Recommended Books Part II

A Listmania! list by C. Nillesen "Culemborg 1" (London)
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Midnight's Children
1.  Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
The list author says:
  "Another masterpiece from Rushdie"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (139 customer reviews)

Life Of Pi
2.  Life Of Pi by Yann Martel
The list author says:
  "Slow to begin with, but really interesting and fun once your into it."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,905 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Three Men in a Boat, to Say Nothing of the Dog! (Penguin Popular Classics)
3.  Three Men in a Boat, to Say Nothing of the Dog! (Penguin Popular Classics) by Jerome K. Jerome
The list author says:
  "English humour at its best."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (121 customer reviews)

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The Diary of a Young Girl: Definitive Edition
4.  The Diary of a Young Girl: Definitive Edition by Anne Frank
The list author says:
  "I had the benefit of reading this in the original language (Dutch). Its power lies in the fact that it is not a war book. Really brings the futility of war home."
£5.24   Used & New from: £0.47
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (328 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
5.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "Superbly written! This book will stay with you for a long time."
£5.59   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,328 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The House Of The Spirits
6.  The House Of The Spirits by Isabel Allende
The list author says:
  "The tale of Allende and the house she grew up in before Pinochet came to power. Interesting"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

The Prince (Oxford World's Classics)
7.  The Prince (Oxford World's Classics) by Niccolò Machiavelli
The list author says:
  "Still very relevant to modern day politics and machinations. Excellent stuff."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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The World of Psmith: "Psmith in the City", "Psmith Journalist", "Leave it to Psmith"
8.  The World of Psmith: "Psmith in the City", "Psmith Journalist", "Leave it to Psmith" by P. G. Wodehouse
The list author says:
  "Wodehouse is a linguist extraordinaire! His ability to make a simple story funy is amazing."
Used & New from: £1.24
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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For Whom The Bell Tolls
9.  For Whom The Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
The list author says:
  "The best Hemingway in my opinion - about the spanish civil war"
£5.24   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews)

The Corrections
10.  The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
The list author says:
  "An excellent tale of the experiences and ideas of the different members of a family."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (140 customer reviews)

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The Unconsoled
11.  The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro
The list author says:
  "The new Kafka? I was constantly searching for the answer in this mesmerising book."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

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Dress Your Family In Corduroy And Denim
12.  Dress Your Family In Corduroy And Denim by David Sedaris
The list author says:
  "Excellent fun."
£9.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Shopgirl
13.  Shopgirl by Steve Martin
The list author says:
  "Superbly written and a touching story set in 'soulless' L.A."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Pleasure of my Company
14.  The Pleasure of my Company by Steve Martin
The list author says:
  "Funnier than Shopgirl, this is another excellent book by Martin."
£7.09   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Liar's Poker: Playing the Money Markets
15.  Liar's Poker: Playing the Money Markets by Michael Lewis
The list author says:
  "The London City required reading....80's largesse, money making and self interest."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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The Joke
16.  The Joke by Milan Kundera
The list author says:
  "Kundera has the ability to transport you into the Czech world, that you really are part of it."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
17.  The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
The list author says:
  "I greatly enjoyed reading this book. Murakami leaves literature students with a wealth of interpretation options."
£6.29   Used & New from: £1.89
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (162 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Beach
18.  The Beach by Alex Garland
The list author says:
  "Apart from the ending, this book is excellent for its direct style and perception from one character."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (393 customer reviews)

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I, Claudius (Penguin Classics)
19.  I, Claudius (Penguin Classics) by Robert Graves
The list author says:
  "If you want to understand Rome, its power and rivalry - then read this seminal work"
£6.99   Used & New from: £1.83
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

The Rum Diary (Bloomsbury Classic Reads)
20.  The Rum Diary (Bloomsbury Classic Reads) by Hunter S. Thompson
The list author says:
  "Thompsons bizarre adventures working for a newspaper in Puerto Rico are sublime."
£6.79   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Snakes & Earrings
21.  Snakes & Earrings by Hitomi Kanehara
The list author says:
  "A surreal tale of a Japan most people never see."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Chickenhawk
22.  Chickenhawk by Robert Mason
The list author says:
  "True story of a U.S. helicopter pilot in Vietnam. A lifetime of adrenaline in a few days has long term ramifications. Well written."
Used & New from: £4.12
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (180 customer reviews)

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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (Penguin Modern Classics)
23.  The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (Penguin Modern Classics) by Carson McCullers
The list author says:
  "Captures a time period in the South of the US and the characters motivations, very well (I thought)."
£6.99   Used & New from: £1.98
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

The Wind in the Willows (Penguin Popular Classics)
24.  The Wind in the Willows (Penguin Popular Classics) by Kenneth Grahame
The list author says:
  "Excellent childrens tale of animals with distinct attitudes and ideas!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (186 customer reviews)

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