great reads, mostly sci-fi

A Listmania! list by bodrick "bodrick" (London)
 
The Wind-up Bird Chronicle
1.  The Wind-up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
The list author says:
  "strange and beautiful, fantasy and realism succesfully mixed"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (158 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Sirens Of Titan (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
2.  The Sirens Of Titan (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Kurt Vonnegut
The list author says:
  "one of vonneguts best books, in my opinion"
5.59   Used & New from: 0.47
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Crime and Punishment (Classics)
3.  Crime and Punishment (Classics) by F. M. Dostoevsky
The list author says:
  "unlike most 'classics', this one does not seem dated at all. brilliant"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
4.  Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami
The list author says:
  "very imaginative, very sci-fi"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

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Star Maker (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
5.  Star Maker (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Olaf Stapledon
The list author says:
  "not light reading, perhaps, but the most intelligent, amazing fantasy/philosophy."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Flowers For Algernon (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
6.  Flowers For Algernon (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Daniel Keyes
The list author says:
  "very emotional. simple but great idea, well executed."
6.95   Used & New from: 0.53
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (252 customer reviews)

Something Happened
7.  Something Happened by Joseph Heller
The list author says:
  "very different from catch 22, but better."
7.37   Used & New from: 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Galapagos
8.  Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut
The list author says:
  "another vonnegut classic"
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

What the Buddha Taught
9.  What the Buddha Taught by Paul Demieville
The list author says:
  "a very clear and inspiring introduction to buddhism, without any 'new-age' nonsense"
9.19   Used & New from: 3.31
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Time Machine (Everyman Paperback Classics)
10.  The Time Machine (Everyman Paperback Classics) by H.G. Wells
The list author says:
  "a nice short read, one of wells' first and best books"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (238 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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