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A Listmania! list by D79 "doonan_79"
 
Magician: 1 (Riftwar Saga)
1.  Magician: 1 (Riftwar Saga) by Raymond E. Feist
The list author says:
  "A great fantasy book that begins an exciting series. Great characterisation, Feist weaves a vivid world with his words."
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Night Watch: A Discworld Novel
2.  Night Watch: A Discworld Novel by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "Night Watch is great. I've heard people say that Pratchett went through a stage of becoming formulaic and less inventive but this is still hilariously satircal but also has a darker side. Brilliant!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (244 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set)
3.  The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "LOTR. I considered not putting this on here, it's almost too friggin obvious. Nevertheless it is a brilliant book and if you have the time to read it in large chunks then do it - NOW."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,324 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Friday
4.  Friday by Robert A. Heinlein
The list author says:
  "Friday. A superb book, I have vivd memories of this book after several years. Sci-fi but the storylines are quite grounded. This is tense, exciting, riveting stuff."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Sundiver
5.  Sundiver by David Brin
The list author says:
  "Sundiver. The Uplift Saga. This series is fantastic and while this book isn't the best by a long way it should be read and then you can get to the real gem in the middle of the series- Startide Rising"
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Ringworld
6.  Ringworld by Larry Niven
The list author says:
  "This is slagged off a lot but it's a great concept novel. Slow burner though."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

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Dragonflight (The Dragon Books)
7.  Dragonflight (The Dragon Books) by Anne McCaffrey
The list author says:
  "Anne McCaffrey's Pern chronicles are some of the best ever novels. Some are better than others but it's all good."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

Cat and Mouse (Alex Cross)
8.  Cat and Mouse (Alex Cross) by James Patterson
The list author says:
  "James Patterson. Scary. This isn't the first Alex Cross novel but it's the worst for screwing with your head. Great book!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (141 customer reviews)

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The Silmarillion
9.  The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "The history of Arda, the world of the Lord Of The Rings. Beautiful writing and it gives amazing depth to LOTR (and the film version). Only worth it after the others though."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (364 customer reviews)

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The Ascent of Man
10.  The Ascent of Man by Jacob Bronowski
The list author says:
  "OK. See. An eclectic list. If you're interested in natural history (and you should be dammit) then this is the best. Read it someday,"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

The Descent of Woman
11.  The Descent of Woman by Elaine Morgan
The list author says:
  "OK, not what is sounds like. More natural history from a different perspective (less thinking with your family jewels). Very very (very) interesting."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Dream Brother: The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley
12.  Dream Brother: The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley by David Browne
The list author says:
  "A biography of a two men, estranged father and son, both of whom died young and were devastatingly tragic losses to the music industry."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Mayhem in Greece
13.  Mayhem in Greece by Dennis Wheatley
The list author says:
  "Greek mythology meets old skool spy thriller. A few hours well spent."
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Are You Experienced?
14.  Are You Experienced? by William Sutcliffe
The list author says:
  "Dave sets off to India with girl, Dave loses girl to "Intimate Karma" instructor. Dave gets p*ssed with a lot of stuff. Dave MAKES YOU LAUGH OUT LOUD"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

The Jester
15.  The Jester by James Patterson
The list author says:
  "This book is NOT good... but........ a very(!) good read nevertheless. Somehow Patterson has invented the book version of big budget hollywood. (Very) Light entertainment."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

His Dark Materials Trilogy: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass"
16.  His Dark Materials Trilogy: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass" by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "This is great, not sure about the first one still but it builds and builds and from the second book it's great."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4): Adult Edition
17.  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4): Adult Edition by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "Harry Potter, at least read the third or fourth one. You'll like it unless your really quite up yourself. NB The first two are a bit more childish but still worth a go. Page-turners."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (990 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Shutter Island
18.  Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
The list author says:
  "Great. Now go read the reviews, they say it's great too."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (180 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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