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Revolutionary Road (Modern American Fiction)
Revolutionary Road (Modern American Fiction)
"More people should read this great novel. A Poignant account of American middle class suburbia."
Cat's Eye
Cat's Eye
"The first Atwood novel I read... it got me hooked!"
The Great Gatsby (Penguin Popular Classics)
The Great Gatsby (Penguin Popular Classics)
"A simple novel but such a geat read, Gatsby is captivating. This book really brings to life the decadence of the New York jazz age."
The Bell Jar (Faber Paper Covered Editions)
The Bell Jar (Faber Paper Covered Editions)
"What more can be said about this great book. Beautifully crafted and poetic, Esther is an unforgetable character."
The Virgin Suicides
The Virgin Suicides
"Enthralling from the very first page. I can't recommend it highly enough. The Lisbon sisters are mesmorizing."
Middlesex
Middlesex
"Eugenides does not disappoint with his second novel. This is an epic story!"
The Secret History
The Secret History
"Truly deserving of its 'modern classic' label! The setting of a prestigious New England college is everything you could imagine and more."
The Little Friend
The Little Friend
"Different from 'The Secret history' but just as good. The ending left me a little disappointed but still I can't wait for Tartt to write more."
The Time Traveler's Wife
The Time Traveler's Wife
"This book is a real page turner, beautifully written and very moving."
Vernon God Little
Vernon God Little
"The strange world of Vernon Gregory Little... hilarious!"
Memoirs Of A Geisha
Memoirs Of A Geisha
"Beautifully written, a real page turner."
To Kill A Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird
"I would highly recommend this book. One I will definitely be reading again."
The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
"You can't help but become immersed in Holden's strange world. Another modern classic."
1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four (Penguin Modern Classics)
1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Frightening and intriguing. Orwell is remarkably perceptive, one of the best written dystopian novels."
We Need To Talk About Kevin
We Need To Talk About Kevin
"A gripping story, lots of twists and turns. One of the best and most surprising endings to a book i've read in a while."
Notes on a Scandal
Notes on a Scandal
"I read this on holiday in one day, a brilliant little read!"
Fingersmith
Fingersmith
"Not the kind of novel I would normally go for, but was really suprised by how much I enjoyed it. It has a fantastic plot twist and great characters."
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Essential Penguin)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Essential Penguin)
"This is a remarkable epic tale, an unforgettable story and one destined to stay in my heart and mind for many years to come."
Special Topics in Calamity Physics
Special Topics in Calamity Physics
"Absolutely brilliant, I loved this book from the very first page and could not put it down."
Collected Stories (Vintage Classics)
Collected Stories (Vintage Classics)
"A great collection of short stories dealing with suburban life in post war America. I particularly enjoyed 'Oh Youth and Beauty!'"
The Cement Garden
The Cement Garden
"One of many great McEwan novels. Equally disturbing and intriguing."
A Tragic Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates
A Tragic Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates
"The only definitive biography of Yates that I am aware of. Extremely well written and deeply moving. Yates was a great writer but deeply unappreciated and led a troubled life."
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
"A short, easy to read book. Set out as a series of letters, it explores the awkwardness of adolescence, loss, love and friendship."
Le Grand Meaulnes (Penguin Modern Classics)
Le Grand Meaulnes (Penguin Modern Classics)
"A beautifully romantic tale, about friendship and love, and holding on to adolescent dreams. Very sad but love this book."
Ham On Rye
Ham On Rye
"This book has attitude! Raw and edgy, describes the author's alter- ego Hank Chinaski growing up and learning to hate the world while slowly descending into alcoholism. A tragic tale but enjoyable."