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A Listmania! list by sophie leonard (milton keynes)
 
Rudin (Classics)
1.  Rudin (Classics) by Ivan Turgenev
The list author says:
  "a slim little novel about dissolution and ennui - perfect if it's raining"
£11.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The End Of The Affair (Vintage Classics)
2.  The End Of The Affair (Vintage Classics) by Graham Greene
The list author says:
  "a claustrophobic and intense menage a trois exploded in under two hundred pages"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.40
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

Breakfast at Tiffany's
3.  Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
The list author says:
  "almost as quick to read as the film is to watch but much more nuanced and dark"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

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The Great Gatsby (Penguin Modern Classics)
4.  The Great Gatsby (Penguin Modern Classics) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  "200 pages which fly by - complete jazz age emmersion"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,774 customer reviews)

The Fall (Penguin Modern Classics)
5.  The Fall (Penguin Modern Classics) by Albert Camus
The list author says:
  "a small but not slight novel which reads like a private encounter with the unreliable narrator"
£6.29   Used & New from: £1.10
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Confession of a Murderer
6.  Confession of a Murderer by Joseph Roth
The list author says:
  "dark and intense journey into the mind of a political murderer compromised by love and envy"
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Pnin (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics)
7.  Pnin (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics) by Vladimir Nabokov
The list author says:
  "sweet and funny slice of nabokov - an hour or two of literary heaven"
£8.49   Used & New from: £3.64
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Three Tales (Penguin Classics)
8.  Three Tales (Penguin Classics) by Gustave Flaubert
The list author says:
  "dip into the author of Madame Bovary"
£7.99   Used & New from: £2.87
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Kreutzer Sonata (Penguin Great Loves)
9.  The Kreutzer Sonata (Penguin Great Loves) by Leo Tolstoy
The list author says:
  "jealousy, repression, music and love, Tolstoy at his best"
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

La Dame aux Camélias (Oxford World's Classics)
10.  La Dame aux Camélias (Oxford World's Classics) by Alexandre Dumas
The list author says:
  "a quick but fun piece of trashy literature"
£7.19   Used & New from: £1.79
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Roman Spring Of Mrs Stone (Vintage Classics)
11.  The Roman Spring Of Mrs Stone (Vintage Classics) by Tennessee Williams
The list author says:
  "a rare piece of prose from the man behind A Streetcar Name Desire - subtler than usual and rather dark"
£9.99   Used & New from: £5.65
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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