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The Forgotten Soldier (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS)
1.  The Forgotten Soldier (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS) by Guy Sajer
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  "Terrifying to read and hard to put down."
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The Thieves' Opera: The Remarkable Lives and Deaths of Jonathan Wild, Thief-taker and Jack Sheppard, House-breaker
2.  The Thieves' Opera: The Remarkable Lives and Deaths of Jonathan Wild, Thief-taker and Jack Sheppard, House-breaker by Lucy Moore
The list author says:
  "Sheppherd and Wild. These two men and Hogarthian London. Fantastic"
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His Natural Life (English Library)
3.  His Natural Life (English Library) by Marcus Clarke
The list author says:
  "Vivd, exciting. Great characters and hatefull characters. Imagine being banished for a crime you never commited. Outstandingly good!!"
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Captain Bligh and Mr.Christian: The Men and the Mutiny
4.  Captain Bligh and Mr.Christian: The Men and the Mutiny by Richard Hough
The list author says:
  "What happened on The Bounty? Interesting revelations. The slums of London or paradise in Tahiti? What would you do?"
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The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East
5.  The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East by Robert Fisk
The list author says:
  "Duplicity in the middle east. Robert Fisks masterful account of his journalistic travels in that explosive part of the world. Big but so good."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

A Fortunate Life
6.  A Fortunate Life by A.B. Facey
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  "From a cattle station in the Australian outback to the battlefield of Gallipoli. An old man reflects on his life."
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Great Expectations (Penguin Classics)
7.  Great Expectations (Penguin Classics) by Charles Dickens
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  "It all begins with the escaped convict in the churchyard. A beautifull story."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Last Grain Race (Picador Books)
8.  The Last Grain Race (Picador Books) by Eric Newby
The list author says:
  "You'll want to go to sea after this one. Highly amusing. Eric Newby describes his time on a four masted ship sailing from Ireland to Australia brilliantly."
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The Shining
9.  The Shining by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "Scary, atmospheric. A family stuck in an old hotel over winter. A father going slowly mad while spirits roam the corridors. Better than the film. A must read even if you are not a King fan."
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The Incredible Voyage: A Personal Odyssey
10.  The Incredible Voyage: A Personal Odyssey by Tristan Jones
The list author says:
  "Sailing from the Dead Sea to lake Titicaca and back. Tristan takes his boat down through the S.A continent and back to the sea. Makes you feel kind of useless after reading this."
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Papillon
11.  Papillon by Henri Charrière
The list author says:
  "A stitch up, transportation to prison in French Guiana, solitary confinement, brutal fellow inmates and guards.All of it a true story. Who would have thought a bag of coconuts could be so usefull.."
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The Fatal Shore
12.  The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes
The list author says:
  "A bag of coconuts would never have got you away from this place. The early convict history of Australia from begining to end."
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Larousse Gastronomique: The World's Greatest Cookery Encyclopedia
13.  Larousse Gastronomique: The World's Greatest Cookery Encyclopedia by Prosper Montagne
The list author says:
  "Food food food!! A bible of food. You can spend hours flicking through this befor making a mess in the kitchen."
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Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West
14.  Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown
The list author says:
  "The end of the tribes of the great planes. sad, but never to be forgotten. The voices of the native Americans jump out at you. A particularly shameful period in US history."
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Flashman in the Great Game (The Flashman Papers, Book 8)
15.  Flashman in the Great Game (The Flashman Papers, Book 8) by George MacDonald Fraser
The list author says:
  "Right boys own stuff!! Big moustaches, the works. Based on true events in British history. Harry Flashman the ultimate anti-hero; coward, womaniser, liar, receiver of the VC but so damn funny."
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Armageddon: The Battle for Germany 1944-45
16.  Armageddon: The Battle for Germany 1944-45 by Max Hastings
The list author says:
  "The destruction of europe at the end of WWII. Brilliantly written by Max Hastings; "The earth will shake when Germany leaves the scene" (Joseff Goebbles)."
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Stalingrad
17.  Stalingrad by Antony Beevor
The list author says:
  "An entire German army surrounded in the ruins of this Russian city. Food is running out, they have been told to fight to the last man by Hitler, no winter clothing, no hope. Outstanding."
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Berlin: The Downfall 1945
18.  Berlin: The Downfall 1945 by Antony Beevor
The list author says:
  "The last act of WWII in europe. The Russians have reached Berlin. As good as Stalingrad. You can only imagine what it must have been like as a civilian in that city."
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Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
19.  Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics) by Herman Melville
The list author says:
  "A giant whale, an obsessed Captain. With quotes like; "From hells heart i stab at thee and for hates sake i spit my last breath at thee!" you can't go wrong."
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Hell Riders: The Truth About the Charge of the Light Brigade
20.  Hell Riders: The Truth About the Charge of the Light Brigade by Terry Brighton
The list author says:
  "I read this one in a matter of days! The Charge of the Light Brigade. You can hear the hooves. It is the little details, like riderless horses still charged the guns. A must this one."
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Batavia's Graveyard: The True Story Of The Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny
21.  Batavia's Graveyard: The True Story Of The Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny by Mike Dash
The list author says:
  "The horrific true story of a wrecked ship, mutiny and a deranged heretic."
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London: The Biography
22.  London: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd
The list author says:
  "The story of london. Big and heavy but a wealth of information. The history of this city comes alive. Well written."
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story that Inspired 'Moby Dick'
23.  In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story that Inspired 'Moby Dick' by Nathaniel Philbrick
The list author says:
  "I never knew Moby Dick was based on a true story till reading this. Whaling, shipwreck and the "custom of the sea"..... cannabalism! This stuff happened!"
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