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A Listmania! list by Jason Parkes "We're all Frankies'" (Worcester, UK)
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To the Ends of the Earth
1.  To the Ends of the Earth by William Golding
The list author says:
  "Golding's seafaring trilogy 'Rites of Passage', 'Close Quarters' & 'Fire Down Below' - recently filmed by the BBC."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The 8.55 To Baghdad
2.  The 8.55 To Baghdad by Andrew Eames
The list author says:
  "In my massive 'to read' list- traces a journey Agatha Christie made & is pertinent thanks to Bush's war on Iraq...."
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (Penguin Modern Classics)
3.  Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (Penguin Modern Classics) by T.E. Lawrence
The list author says:
  "Lawrence's classic tome that takes you back in time and to the desert...."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

Himalaya
4.  Himalaya by Michael Palin
The list author says:
  "Paperback edition of book which ties in with the excellent TV series! More expansive than the expanded DVD edition!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

The Innocents Abroad (Penguin Classics)
5.  The Innocents Abroad (Penguin Classics) by Mark Twain
The list author says:
  "Twain's classic focusing on new worlders tour of the old world..."
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Green Hills Of Africa (Vintage Classics)
6.  Green Hills Of Africa (Vintage Classics) by Ernest Hemingway
The list author says:
  "avoiding bullfighting...."
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Lonesome Traveler (Penguin Modern Classics)
7.  Lonesome Traveler (Penguin Modern Classics) by Jack Kerouac
The list author says:
  "One of Kerouac's better works, along with 'The Dharma Bums' this deserves to eclipse 'On the Road'"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Invisible Cities (Vintage Classics)
8.  Invisible Cities (Vintage Classics) by Italo Calvino
The list author says:
  "Marco Polo's travels via Calvino and the most magical cities drift across - a tour of the imagination...."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Out of Africa (Penguin Modern Classics)
9.  Out of Africa (Penguin Modern Classics) by Karen Blixen
The list author says:
  "......................."
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In Patagonia (Vintage Classics)
10.  In Patagonia (Vintage Classics) by Bruce Chatwin
The list author says:
  "Chatwin's best known work and a definite classic- don't know much else of his stuff..."
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The Megalithic European: The 21st Century Traveller in Prehistoric Europe
11.  The Megalithic European: The 21st Century Traveller in Prehistoric Europe by Julian Cope
The list author says:
  "OK, perhaps too big to put in your bag, but takes in stone-circles, history and the European continent!!!!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Touching The Void
12.  Touching The Void by Joe Simpson
The list author says:
  "Classic account of nightmare scenario mountaineering in Peru...."
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The Rings Of Saturn
13.  The Rings Of Saturn by W G Sebald
The list author says:
  "This book really came alive when I was on valium!"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

A Passage to India
14.  A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
The list author says:
  "Forster's Indian-novel that was a bit of an influence on 'The Raj Quartet' & was the last film by David Lean."
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The Motorcycle Diaries
15.  The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto "Che" Guevara
The list author says:
  "Account of Che's motorcycle tour that later became an acclaimed film...."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

Travels With My Aunt (Vintage Classics)
16.  Travels With My Aunt (Vintage Classics) by Graham Greene
The list author says:
  "Another one on my 'to read' list - Greene is one of those authors I'd happilly restrict myself to if every other name vanished from the shelf...."
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The Sheltering Sky (Penguin Modern Classics)
17.  The Sheltering Sky (Penguin Modern Classics) by Paul Bowles
The list author says:
  "Another perfect book that I have read several times and will happily read again and again. Made into a bad film by Bertolucci...."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

The Alexandria Quartet: Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea
18.  The Alexandria Quartet: Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea by Lawrence Durrell
The list author says:
  "Cities, locale, people, places, a certain time...."
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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage to the Antarctic
19.  Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage to the Antarctic by Alfred Lansing
The list author says:
  "....................."
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Alexander the Great
20.  Alexander the Great by Robin Lane Fox
The list author says:
  "A history of Alexander the Great's epic journey and life...."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

The Balkan Trilogy: "Great Fortune", "Spoilt City" and "Friends and Heroes"
21.  The Balkan Trilogy: "Great Fortune", "Spoilt City" and "Friends and Heroes" by Olivia Manning
The list author says:
  "The first sequence...."
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The Levant Trilogy: "Danger Tree", "Battle Lost and Won" and "Sum of Things"
22.  The Levant Trilogy: "Danger Tree", "Battle Lost and Won" and "Sum of Things" by Olivia Manning
The list author says:
  "& the second ; is it the place, or the history it is set against?"
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The Histories (Penguin Classics)
23.  The Histories (Penguin Classics) by Herodotus
The list author says:
  "Can you sense the classical in the now?"
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Seven Years in Tibet (Paladin Books)
24.  Seven Years in Tibet (Paladin Books) by Heinrich Harrer
The list author says:
  "Made into a very bad film indeed."
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Tales of the Pacific (Twentieth Century Classics)
25.  Tales of the Pacific (Twentieth Century Classics) by Jack London
The list author says:
  "This needs to be reissued...."
8.22   Used & New from: 0.01

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