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Masquerade: The Amazing Camouflage Deceptions of World War II (255P)
1.  Masquerade: The Amazing Camouflage Deceptions of World War II (255P) by Seymour Reit
The list author says:
  "Fascinating and true stories of camouflage wizardry."
Used & New from: £1.53
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Beauty in Exile: The Artists, Models and Nobility Who Fled the Russian Revolution and Influenced the World of Fashion
2.  Beauty in Exile: The Artists, Models and Nobility Who Fled the Russian Revolution and Influenced the World of Fashion by Alexandre Vassiliev
The list author says:
  "Not just interesting to ladies and Russians, a powerful book."
Used & New from: £24.04
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Kim (Penguin Popular Classics)
3.  Kim (Penguin Popular Classics) by Rudyard Kipling
The list author says:
  "A great spy novel, in the setting that RK captured well."
Used & New from: £0.01
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The Glass Bead Game (Vintage Classics)
4.  The Glass Bead Game (Vintage Classics) by Hermann Hesse
The list author says:
  "Endure the dull beginning, it's worth it."
£6.29   Used & New from: £3.15
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

East of Eden (Steinbeck "Essentials")
5.  East of Eden (Steinbeck "Essentials") by John Steinbeck
The list author says:
  "Endure the dull beginning of this one also, it's really worth it."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews)

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Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame: Selected Poems 1955-1973
6.  Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame: Selected Poems 1955-1973 by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Get points with the ladies for reading poetry, unless they've read this brilliant obscene wit."
£6.99   Used & New from: £3.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
7.  Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga by Hunter S. Thompson
The list author says:
  "Read anything by Hunter S. Thompson, he's a brilliant journalist under all that crazy."
Used & New from: £14.63
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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Shogun: The First Novel of the Asian Saga: A Novel of Japan
8.  Shogun: The First Novel of the Asian Saga: A Novel of Japan by James Clavell
The list author says:
  "Set in the year 1600, a European pilot is shipwrecked in Japan, which to him is very alien. He flourishes by his natural strength. Don't watch the movie series, it's awful!"
£7.69   Used & New from: £2.47
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (192 customer reviews)

Biblical Hebrew (TYL)
9.  Biblical Hebrew (TYL) by Roland Kenneth Harrison
The list author says:
  "You will quickly gain confidence in your skills, as no one will know this language well enough to correct you."
Used & New from: £0.01
2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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One Hundred Years of Solitude
10.  One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The list author says:
  "If I am the first person who has told you to read this book, I feel sorry for you."
Used & New from: £3.30
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Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings (Penguin Modern Classics)
11.  Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings (Penguin Modern Classics) by Jorge Luis Borges
The list author says:
  "Excellent, enjoyable short stories."
£6.99   Used & New from: £3.86
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Incomplete Revolutions: Success and Failures of Capitalist Transition Strategies in Post-communist Economies
12.  Incomplete Revolutions: Success and Failures of Capitalist Transition Strategies in Post-communist Economies by Adam Zwass
The list author says:
  "Romania's economy is the only interesting thing in the history of all economics."
Used & New from: £33.31

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The Art of Soap Making (Harrowsmith Contemporary Primer)
13.  The Art of Soap Making (Harrowsmith Contemporary Primer) by Merilyn Mohr
The list author says:
  "Feel crafty and play with chemicals."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Art of War (Running Press Miniatures)
14.  The Art of War (Running Press Miniatures) by Ralph D. Sawyer
The list author says:
  "Aren't you curious about  this book?"
£3.50   Used & New from: £0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Selected Poems of Li Po
15.  The Selected Poems of Li Po by David Hinton
The list author says:
  "Chinese poet, read it without looking at the date it was written and then try to guess."
Used & New from: £6.32
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Wadsworth Anthology of Drama
16.  The Wadsworth Anthology of Drama by W. B. Worthen
The list author says:
  "I think you should read this to be informed on a new subject."
Used & New from: £127.71
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Five Plays: Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard: "Ivanov", "The Seagull", "Uncle Vanya", "Three Sisters", "The Cherry Orchard" (Oxford World's Classics)
17.  Five Plays: Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard: "Ivanov", "The Seagull", "Uncle Vanya", "Three Sisters", "The Cherry Orchard" (Oxford World's Classics) by Anton Chekhov
The list author says:
  "If you don't think about these being plays, they are very funny stories."
Used & New from: £0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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" No One Writes to the Colonel" and Other Stories
18.  " No One Writes to the Colonel" and Other Stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The list author says:
  "Some of the most addictive writing in the world."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 29/01/2005
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