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Books I'd take to my desert island

A Listmania! list by PrettyGreenParrot (Manchester, England)
 
The Crow Road
1.  The Crow Road by Iain Banks
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  "Probably Mr Banks's most enjoyable book."
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Miss Wyoming
2.  Miss Wyoming by Douglas Coupland
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  "This or microserfs. Wouldn't you like to "disappear"?"
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Baudolino
3.  Baudolino by Umberto Eco
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  "Complex, remarkable, enjoyable - marvellous story"
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Herding Cats: A Primer for Programmers Who Lead Programmers
4.  Herding Cats: A Primer for Programmers Who Lead Programmers by Hank Rainwater
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  "Probably the best management book that works."
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The Proud Highway: 1955-67, Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman v.1: Fear and Loathing Letters: 1955-67, Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman Vol 1
5.  The Proud Highway: 1955-67, Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman v.1: Fear and Loathing Letters: 1955-67, Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman Vol 1 by Hunter S. Thompson
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  "Remarkable: It appears HST's life is just like his books. Repeated reading."
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H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus, 2 : Dagon and Other Macabre Tales: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales No. 2
6.  H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus, 2 : Dagon and Other Macabre Tales: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales No. 2 by H. P. Lovecraft
The list author says:
  "Pulp horror. But what horror! Best horror author of the C20th"
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Lost Worlds volume 2
7.  Lost Worlds volume 2 by Clark Ashton Smith
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  "Short, cunning stories written by an underhyped master."
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Peter Cushing: An Autobiography
8.  Peter Cushing: An Autobiography by Peter Cushing
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  "A nice tale of a nice man doing great things."
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