A trawl though my faves

A Listmania! list by E. R. Gough "thebigfish" (Horsham, West Sussex)
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American Psycho
1.  American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
The list author says:
  "147 reviews on Amazon alone! Sure it's brutal, but the book is awesome!"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (388 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
2.  Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World by Mark Kurlansky
The list author says:
  "If history was taught like this at school we'd all be history professors - a simply stunning account of world history - I dare you to find a better world history book!"
6.89   Used & New from: 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

The Power of Gold: The History of an Obsession
3.  The Power of Gold: The History of an Obsession by Peter L. Bernstein
The list author says:
  "A facinating account of our lust for all things shiny..."
11.14   Used & New from: 1.43
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Kitchener: "Road to Omdurman" AND "Savior of the Realm"
4.  Kitchener: "Road to Omdurman" AND "Savior of the Realm" by John Pollock
The list author says:
  "This really makes you proud to be British. We're just not made like this any more..."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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The Pity of War
5.  The Pity of War by Niall Ferguson
The list author says:
  "The only book you'll need on WW1. I was quite simply blown away by the depth, research and perception of this book. Magnificent."
7.97   Used & New from: 2.67
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Somme
6.  Somme by Lyn Macdonald
The list author says:
  "If you can't go to France or Belgium - read this. For what I owe, always and forever."
12.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Brand Warriors: Corporate Leaders Share Their Winning Strategies
7.  Brand Warriors: Corporate Leaders Share Their Winning Strategies by Fiona Gilmore
The list author says:
  "A short review of current market leaders' branding strategies. A great business read."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Anatomy of Motive
8.  The Anatomy of Motive by John E. Douglas
The list author says:
  "Chilling insight into the minds of some serious criminals. You'll be surpised how much you can grasp in this area..."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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The Eight
9.  The Eight by Katherine Neville
The list author says:
  "First read this in 1989. A wonderful romp through time in search of a chess set... Just read it!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

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Good Will Hunting [DVD] [1998]
10.  Good Will Hunting [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Robin Williams
The list author says:
  "My mum hates this film - which is more than enough reason to put it in! Seriously, if this is a first time effort from Damon and Affleck, they should spend a lot more time writing for themselves..."
4.00   Used & New from: 0.20
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

Somewhere Down the Crazy River
11.  Somewhere Down the Crazy River by Paul Arthur Boote
The list author says:
  "This is the most inspiring fishing book ever written. And no, you can't borrow mine!"
Used & New from: 99.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Mendeleyev's Dream: The Quest for the Elements
12.  Mendeleyev's Dream: The Quest for the Elements by Paul Strathern
The list author says:
  "OK, OK, I admit it - I actually enjoyed chemistry at school - well someone had to! Actually a great historical review of elemental discoveries and their classification"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Gorecki:Symphony No.3
13.  Gorecki:Symphony No.3 by Dawn Upshaw
The list author says:
  "The second movement is stunning - it will weigh you down or lift the world from your shoulders, just as YOU want it to. Masterful..."
10.08   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Chilled Euphoria
14.  Chilled Euphoria by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "I really could have chosen any of the 17 CD's in the Euphoria series, they're all sublime - but this one just does it for me..."
16.97   Used & New from: 2.62
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Essential Billy Joel
15.  Essential Billy Joel by Billy Joel
The list author says:
  "I don't care what anyone thinks, this man rocks my world! This is the album that everyone wants to buy when they hear it. Go on, admit it, you like at least some of his stuff!"
Used & New from: 4.17
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Situation Critical
16.  Situation Critical by Ultra Nate
The list author says:
  "This takes me back to Gran Canaria '97 - WOW! Was FREE large when the sun kissed the island for those two blissful weeks!"
5.89   Used & New from: 0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Insomnia
17.  Insomnia by Faithless
The list author says:
  "The argument starts and stops here. THE best dance track - period. Jesus, when that rift is blown apart the whole place always loses it! A subliminal moment in my life when I first heard it..."
14.99   Used & New from: 6.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Soul Of A Woman
18.  Soul Of A Woman by Kelly Price
The list author says:
  "Just buy the album for the remix of A Friend of Mine at the end of the album- wow, wow, WOW!"
9.62   Used & New from: 0.19
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Out of the Blue
19.  Out of the Blue by System F
The list author says:
  "Coming not long after Insomnia - strap yourself in! A truly wild rollercoaster of a trance classic! You'll have to nab a copy of the single, or else buy the album!"
13.40   Used & New from: 2.97
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Everytime [CD 2]
20.  Everytime [CD 2] by Lustral
The list author says:
  "My closest secret... Listen to the Koglin remix. Everytime I close my eyes I DO see your face..."
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Coupling: Complete Series 3 [DVD]
21.  Coupling: Complete Series 3 [DVD] DVD ~ Jack Davenport
The list author says:
  "Could have chosen any of the three series. This is the funniest thing to have hit the telly in the last five years - and the girls are lovely, too!"
9.99   Used & New from: 0.27
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Anna And The King [1999] [DVD]
22.  Anna And The King [1999] [DVD] DVD ~ Jodie Foster
The list author says:
  "Again, chosen for the wrong reasons - this is a great movie, and one where I get to stare at the mesmerising Jodie Foster for ages - a brilliant actress and proper eye candy!"
3.99   Used & New from: 0.46
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

The Complete Blackadder - All Four Series [DVD]
23.  The Complete Blackadder - All Four Series [DVD] DVD ~ Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "Predictable, I know, but this doesn't stop this being the best comedy to come from Britan ever - better than Fawlty Towers by streets and streets..."
49.99   Used & New from: 4.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Gold - All Her Greatest Hits
24.  Gold - All Her Greatest Hits by Ella Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  "Ashamed to say I bought this because I thought I ought to - I was right - it's great - I love the live version of Mack the Knife especially."
7.25   Used & New from: 1.79
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

Favorites
25.  Favorites by Johnny Gill
The list author says:
  ""My, my, my" is simply unreal, and there are some more stormers on here - try "maybe" for starters and then go onto to "where do we go from here?""
14.85   Used & New from: 0.96

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