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The Siege Of Krishnapur
1.  The Siege Of Krishnapur by J.G. Farrell
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  "JG Farrells' masterpiece. Not just about imperialsim, but progress, rationalism and its failures."
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The Leopard
2.  The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
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  "A sympathetic view of fading privelege."
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Creation (Vintage International)
3.  Creation (Vintage International) by Anthony Burgess
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  "A novel about the origins of our modern religion."
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The Last Of The Wine
4.  The Last Of The Wine by Mary Renault
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  "Very inspiring for those who aspire to rationalism. Her other books are great too."
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Samarkand
5.  Samarkand by Amin Maalouf
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  "A prescient novel covering the historic problems within Islam."
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The Gate
6.  The Gate by Francois Bizot
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  "A depressing view of authoritarianism,"
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The Sorrow Of War
7.  The Sorrow Of War by Bao Ninh
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  "The vietnam war and aftermath from a Viet-Cong soldier."
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The Complete McAuslan
8.  The Complete McAuslan by George MacDonald Fraser
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  "Says a lot about the Scottish temperament."
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A Stranger Here Myself: Being the Life Story and Revelations of Mister Rab C.Nesbitt of Govan
9.  A Stranger Here Myself: Being the Life Story and Revelations of Mister Rab C.Nesbitt of Govan by Ian Pattison
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  "You wouldn't expect it from the TV series but this book is really great."
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Look To Windward
10.  Look To Windward by Iain M. Banks
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  "Science fiction but not crappy."
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