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A Listmania! list by Peanut Butter (Northern NJ)
 
Capital: A Novel
1.  Capital: A Novel by John Lanchester
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  "A descendant of Robertson Davies and Anthony Burgess; also Agatha Christie. Social deconstruction wrapped around a little who-dun-it. Finally a good book!"
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Nothing Like the Sun (Norton Paperback Fiction)
2.  Nothing Like the Sun (Norton Paperback Fiction) by Anthony Burgess
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  "Will make you laugh  and understand"
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Any Old Iron
3.  Any Old Iron by Anthony Burgess
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  "Is iron solid? Is anything? Is luck?"
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The Cornish Trilogy
4.  The Cornish Trilogy by Robertson Davies
The list author says:
  "For lovers of the magic and mystery of life"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

The Engineer of Human Souls (Czech Literature Series)
5.  The Engineer of Human Souls (Czech Literature Series) by Josef Skvorecky
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  "Czech expatriate; better than Kundera"
$13.09   Used & New from: $2.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Devil's Mode
6.  The Devil's Mode by Anthony Burgess
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  "The genuis of Anthony Burgess, just for you"
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The Master and Margarita (Everyman's Library (Cloth))
7.  The Master and Margarita (Everyman's Library (Cloth)) by Michail Bulgakov
The list author says:
  "Fun, zany and true love (and art) conquers all"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (500 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Kingdom of the Wicked
8.  The Kingdom of the Wicked by Anthony Burgess
The list author says:
  "Jesus redux: you are there"
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Ulysses
9.  Ulysses by James Joyce
The list author says:
  "All of western consciousness in a book written for all time. Do the work and reap the rewards.Caveat: read to enjoy(at least the first time), Let the language flow and the characters develope"
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James Joyce's Ulysses:  A Study
10.  James Joyce's Ulysses: A Study by Stuart Gilbert
The list author says:
  "Even though not a novel, a necessary companion to understanding  the depth of Joyces masterpiece(and exactly what went on!!!)"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

The Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works 2nd Edition
11.  The Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works 2nd Edition by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "Genius!!!!"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (453 customer reviews)

Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature
12.  Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature by Jan M. Ziolkowski
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  "The great discussion on the evolution of the western mind as seen through the eyes of literature"
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Sonic Cool: The Life & Death of Rock'N'Roll
13.  Sonic Cool: The Life & Death of Rock'N'Roll by Joe S. Harrington
The list author says:
  "As Mimesis is to literature; Sonic Cool is to rock"
$20.78   Used & New from: $0.58
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Floating Opera and The End of the Road
14.  The Floating Opera and The End of the Road by John Barth
The list author says:
  "We all get to the "End of the Road". If you don't know what I'm talking about, you will"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Waiting for the End of the World
15.  Waiting for the End of the World by Madison Smartt Bell
The list author says:
  "More of the alienated literature professor routine, however this one brings in international intrigue and some real emotional depth"
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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