My favourite books (in no particular order)

A Listmania! list by J. Brittain (Ireland)
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The Hobbit
1.  The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "a masterpiece only bettered by the Lord of the Rings"
£6.93   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,892 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
2.  The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "My favourite book of all time"
£74.33   Used & New from: £39.21
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,188 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Master and Commander
3.  Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian
The list author says:
  "this and any of the aubrey/maturin novels are comfort reads which are compelling, unputdownable and brilliant"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews)

The Magicians' Guild: Book 1 of the Black Magician (Black Magician Trilogy)
4.  The Magicians' Guild: Book 1 of the Black Magician (Black Magician Trilogy) by Trudi Canavan
The list author says:
  "this along with the rest of the trilogy is an excellent addictive read"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (255 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Other Boleyn Girl
5.  The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
The list author says:
  "philippa gregory is a master of historical fiction and this is a great one to start with"
£6.20   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (399 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Interview With The Vampire: Number 1 in series (Vampire Chronicles)
6.  Interview With The Vampire: Number 1 in series (Vampire Chronicles) by Anne Rice
The list author says:
  "dark and brilliant- will require continuing with her other books"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews)

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Thud!: A Discworld Novel
7.  Thud!: A Discworld Novel by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "any discword book is brilliant- but this is one of my favs"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)

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Death on the Nile: A Poirot Story
8.  Death on the Nile: A Poirot Story by Agatha Christie
The list author says:
  "classic poirot- the best character of christies repetoire"
£9.09   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

Wuthering Heights (Penguin Popular Classics)
9.  Wuthering Heights (Penguin Popular Classics) by Emily Brontė
The list author says:
  "hauntingly beautiful- a childhood favourite"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (423 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Jeeves and Wooster Omnibus: The Mating Season; the Code of the Woosters; Right Ho, Jeeves
10.  Jeeves and Wooster Omnibus: The Mating Season; the Code of the Woosters; Right Ho, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
The list author says:
  "quaint and hillarious"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The Little Engine That Could
11.  The Little Engine That Could by Piper Watty
The list author says:
  "a must have childrens book- my son loves it!"
£10.66   Used & New from: £0.54
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

The Gates of Rome (Emperor Series, Book 1)
12.  The Gates of Rome (Emperor Series, Book 1) by Conn Iggulden
The list author says:
  "the emperor series are the best historical novels I've come across on Julius Caesar"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (188 customer reviews)

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Life Of Pi
13.  Life Of Pi by Yann Martel
The list author says:
  "amazing"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,861 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)
14.  A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin
The list author says:
  "a great series- but will it ever end!"
£6.01   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,296 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter 6)[Adult Edition]
15.  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter 6)[Adult Edition] by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "wow they just keep getting better- roll on the next one!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,245 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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The Hook Peninsula, County Wexford (Irish Rural Landscape)
16.  The Hook Peninsula, County Wexford (Irish Rural Landscape) by Billy Colfer
The list author says:
  "excellent regional descriptive book"
£40.00   Used & New from: £20.60

The Bartimaeus Trilogy Boxed Set
17.  The Bartimaeus Trilogy Boxed Set by Jonathan Stroud
The list author says:
  "brilliantly original and imaginative"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Eragon & Eldest box set (Inheritance Cycle)
18.  Eragon & Eldest box set (Inheritance Cycle) by Christopher Paolini
The list author says:
  "excellent but film as disappointing"
Used & New from: £1.41
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Asterix and Cleopatra
19.  Asterix and Cleopatra by René Goscinny
The list author says:
  "all asterix comics are brilliant just overpriced"
£7.69   Used & New from: £3.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Assassin's Quest (The Farseer Trilogy - Book 3): 3/3
20.  Assassin's Quest (The Farseer Trilogy - Book 3): 3/3 by Robin Hobb
The list author says:
  "brilliant-read all three"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (183 customer reviews)

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The Liveship Traders 1: Ship of Magic
21.  The Liveship Traders 1: Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb
The list author says:
  "even better than the farseer trilogy-read all three"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Fingersmith
22.  Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
The list author says:
  "mesmerising, an excellent read"
£8.00   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (163 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Historian
23.  The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
The list author says:
  "clever take on dracula"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (408 customer reviews)

Goddess: The Secret Lives Of Marilyn Monroe
24.  Goddess: The Secret Lives Of Marilyn Monroe by Anthony Summers
The list author says:
  "meticulously detailed and compelling reading"
£11.99   Used & New from: £1.31
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

His Dark Materials
25.  His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "interesting and imaginative"
Used & New from: £4.32
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (419 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
Would anyone recommend reading the poems and songs in LOTR? 1 12 Jul 2013
What Book To Read? 2 5 Nov 2012
So...Ginny. Hate her? 7 24 Aug 2012
why is the magicians guild in the adult section? 1 14 Aug 2012
Books which match, beat The Life of Pi? 13 10 Apr 2012
Are the Phillippa Gregory books suitable for a 12 year old girl? 8 14 Feb 2012
choices for lord of the rings and hobbit in hardback 1 14 Feb 2012
Where can i find the trade paperback? 2 3 Aug 2011
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