My Favourite Books - In No Special Order

A Listmania! list by "nfmachado"
 
Heart of Darkness (Norton Critical Edition)
1.  Heart of Darkness (Norton Critical Edition) by J Conrad
The list author says:
  "A true masterpiece to help explore our inner, darker self"
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The Lord of The Rings (Based on the 50th Anniversary Single volume edition 2004)
2.  The Lord of The Rings (Based on the 50th Anniversary Single volume edition 2004) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "The greatest story ever told. Complete with new world to explore and discover."
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Ubik (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
3.  Ubik (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Philip K. Dick
The list author says:
  "Completely innovative. A must."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Jonathan Livingston Seagull: A story
4.  Jonathan Livingston Seagull: A story by Richard Bach
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  "Let your mind wander away, let your own self fly..."
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Feet Of Clay: (Discworld Novel 19) (Discworld Novels)
5.  Feet Of Clay: (Discworld Novel 19) (Discworld Novels) by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "One of the best Discworld novels. A ton of laughs but also actual mastery of sentiments shown by Pratchett."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

Mrs Dalloway (Penguin Popular Classics)
6.  Mrs Dalloway (Penguin Popular Classics) by Virginia Woolf
The list author says:
  "Makes one question how precious life really is... or isn't."
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O homem sem nome
7.  O homem sem nome by João Aguiar
The list author says:
  "For those who can read in Portuguese. A light-hearted tale of hope and the setting of personal boundaries"
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A Patchwork Planet
8.  A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler
The list author says:
  "Simple straightforward prose mixed with a few particulars of geniality and an ending worth getting to… and through."
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What Do You Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious Character
9.  What Do You Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard P. Feynman
The list author says:
  "Much more than the story of a genius, the story of a human being. An example of life."
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Cosmos: The Story of Cosmic Evolution, Science and Civilisation
10.  Cosmos: The Story of Cosmic Evolution, Science and Civilisation by Carl Sagan
The list author says:
  "A must for everyone who enjoys knowing more about astronomy and linked... possibilities."
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Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
11.  Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach
The list author says:
  "Your destiny is of your own making; Learn to pursue it."
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Nineteen Eighty-Four
12.  Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "It's amazing to realise the current state of many of  the issues that are part of Orwell's literary masterpiece. A look into his future and maybe ours too."
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The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
13.  The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The list author says:
  "Simply superb. A must to anyone and everyone. Oh, and by the way: don't panic!"
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The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time
14.  The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time by Stephen Fry
The list author says:
  "A posthumous look into exactly who the earthling Douglas Adams was. Very interesting and amusing read."
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Complete Prose
15.  Complete Prose by Woody Allen
The list author says:
  "I'm not really a fan of Allen's movies, but his prose, his scorching humour (without his person getting in the way) is simply superb."
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The Meaning of it All: Thoughts of a Citizen Scientist (Helix Books)
16.  The Meaning of it All: Thoughts of a Citizen Scientist (Helix Books) by Richard P. Feynman
The list author says:
  "A great man's thoughts about it all. Worth having a careful look."
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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes
17.  A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes by Stephen Hawking
The list author says:
  "The most important theories of modern physics in the palm of our hands, written for the layman."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Time Patrolman
18.  Time Patrolman by Poul Anderson
The list author says:
  "A book I've read a long time ago, but one that I remember well. One for the sci-fi/time travel/older cultures fans."
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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
19.  Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney
The list author says:
  "The greatest epic poem ever written! The Seamus Heaney translation takes it to, yet, a new level."
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Grishka and the bear
20.  Grishka and the bear by Rene? Guillot
The list author says:
  "One of the best books I've read as a child. It's in part responsible for my passion for snow covered landscapes"
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Sonetos
21.  Sonetos by Florbela Espanca
The list author says:
  "My favourite poetess. In Portuguese. 'Ser Poeta' is one of her best."
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The Little Prince
22.  The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The list author says:
  "To remind us of the child inside. The one that keeps hoping despite the odds, the one that keeps talking despite the (sometimes absurd) rules of society."
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The Count of Monte Cristo (Wordsworth Classics)
23.  The Count of Monte Cristo (Wordsworth Classics) by Alexandre Dumas
The list author says:
  "Excellent novel. Edmond is the one of my favourite literary characters. His vengeance is... I don't know, inspiring?"
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The Collected Tales And Poems Of Edgar Allan Poe :
24.  The Collected Tales And Poems Of Edgar Allan Poe : by Edgar Allan Poe
The list author says:
  "It's a wonderful adventure to read the product of the dark and imaginative mind of E.A. Poe"
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Só
25.   by António Nobre
The list author says:
  "A matter of mood. 'Tenham cuidado não vos faça mal, que é o livro mais triste que há em Portugal'"
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