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A Listmania! list by D. G. Findlay "David" (Scotland)
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To Kill A Mockingbird
1.  To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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  "i read this every year and it still makes me laugh, cry and sing"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,778 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Complicity (Abacus Paperback)
2.  Complicity (Abacus Paperback) by Iain Banks
The list author says:
  "smart sophisticated savvy and Scottish"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

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The Iliad
3.  The Iliad by Homer
The list author says:
  "the first, and still possibly the greatest, story ever"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World
4.  Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World by Niall Ferguson
The list author says:
  "observant, astute, dispassionate and honest"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (139 customer reviews)

The Odyssey of Homer (Perennial Classics)
5.  The Odyssey of Homer (Perennial Classics) by Richmond Lattimore
The list author says:
  "the second, and still possibly the second greatest, story ever"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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The New Penguin Book of Scottish Verse
6.  The New Penguin Book of Scottish Verse by Robert Crawford
The list author says:
  "the best scottish poetry ever"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Candide or Optimism (Classics)
7.  Candide or Optimism (Classics) by Voltaire
The list author says:
  "smart, snappy, candid(e)"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

The Classical World: An Epic History from Homer to Hadrian
8.  The Classical World: An Epic History from Homer to Hadrian by Robin Lane Fox
The list author says:
  "a great introduction to the classical world"
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Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West
9.  Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West by Tom Holland
The list author says:
  "riveting history!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)

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On Beauty: A History of a Western Idea
10.  On Beauty: A History of a Western Idea by Umberto Eco
The list author says:
  "quite the most beautiful book.  The pictures alone are superb"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Enlightenment: Britain and the Creation of the Modern World (Allen Lane History)
11.  Enlightenment: Britain and the Creation of the Modern World (Allen Lane History) by Roy Porter
The list author says:
  "a masterpiece by a truly geat and sadly missed historian"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

David Copperfield (Penguin Popular Classics)
12.  David Copperfield (Penguin Popular Classics) by Charles Dickens
The list author says:
  "i chose this one but i could have chosen about 5 others by CD"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (328 customer reviews)

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Atonement
13.  Atonement by Ian McEwan
The list author says:
  "really, really good.  again could have chosen a few others."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (374 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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