Unforgettable Stories

A Listmania! list by murgatroyd "visionary artist and shop assistant" (The Cathedral of Erotic Misery)
 
Against Nature (Penguin Classics)
1.  Against Nature (Penguin Classics) by Joris-Karl Huysmans
The list author says:
  "I'am Des Esseintes!!!  (or I wish I was)"
£6.99   Used & New from: £3.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Alma Cogan: A Novel
2.  Alma Cogan: A Novel by Gordon Burn
The list author says:
  "Grim, Grimy, Funny"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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The Bloody Chamber And Other Stories (Vintage Magic)
3.  The Bloody Chamber And Other Stories (Vintage Magic) by Angela Carter
The list author says:
  "Bawdy, Opulent, Entertaining"
£6.29   Used & New from: £3.48
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

Cities of the Red Night
4.  Cities of the Red Night by William S. Burroughs
The list author says:
  "Almost readable! (only joking: a truly visionary novel from the aristocrat of pornography)"
Used & New from: £2.35
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Classics of the Macabre
5.  Classics of the Macabre by Daphne Du Maurier
The list author says:
  "Brilliant stories, vividly illustrated.Venice in watercolour: Perfect."
Used & New from: £58.89

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The Collector (Vintage Classics)
6.  The Collector (Vintage Classics) by John Fowles
The list author says:
  "Devastating and gripping, pins you down."
£6.29   Used & New from: £2.96
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

Dead Babies
7.  Dead Babies by Martin Amis
The list author says:
  "Hideous, horrible characters! You'll love them all."
£6.29   Used & New from: £3.31
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Dying, in Other Words
8.  Dying, in Other Words by Maggie Gee
The list author says:
  "A mystery story, a puzzle in words and deeds"
Used & New from: £0.01

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Elidor (Collins Modern Classics)
9.  Elidor (Collins Modern Classics) by Alan Garner
The list author says:
  "Spooky & dreamy, try and get a copy with the Charles Keeping illustrations!"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Flicker
10.  Flicker by Theodore Roszak
The list author says:
  "A warning for the world. Movies will destroy us all. HA! HA! HA!"
£9.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Geek Love (Abacus Books)
11.  Geek Love (Abacus Books) by Katherine Dunn
The list author says:
  "My favourite love story"
£9.19   Used & New from: £1.66
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

The Glamour (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
12.  The Glamour (GOLLANCZ S.F.) by Christopher Priest
The list author says:
  "I LOVED this. I want to be "Glamourous"!"
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

House Of Leaves
13.  House Of Leaves by Mark Z Danielewski
The list author says:
  "Fall into it.  A book of nothingness."
£19.04   Used & New from: £14.93
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

In the Eyes of Mr Fury (Penguin Originals)
14.  In the Eyes of Mr Fury (Penguin Originals) by Philip Ridley
The list author says:
  "The beauty is hidden waiting to be told. Wonderful writer."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Magus (Vintage Classics)
15.  The Magus (Vintage Classics) by John Fowles
The list author says:
  "Powerful, demanding, theatrical."
£6.29   Used & New from: £2.33
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

The Nightmare Factory
16.  The Nightmare Factory by Thomas Ligotti
The list author says:
  "Elegant, surrealistic...THE best horror writer of the 21st century"
Used & New from: £15.05
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Other Voices, Other Rooms (Penguin Modern Classics)
17.  Other Voices, Other Rooms (Penguin Modern Classics) by Truman Capote
The list author says:
  "Brooding, gloomy, full of phantoms."
£6.00   Used & New from: £2.72
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Out of the Silent Planet (The Cosmic Trilogy)
18.  Out of the Silent Planet (The Cosmic Trilogy) by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "The most incredible descriptions of an alien world I've ever read. Very moving."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

Riddley Walker
19.  Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban
The list author says:
  "One of the best books ever written. One for the creationists to read."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

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The Sea, The Sea
20.  The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch
The list author says:
  "So good she named it twice! (sorry, this is a beautiful, brilliantly told story )."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

Thérèse Raquin (Penguin Classics)
21.  Thérèse Raquin (Penguin Classics) by Émile Zola
The list author says:
  "Deliciously gruesome and morbid"
£5.59   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Une Semaine De Bonté: A Surrealistic Novel in Collage
22.  Une Semaine De Bonté: A Surrealistic Novel in Collage by Max Ernst
The list author says:
  "No words needed. Remember it in your dreams."
£14.39   Used & New from: £5.80
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Wasp Factory
23.  The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
The list author says:
  "Look into the face of the Wasp Factory. Joyously violent."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (367 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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