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Books I cannot live without

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Whitaker's Almanack 2003: 135th Annual Edition. Standard Edition
Whitaker's Almanack 2003: 135th Annual Edition. Standard Edition
"invaluable reference of everything you dont need to know about britain"
The Chambers Dictionary
The Chambers Dictionary
"best english dictionary - beats Oxford easily"
Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Popular Classics)
Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Popular Classics)
"great book, and this has few notes to irritate the reader"
Now We are Six (Winnie-the-Pooh)
Now We are Six (Winnie-the-Pooh)
"great primer (I learned to read with this and The Guardian)"
"The Times" Comprehensive Atlas of the World 2000 (10th Edition)
"The Times" Comprehensive Atlas of the World 2000 (10th Edition)
"recently converted to times atlases - best i've seen and this is the top"
The Prince (Penguin Classics)
The Prince (Penguin Classics)
"This is an education in how things do not change - and psychs people out too!"
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Special Editions)
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Special Editions)
"Trite but true - enough reading of all sorts to keep the desert island going for a while"
The Penguin Complete Saki (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
The Penguin Complete Saki (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
"Essential - Sredni Vastar kept me sane during adolescence and Gabriel Earnest is not to be read at dusk"
Peacock Pie: A Book of Rhymes (FF Classics)
Peacock Pie: A Book of Rhymes (FF Classics)
"brilliant route into poetry for the young"
The Adventure of Hadrian Hedgehog
The Adventure of Hadrian Hedgehog
"out of print, sadly, but as kids poetry it's wonderful - I can still quote reams of it, 35 years later!"
The Crimson Fairy Book (Dover Children's Classics)
The Crimson Fairy Book (Dover Children's Classics)
"This is for the illustrations - keep an eye out for anything illustrated by HJFord"
The Agricola and the Germania (Classics S.)
The Agricola and the Germania (Classics S.)
"Fascinating history, really readable - this makes the millenia appear to shrink to yesterday"
Nanda Devi: Exploration and Ascent
Nanda Devi: Exploration and Ascent
"If this is the book I think it is, I read an ancient battered paperback of my Father's and it's the best mountaineering book I've read - it's readable, fascinating routes....."
Brazilian Adventure (Marlboro Travel)
Brazilian Adventure (Marlboro Travel)
"a jumble sale treasure, this one - written by Ian (007) Fleming's brother and rather better than the Bond books.  Basically, up the Amazon in a canoe......"