profundity within."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Waiting For The Barbarians
9.  Waiting For The Barbarians by J M Coetzee
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  "No name, no place, no time. A timeless allegory of oppressors and the oppressed."
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Trumpet in the Wadi, A
10.  Trumpet in the Wadi, A by Michael
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  "A story of division and tribalism, and the ability to overcome."
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