Creating disorder out of chaos since '63.
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Nick, 50. Male. UK.
Video games artist.
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It's not the years, honey, it's the mileage.
In a text post, list ten books that have stayed with you in some way.
"Don’t take but a few minutes, and don’t think too hard — they don’t have to be the “right” or “great” works, just the ones that have touched you. Tag [ten] friends, including me, so I’ll see your list."
I’m not usually one for these lists, but, books! So …
Couldn’t manage to fit it to just 10 (‘you see that, list police, count my fingers!’). There’s non-fiction in there as well.
These are all books that have left their mark on me.
1. Moby Dick, by Herman Melville.
2. Tarzan of the Apes, by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
3. The Shadow of the Torturer, by Gene Wolfe.
4. South, by Ernest Shackleton.
5. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, by Philip K. Dick.
6. First Light, by Geoffrey Wellum.
7. Don’t Sleep, There are Snakes, by Daniel Everett.
8. Gormenghast, by Mervyn Peake.
9. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert Pirsig.
10. A Princess of Mars, by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
11. With the Old Breed, by E. B. Sledge.
12. Fairweather Eden, by M. W. Pitts and M. Roberts.
13. Legion of the Damned, by William C. Dietz.
14. Home of the Blizzard, by Sir Douglas Mawson.
15. Rogue Male, by Geoffrey Household.
16. Use of Weapons, by Ian M. Banks.
17. Man Plus, by Fredrik Pohl.
18. Love in the Time of Cholera, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
19. Lady Chatterley’s Lover, by D. H. Lawrence.
And so many others. In no particular order, but if you had to make me choose between Moby Dick and A Princess of Mars I’d cry.
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