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The Last Picture Show (Mass Market)
Larry McMurtry
Dracula
Bram Stoker, Ruben Toledo
Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius
Ray Monk
The Portrait of a Lady
Henry James, Patricia Crick
Maigret et le marchand de vin
Georges Simenon
Le Rouge et le Noir
Stendhal
The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins, J.I.M. Stewart The best thing about this book was the character Gabriel Betteredge. He had a copy of "Robinson Crusoe" that he treated like a Bible, in that he would read it over and over, particularly when he was troubled, and he often felt that the book predicted things. Collins actually used specific passages from the book. It seemed to me an amusing commentary on the way many people use the Bible, and at the same time made me want to read "Robinson Crusoe".