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Books Everyone should have read atleast once..
The Crimson Petal and the White (Harvest Book)
"An astonishing bit of writing, couldn't put it down and have never been quite the same since. The craft of writing is truly put to the test here, and Michel Faber does it in fine style."
Jane Eyre (Collector's Library)
"One of those books that simply changed the face of literature forever. If you had to read it in school and didn't like it, give it a go as an adult. An asbolute masterpiece."
The Liveship Traders 1: Ship of Magic
"One of the series of books I love most - a late commer to fantasy fiction this series opened it's world to me and it's characters so masterfully crafted I will remember them fondly for many years."
Watership Down (Puffin Books)
"If you haven't read Watership Down, then stop what you are doing - right this second - and go get it. No one should go through life with out having been on this adventure."
In the Empire of Genghis Khan: A Journey Among Nomads
"One of the most simply stated and unpretencious travel books it's ever been my pleasure to read. It takes you for a wonderful ride, and isn't the slightest bit smug about it. A Wonderful read."
Life Of Pi
"Read it - it's as good as everyone says it is. I went into this book not knowing what to expect and found myself calling in sick to work the next day to finish it."
The Bookseller Of Kabul
"I was astonished by the clever honesty of this book - no where does it push you towards any opinion. You have no doubt how the author some times feels, but this is purely observatory, a Great read."
Mother Tongue: The English Language
"Is it really possible to read a book that is practically a text about the English language, and laugh all the way through? This book proves you can, in fine style. Every page is delicious."
The Holy Blood And The Holy Grail
"Hoever contraversial the topic, this book is clean and concise in it's observations and mind bendingly packed with historical information. I read it with the enthusiasm of a detective story."
The Poisonwood Bible
"This is novel writing at it's best. Wonderful story following three lives of child missionaries in Africa. I can't say enough good things about this book, just read it."
"It may be true that you shouldn't judge a book by it's cover - but this one proves the theory wrong. What a delightful and sumptuous book."
The Fellowship of the Ring: Fellowship of the Ring Vol 1 (The Lord of the Rings)
"What list would be complete with out the Lord of the Rings? They're great, simply put. A bit wordy and over descriptive, true, but still beautiful."
Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)
"dark and passionate, this book changed the way I felt about classic literature. Some of the most powerful characters I have ever encountered in the world of fiction."
The Dragonbone Chair: Memory, Sorrow and Thorne Series: Book One (Memory, Sorrow & Thorn)
"Another near perfect work of fiction. This series belies all that you may have thought about fantasy fiction. Stunningly written, beautifully crafted - rarely have I been so involved with an outcome"
Seabiscuit: The True Story of Three Men and a Racehorse
"What a pleasant surprise! I started this expecting a cheaply written story 'from screenplay' and found myself in a beautifully written story I couldn't get enough of."
Misery (King Classics)
"In my opinion the best of Stephen King. In work that can be sometimes hit or miss, this is a dead on bull's eye. Read it with the light on...."
The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)
"Even if you don't often enjoy classic literature - this is a story than can appeal to just about anyone. Incredibly well written, and a magnificent story."
The Old Man and the Sea
"A perfect book. That is all that can be said."
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir of a Childhood
"I am simply baffled that a book could be so upsetting and full of misery - and yet I finished it feeling uplifted and contented. A masterpiece of story telling."
The Hunt for Red October
"There's a reason this guy is often on the top of the best seller list. A staggering amount of knowlege of the subject along with great story telling ability makes this a fantastic book."
"I think Michael Crichton must be a genious. This is a very, Very good book. The story is excellent, and the information packed into it incredible."
Gone with the Wind
"Its not just the film that is a classic, passed on from generation to generation. This book is the foundation of that amazing film, and an excellent read."
A Grief Observed (Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis)
"Anyone who has lost someone should read this book. The confusion of thoughts that plague us all at these times are stunningly relayed in CS Lewis's delicate observations."
A River Runs Through it and Other Stories
"A beautifully captured time and place, you are taken to Montana in this book, and carried through the history of the Maclean family."
To Kill A Mockingbird
"If you made it through school with out reading this, you should rectify this immediately. A heartfelt story, wonderfully written."
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