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Books That Changed My Life

D. Brown "Blogging at Tweedling, avid reader with an expensive audiobook habit..."
 
Fezariu's Epiphany
Fezariu's Epiphany
"I watched this grow from an acorn of an idea in my husband's head to a fully fledged novel. It took two years and during its development we fell in love and married."
Mistress Jennet
Mistress Jennet
"My grandmother wrote this novel and it was published just a few years before she died in 2001.  I love the fact that there is still a piece of her in the world."
Norwegian Wood
Norwegian Wood
"For days after I finished this book I felt winded.  It made me realise how deeply unhappy I was with my life and make some major changes."
Eating Animals
Eating Animals
"It’s the first book I’ve read that has really made me think about the contrasts between how we treat our pets and how we treat the animals that we will eventually eat.  I eat a lot less meat now."
Memoirs Of A Geisha
Memoirs Of A Geisha
"I thought this book was beautiful and wrote to Golden to say so. I was still quite young and I was stunned to get a note back.  It made me realise that a reader is more than someone who buys the book."
A Prayer For Owen Meany
A Prayer For Owen Meany
"This is one of my earliest reads as an adult and one of the first books to affect me for many days after finishing it."
Jonathan Livingston Seagull: A story
Jonathan Livingston Seagull: A story
"It didn't really change my world but I remember my mum reading it to me and my brother, even though we were a little old for being read to.  A lovely memory."
I am David (World Mammoth)
I am David (World Mammoth)
"It moved me when I read it many years ago and moved me just as much when I re-read it recently."
Venus in Furs (Penguin Classics)
Venus in Furs (Penguin Classics)
"This book was recommended to me when I was just 18.  It's a beautifully written novel that covers some taboo subjects in a very eye-opening way."