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Books what I love to do

N. J. Oade "Real Gone Kid"
 
Celtic (Myths & Legends)
Celtic (Myths & Legends)
"A brief history and a selection of myths from Germany, Ireland, Wales and Scotland, a great read."
Fictions
Fictions
"Brilliant stuff. Realy shows up his talent, wit, philosphies and fantastic imagination. Challenging but worth it."
Slaughterhouse 5, or The Children's Crusade - A Duty-dance with Death
Slaughterhouse 5, or The Children's Crusade - A Duty-dance with Death
"The only Kurt Vonnegut book I've read, but I will definitely be checking out more."
The Gormenghast Trilogy
The Gormenghast Trilogy
"Amazing fantasy, hilarious and enthralling. If Lord of the Rings was written by Kurt Vonnegut..."
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Penguin Classics)
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Penguin Classics)
"Favourite author, really great, very complex though, more than most people think. Might wanna school up on my classical mythology and folk tales that he makes references to all the time."
The Monk (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Monk (Dover Thrift Editions)
"Great Book. If we showed someone from the 18th Century "The Exorcist" or "Hostel", they'd show us this. Shocking stuff. Rape, murder, incest, paedophilia, Satan and monks. Alright!"
Dracula (Wordsworth Classics)
Dracula (Wordsworth Classics)
"And you know what? It's not even slightly over-rated. Not at all. Amazing"
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
"Hunter S. Thompson is a great writer, really great, and this is a good place to start."
The Big Sleep: A Philip Marlowe Mystery (Penguin Fiction)
The Big Sleep: A Philip Marlowe Mystery (Penguin Fiction)
"Raymond Chandler books are unbelievably cool. Like Frank Sinatra, Humphrey Bogart cool. That's cool. Actually, I think Humphrey Bogart was in the film. I digress. Good book."
Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales
Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales
"I really love H.C. Andersen. I always pick it up and read it when I'm bored. Some beautiful stories and quotes in there. Really great."
Selected Poems
Selected Poems
"My favourite poet, this is a decent enough show of some of his work."
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))
"Damn entertaining. It's like 450 pages and I zipped through it. Exciting stuff."
Nostradamus: The Evidence
Nostradamus: The Evidence
"I find the man himself more interesting than his writings, and this book tells all about him and is prophecies, so best of both world's and a very interesting read."
Metamorphoses: A New Verse Translation (Penguin Classics)
Metamorphoses: A New Verse Translation (Penguin Classics)
"How the Greek Gods created the world. Interesting stuff. Tiring though, heavy stuff. Fortunately, it's broken into 15 books (all included) and with notes and references, so easier to absorb."
The Oxford Book of Death (Oxford Books of Prose)
The Oxford Book of Death (Oxford Books of Prose)
"Wonderfully macabre. Just in case I'm in a good mood, I open this thing to bum me out again. Seriously though, it is interesting stuff, Death through the ages"
In Search Of Lost Time Vol 1: Swann's Way: Swann's Way Vol 1 (Vintage Classics)
In Search Of Lost Time Vol 1: Swann's Way: Swann's Way Vol 1 (Vintage Classics)
"Proust. Gotta love him really. Really beautiful at times, touching. I know it's a lot but I would suggest buying all 6 volumes and just losing yourself in them completely, you really can with Proust."