Amazing books people like me should read before they expire

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Monsoon
1.  Monsoon by Wilbur Smith
The list author says:
  "Wilbur Smith is a legend. This was the first book i read of his, and is still my favourite..."
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Catch-22
2.  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
The list author says:
  "What an amazing book. I read it out of curiosity (What does catch 22 actually mean) and it was a powerful and funny story."
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River God
3.  River God by Wilbur Smith
The list author says:
  "Good ol' Wilbur again. The most gripping and crazily addictive of his modern stories...read it."
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Life Of Pi
4.  Life Of Pi by Yann Martel
The list author says:
  "Wow, what a modern classic. Say no more."
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
5.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
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  "A great book, written so well from a different perspective."
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Memoirs Of A Geisha
6.  Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
The list author says:
  "The movie was ok, but it doesnt do this book justice."
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Nineteen Eighty-Four
7.  Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
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  "You have to read this."
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Notes From A Small Island
8.  Notes From A Small Island by Bill Bryson
The list author says:
  "I cant stand the American view of anyone who is 'unfortunate' enough to not be American, but Bryson has a refreshingly hillarious view of the world."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (305 customer reviews)

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