Best Book in the World!!!!!!

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    Lord of the Rings (J.R.R. Tolkien),
    Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Conan Doyle),
    Hercule Poirot (Agatha Christie).
    Sauron a few seconds before his defeat:
    "What? A 'division by 0' error?!?"

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    Some of my personal favourites are...

    The Hobbit /The Lord of the Rings(J.R.R. Tolkein)
    Dune (Frank Herbert)
    2001: A Space Odyssey (Arthur C. Clarke)
    The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
    Red Dwarf (Grant/Naylor)
    Hearts In Atlantis (Stephen King)
    Anything by Terry Pratchett

    >>A Brief History of Time
    by Stephen Hawking<<

    I've read a little of it at amazon.com, but I haven't been able to track down a copy where I live.

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    1984 - george orwell
    Hitchikers guide to the galaxy (a trilogy in five parts) - D. Adams
    Brief History of Time - Prof S. Hawking
    Monday - what a way to spend a seventh of your life

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    oh forgot one -
    the book that my signature comes from - anyone recognise it?
    Monday - what a way to spend a seventh of your life

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    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy all the way. I love all 5 books in his trilogy, and the restaurant at the end of the universe was the best of the 5. Hell, I even have the official BBC video of the crappy miniseries that was made back in 81.

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    > the book that my signature comes from - anyone recognise it?

    Easy - Clockwork Orange, Burgess...

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    Ender's game...no question!
    boingy boingy boingy...hopping on my keyboard

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    Dune (Need I say more?)...
    Terry Pratchett: (Absolutely anything)
    Robert Rankin: dance of the Voodoo Handbag.
    J.R.R.Tolkein:The Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit/The Silmarillion.
    J.K.Rowling:Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire...
    Red Dwarf
    Prof. Stephen Hawking (Happy 60th Birthday!):The Universe in a Nutshell/a Brief History of time

    -Pendragon

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    the giver gets my vote, a brilliant book, other then that the hobbit and the lord of the rings (only read the first one though)

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    Giver's awsome book! so many ideas in such a small book!
    boingy boingy boingy...hopping on my keyboard

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    Calculus and Analytical Geometry 9th Edition is a great book! hehe... hehe... muahahaha... mao-ha-ha... *cough* ack...
    hasafraggin shizigishin oppashigger...

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    LOL
    That's right!

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    The Uunited Kingdom Greater London Telephone directory..
    the people and places are SO realistic!
    Monday - what a way to spend a seventh of your life

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