Telegraph's 50 Best Cult Books

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  1. 2.
    The Alexandria Quartet
    by Lawrence Durrell

  2. 3.
    A Rebours
    by Joris Karl Huysmans

  3. 6.
    BELL JAR
    by SYLVIA PLATH

  4. 7.
    Catch-22
    by Joseph Heller

  5. 8.
    The Catcher in the Rye
    by J. D. Salinger

  6. 9.
    The Celestine Prophecy: An Adventure
    by James Redfield

  7. 10.
    THE DICE MAN
    by LUKE RHINEHART

  8. 11.
    Chariots of the Gods?
    by Erich Von Daniken

  9. 12.
    A Confederacy of Dunces
    by John Kennedy Toole

  10. 13.
    The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete
    by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

  11. 15.
    Dianetics: The Modern Science Of Mental Health (English)
    by L. Ron Hubbard

  12. 16.
    Doors of Perception
    by Aldous Huxley

  13. 17.
    Dune, 40th Anniversary Edition (Dune Chronicles, Book 1)
    by Frank Herbert

  14. 18.
    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
    by Douglas Adams

  15. 19.
    The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
    by Tom Wolfe

  16. 20.
    Fear of Flying
    by Erica Jong

  17. 21.
    The Female Eunuch
    by Germaine Greer

  18. 22.
    The Fountainhead
    by Ayn Rand

  19. 23.
    Goedel, Escher, Bach: The Eternal Golden Braid
    by Douglas Hofstadter

  20. 24.
    Gravity's Rainbow
    by Thomas Pynchon

  21. 25.
    The Holy Blood and The Holy Grail
    by Michael Baigent

  22. 26.
    I Capture the Castle
    by Dodie Smith

  23. 27.
    If on a Winter's Night a Traveller
    by Italo Calvino

  24. 28.
    Iron John: A Book About Men
    by Robert Bly

  25. 29.
    Jonathan Livingston Seagull
    by Richard Bach

  26. 30.
    The Magus
    by John Fowles

  27. 31.
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    Labyrinths (New Directions Paperbook)
    by Jorge Luis Borges

  28. 32.
    The Leopard: A Novel
    by Giuseppe Di Lampedusa

  29. 33.
    Master and Margarita
    by Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov

  30. 34.
    No Logo: No Space, No Choice, No Jobs
    by Naomi Klein

  31. 35.
    On the Road (Penguin Classics)
    by Jack Kerouac

  32. 36.
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
    by Hunter S. Thompson

  33. 37.
    The Outsider
    by Colin Wilson

  34. 38.
    The Prophet
    by Kahlil Gibran

  35. 39.
    The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (1914)
    by Robert Tressell

  36. 40.
    Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
    by Omar Khayyam

  37. 41.
    The Road to Oxiana
    by Robert Byron

  38. 42.
    Siddhartha
    by Hermann Hesse

  39. 43.
    The Sorrows of Young Werther
    by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  40. 44.
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    The Story of O
    by Pauline Reage

  41. 45.
    The Stranger
    by Albert Camus (Tr. Matthew Ward)

  42. 46.
    The Teachings of Don Juan: a Yaqui Way of Knowledge
    by Carlos Castaneda

  43. 47.
    Testament of Youth (Penguin Classics)
    by Vera Brittain

  44. 48.
    Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for None and All
    by Friedrich Nietzsche

  45. 49.
    To Kill a Mockingbird
    by Harper Lee

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