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100 Novels Everyone Should Read (The Telegraph)


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Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (RL Stevenson)

The Wellington Pub

In seeking to discover his inner self, the brilliant Dr Jekyll discovers a monster. First published to critical acclaim in 1886, this mesmerising thriller is a terrifying study of the duality of man's nature, and it is the book which established Stevenson's reputation as a writer. #63 on the list (https://www.librarything.com/bookaward/The+Telegraph%27s+100+novels+everyone+should+read)

Brighton Rock (Graham Greene)

The Wellington Pub

A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Seventeen-year-old Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold. Greene's gripping thriller, exposes a world of loneliness and fear, of life lived on the 'dangerous edge of things'. #16 on the list (https://www.librarything.com/bookaward/The+Telegraph%27s+100+novels+everyone+should+read)

Moby Dick (Herman Melville)

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Moby Dick is the story of Captain Ahab's quest to avenge the whale that 'reaped' his leg. The quest is an obsession and the novel is a diabolical study of how a man becomes a fanatic. #2 on the list (https://www.librarything.com/bookaward/The+Telegraph%27s+100+novels+everyone+should+read)

The Magician’s Nephew (CS Lewis)

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On a daring quest to save a life, two friends are hurled into another world, where an evil sorceress seeks to enslave them. But then the lion Aslan’s song weaves itself into the fabric of a new land, a land that will be known as Narnia. And in Narnia, all things are possible. The Magician’s Nephew is the first book in C. S. Lewis’s classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, which has captivated readers of all ages for over sixty years. (Off list. Christmas Lit.)

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The Rats (James Herbert)

The Wellington Pub

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