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Old 05-09-2013, 03:50 PM
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frenchmans creek by daphne du maurier.
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Old 06-09-2013, 07:45 AM
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I have to extend that to "books" rather than just one book.
My choice is The Malazan Books of the Fallen by Steven Erikson - 12 in all so far in a continuous story and each volume a block-buster.
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Old 09-10-2013, 10:32 PM
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it is always the book I am reading now, but the one that had the biggest influance on my life was The Rune Staff, by Micheal Moorcock. It was the first book I had read in full in my life I was 17 at the time.
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Old 29-10-2013, 04:09 PM
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The picture of Dorian Gray.
Kafka on the shore.
The Great Gatsby.
Little Women.
The Idiot.
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Old 18-01-2014, 06:58 PM
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Watchmen. If you don't count graphic novels then Sirens of Titan.
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Old 23-03-2014, 03:59 AM
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Hmm...favorite books would be

- Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King by Antonia Fraser

It made me fall in love with the Sun King even more than before.

- Deep Love Ayu

This is a manga so I'm not sure if it counts. However if it does, I will never read anything as disturbing yet beautiful as this book! It changed my life.

- Any book by Erma Bombeck

She always makes my bad days better. I wish that she was still alive. She was far too young to die. Rest in peace, Erma. We all miss you and your wonderful sense of humor!
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Old 23-03-2014, 01:18 PM
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Kraken - China Mieville
Perdido Street Station - China Mieville
Footfall - Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
The Saga of Seven Suns - Kevin Anderson
Dune - Frank Herbert

I think Perdido Street Station really changed me as a person though.

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Old 23-03-2014, 08:09 PM
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The Odyssey - Homer

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind - Shunryu Suzuki

To Have or To Be - Eric Fromm

Ragazzi di vita - Paolo Pasolini
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Old 24-03-2014, 01:54 AM
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So many to choose from but the series of books that I continue to go back to, for comfort and familiarity is the Belgariad and Mallorean series by David Eddings.
Two windmills are on a date and one asks the other "So, what kind of music do you like?" The other replies "I'm a big metal fan!" ~*badum*tsh*
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Old 24-03-2014, 06:09 AM
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A lot of books above that I really enjoyed: The Idiot, Belgariad series, Krishnamurti's notebook... Top notch.


Communion, Strieber
Moon Palace, Music of Chance: Paul Auster
Autobiography of a Yogi: Yogananda
Neuromancer: Gibson
Name of the Rose: Eco
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