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Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
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From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming
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The Code of the Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse
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Right Ho, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
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Life With Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
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Father Joe by Tony Hendra
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The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy
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Do not watch the movie. If you have, you've probably been tainted already. The novel is everything the film is not.

The characters are fleshed out and elicit real emotional reactions from you. The events of the story, based in reality, unravel at per...more
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The Stranger by Albert Camus
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This French-Algerian existentialist story is stark and simple, and highly enjoyable because of it. The "protagonist" is a mystery and the manner in which the story unfolds with such little input from him is tragic. Why did he shoot this arab, why did...more
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Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Crime and Punishment
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
recommended for: People who love richness and detail
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This book is a classic, but psychologically it still compels. The level of detail, and the backstory behind Dostoyevsky's writing it, are definite selling points. The play reveals so much about the author's belief system and the morality of his time...more
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A Separate Peace by John Knowles
A Separate Peace
by John Knowles
recommended for: Anyone
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This book is a marvellous read, especially now during a time of war when young men are putting their lives at risk. The symbolism in the book is a big part of its attraction, but it's not too heavy-handed. The book can be enjoyed simply as a narrativ...more
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