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A list that other lists should but don't include

Julian Williams "Loving full BBC radio dramatisations on Audible. A real value find."
 
The Cruel Sea
The Cruel Sea
"A book that shook me. Perhaps the best I've ever read. Then read Das Boot."
Puckoon
Puckoon
"Gentle brilliance."
Down Under
Down Under
"Bill at his best. Didn't realise how big Aussy was."
Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall
Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall
"Start here, then read forward through his diaries and enjoy. Until the shell drops and begin to understand where Spike came from.."
For Whom The Bell Tolls (Vintage Classics)
For Whom The Bell Tolls (Vintage Classics)
"Let this start you on a personal voyage through a brilliant writers strength - and eventual madness. Read all his works, not just one."
The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
"Of mice and men may be shorter. But this has the ending of all endings. I remember being on a cold, empty station platform, unable to stop reading. And I cried. Hope or hoplessnes?"
Rock Bottom
Rock Bottom
"I've slipped, made forward progress and slipped. This is a book of hope and inspiration. Every time he kicks a ball he;s made one step forward. I don't idolise or follow. Just admire courage.One day.."
Foreign Land: A Novel (Picador Books)
Foreign Land: A Novel (Picador Books)
"In a boat, in a harbour, two feet from the harbour wall and totally unconnected to England. His best."
An Unquiet Mind
An Unquiet Mind
"The start of understanding about the big destructive IT. Important and powerful."
Under the Volcano (Penguin Modern Classics)
Under the Volcano (Penguin Modern Classics)
"A difficult book to get through. The film did justice. But the story is so powerful."
The Plague
The Plague
"An author worth reading. This is not a first choice of his, just an example of his excellence"
The Metamorphosis and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Metamorphosis and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
"The Metamorphosis. The story of ...well you tell me. Haunting."
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Penguin Modern Classics)
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Cancer ward told me a little about hardship. This told me all."