Books For Escapism/Reflection

A Listmania! list by H. Pratchett
 
Passage To Juneau: A Sea and Its Meaning
1.  Passage To Juneau: A Sea and Its Meaning by Jonathan Raban
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  "It's a wonderful combination of history and reflection."
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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Essential Penguin)
2.  One Hundred Years of Solitude (Essential Penguin) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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  "A beautifully written book."
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Rendezvous With Rama
3.  Rendezvous With Rama by Sir Arthur C. Clarke CBE
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  "I've not read a bad Clarke book, but Rama is one of his best."
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The Virgin Suicides
4.  The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
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  "He writes characters that you don't forget."
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The Woman in White (Penguin Summer Classics)
5.  The Woman in White (Penguin Summer Classics) by Wilkie Collins
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  "Alot of classics can be just disappointing, this is very much the exception."
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A Scanner Darkly (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
6.  A Scanner Darkly (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Philip K. Dick
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  "My favorite book of his, if you like this I recommend Man in the High Castle."
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Metamorphosis and Other Stories, The (Barnes & Noble Classics)
7.  Metamorphosis and Other Stories, The (Barnes & Noble Classics) by introduction and notes by Jason Baker
The list author says:
  "Metamorphosis is an amazing short story."
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The Pianist: A Roman Polanksi Film ; [arranged for Piano Solo]
8.  The Pianist: A Roman Polanksi Film ; [arranged for Piano Solo] by Chester Music
The list author says:
  "Not a easy read but worth it, I would also recommend The Informed Heart."
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Memoirs Of A Geisha
9.  Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
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  "There are holes in the story but they're forgivable as this is an interesting insight to a very different world."
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The Ice House
10.  The Ice House by Minette Walters
The list author says:
  "Walters writes brilliant plot twisting books. This is my favorite."
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The Quiet American
11.  The Quiet American by Graham Greene
The list author says:
  "Graham Greene writes just lovely books."
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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Picador)
12.  The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Picador) by Oliver Sacks
The list author says:
  "This is an interesting book on unusual neurological disorders, sounds boring but it doesn't read like a eassy."
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Norwegian Wood
13.  Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
The list author says:
  "He makes the ordinary extraordinary."
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The Rock Of Tanios
14.  The Rock Of Tanios by Amin Maalouf
The list author says:
  "It's a wonderful combination of history and great story telling."
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