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Read Some Books! It'll Be Worth Your While!

A list of 50 books that I would recommend to get people to start reading. It can be hard to begin but these books are rewarding, with rich narratives, brilliant characters, and good life lessons!
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made by Louise Charles
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Iris Murdoch: The Sea, the Sea
Iris Murdoch: The Sea, the Sea
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The Secret History (Donna Tartt)
The Secret History (Donna Tartt)
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Earthsea Series
Earthsea Series
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Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
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The Hobbit
The Hobbit
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On Beauty (Zadie Smith)
On Beauty (Zadie Smith)
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Atomised (Michel Houellebecq)
Atomised (Michel Houellebecq)
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Goodbye to All That
Goodbye to All That
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Regeneration (Pat Barker)
Regeneration (Pat Barker)
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My Year of Rest and Relaxation (Ottessa Moshfegh)
My Year of Rest and Relaxation (Ottessa Moshfegh)
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
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The Chrysalids (John Wyndham)
The Chrysalids (John Wyndham)
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13
The Outsiders (S E Hinton)
The Outsiders (S E Hinton)
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Dune (Frank Herbert)
Dune (Frank Herbert)
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Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
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Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)
Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)
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Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
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Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
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Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)
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Mansfield Park (Jane Austen)
Mansfield Park (Jane Austen)
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MacBeth (William Shakespeare)
MacBeth (William Shakespeare)
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Titus Andronicus (William Shakespeare)
Titus Andronicus (William Shakespeare)
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Dubliners (James Joyce)
Dubliners (James Joyce)
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Tess of the D'urbervilles (Thomas Hardy)
Tess of the D'urbervilles (Thomas Hardy)
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25
Mrs Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
Mrs Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
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A Passage to India (E. M. Forster)
A Passage to India (E. M. Forster)
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The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave
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Tender Is the Night (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Tender Is the Night (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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Nights at the Circus (Angela Carter)
Nights at the Circus (Angela Carter)
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Tennesee Williams)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Tennesee Williams)
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Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
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On Chesil Beach (Ian Mcewan)
On Chesil Beach (Ian Mcewan)
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The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro)
The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro)
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Umibe No Kafuka / Kafka on the Shore (Haruki Murakami)
Umibe No Kafuka / Kafka on the Shore (Haruki Murakami)
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
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All the Light We Cannot See (Anthony Doerr)
All the Light We Cannot See (Anthony Doerr)
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37
Northern Lights (Philip Pullman)
Northern Lights (Philip Pullman)
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The Painted Veil (W. Somerset Maugham)
The Painted Veil (W. Somerset Maugham)
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)
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Against Nature
Against Nature
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