Wierd books not everyone should read...

A Listmania! list by R. Khamar "RK" (Dubai)
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Les Diaboliques: She Devils (Empire of the Senses)
1.  Les Diaboliques: She Devils (Empire of the Senses) by Jules Amedee Barbey D'Aureveilly
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  "A unmissable horror/suspense/decadent classic"
Used & New from: £13.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Tuttle Classics)
2.  Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Tuttle Classics) by E. Rampo
The list author says:
  "A collection of stories from Japan's answer to E.A. Poe. His stories read like old school tales with wicked twists. A literary version of enjoying a banned mag in your treehouse"
Used & New from: £2.38
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Gothic Tales of the Marquis de Sade
3.  The Gothic Tales of the Marquis de Sade by Marquis de Sade
The list author says:
  "Funny disturbing wierd...M.de Sade's mirror to the world."
£9.95   Used & New from: £3.51
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Monk (Oxford World's Classics)
4.  The Monk (Oxford World's Classics) by Matthew Lewis
The list author says:
  "The rise and fall of a monk...gothic storytelling of the highest order"
£8.99   Used & New from: £1.56
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Senso (and Other Stories) (Decadence from Dedalus)
5.  Senso (and Other Stories) (Decadence from Dedalus) by Camillo Boito
The list author says:
  "More femme fatales women and stories of the macabre"
£6.99   Used & New from: £2.08
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Crimes of Love: Heroic and tragic Tales, Preceeded by an Essay on Novels (Oxford World's Classics)
6.  The Crimes of Love: Heroic and tragic Tales, Preceeded by an Essay on Novels (Oxford World's Classics) by Marquis de Sade
The list author says:
  "M.de Sade less sadistic but no less scandolous collection of stories"
Used & New from: £0.46
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Lolita
7.  Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
The list author says:
  "A novel which needs no introduction...you feel guilty for enjoying the read"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (186 customer reviews)

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Diary of a Chambermaid (Naughty French Novel)
8.  Diary of a Chambermaid (Naughty French Novel) by Octave Mirbeau
The list author says:
  "The story of a chambermaid whose morals are a little too lax for comfort. A sensiously weird read. Worth if only for the chapter when the maid is looking after the rich sick guy"
Used & New from: £0.02
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Completely Unexpected Tales: Tales of the Unexpected and More Tales of the Unexpected
9.  Completely Unexpected Tales: Tales of the Unexpected and More Tales of the Unexpected by Roald Dahl
The list author says:
  "Stort funny tales with a twist...he didnt just write childerns stories!"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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The Book of the Virgins (Hesperus Classics)
10.  The Book of the Virgins (Hesperus Classics) by Gabriele D'Annunzio
The list author says:
  "Stories of Repression and wierdness"
£6.99   Used & New from: £2.64
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Carmen and Other Stories (Oxford World's Classics)
11.  Carmen and Other Stories (Oxford World's Classics) by Prosper Mérimée
The list author says:
  "The story which inspired the opera - the enchanting gypsy and her murderous friends..."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Life in the Country (Hesperus Classics)
12.  Life in the Country (Hesperus Classics) by Giovanni Verga
The list author says:
  "The countryside isnt just fields and honey..."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01

The Torture Garden (Empire of the Senses)
13.  The Torture Garden (Empire of the Senses) by Octave Mirbeau
The list author says:
  "A flagship story of the decadence movement. A story of a brief relationship between a man and woman in the Orient. That what happens when you ask for an open relationship..."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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The Misfortunes of Virtue and Other Early Tales (Oxford World's Classics)
14.  The Misfortunes of Virtue and Other Early Tales (Oxford World's Classics) by Marquis de Sade
The list author says:
  "More M.de Sade"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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The Angels of Perversity (Decadence from Dedalus)
15.  The Angels of Perversity (Decadence from Dedalus) by Remy de Gourmont
The list author says:
  "the first part of the book contains unique stories of obsession"
Used & New from: £15.41
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Devil in Love (European Classics)
16.  The Devil in Love (European Classics) by Cazotte
The list author says:
  "A classic story, from old Europe. When you dance with the devil..."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Golem (European Classics)
17.  The Golem (European Classics) by Gustav Meyrink
The list author says:
  "A haunting dream like mind bender set in old prague"
£7.99   Used & New from: £3.11
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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