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A Listmania! list by S. Leach (London)
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Waterland
1.  Waterland by Graham Swift
The list author says:
  "Moody, magnificent. Lose yourself in the Fens with this one"
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Sarum
2.  Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd
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  "What a read ! Along with Rutherfurd's other books a fantastic historical novel"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Tipping The Velvet (Virago V)
3.  Tipping The Velvet (Virago V) by Sarah Waters
The list author says:
  "I'm male, straight and I loved it. Hugely evocative of the era"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

Affinity
4.  Affinity by Sarah Waters
The list author says:
  "Even better than Tipping the velvet. If you don't find yourself believing in magic there's something wrong with you"
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The Lord of The Rings (Based on the 50th Anniversary Single volume edition 2004)
5.  The Lord of The Rings (Based on the 50th Anniversary Single volume edition 2004) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "The Daddy ! If you don't like this, you've got no soul"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,185 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Alexander Vol 1: Child of a Dream
6.  Alexander Vol 1: Child of a Dream by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
The list author says:
  "Learn more than you ever imagined about Alexander. Tough at times, but worth sticking with it."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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The Colour of Magic: The First  Discworld Novel: 1
7.  The Colour of Magic: The First Discworld Novel: 1 by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "Your first Pratchett. Read this one and the rest will keep you busy for years."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (238 customer reviews)

Sharpe's Fortress: The Siege of Gawilghur, December 1803 (The Sharpe Series, Book 3): Richard Sharpe and the Siege of Gawilghur, December 1803
8.  Sharpe's Fortress: The Siege of Gawilghur, December 1803 (The Sharpe Series, Book 3): Richard Sharpe and the Siege of Gawilghur, December 1803 by Bernard Cornwell
The list author says:
  "Another great cannon (hmmm). Great historical settings plus romance, danger and blood and guts. Read the lot"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

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Master and Commander
9.  Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian
The list author says:
  "Sharpe with boats and stale food. Fantastic, even if O'Brian was not all that he purported to be"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)

Swallows and Amazons
10.  Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome
The list author says:
  "Think you're too old for Ransome ? Read this (and the rest) and find that you're wrong. See you in the Lake District !"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (149 customer reviews)

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