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A Listmania! list by DW "cymrobach" (Wales)
 
Jean de Florette and Manon of the Springs: Two Novels
1.  Jean de Florette and Manon of the Springs: Two Novels by Marcel Pagnol
The list author says:
  "Marcel Pagnol -Masterful French storyteller"
19.24   Used & New from: 1.70
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Lonesome Dove (Lonesome Dove Series Volume 3)
2.  Lonesome Dove (Lonesome Dove Series Volume 3) by Larry McMurtry
The list author says:
  "Wonderful epic Western adventure"
Used & New from: 1.51
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)

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The Kite Runner
3.  The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The list author says:
  "I've passed this on to several relatives - each one gave it 5 stars"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,198 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Birdsong (Vintage War)
4.  Birdsong (Vintage War) by Sebastian Faulks
The list author says:
  "Painfully moving World War 1 love story - a modern classic,"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (545 customer reviews)

The Emperor's last soldiers: The grim story of two Japanese who hid for sixteen years in the Guam jungle
5.  The Emperor's last soldiers: The grim story of two Japanese who hid for sixteen years in the Guam jungle by Ito Masashi
The list author says:
  "A timeless classic of the War in the Far East,"
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Rebecca (VMC)
6.  Rebecca (VMC) by Daphne Du Maurier
The list author says:
  "Chilling, suspenseful Du Maurier classic,"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (253 customer reviews)

The Mayor of Casterbridge (Penguin Popular Classics)
7.  The Mayor of Casterbridge (Penguin Popular Classics) by Thomas Hardy
The list author says:
  "The best of Thomas Hardy - the rise and fall of Michael Henchard,"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

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The Day Of The Jackal
8.  The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth
The list author says:
  "Gripping, plausible thriller"
5.47   Used & New from: 0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Complete Sherlock Holmes
9.  The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The list author says:
  "Wonderful tales of the super sleuth"
Used & New from: 3.28
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Day of the Triffids
10.  Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
The list author says:
  "Excellent science fiction - very topical in these days of genetic engineering"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (158 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Fatal Shore
11.  The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes
The list author says:
  "Very readable history of the penal colonies in Australia"
9.09   Used & New from: 2.24
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901 : A Novel
12.  These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901 : A Novel by Nancy E. Turner
The list author says:
  "Wonderful tale of pioneering Americans"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Pillars of the Earth
13.  The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
The list author says:
  "816 pages - medieval saga will keep you gripped for weeks and weeks"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (764 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Captain Scott
14.  Captain Scott by Ranulph Fiennes
The list author says:
  "Balanced view of Scott's achievements and failings"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

The Grapes of Wrath
15.  The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The list author says:
  "A tough but rewarding read - illustrates the dignity and nobility of the common man"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (181 customer reviews)

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The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
16.  The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom by Slavomir Rawicz
The list author says:
  "First read this as a teenager - gripping true story of endurance and survival"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (345 customer reviews)

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The Godfather
17.  The Godfather by Mario Puzo
The list author says:
  "Riveting gangster classic"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (183 customer reviews)

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The Last Picture Show
18.  The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry
The list author says:
  "Excellent portrait of smalltown America in 1950ies"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Jubilee
19.  Jubilee by Margaret Walker
The list author says:
  "Well written story about American Civil War and slavery"
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The Pianist: The Extraordinary Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-45
20.  The Pianist: The Extraordinary Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-45 by Wladyslaw Szpilman
The list author says:
  "The powerful and bestselling memoir of a young Jewish pianist who survived the war in Warsaw"
7.42   Used & New from: 0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 11/12/2005
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