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Personal favourites in no particular order

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Geek Love (Abacus Books)
Geek Love (Abacus Books)
"Weird, wonderful, funny, tragic, moving."
A Fine Balance
A Fine Balance
"Made me both laugh and cry. Very rare."
Anna Karenina (Oxford World's Classics)
Anna Karenina (Oxford World's Classics)
"Much better than War and Peace"
Moon Palace
Moon Palace
"Love Auster's imagination. Try also Leviathan, Music of Chance and Mr Vertigo"
Catch-22
Catch-22
"Warped and hilarious. John Irving must have based his style on this."
Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Popular Classics)
Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Popular Classics)
"My favourite Austen. Very funny."
London Fields
London Fields
"Literature for darts lovers."
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (International Writers)
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (International Writers)
"Dark and fetid."
Congo Journey
Congo Journey
"I meant this list to be solely literature but this travelogue has so many twists and turns it might as well be fiction"
The Secret History
The Secret History
"Dark and full of suspense."
Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics)
Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics)
"At least I didn't study this at school otherwise they would have overanalysed it and destroyed it for me."
Life Of Pi
Life Of Pi
"Slow to start but startlingly original once it sets sail"
The Master and Margarita
The Master and Margarita
"Humourous, erudite, supernatural. Very different from all other Russian lit. that I've read"
Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)
Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)
"Obvious choice but for good reason"
Fools Progress
Fools Progress
"One man and his dog. Funny but ultimately depressing."
The House Of The Spirits
The House Of The Spirits
"Could have been any one of her novels"
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
"Opened the tear ducts again"
A Prayer For Owen Meany
A Prayer For Owen Meany
"The man has a formula and it works best in this book"
The Woman in White (Penguin Popular Classics)
The Woman in White (Penguin Popular Classics)
"Just a great mystery"
Northern Lights (His Dark Materials)
Northern Lights (His Dark Materials)
"The best in a unique trilogy"
What a Carve Up!
What a Carve Up!
"Had to keep looking back for clues as the story unfolded."
American Tabloid
American Tabloid
"Conspiracy theory as history as literature"
Middlesex
Middlesex
"Like House of the Spirits without the spirits"
The Wind-up Bird Chronicle
The Wind-up Bird Chronicle
"Please don't ask me to explain this one. The Japanese Paul Auster."
Oliver Twist (Penguin Popular Classics)
Oliver Twist (Penguin Popular Classics)
"I can't claim to have read all of Dickens but this was gripping"