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A Listmania! list by "rjh712"
 
Possession: A Romance
1.  Possession: A Romance by A S Byatt
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  "i love all her books, but this remains the most accessible for new readers"
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The Reader
2.  The Reader by Prof Bernhard Schlink
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  "just finished this. a modern classic"
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Atonement (Vintage War)
3.  Atonement (Vintage War) by Ian McEwan
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  "beautifully written and terribly poignant"
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Love In The Time Of Cholera (Everyman's Library classics)
4.  Love In The Time Of Cholera (Everyman's Library classics) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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  "funny and sad. a magical tale of a lifelong love"
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I, Claudius & Claudius the God
5.  I, Claudius & Claudius the God by Robert Graves
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  "those romans were unbelievably racy. a rollicking read"
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The Hiding Place
6.  The Hiding Place by Trezza Azzopardi
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  "a gripping tale of childhood"
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Girl With a Pearl Earring
7.  Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
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  "totally absorbing"
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In the Eye of the Sun
8.  In the Eye of the Sun by Ahdaf Soueif
The list author says:
  "memorable and painful. i cried buckets!"
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Headlong
9.  Headlong by Michael Frayn
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  "a comic tale of a disastrous obsession"
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Birdsong (Vintage War)
10.  Birdsong (Vintage War) by Sebastian Faulks
The list author says:
  "passion and war. very moving"
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