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The Best Books to Read Before You Die

Here they are: the books that we can, hand-on-heart say that we really couldn't live without. Some we've come back to again and again (hello, Heathcliff) others are relatively new but have captivated us all the same.
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Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
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Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights
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Tess of the D'urbervilles
Tess of the D'urbervilles
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
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Beautiful Ruins: A Novel
Beautiful Ruins: A Novel
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The Corrections (Jonathan Franzen)
The Corrections (Jonathan Franzen)
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We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Shirley Jackson)
We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Shirley Jackson)
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All the Birds, Singing (Evie Wyld)
All the Birds, Singing (Evie Wyld)
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The Shining (Stephen King)
The Shining (Stephen King)
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13
Fat Is a Feminist Issue (Susie Orbach)
Fat Is a Feminist Issue (Susie Orbach)
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Perfume
Perfume
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The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
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Alexander McQueen, Blood Beneath the Skin (Andrew Wilson)
Alexander McQueen, Blood Beneath the Skin (Andrew Wilson)
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Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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The Millenium Trilogy (Stieg Larsson)
The Millenium Trilogy (Stieg Larsson)
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Breakfast at Tiffany's
Breakfast at Tiffany's
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Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
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21
Just Kids (Patti Smith)
Just Kids (Patti Smith)
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One Day
One Day
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
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Gone Girl
Gone Girl
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The Secret History
The Secret History
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Lolita
Lolita
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The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
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Love in the Time of Cholera
Love in the Time of Cholera
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29
The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
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Alias Grace (Atwood)
Alias Grace (Atwood)
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How to Be a Woman (Caitlin Moran)
How to Be a Woman (Caitlin Moran)
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The Sea, the Sea
The Sea, the Sea
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Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
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The Wasp Factory
The Wasp Factory
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On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
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