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A Listmania! list by J. E. Birch "Sinead Beith" (Somerset)
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Nights At The Circus
1.  Nights At The Circus by Angela Carter
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  "lose yourself in a magic, fascinating, enthralling world"
£6.29   Used & New from: £1.63
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

Beloved
2.  Beloved by Toni Morrison
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  "totally soul searing passionate."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Love Medicine
3.  Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
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  "just the start of a series; intricate story telling of modern reservation life with humour, sometimes dark and very spiritual."
£7.59   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Little Dorrit   (Penguin Classics)
4.  Little Dorrit (Penguin Classics) by Charles Dickens
The list author says:
  "the best of Dickens - a wonderful rich and complex story with a VERY Dickensian heroine, who  I loved nevertheless.."
Used & New from: £2.80
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

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Accordion Crimes
5.  Accordion Crimes by Annie Proulx
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  "almost couldn't choose - Annie is so fab"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Lives of Girls and Women
6.  Lives of Girls and Women by Alice Munro
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  "The best short story writer in the world and this volume is one of her best"
Used & New from: £4.37
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Music & Silence
7.  Music & Silence by Rose Tremain
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  "set in a wonderful, absorbing and strange corner of Demark in the 17th century."
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

Emma (Penguin Popular Classics)
8.  Emma (Penguin Popular Classics) by Jane Austen
The list author says:
  "couldn't leave JA out! this is the one with the b****-from-hell heroine you'll love."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (127 customer reviews)

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
9.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "autism as described by someone who isn't!  Still convincing though and a book to change attitudes.."
£3.85   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,450 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Gormenghast Novels: Titus Groan / Gormenghast / Titus Alone
10.  The Gormenghast Novels: Titus Groan / Gormenghast / Titus Alone by Mervyn Laurence Peake
The list author says:
  "Cheat really, as it's 3 books but you need to read all of them to be truly satisfied.  A feast."
£18.43   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (135 customer reviews)

The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set)
11.  The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set) by J. R. R. Tolkien
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  "ok couldn't not have this one in, after all it would be my desert island book, the best epic story ever."
Used & New from: £8.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,251 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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