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Old 8th August 2012, 11:12 AM   #11
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Collections of short stories by Ambrose Bierce, E.A. Poe and Irvine Welsh.

I also enjoyed 'Mr Nice' by Howard Marks
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Old 8th August 2012, 01:48 PM   #13
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Heinlein rates up there (Stranger, Time Enough, Fear no Evil, Cat, Friday, Beast, etc..). Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy is simply CLASSIC. Sherlock Holmes - read them all. Ray Bradbury (Martian Chronicles, Wicked, Tattooed Man, etc.). Tom Robbins is a GENIUS....

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Old 8th August 2012, 03:02 PM   #14
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One off-beat book which has stuck with me for a number of years is 'The Last Buffoon' by Leonard Jordan...

Bill Crider's Pop Culture Magazine: Forgotten Books: THE LAST BUFFOON -- Leonard Jordan

VERY adult humor....
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Old 8th August 2012, 11:15 PM   #15
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Old 8th August 2012, 11:25 PM   #16
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Hard to pick just one... Voyage from Yesteryear by James P Hogan. But one also has to mention Stranger in a Strange Land, Illuminati Trilogy, Schrodenger's Cat (i consider a sequel to the Illuminati Trilogy), the books by Sheffield & Clarke about elevator to the sky, and Hogan's Giant Star Triology (4 books?)

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Old 8th August 2012, 11:46 PM   #17
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Der Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse

L'Étranger by Albert Camus
I do not suffer from insanity, I enjoy every minute of it. - Edgar Allan Poe
He has the most who is most content with the least. - Diogenes of Sinope
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Old 8th August 2012, 11:47 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by jackinnj View Post
I enthusiastically admit that The Illiad is my favorite tale, followed by The Odyssey. .

Aside from that, Mark Twain and Dumas were always the faves...
Nothing like a Jesuit education, but in second grade the nuns put me in the back row within reach of Tom Sawyer which I pulled whenever I was bored (often).
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The Three Musketeers actually is a great book!
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Old 9th August 2012, 12:37 AM   #20
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I don't know that I can pick a single "favorite book". But there are a couple of titles that come to mind that I've replaced numerous times to keep them in my library. These are (in no particular order)

Glory Road - Robert Heinlein
A Confederate General from Big Sur - Richard Brautigan

So if you pick up a copy of either, enjoyed the read, and you're looking to give it/them a good home. Send them my way. I've probably loaned my out again. (and they never come back...)
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