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My all-time favourite reads - so far

Audrey Ness "audreyness"
 
The Secret History
The Secret History
"Subterfuge, sexual tension and Greek mythology with a tinge of horror - fantastic"
A Room with a View (Penguin Modern Classics)
A Room with a View (Penguin Modern Classics)
"The utlimate in holiday romances. A treat from the best writer of the 20th century,"
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Celebratory Edition)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Celebratory Edition)
"The best of the 6 Potter books. The ending had me on the edge of my seat. Mindblowing."
Pride and Prejudice (Oxford World's Classics)
Pride and Prejudice (Oxford World's Classics)
"The best romantic comedy of all time. Darcy is enchanting. Lizzie is inspiring."
East of Eden (Penguin Modern Classics)
East of Eden (Penguin Modern Classics)
"A behemoth of a family saga. Truly gripping."
Keep the Aspidistra Flying (Twentieth Century Classics)
Keep the Aspidistra Flying (Twentieth Century Classics)
"Laugh out loud funny and darkly moving too. Gordon Comstock is the creation of a genius. Bow down to the money god."
Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
"A great coming of age story aching with nostalgia and a hankering for lost times."
The Camomile Lawn (Black Swan)
The Camomile Lawn (Black Swan)
"Deliciously eccentric characters and a charming setting. Poor Oliver!"
Atonement
Atonement
"Totally confusing to the illiterate idiot - clever and absorbing. Highly evocative."
Land Girls
Land Girls
"Chick lit at its best - set in the war about the Land Army - more about the girls' misadventures with the opposite sex."
Jane Eyre (Oxford World's Classics)
Jane Eyre (Oxford World's Classics)
"Bloody brilliant!"
Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)
Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)
"Blew me away when I first read it at 16. An amazing, passionate love story."
Little Women (Oxford World's Classics)
Little Women (Oxford World's Classics)
"My most dearly loved book. I've read it every five years since I was 10. Gets better every time. Never stop crying for Beth either!"
What Katy Did (Children's Classics)
What Katy Did (Children's Classics)
"Had a major effect on me as a child - oh the tragedy..."
The Worst Witch
The Worst Witch
"My favourite book of all time. Poor Mildred triumphs in the end!"
Oxford World's Classics: The Picture of Dorian Gray
Oxford World's Classics: The Picture of Dorian Gray
"So dark and twisted...love it!"
The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
"This has almost become a rite of passage for teen readers - for good reason!"
Lolita (Read Red)
Lolita (Read Red)
"Poignant with dark undertones. A beautiful story of loneliness."
How I Live Now
How I Live Now
"Beautiful - wish I had read it as a teenager - but it wasn't written yet!"
Notes from an Exhibition
Notes from an Exhibition
"A wonderful family saga, a gripping evocation of mental illness"
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
"Few books have made me angry! This one did, the injustice, betrayal and loss suffered by Esme had me alternately screaming and weeping. Maggie O'Farrell is amazing!"
Sushi for Beginners
Sushi for Beginners
"Marian Keyes is a good laugh and a light read, but there's always more to her chick lit than the average - she's been through it herself and she can write pain. Still lots of fluff and laffs!"
PS, I Love You
PS, I Love You
"I could read this again and again..."
Circle Of Friends
Circle Of Friends
"The first Maeve I read, and still the best!"
Oystercatchers
Oystercatchers
"Lyrical writing from a truly poetic author. I can't wait to read more of her stuff."