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The Poems of Ossian
1.  The Poems of Ossian by James Macpherson
The list author says:
  "Compulsory bedside reading for any ambitious civil servant. (Best edition around)"
£39.04   Used & New from: £15.00
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The Heavenly Man: The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun
2.  The Heavenly Man: The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun by Paul Hattaway
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  "The first, last and only book to have been read to be over the phone..."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
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The Gladstone Diaries: Volume 11: July 1883-December 1886: With Cabinet Minutes and Prime-ministerial Correspondence
3.  The Gladstone Diaries: Volume 11: July 1883-December 1886: With Cabinet Minutes and Prime-ministerial Correspondence by W. E. Gladstone
The list author says:
  "Worth the slog. If your pushed for time read the 31st December entries."
£138.18   Used & New from: £77.97

The Political Animal: An Anatomy
4.  The Political Animal: An Anatomy by Jeremy Paxman
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  "Paxman lashes out with needless spite, which is a shame because a more disinterested tone, would have heightened the satire. Much better to read..."
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The Powers Behind the Prime Minister: The Hidden Influence of Number Ten
5.  The Powers Behind the Prime Minister: The Hidden Influence of Number Ten by Dennis Kavanagh
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  "...or..."
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How to be a Minister
6.  How to be a Minister by Gerald Kaufman
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  "...if you are lucky enough to find a copy."
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The First Circle
7.  The First Circle by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
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  "First Circle has lost little of its charm, as has its neat contemporary..."
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Our Man in Havana (Vintage Classics)
8.  Our Man in Havana (Vintage Classics) by Graham Greene
The list author says:
  "...Our Man in Havana. No one but Greene captures the British art of muddling through."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

Bamboo Cross
9.  Bamboo Cross by Homer E. Dowdy
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  "You may struggle to find this, but its worth the effort..."
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The Scots Worthies
10.  The Scots Worthies by John Howie
The list author says:
  "...as it may be for the Scots Worthies."
Used & New from: £9.15

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Church Dogmatics: The Doctrine of Reconciliation v.4.1: The Doctrine of Reconciliation Vol 4.1 (Karl Barth Church Dogmatics)
11.  Church Dogmatics: The Doctrine of Reconciliation v.4.1: The Doctrine of Reconciliation Vol 4.1 (Karl Barth Church Dogmatics) by Karl Barth
The list author says:
  "If Systematic Theology is more your cuppa tea then, Karl Barth is compulsory reading."
£65.00   Used & New from: £17.40

Transforming of the Kirk: Victorian Scotlands Religious Revolution
12.  Transforming of the Kirk: Victorian Scotlands Religious Revolution by A.C. Cheyne
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  "Back to church history and I would recommend this favourite!!!"
Used & New from: £2.27

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Rationalism in Politics and Other Essays
13.  Rationalism in Politics and Other Essays by Michael Oakeshott
The list author says:
  "I'm grateful for the privilege to have spilt tea over this Oakeshott sbornik."
£9.29   Used & New from: £6.38
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A Comprehensive Russian Grammar (Blackwell Reference Grammars)
14.  A Comprehensive Russian Grammar (Blackwell Reference Grammars) by Terence Wade
The list author says:
  "And not content with spligging tea, it was my great misfortune to set Wade's masterful Grammar on fire."
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Nine Suitcases
15.  Nine Suitcases by Bela Zsolt
The list author says:
  "Nine Suitcases is worthy of the finest Earl Grey"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Notes from Underground and The Double
16.  Notes from Underground and The Double by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The list author says:
  "...while Dostoyevsky's early masterpiece really captures the essense of the nonsense spoken when people talk of moral progress."
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Gladstone
17.  Gladstone by Roy Jenkins
The list author says:
  "And as a Gladstone fan, then I can think of no more blissful way to pass a sunny afternoon in a Southern France orchard with this mighty tome."
£9.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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