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The Colour of Magic: The First  Discworld Novel: 1
1.  The Colour of Magic: The First Discworld Novel: 1 by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "The first of the Discworld series, read them all."
5.09   Used & New from: 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (241 customer reviews)

Native Tongue
2.  Native Tongue by Carl Hiaasen
The list author says:
  "The first Hiaasen I read, brilliant, I'm working through the rest of his crime comedies."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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The Catcher in the Rye
3.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
The list author says:
  "I just liked it, I couldn't pinpoint why. It's just great."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (510 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Star Wars - Volume 1: Heir to the Empire
4.  Star Wars - Volume 1: Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn
The list author says:
  "The birth of the new star wars era, The expanded universe keeps on growing!"
6.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews)

Necroscope (Necroscope, Book 1)
5.  Necroscope (Necroscope, Book 1) by Brian Lumley
The list author says:
  "Lumley is the greatest horror writer ever, a feast of blood follows in the Necroscope series."
7.21   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

The Many-coloured Land (The Saga of the Exiles)
6.  The Many-coloured Land (The Saga of the Exiles) by Julian May
The list author says:
  "My first Julian May, and an interesting concept behind who runs the univers is presented in the books that follow,is Marc Remillard God? read the concluding Magnificat and let me know!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever: "Lord Foul's Bane", "Illearth War" and "Power That Preserves"
7.  The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever: "Lord Foul's Bane", "Illearth War" and "Power That Preserves" by Stephen Donaldson
The list author says:
  "A great fight between good and evil, seen through the eyes of an ordinary man."
12.59   Used & New from: 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

Complete Vampire Chronicles: 4 in 1
8.  Complete Vampire Chronicles: 4 in 1 by Anne Rice
The list author says:
  "Anne Rice's version of the vampire, Romantic and Deadly with all the angst of the human condition."
21.29   Used & New from: 9.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

Consider Phlebas: A Culture Novel (The Culture)
9.  Consider Phlebas: A Culture Novel (The Culture) by Iain M. Banks
The list author says:
  "A space Opera, and the follow ups are great, Excession and Look To Windward are masterpieces!"
8.18   Used & New from: 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (166 customer reviews)

The Stars My Destination (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
10.  The Stars My Destination (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Alfred Bester
The list author says:
  "Nearly perfect SF, with a fantastic twist at the end."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

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Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
11.  Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Philip K. Dick
The list author says:
  "Blade Runner, but better than the rather dissapointing film, is he or isn't he?"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (183 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Forever War (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
12.  The Forever War (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Joe Haldeman
The list author says:
  "Perfect SF, the best I've read. Where are we going? What are the consequences?"
7.16   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (150 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents
13.  The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "Discworld with a cat! fantastic fun, Maurice is the sort of cat I would want."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (132 customer reviews)

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Artemis Fowl
14.  Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
The list author says:
  "A Fairy Tale! Good fun!"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (274 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Lord of The Rings (Based on the 50th Anniversary Single volume edition 2004)
15.  The Lord of The Rings (Based on the 50th Anniversary Single volume edition 2004) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "The Ultimate! I've read this 3 times, and it's still fantastic, the descriptive language meant that the film looked the same as I had imagined it the first time around. The mark of a genius."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,210 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Seven Pillars of Wisdom (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature)
16.  Seven Pillars of Wisdom (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature) by T.E. Lawrence
The list author says:
  "In his own words, an extraordinary man as a reluctant modern day history maker.His accuracy has since been called into question, but the account is still breathtaking, David Lean's film was beautiful."
3.59   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

Fight Club
17.  Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
The list author says:
  "The dispossesed generation, raised to be movie stars, you are not the books you read..........."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (178 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Perdido Street Station
18.  Perdido Street Station by China Mieville
The list author says:
  "Wow! This is amazing! The Best read of 2002, dark and disturbing, the book I wish I could write, Yagharek's thoughts are truly amazing!"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

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Casino Royale (James Bond 007)
19.  Casino Royale (James Bond 007) by Ian Fleming
The list author says:
  "Casino Royale, a classic spy story, with a more ruthless Bond than the movies gave us, You can just see Connery doing this even though the film wasn't really made."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (221 customer reviews)

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The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream
20.  The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream by Paulo Coelho
The list author says:
  "Given to me by a bandleader, and a fantastic journeymans tale"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (771 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Dragonsdawn (The Dragon Books)
21.  Dragonsdawn (The Dragon Books) by Anne McCaffrey
The list author says:
  "The Dragonriders of Pern, fantastic SF, a developing society, with the challenge of thread! Hits fantasy from the background of SF"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Molesworth (Penguin Modern Classics)
22.  Molesworth (Penguin Modern Classics) by Geoffrey Willans
The list author says:
  "Molesworth, I found Back To Skool in Bath when I was about 9 in a secondhand stall, and loved it, years later it still amuses, but now it's all available in one volume."
7.69   Used & New from: 0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

Headhunter
23.  Headhunter by Michael Slade
The list author says:
  "Read the others, not quite as good as Lumley, but still great stuff"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Great Apes
24.  Great Apes by Will Self
The list author says:
  "Planet Of The Apes? better! This is funny and disturbing, a fantastic idea."
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3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

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Bottersnikes and Gumbles (Puffin Books)
25.  Bottersnikes and Gumbles (Puffin Books) by S.A. Wakefield
The list author says:
  "A great childrens book, I tracked this down 20 years after I read it at Primary School, it was still great fun, though I read it a lot quicker this time!"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Boring 7 15 Jan 2014
Please could someone recommend a kindle edition of LOTR 1 26 Dec 2013
Lord of the Rings Trivial Pursuit DVD game 1 1 Dec 2013
books that you pretend you have read 0 28 Nov 2013
The J.D. Salinger bonanza: Movie, bio and five unpublished books 0 3 Sep 2013
Would anyone recommend reading the poems and songs in LOTR? 1 12 Jul 2013
What Book To Read? 2 5 Nov 2012
19 year old daughter looking for an inspiring book 1 10 Apr 2012
choices for lord of the rings and hobbit in hardback 1 14 Feb 2012
Good books for 9yo girl, looking for birthday ideas for my niece. 0 29 Oct 2011
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep Revised version 0 16 Jul 2011
Paulo's best? 1 20 May 2010
 
   

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