The books that I read on the beach, 2005

A Listmania! list by J. Holden "John Holden" (Hindhead, UK)
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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Penguin Modern Classics)
1.  One Hundred Years of Solitude (Penguin Modern Classics) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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  "A great read, vivid writing."
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The Political Animal: An Anatomy
2.  The Political Animal: An Anatomy by Jeremy Paxman
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  "Good insights, lots of stories and trivia about those that wish to rule us"
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Oryx And Crake
3.  Oryx And Crake by Margaret Atwood
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  "Compulsive reading, great imagination, brilliant Margaret Atwood"
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Monstrous Regiment: A Discworld Novel
4.  Monstrous Regiment: A Discworld Novel by Terry Pratchett
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  "A giggle after the ghastly future of Oryx and Crake"
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The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon)
5.  The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon) by Dan Brown
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  "Will make a good film.  Why Royal Holloway College gets so many plugs - it was a great place to study."
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Peace Kills
6.  Peace Kills by P. J. O'Rourke
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  "Thought-provoking"
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Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince: Children's Edition (Harry Potter 6)
7.  Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince: Children's Edition (Harry Potter 6) by J. K. Rowling
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  "Sets the scene for the seventh book!"
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Deception Point
8.  Deception Point by Dan Brown
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  "You can't put this down, if only to find out how the hero and the heroine escape from death by shooting, sharks, drowning and tectonic disaster all within a few pages!"
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Absolute Friends
9.  Absolute Friends by John Le Carré
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  "Brilliant writing, plot is all too believable in the cynical political world in which we now live"
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That Old Ace in the Hole
10.  That Old Ace in the Hole by Annie Proulx
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  "I've never been to Wyoming, have no idea what it really looks like, but the writing puts you there - just let your imagination paint the pictures.  Good story too."
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Birds Without Wings
11.  Birds Without Wings by Louis de Bernieres
The list author says:
  "Fascinating but dark, tragic story."
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New Dan Brown book 3 26 Aug 2009
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Children's v. Adult Edition 1 26 Jul 2007
 
   

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