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Annabel's Literary Compilation

An eclectic selection of various well loved authors and poets. Quote: "To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life". Somerset Maugham.

The Moth Book: 50 True Stories from The Moth Radio Hour

The Widow and Her Hero-Thomas Keneally Books

The Narrow Road to the Deep North - Richard Flanagan

The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers

Stories From A New Generation Of American Soldiers

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The Sum of All Fears is a best-selling thriller novel by Tom Clancy,

The Sum of All Fears - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Debt Of Honor.Tom Clancy

Debt of Honor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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And the Mountains Echoed ~ a story of siblings and family by Khaled Hosseini who is a remarkable storyteller

Khaled Hosseini’s exquisite ‘And the Mountains Echoed’

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings / 11 Works By Maya Angelou You Must Read

11 Works By Maya Angelou You Must Read

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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Peacock Pie presents an extensive selection of de la Mare's best poetry.

Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry. This is a wonderful book - I was surprised how young the cowboys were.

The League of Gentlemen - Sir Henry Rider Haggard

Great little manuscript from Charlotte Bronte. The manuscript measures only 61x35 mm (half a credit card), but its nineteen pages contain a combined 4000 words.

Saigon by Anthony Grey. www.annabelchaffe...

  • Annabel Chaffer

    If you want to get to know Vietnam before visiting or just out of interest this is the book. It is a story through generations of people who are involved in Vietnam in different ways or are Vietnamese. It is objective and teaches you the intense history of this country from the French colonial times till the fall of Saigon in an easy read. Sometimes the cruelty is hard to read.The amount of history and story make it a gripping and educational book.

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts. If you are interested in understanding India then this is the book for you.

A Song of Ice and Fire (1) - A Game of Thrones: Amazon.co.uk: George R. R. Martin: Books