The Essential, Unputdownable Reading List

A Listmania! list by "blonde-chick"
 
The Collector (Contemporary Classics)
1.  The Collector (Contemporary Classics) by John Fowles
The list author says:
  "This book is my all time favorite.  Impossible to put down once you start reading."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

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Memoirs Of A Geisha
2.  Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
The list author says:
  "Interesting and moving insight into life as a Geisha. This book is a must!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (518 customer reviews)

The Hobbit
3.  The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "Great introduction to Tolkien's work."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,420 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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A Widow For One Year
4.  A Widow For One Year by John Irving
The list author says:
  "This is a good book to read when you just want a story. Not too deep or anything."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Oxford World's Classics)
5.  Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Oxford World's Classics) by Thomas Hardy
The list author says:
  "Many say this book is depressing, but it is a true masterpiece."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (181 customer reviews)

The Robber Bride
6.  The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "Margaret Atwood is one of my favourite writers and this one of her best works. A really atmospheric book."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

The Edible Woman
7.  The Edible Woman by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "This is a brilliant story. Can't put this one down once you start 'cause you can't wait to know what will happen. Funny too."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4)
8.  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "Entertaining, really good bedtime reading for adults as well as kids. If you like Tolkien, you'll probably like this."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,030 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The English Language: A Guided Tour of the Language
9.  The English Language: A Guided Tour of the Language by David Crystal
The list author says:
  "If you're studying English Language A Level, this book is really handy. Gives you just the right amount of information without being too boring."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)