The books that should be made mandatory to own

A Listmania! list by "da_great_one"
 
Hagakure - Book of the Samurai
1.  Hagakure - Book of the Samurai by Yamamoto Tsunetomo
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  "This book is great! First of my samurai classics"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

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The Code of the Samurai: A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira Shigesuke.: A Contemporary Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira Shigesuke
2.  The Code of the Samurai: A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira Shigesuke.: A Contemporary Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira Shigesuke by Daidoji Yuzan
The list author says:
  "Great guide to the samurai! Second of the samurai classics"
£13.14   Used & New from: £1.08
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Book of Five Rings
3.  The Book of Five Rings by Musashi Miyamoto
The list author says:
  "Famous treatise on swordsmanship. Third of the samurai classics"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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The Unfettered Mind: Writings of the Zen Master to the Sword Master (The Way of the Warrior Series)
4.  The Unfettered Mind: Writings of the Zen Master to the Sword Master (The Way of the Warrior Series) by Takuan Soho
The list author says:
  "The book that influenced the philosophy behind the Book Of Five Rings. The fourth classic"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The Life-Giving Sword: Secret Teachings from the House of Shogun (The Way of the Warrior Series)
5.  The Life-Giving Sword: Secret Teachings from the House of Shogun (The Way of the Warrior Series) by Yagyu Munenori
The list author says:
  "The book on swordsmanship by Miyamoto Musashi's counterpart. The fifth classic"
£13.17   Used & New from: £4.13
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The Forty Seven Ronin Story
6.  The Forty Seven Ronin Story by John Allyn
The list author says:
  "The seventh..."
£10.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Ronin: A Novel Based on a Zen Myth
7.  The Ronin: A Novel Based on a Zen Myth by William Dale Jennings
The list author says:
  "And the eigth..."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 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:
  "Fantastic japanese story"
£8.79   Used & New from: £1.72
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (197 customer reviews)

The Analects (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)
9.  The Analects (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics) by Confucius
The list author says:
  "A chinese classic on how to think and live"
£11.74   Used & New from: £4.63
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Art of War (Penguin Classics)
10.  The Art of War (Penguin Classics) by Tzu Sun
The list author says:
  "The second chinese classic on how to succeed in war. Apparently used by Napoleon"
£10.80   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Penguin Great Ideas : Meditations
11.  Penguin Great Ideas : Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
The list author says:
  "Will change the way you think and perceive"
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Cloud Of Sparrows
12.  Cloud Of Sparrows by Takashi Matsuoka
The list author says:
  "First part of an epic"
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Autumn Bridge (Paperback)
13.  Autumn Bridge (Paperback) by Takashi Matsuoka
The list author says:
  "The second part"
£9.69   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set)
14.  The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "Famous all over the world, hailed as one of the best books"
Used & New from: £11.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,218 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Da Vinci Code:  Special Illustrated Collector's Edition: The Illustrated Edition
15.  The Da Vinci Code: Special Illustrated Collector's Edition: The Illustrated Edition by Dan Brown
The list author says:
  "Controversial bestseller"
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,540 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Deception Point
16.  Deception Point by Dan Brown
The list author says:
  "Another Dan Brown"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (346 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Angels And Demons
17.  Angels And Demons by Dan Brown
The list author says:
  "And another..."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (681 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Digital Fortress
18.  Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
The list author says:
  "And another"
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (491 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Human: The Definitive Guide to Our Species
19.  Human: The Definitive Guide to Our Species by Nigel Ritchie
The list author says:
  "A doctor's bible"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass"
20.  His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass" by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "Possibly my most favourite read"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (442 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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