novels to die for

A Listmania! list by brain candy (manchester uk)
 
Happy Baby
1.  Happy Baby by Stephen Elliott
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  "a tangle of love, violence and abuse... the narrator takes us backwards through his experiences of care in Chicago, powerful and edgy, beautifully written"
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The Collector (Vintage Classics)
2.  The Collector (Vintage Classics) by John Fowles
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  "psychopathic, claustrophobic and obsessive story of a man who kidnaps a girl and keeps her captive"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)

As If
3.  As If by Blake Morrison
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  "this explores the trial of the killers of Jamie Bulger... it exposes flaws in society, and explores the writers response to the facts in an honest and uncomfrtably personal way"
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The Bell Jar
4.  The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
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  "depression and desperation written in a beautiful poetic way"
£5.59   Used & New from: £1.78
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (305 customer reviews)

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