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A Listmania! list by simon gurney (london United Kingdom)
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Hunger
1.  Hunger by Knut Hamsun
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  "incredibly ahead of its time. dreams, madness, hunger, paranoia. very haunting. brilliantly written."
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The Complete Stories (Schocken Kafka Library)
2.  The Complete Stories (Schocken Kafka Library) by Franz Kafka
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  "the existentialist master. the trial and the castle stand out. flight through paranoid insane scary midnight worlds of Eastern Europe. can be a little hard going though."
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The Outsider (Everyman's Library Classics)
3.  The Outsider (Everyman's Library Classics) by Albert Camus
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  "bleak writing. nihilistic treatments of some deep ideas but very accessible, hard to not finish in one sitting."
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My War Gone by, I Miss it So
4.  My War Gone by, I Miss it So by Anthony Loyd
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  "the author speaks some truths about ourselves that are very shocking. a very different brand of war journalim, almost a celebration of our carnal destructiveness. Set in Yugoslavia and England"
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The Last King of Scotland
5.  The Last King of Scotland by Giles Foden
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  "very dark comedy set in Uganda. Idi Amin becomes the craziest scariest anti hero imaginable."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

War Of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts
6.  War Of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts by Louis de Bernieres
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  "far better than corellis mandolin. Amazing storytelling and darkest humour in South America"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Choke
7.  Choke by Chuck Palahniuk
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  "A return to the brillaince of the fight club. twisted ideas and bizzare situations build to a horrific ending."
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The Wasp Factory
8.  The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
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  "Unique. Banks never again came close to the brillaince of this debut. Staggering ending."
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Crime And Punishment: A Novel in Six Parts with Epilogue (Vintage Classics)
9.  Crime And Punishment: A Novel in Six Parts with Epilogue (Vintage Classics) by Fyodor Dostoevsky
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  "Classic but a little hard going."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

As I Lay Dying
10.  As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
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  "Classic america nihilism."
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (International Writers)
11.  Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (International Writers) by Patrick Suskind
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Signet Classics)
12.  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Signet Classics) by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenietisyn
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being
13.  The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

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