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
The list author says:
  "This book is great! First of my samurai classics"
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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: £0.79
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The Book of Five Rings
3.  The Book of Five Rings by Musashi Miyamoto
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  "Famous treatise on swordsmanship. Third of the samurai classics"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 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
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  "The book that influenced the philosophy behind the Book Of Five Rings. The fourth classic"
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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"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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The Forty Seven Ronin Story
6.  The Forty Seven Ronin Story by John Allyn
The list author says:
  "The seventh..."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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The Ronin: A Novel Based on a Zen Myth
7.  The Ronin: A Novel Based on a Zen Myth by William Dale Jennings
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  "And the eigth..."
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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: £0.35
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (242 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"
£13.21   Used & New from: £2.28
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"
£12.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 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: £0.50
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 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 (19 customer reviews)

Autumn Bridge (Paperback)
13.  Autumn Bridge (Paperback) by Takashi Matsuoka
The list author says:
  "The second part"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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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"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,351 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
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  "Controversial bestseller"
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,582 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 (391 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Angels And Demons
17.  Angels And Demons by Dan Brown
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  "And another..."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (750 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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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (540 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
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  "A doctor's bible"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 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 (486 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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