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Old 03-25-03, 11:48 PM
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Name ONE book that you really, really like.

I will name mine later...
Old 03-26-03, 12:29 AM
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Well, hell, what a question, and without even an answer from you.

But, Looking, since my name is Seeker, I'll bite.

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
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oooohhhhhhhhhh Good one Seeker.

I'll go with...

The Stand by Stephen King

with

The Midnight Tour by Richard Laymon as a very close second. The only reason I didn't pick the tour is I have not read all of Laymon's books yet. I fear that I may like another even better.
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Delta of Venus by Anais Nin.

In the sense that I really, really, really like it.
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A Fire Upon the Deep, by Vernor Vinge.
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Chinaman's Chance by Ross Thomas.
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Little, Big by John Crowley
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Replay by Ken Grimwood.

Its a fabulous "What if?" type of novel.

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I'll go with "The Forever War" by Joe Haldeman. I always list it when people ask for recommendations for good sci-fi, and it holds up well to repeat readings.

Other faves include Steel Beach by John Varley and Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut.
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Dune, by Frank Herbert

The Fountainhead, by Ayn Rand
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Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
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Pursuit by Thomas Perry.
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Originally posted by ChemDoc
Replay by Ken Grimwood.

Its a fabulous "What if?" type of novel.

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Seconded....
Old 03-26-03, 02:33 PM
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The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.
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Also:

The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester.

Old School sci-fi and a great description of synaesthesia!

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Gravity's Rainbow

by Pynchon

It took me twenty-odd years to read it, and it was worth every decade.

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Damn...really really liked...

Timeline by Michael Crichton
Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
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Plum Island by Nelson DeMille.
Old 03-27-03, 12:58 AM
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Ok here's mine...

The Bible authored by more than 40 (or above) writers. The best selling book of all time. The first book ever printed.


[Okay]
Second favorite, books by JRR Tolkein...
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The Seventh Scroll by Wilbur Smith.
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Although it consists of more than one book I really like the Dark Tower series.

But since you said just ONE book I'll go with Wizard and Glass.
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About a Boy by Nick Hornsby
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LarLar - Good pick.
Little, Big has gotta be one of the finest novels of the last thirty years - I read it a couple of times each year, and it keeps getting better and better.
How do you feel about Mark Helprin's Winters Tale?
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How do you feel about Mark Helprin's Winters Tale?
Haven't read it. I just placed a hold on it at my library, though.

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