A bibliophile's guide to bibliolatrous bliss (almost)

A Listmania! list by jax "j_bookworm"
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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes
1.  A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes by Stephen Hawking
The list author says:
  "This was brilliant. I'm pretty sure that time travel is on its way.."
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The Secret History
2.  The Secret History by Donna Tartt
The list author says:
  "This has GOT to come with a gov health warning. It's way too absorbing. I forget about the rest of the world while reading this!"
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The Virgin Suicides
3.  The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
The list author says:
  "Wow, fantastic and phwoa! just don't quite do it justice. This will stay with you long after the last page is read."
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Middlesex
4.  Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
The list author says:
  "Another Eugenides masterpiece. The story is just so worth it because it is so different and so wonderfully ORIGINAL."
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Othello (New Penguin Shakespeare)
5.  Othello (New Penguin Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "A brilliant example of the frailities of human nature."
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The Caretaker
6.  The Caretaker by Harold Pinter
The list author says:
  "Pinter is just a genius. Need I say more?"
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Life of Pi
7.  Life of Pi by Yann Martel
The list author says:
  "Amazing. There is nothing that I can say that will convey the sheer beauty and poetry of the language nor the optimism and the hope that this story instils in you."
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Human Computer Interaction (ICS)
8.  Human Computer Interaction (ICS) by Jenny Preece
The list author says:
  "An excellent HCI reference guide (yeah this is kind of a wildcard in this list!)"
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Wuthering Heights (Penguin Popular Classics)
9.  Wuthering Heights (Penguin Popular Classics) by Emily Brontė
The list author says:
  "A story and a passion that will always stay with me."
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No Man Is an Island (Inspirational) (Inspirational)
10.  No Man Is an Island (Inspirational) (Inspirational) by John Donne
The list author says:
  "My favorite poet in the whole history of metaphysical poetry"
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Gone with the Wind
11.  Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
The list author says:
  "Contains my favorite and oft used phrase - I'll think about it tomorrow."
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Three Men in a Boat & Three Men on a Bummel (Wordsworth Classics)
12.  Three Men in a Boat & Three Men on a Bummel (Wordsworth Classics) by Jerome K. Jerome
The list author says:
  "Classic Jerome!"
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Complete Works of Oscar Wilde: Centenary Edition
13.  Complete Works of Oscar Wilde: Centenary Edition by Oscar Wilde
The list author says:
  "Worship at the altar of Oscar Wilde. He is just perfection!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

The Complete Novels of Jane Austen: Seven Great English Classics
14.  The Complete Novels of Jane Austen: Seven Great English Classics by Jane Austen
The list author says:
  "Jane Austen is wonderful for a light-hearted and painless read and I make no apologies for liking her. So there!"
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D.H.Lawrence's "The Rainbow" (20th Century Interpretations)
15.  D.H.Lawrence's "The Rainbow" (20th Century Interpretations) by Mark Kinkead-Weekes
The list author says:
  "Actually, ANYTHING by DH Lawrence is beautiful..."
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Teaching Today: A Practical Guide
16.  Teaching Today: A Practical Guide by Geoffrey Petty
The list author says:
  "I'm a lecturer. Surely you expected at least ONE book about education?!"
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Teaching in Further Education (Continuum Education)
17.  Teaching in Further Education (Continuum Education) by L.B. Curzon
The list author says:
  "Ok. Maybe two books about education..."
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The Rivals: The Intimate Story of a Political Marriage
18.  The Rivals: The Intimate Story of a Political Marriage by James Naughtie
The list author says:
  "Hooo boy was this intriguing!"
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The Prophet
19.  The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
The list author says:
  "Another one of those rare books (see life of pi) that is a balm for the soul"
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Fathers and Sons
20.  Fathers and Sons by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
The list author says:
  "Evocative, intense, sensual, passionate and discomfiting. Thoroughly enjoyable."
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