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A Listmania! list by Mr. R. Crich (London)
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The Parallax View (Short Circuits)
1.  The Parallax View (Short Circuits) by Slavoj Zizek
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  "mind blowingly clever guy's magnus opus and future essential reading for anyone with an interest in metaphysics or a left-wing theory"
18.95   Used & New from: 5.25
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

For Whom The Bell Tolls (Vintage War)
2.  For Whom The Bell Tolls (Vintage War) by Ernest Hemingway
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  "Hemmingway's masterpiece and an example par excelence of the divided subject"
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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
3.  The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
The list author says:
  "six hundred pages where little happens somehow ditracts remarkably little from some of the most fantastically vivid prose i have ever read"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (156 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Ideology: An Introduction
4.  Ideology: An Introduction by Terry Eagleton
The list author says:
  "witty and genuinely funny without compromising an incredible insightfulness and a thorough explanation to some key ideas"
14.39   Used & New from: 7.53
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Age of Extremes : The Short Twentieth Century 1914-1991
5.  Age of Extremes : The Short Twentieth Century 1914-1991 by Eric Hobsbawm
The list author says:
  "the 20th century in about five days of reading!"
10.34   Used & New from: 1.15
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society (Routledge Classics)
6.  One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society (Routledge Classics) by Herbert Marcuse
The list author says:
  "the subversive totalitarian nature of modern capitalism revealed"
11.69   Used & New from: 7.47
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Moments of Reprieve (Penguin Modern Classics)
7.  Moments of Reprieve (Penguin Modern Classics) by Primo Levi
The list author says:
  "encapsulates the core of levi's view of human nature and in a way that will make you cry and laugh in equal measures despite the world that it is set in"
9.09   Used & New from: 3.23
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High Fidelity
8.  High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
The list author says:
  "i am rob gordon"
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Penguin Great Ideas : Civilisation and Its Discontents
9.  Penguin Great Ideas : Civilisation and Its Discontents by Sigmund Freud
The list author says:
  "criticize Freud all you want, though if you read this and try to deny at least a fraction of truth in it then you are stunningly naive"
3.74   Used & New from: 0.01
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Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth
10.  Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth by James Lovelock
The list author says:
  "how to understand how we will never be able to understand the complexities of how our planet works as a total system"
6.29   Used & New from: 2.24
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

How to Read Lacan
11.  How to Read Lacan by Slavoj Zizek
The list author says:
  "lacan is mind boggleing ... zizek is funny.... revealing and interesting without the brain melting and subsequent tears"
5.29   Used & New from: 2.49
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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