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A Listmania! list by "angrypixie3"
 
To Kill A Mockingbird
1.  To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The list author says:
  "Because its fantastic and Atticus is my hero. Ultimately uplifting."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (683 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

His Dark Materials
2.  His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "I tried to read it once, gave up, picked it up a year later and loved it.A beautiful book ."
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The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events No. 6)
3.  The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events No. 6) by Lemony Snicket
The list author says:
  "Theres actually loads of these, and they're all great,but this one has parsley soda which is apparently very 'in'."
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 2)
4.  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 2) by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "An unoriginal favourite i know, but come on,it has one of the best talking lions in ficticious history!"
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The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set)
5.  The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "I skipped the bits where they kept singing but liked the rest. Completely absorbing."
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Wuthering Heights (Penguin Popular Classics)
6.  Wuthering Heights (Penguin Popular Classics) by Emily Brontė
The list author says:
  "All wild hair and moody glances on the windy moors. and one of the best love stories i've read."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (418 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
7.  The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The list author says:
  "Sat dustily on my bookshelf for years, then i read it and realised it was quite funny actually."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (256 customer reviews)

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Firesong (The Wind on Fire III)
8.  Firesong (The Wind on Fire III) by William Nicholson
The list author says:
  "the last of the three in the trilogy. Perfect fantasy."
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The Twits
9.  The Twits by Roald Dahl
The list author says:
  "Two of Roald Dahls most loveably horrible characters. Comedy genius."
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The Raging Quiet
10.  The Raging Quiet by Sherryl Jordan
The list author says:
  "Compassionately written. loved it."
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The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream (Thorsons audio)
11.  The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream (Thorsons audio) by Paulo Coelho
The list author says:
  "The sort of book that makes you want to gaze off into the distance. Whilst reading, sit in front of a mountain landscape or something."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (719 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Chocolat
12.  Chocolat by Joanne Harris
The list author says:
  "yummy. Like a lovely dark chocolatey something. much darker than the film, and better off for it."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (243 customer reviews)

Holes
13.  Holes by Louis Sachar
The list author says:
  "This book is nice, and stanley yelnats backwards? genius."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (764 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

"A Midsummer Nights Dream" (Arden Shakespeare: Second Series)
14.  "A Midsummer Nights Dream" (Arden Shakespeare: Second Series) by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "I'd be lying if i said this was good to read, cos its not. It obviously works better when actors are involved, but its a great bit of shakespeare,and very funny at times."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Little Prince
15.  The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The list author says:
  "Everyone should read this.gently inspiring."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
16.  The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure (Ballantine Reader's Circle) by William Goldman
The list author says:
  "Like the film? Love the book. This book has everything. Fencing, fighting, torture, poison,true love, hate, revenge,giants, spiders, passion, truth.........."
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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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is there any parts of the Book Holes that arn't in the film? 0 12 Jan 2014
Why is this book not available on Kindle? 3 20 Oct 2013
Should I read it, ive seen the films, Is it worth it? 9 30 Dec 2012
19 year old daughter looking for an inspiring book 1 10 Apr 2012
half way through to kill a mockingbird... 1 5 Sep 2011
childersn theatre 1 23 May 2011
the princess bride 0 3 Oct 2010
Paulo's best? 1 20 May 2010
Language 0 19 Apr 2010
Amazon's top 10 classic books 1 11 Feb 2010
 
   

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Last updated: 30/01/2005
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