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Books I will read three times (at least) before I die...

Mark Shackelford "mark shackelford"
 
Titus Groan (Gormenghast Trilogy)
Titus Groan (Gormenghast Trilogy)
"Totally engrossing other-world - gothic with a vengeance"
Catch-22
Catch-22
"Bizarre characters in wholly believable warscape"
The Difference Engine
The Difference Engine
"Wonderful evocation of Victorian times - as they should have been."
The Pickwick Papers (Oxford World's Classics)
The Pickwick Papers (Oxford World's Classics)
"Very funny - and a great introduction to Dickens"
Dune
Dune
"The original (and by far the best) volume of the Dune series"
The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever: "Lord Foul's Bane", "Illearth War" and "Power That Preserves"
The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever: "Lord Foul's Bane", "Illearth War" and "Power That Preserves"
"Lord of the Rings - for grown-ups"
Prodigal Summer
Prodigal Summer
"If you know a farmer who is using pesticides - buy him this book, and stand over him while he reads it!"
Good Omens
Good Omens
"Brilliantly funny - much better than the Disc-World series"
Mythago Wood (Mythago 1)
Mythago Wood (Mythago 1)
"Spooky exploration of ancient English folk-tales"
The Lady in the Lake, The Little Sister, The Long Goodbye, Playback (Everyman's Library classics)
The Lady in the Lake, The Little Sister, The Long Goodbye, Playback (Everyman's Library classics)
"The original and best crime stories. Beyond cool!"
The Jeeves Omnibus - Vol 1: (Jeeves & Wooster): No.1
The Jeeves Omnibus - Vol 1: (Jeeves & Wooster): No.1
"Delightful evocation of the years before society was killed by World War II"
Hawksmoor
Hawksmoor
"The scariest historical novel"
Cryptonomicon
Cryptonomicon
"Brilliantly complex story of cryptography, gold and unrequited love"
Ash: A Secret History
Ash: A Secret History
"An historical novel of intrigue and strangeness. READ THE FOOTNOTES!!!!!"
Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth
Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth
"Classic ecological view of the planet"
Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (20th anniversary edition with a new preface by the author)
Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (20th anniversary edition with a new preface by the author)
"Perfect work-out for the brain..."
The Blind Watchmaker
The Blind Watchmaker
"Dawkin's masterwork. Everything you wanted to know about evolution but were afraid to read "Origin of Species""
Nights At The Circus
Nights At The Circus
"Marvellous place to start with this extraordinary author"
Regeneration
Regeneration
"Chillingly realistic journey through the Hell of the First World War"
On the Road
On the Road
"For all old (and young) hippies everywhere..."
Waterland
Waterland
"A wonderful story of the Fens that reflects the gentle, slow (but brutal) pace of life there"
Swallows And Amazons
Swallows And Amazons
"Whenever I need to go back to my youth..."
Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices (Penguin Modern Classics)
Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Poetry to be spoken out loud - or listened to (if it's Richard Burton)"
Silent Spring (Penguin Modern Classics)
Silent Spring (Penguin Modern Classics)
"The first warnings of global devastation - which we still continue to ignore"
The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis: Most Credible Theory of Human Evolution
The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis: Most Credible Theory of Human Evolution
"Wonderfully likely research into human origins"