Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.
This week, the theme is Most Unique books I've read. I found this list tricky to come up with, as most books are unique in their own way, give or take a cliché or two. Nevertheless, these few books stand out above the rest:
2) The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
This little gem seems to be featuring on all of my lists lately but it really is something special!
3) Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
Because who can say that Wonderland isn't unique! That, plus the mixture of poetry and nonsense that leaves the reader as perplexed as Alice herself makes for a one of a kind read.
4) Dracula - Bram Stoker
The book that launched a thousand vampires. I've lived near Whitby my entire life, but only had the guts to read Dracula last year. Really not my thing, but unique nonetheless.
5) Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
One of my all time favourite classic books. Gothic fiction meets period romance plot, and it works amazingly well.
6) Peter Pan - J.M Barrie
Neverland will forever be my favourite fictional world, and this is the book that started it all.
7) Macbeth - William Shakespeare
Acting out the witches' scenes during Year 9 English classes is a memory that still haunts me. It's odd, it's creepy, it's one of a kind.
8) Regeneration - Pat Barker
Another one read at school that has stuck with me. A haunting fictional look at the poets of the First World War.
9) Bridget Jones' Diary - Helen Fielding
I've yet to read the latest instalment (I'm still too angry from the spoilers!), but the original is witty, innovative and so relatable. I can totally see myself being a Bridget in ten years!
10) Water for Elephants by Sarah Gruen
A unique setting and an addictive story, such a brilliant book! (See here for my review)
How about you? What are the most unique books you've read?