Recommended Books Part IV

A Listmania! list by C. Nillesen "Culemborg 1" (London)
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Jarhead: A Soldier's Story of Modern War
1.  Jarhead: A Soldier's Story of Modern War by Anthony Swofford
The list author says:
  "Much better than the film. A good story about an intelligent young marines experience in Iraq and thereafter"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

The Last Valley: Dien Bien Phu and the French Defeat in Vietnam (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
2.  The Last Valley: Dien Bien Phu and the French Defeat in Vietnam (Cassell Military Paperbacks) by Martin Windrow
The list author says:
  "Not for the faint hearted. Windrow brilliantly unfolds events in one of the most classic battles of all time."
£16.99   Used & New from: £0.77
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

March or Die: A New History of the French Foreign Legion
3.  March or Die: A New History of the French Foreign Legion by Tony Geraghty
The list author says:
  "The Foreign Legion is no longer as special as it once was but its history remains fascinating."
Used & New from: £1.98
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Secrets in the Fire
4.  Secrets in the Fire by Henning Mankell
The list author says:
  "A story of hope and courage about a young african girl who loses her sister and her legs to a mine."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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River Of Time
5.  River Of Time by Jon Swain
The list author says:
  "A beautifully written book about one man's love affair with Indochina"
£9.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Barbarians At The Gate
6.  Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan Burrough
The list author says:
  "The largest Leveraged Buy Out of the 80's - greed, egos and backstabbing - best of all a true story!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

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Martin Lukes: Who Moved My BlackBerry?
7.  Martin Lukes: Who Moved My BlackBerry? by Lucy Kellaway
The list author says:
  "Martin Lukes is the ' Alan Partridge of the Corporate world' a man who speaks in cliches, sees himself as special and is totally self centred. Reminded me of some people I worked with!"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

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After Dark
8.  After Dark by Haruki Murakami
The list author says:
  "Murakami is simply an amazing storytellyer. Surreal yet profound at times, I couldnt put this book down."
Used & New from: £0.26
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Cheese
9.  Cheese by Willem Elsschot
The list author says:
  "Simple and witty Elsschot is a great writer of the Dutch language, I hope the translation does him justice..."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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A Rumor Of War
10.  A Rumor Of War by Philip Caputo
The list author says:
  "Lucid and unflinchingly honest a truely exceptional book."
£16.99   Used & New from: £6.09
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of a Lost War
11.  In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of a Lost War by Tobias Wolff
The list author says:
  "Excellent book"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Out of Mind
12.  Out of Mind by J. Bernlef
The list author says:
  "Bernlef captures the descent into dementia superbly. The most depressing book I've ever read."
Used & New from: £44.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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