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Books I read over and over again

A Listmania! list by "lapasionaria"
 
The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth
1.  The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth by Robert Graves
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  "Changed the way I look at culture forever"
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The Game of Kings
2.  The Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnett
The list author says:
  "This and the subsequent Lymond novels are my favourite historical novels.  Bodice rippers with a degree in Renaissance studies."
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The Steel Bonnets: Story of the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers
3.  The Steel Bonnets: Story of the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers by George MacDonald Fraser
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  "Quite simply one of the most gripping history books I've ever read."
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The Female Eunuch
4.  The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer
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  "Read it aged 13, never looked back - it was OK to be clever."
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Villette (Penguin Popular Classics)
5.  Villette (Penguin Popular Classics) by Charlotte Bronte
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  "My favourite of Charlotte Bronte's novels, perhaps a touch more grown up than Jane Eyre, although I love that as well."
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Lords And Ladies: (Discworld Novel 14) (Discworld Novels)
6.  Lords And Ladies: (Discworld Novel 14) (Discworld Novels) by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "Pratchett's finest hour.  He has read things like old English ballads and got the elves for what they really are.  Genuine menace and real poetry in places, a thing you find in much of his work ."
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Notes From A Small Island
7.  Notes From A Small Island by Bill Bryson
The list author says:
  "Love this.  Catches a quintessentially British daftness."
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The Rattle Bag
8.  The Rattle Bag by Seamus Heaney
The list author says:
  "An anthology which doesn't just trot out the old favourites but encourages you to read other poets."
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The Metaphysical Poets
9.  The Metaphysical Poets by Helen Gardner
The list author says:
  "All the best bits of my favourite period of English poetry in one slim vol - a friend for thirty years"
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The Vampire Lestat (Second Volume of the Vampire Chronicles)
10.  The Vampire Lestat (Second Volume of the Vampire Chronicles) by Anne Rice
The list author says:
  "The best of the Vampire Chronicles - read it before Interview with the Vampire and it makes a lot more sense"
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