Books to read before you die . . . .

A Listmania! list by The Ronoc
 
To Kill A Mockingbird: 50th Anniversary Edition
1.  To Kill A Mockingbird: 50th Anniversary Edition by Harper Lee
The list author says:
  "A slow moving masterpiece of a book. A must read."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (713 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Lonesome Dove
2.  Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
The list author says:
  "One of the greatest books ever written! That good."
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The Count of Monte Cristo (Wordsworth Classics)
3.  The Count of Monte Cristo (Wordsworth Classics) by Alexandre Dumas
The list author says:
  "The Count has to be one of literatures greatest creations. How did he keep all those plates spinning . . ."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (164 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Pillars of the Earth
4.  The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
The list author says:
  "Follet is an amazing storyteller. I was absolutely hooked. World Without End is a worthy follow up"
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Alone in Berlin (Penguin Modern Classics)
5.  Alone in Berlin (Penguin Modern Classics) by Geoff Wilkes
The list author says:
  "Such pointless bravery. A wonder of a book."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (357 customer reviews)

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)
6.  A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin
The list author says:
  "Martin is a slave to detail. I just wish he'd get the series finished."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,271 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle)
7.  The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle) by Patrick Rothfuss
The list author says:
  "Kvothe is a great creation - can't wait for more."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (514 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Blade Itself: Book One Of The First Law (Gollancz S.F.): 1
8.  The Blade Itself: Book One Of The First Law (Gollancz S.F.): 1 by Joe Abercrombie BA
The list author says:
  "Ah - the Bloody Nine."
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The Lies of Locke Lamora
9.  The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
The list author says:
  "Has screenplay written all over it. A great adventure - the fantasy world's Ocean's 11"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (241 customer reviews)

Pegasus Descending
10.  Pegasus Descending by James Lee Burke
The list author says:
  "I recommend anything by Burke. Gritty American crime fiction at its best."
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A Long Long Way
11.  A Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry
The list author says:
  "A  bit sentimental but a fantastic read. Enjoy!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

The Terror
12.  The Terror by Dan Simmons
The list author says:
  "A real find. An account of the ill fated Franklin expedition with a twist. Try Drood if you enjoy this."
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Life And Fate
13.  Life And Fate by Vasily Grossman
The list author says:
  "Every page a treat. I loved this book."
6.99   Used & New from: 0.93
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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Why is this book not available on Kindle? 3 20 Oct 2013
A question... (spoilers!!!) 3 25 May 2013
Is there anything as good as Pillars of The Earth/World Without End? 12 4 May 2013
Hands Up All Those Who Think Kvothe Is A Total Git 19 5 Jan 2013
Fantasy help for 20 year old girl 15 5 Jan 2013
Need new input. Nicholas Flammel style 1 26 Apr 2012
half way through to kill a mockingbird... 1 5 Sep 2011
Where can i find the trade paperback? 2 3 Aug 2011
How did Monte Christo Sace Valentines Life? 2 16 May 2011
Do you think this is a good idea? 1 24 Jun 2010
Mutiny? (Spoilers!) 1 26 May 2010
(non-)description of crozier 0 22 Apr 2009
 
   

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