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Books I would take on a Desert Island

BM Johnson "derohex"
 
The Good Soldier Svejk (Everyman's Library Classics)
The Good Soldier Svejk (Everyman's Library Classics)
"I could read this again and again, it's hillarious and the illustrations are good."
In God's Name: An Investigation into the Murder of Pope John Paul I
In God's Name: An Investigation into the Murder of Pope John Paul I
"Enough to make you recant your Catholicsm"
His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass"
His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass"
"Intelligent, fantastic and poignent and it beats the crap out of the overated Tolkein"
Jeffrey Archer: Stranger than Fiction
Jeffrey Archer: Stranger than Fiction
"The life story of the sleazy cad Jeffrey "you wait till I'm mayor" Archer, sympathetic, grippping and astounding."
London: The Biography
London: The Biography
"Great Book, you can just picture yourself witnessing the sights and smells, good book for people who normally find history books boring"
Money: A Suicide Note
Money: A Suicide Note
"The best book Martin Amis has ever written"
Coming Up for Air (Penguin Modern Classics)
Coming Up for Air (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Before I read this I was going through nostalgia for people and places that are gone.  This book made me feel that I wasn't the only person in the world who goes through this."
Survivor
Survivor
"I finished reading this on September 11th. Coincidence? Thoughly good read read though"
Brighton Rock (Vintage classics)
Brighton Rock (Vintage classics)
"I have read this three times already, Pinkie somehow reminds me of a cross between Johnny Rotten and Alex from Clockwork Orange."
Burmese Days (Penguin Modern Classics)
Burmese Days (Penguin Modern Classics)
"The ending was completly unexpected and shocking."
Last Exit to Brooklyn
Last Exit to Brooklyn
"Banned in the UK during the 60's.  A thoroughly heart wrenching and disturbing novel"
Schrodinger's Cat: "Universe Next Door", "Trick Top Hat", "Homing Pigeons"
Schrodinger's Cat: "Universe Next Door", "Trick Top Hat", "Homing Pigeons"
"Head warping, funny and intelligent."
The Gormenghast Novels: Titus Groan / Gormenghast / Titus Alone
The Gormenghast Novels: Titus Groan / Gormenghast / Titus Alone
"Very over descriptive start to the books, but don't let this put you off.  Steerpike is definately one of the most underated villains in literature."