Books I would like to read

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Middlesex
1.  Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
The list author says:
  "Cover looks good. Liked the virgin suicides."
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The Lost Painting
2.  The Lost Painting by Jonathan Harr
The list author says:
  "I love Signore Merisi da Caravaggio paintings. I´m curious wether I will learn interesting things about him in this book."
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Floating Opera / the End of the Road
3.  Floating Opera / the End of the Road by John Barth
The list author says:
  "Several labelled as american post-modernism seem interesting to me. This author seems to be one of them."
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The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
4.  The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S Kuhn
The list author says:
  "One day, with patience, I will finally learn the origin of scientific paradigms."
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Memoirs of the Duc De Saint-Simon: 1691-1709 v.1: 1691-1709 Vol 1 (Lost Treasures)
5.  Memoirs of the Duc De Saint-Simon: 1691-1709 v.1: 1691-1709 Vol 1 (Lost Treasures) by Duc De Saint-Simon
The list author says:
  "The memoirs of the Duc de Saint-Simon, eight volumes, are the most faithfull recollection in situ of the Grand Siécle and Louis XIV."
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Conversations with Fellini (A Harvest original)
6.  Conversations with Fellini (A Harvest original) by Costanzo Costantini
The list author says:
  "Already on my bookshelf, its one of the greatest non-fiction books I will read."
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The Magic Mountain
7.  The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann
The list author says:
  "Flamed up by the enormous interest Visconti had on the work of this gentleman, this is a must be for a very recent future."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

The Idiot (Signet classic)
8.  The Idiot (Signet classic) by F. M. Dostoevsky
The list author says:
  "After crime and punishment, this will be probably the last Fiodór book i'll read . Still, don't want to miss this one."
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In Search of Lost Time: The Guermantes Way: The Guermantes Way v. 3 (In Search of Lost Time 3)
9.  In Search of Lost Time: The Guermantes Way: The Guermantes Way v. 3 (In Search of Lost Time 3) by Marcel Proust
The list author says:
  "Reading this book will be great as it will mean that i've already finished those last hundred difficult pages on volume 2."
£7.99   Used & New from: £1.20
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Memoirs of Hadrian: And Reflections on the Composition of Memoirs of Hadrian (Penguin Modern Classics)
10.  Memoirs of Hadrian: And Reflections on the Composition of Memoirs of Hadrian (Penguin Modern Classics) by Marguerite Yourcenar
The list author says:
  "I confess I started it, but I will have to start it all over again. No harm done if before I learn a lot more  about roman civilization."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Marie Antoinette
11.  Marie Antoinette by Lady Antonia Fraser
The list author says:
  "Coppola last film makes me want to read this a lot. I'm waiting for the dvd, to give it a kick start."
£11.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) [Adult Edition]
12.  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) [Adult Edition] by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "Well, whenever it gets out."
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The Classical World: An Epic History of Greece and Rome
13.  The Classical World: An Epic History of Greece and Rome by Robin Lane Fox
The list author says:
  "I guess this must go before Hadrian or Nietsche's The Birth of Tragedy (which i will be re-reading, hence not on this list)"
£9.09   Used & New from: £0.27
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Foucault's Pendulum
14.  Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
The list author says:
  "Aparently it's very good on the subject of the Knights Templar."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

Lunar Park
15.  Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis
The list author says:
  "I have no idea."
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Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings (Penguin Modern Classics)
16.  Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings (Penguin Modern Classics) by Jorge Luis Borges
The list author says:
  "Mr Borges: gotta start somewhere, somehow, somewhen."
£6.99   Used & New from: £3.04
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Catherine de Medici: A Biography
17.  Catherine de Medici: A Biography by Leonie Frieda
The list author says:
  "Mother of three French kings, slaughterer of huguenots, mother-in-law of the first french Bourbon king. This must be interesting."
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Voltaire Almighty: A Life in Pursuit of Freedom
18.  Voltaire Almighty: A Life in Pursuit of Freedom by Roger Pearson
The list author says:
  "One must know everything about the author of something that reads like 'i hate what you say but i will die so you can say it'."
£12.99   Used & New from: £2.36
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The Ambassadors (Penguin Modern Classics)
19.  The Ambassadors (Penguin Modern Classics) by Henry James
The list author says:
  "The plot looks interesting - seems a fine way to get to know the author."
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Don Quixote (Penguin Classics)
20.  Don Quixote (Penguin Classics) by Miguel Cervantes
The list author says:
  "Even if I have a recent translation to Portuguese, I guess I'll have to read this one in spanish."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.38
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

War and Peace (Penguin Classics)
21.  War and Peace (Penguin Classics) by Leo Tolstoy
The list author says:
  "War, what is it good for... :D"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Divine Comedy (Oxford World's Classics)
22.  The Divine Comedy (Oxford World's Classics) by Dante Alighieri
The list author says:
  "Is this the beginning...?"
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Gravity's Rainbow
23.  Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
The list author says:
  "This is same crazy dwelling. I guess..."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Underworld
24.  Underworld by Don DeLillo
The list author says:
  "Just bought it. I bet its very Auster as everyone says (or the other way around). Still, i won't start it for a few months - lots of things to read in between...."
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As I Lay Dying
25.  As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
The list author says:
  "Thats it? No more space? Where do I put the rest of the books I have yet to read? Grow this thing up sires!"
£6.24   Used & New from: £1.44
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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