Books that are almost as good as walking in a forest

A Listmania! list by "sanctuaryseeker"
 
Little Women (Penguin Popular Classics)
1.  Little Women (Penguin Popular Classics) by Louisa M Alcott
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  "The book, the film, the soundtrack- what can I say, enchanting:)"
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A Girl of the Limberlost (The Library of Indiana Classics)
2.  A Girl of the Limberlost (The Library of Indiana Classics) by G Stratton-Porter
The list author says:
  "Another wonderful book-  it  makes you feel guilty for ever complaining about anything"
19.82   Used & New from: 7.72
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

The Swiss Family Robinson (Wordsworth Children's Classics)
3.  The Swiss Family Robinson (Wordsworth Children's Classics) by Johann David Wyss
The list author says:
  "The first time I read this when I was little, I didn't realise how riddiculous it is, see if you can count how many continents the animals alledgedly on the island come from!"
1.89   Used & New from: 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3) Paperback
4.  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3) Paperback by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "Still one of the best twists in a tale I've read in a children's book"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (890 customer reviews)

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The Little White Horse
5.  The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge
The list author says:
  "All the characters are memorable, the descriptions of food fantastic, and the ending emotional"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Lord of The Rings (Based on the 50th Anniversary Single volume edition 2004)
6.  The Lord of The Rings (Based on the 50th Anniversary Single volume edition 2004) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "The absolute genius of Tolkein, who created an entire world, with its history and languages- amazing."
13.60   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,175 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Emily of New Moon (Children's continuous series)
7.  Emily of New Moon (Children's continuous series) by L. M. Montgomery
The list author says:
  "This is one of a trillogy, which are all pretty wonderful"
3.50   Used & New from: 0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency/ Long Dark Teatime of the Soul
8.  Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency/ Long Dark Teatime of the Soul by Douglas Adams
The list author says:
  "Two books in one, which I read separately. Best quote,   "Thor was the God of Thunder, and quite frankly, acted like it".       Possibly the funniest books ever and with brilliantly constructed plots."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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My Family and Other Animals (Essential Penguin)
9.  My Family and Other Animals (Essential Penguin) by Gerald Durrell
The list author says:
  "An absolute classic, hilarity on every page"
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Middlemarch (Oxford World's Classics)
10.  Middlemarch (Oxford World's Classics) by George Eliot
The list author says:
  "I'd not read this until recently when I plucked up the courage and was pleasantly surprised- immensly quotable"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

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Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Classics)
11.  Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Classics) by Jane Austen
The list author says:
  "Genuinly funny, Austen really shows a sly sense of humour with this and her other novels."
3.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews)

Asterix and the Great Divide
12.  Asterix and the Great Divide by Albert Uderzo (text and illustrations)
The list author says:
  "This isn't just this book, but all of them- all the amusing names and witty dialogue"
8.95   Used & New from: 3.45
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Homestead
13.  Homestead by Rosina Lippi
The list author says:
  "This gently told unassuming story really won me over"
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Memoirs Of A Geisha
14.  Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
The list author says:
  "I sometimes resist buying bestsellers, but once I'd read this book, I regretted not reading it sooner"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (448 customer reviews)

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