Books I have read in 2006

A Listmania! list by Amazon Customer "richardbrit" (Thailand)
 
Dune
1.  Dune by Frank Herbert
The list author says:
  "Very 'lord of the rings' like. Not bad"
£8.18   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (319 customer reviews)

The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal
2.  The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal by Desmond Morris
The list author says:
  "35 years old, but still an interesting book."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Dead Air
3.  Dead Air by Iain Banks
The list author says:
  "Not great. Banks has written much better."
Used & New from: £0.01
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

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An English Interpretation of the Holy Qur'an
4.  An English Interpretation of the Holy Qur'an by Abdullah Yusuf Ali
The list author says:
  "My second attempt to read this. Its still complete sh*t."
£7.96   Used & New from: £4.47

Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades), The (Politically Incorrect Guides)
5.  Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades), The (Politically Incorrect Guides) by Robert Spencer
The list author says:
  "A thorough and truthful account of Islam. Believe it."
£9.79   Used & New from: £6.10
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

The Old Man and the Sea
6.  The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
The list author says:
  "Simple, child like story. Nice, but thats all."
£4.79   Used & New from: £0.39
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (327 customer reviews)

Mr Foreigner
7.  Mr Foreigner by Matthew Kneale
The list author says:
  "Not bad. A pleasing read."
Used & New from: £0.01
2.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Snow Falling on Cedars
8.  Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
The list author says:
  "Average."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

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The Secret of the Universe
9.  The Secret of the Universe by Isaac Asimov
The list author says:
  "Very much like Carl Sagans 'Cosmos'. A good selection of essays."
Used & New from: £0.01

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O Jerusalem!
10.  O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins
The list author says:
  "Great, detailed account of partition."
£11.32   Used & New from: £2.23
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Room with a View (Penguin ELT Simplified Readers: Level 6: 3000 Head Words: Advanced)
11.  Room with a View (Penguin ELT Simplified Readers: Level 6: 3000 Head Words: Advanced) by Edward M Forster
The list author says:
  "ok."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
12.  Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
The list author says:
  "Very interesting concept."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (201 customer reviews)

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian
13.  A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka
The list author says:
  "Very average. ok read, but do not expect too much."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (347 customer reviews)

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In the Shadow of Man
14.  In the Shadow of Man by Jane Goodall
The list author says:
  "A fantastic look at the little hairy chaps."
£6.99   Used & New from: £4.88
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire
15.  Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire by Niall Ferguson
The list author says:
  "An interesting perspective, that the USA is not a great satan."
£7.69   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Great Expectations (Penguin Classics)
16.  Great Expectations (Penguin Classics) by Charles Dickens
The list author says:
  "No comment needed."
£4.79   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (150 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Selected Stories (Wordsworth Classics)
17.  Selected Stories (Wordsworth Classics) by Anton Chekhov
The list author says:
  "Stories of unusual and sometimes amusing situations, a long time ago."
£1.89   Used & New from: £0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Our Culture, What's Left of It: The Mandarins and the Masses
18.  Our Culture, What's Left of It: The Mandarins and the Masses by Theodore Dalrymple
The list author says:
  "Social commentary, which whilst fair can be depressing."
£16.95   Used & New from: £4.93
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Use Of Weapons (The Culture)
19.  Use Of Weapons (The Culture) by Iain M. Banks
The list author says:
  "Never finished this book, as i thought it was cack."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (123 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Fragile Science: The Reality Behind the Headlines
20.  Fragile Science: The Reality Behind the Headlines by Robin Baker
The list author says:
  "Great topical scientific clarity."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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