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  1. A Canticle for Leibowitz by 

    4 stars

    Highly unusual After the Holocaust novel. In the far future, 20th century texts are preserved in a monastery, as "sacred …

  2. Ulises by 

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    Written over a seven-year period, from 1914 to 1921, this book has survived bowdlerization, legal action and controversy. The novel …

  3. A Tale of Two Cities by ,

    4 stars

    After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille the aging Dr Manette is finally released and reunited with …

  4. The Sea Wolf by 

    4 stars

    Jack London's novel The Sea Wolf became an instant bestseller on its release in 1904. Ambrose Bierce wrote "The great …

  5. Eyeless in Gaza by  (The collected works of Aldous Huxley -- 15)

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    The novel focuses on the life of socialite Anthony Beavis, but it does so by employing a non-chronological structure. It …

  6. Victory by 

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    Axel Heyst, a dreamer and a restless drifter, believes he can avoid suffering by cutting himself off from others. Then …

  7. Smiley's People by  (John Smiley series [$3.50])

    5 stars

    After George Smiley has uncovered the traitor, or "mole", inside the Circus, Britain's top secret service, he is asked to …

  8. Island by 

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  9. The Age of Innocence by 

    4 stars

    Edith Wharton's most famous novel, written immediately after the end of the First World War, is a brilliantly realized anatomy …

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