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* Some of my favourite Books

Reading is one of my big passions and since I don't drive and therefore spend a lot of time on trains I get plenty of time to read books by the score. My interests are widespread. I like SciFy, Fantasy, Technothrillers and lots more. As long as it is well written and entertaining it doesn't even have to be politically correct which has led to long discussions with one of my former girl friends ;-)

The following list is of course not comprehensive. It mainly contains "trivial" literature without much claim for intellectual greatness. Don't judge me by this list. I'd prefer for you to have a better impression than that ;-) This is just stuff I enjoyed reading lately.

Douglas Adams
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy
The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
Life, the Universe and Everything
So Long and Thanks for All the Fish
Mostly Harmless
Others
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
Scott Adams
The Dilbert Principle
The Dilbert Future
The Joy of Work
Jean M. Auel
Earth's Children
The Clan of the Cave Bear
The Valley of Horses
The Mammoth Hunters
The Plains of Passage
The Shelters of Stone
Heinrich Böll
Ansichten eines Clowns
Doktor Murkes gesammeltes Schweigen
Irisches Tagebuch
Wolfgang Borchert
Draussen vor der Tür
Die traurigen Geranien
Ben Bova
Mars
Mars
Return to Mars
Moon
Moonrise
Moonwar
The Asteroid Wars
I: The Precipe
II: The Rock Rats
III: The Silent War
Venus
Jupiter
Privateers
The Empire Builders
Others
As on a Darkling Plain
Dan Brown
The Da Vinci Code
Angels & Demons
Digital Fortress
Deception Point
Bill Bryson
Notes From a Small Country
Notes From a Big Country
A Walk in the Woods
The Lost Continent
Down Under
Mother Tongue
A short history of nearly everything
Tom Clancy
Patriot Games
Hunt for Red October
The Cardinal of the Kremlin
Clear and Present Danger
The Sum of all Fears
Without Remorse
Debt of Honor
Executive Orders
The Bear and the Dragon
Arthur C. Clarke
Space Odyssey
2001: Space Odyssey
2010
2067
The Rama Series
Rendezvous with Rama
Rama II
The Garden of Rama
Rama Revealed
David Drake
The Lord of the Isles
The Lord of the Isles
Queen of Demons
Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Die Physiker
Der Besuch der alten Dame
Der Verdacht
Der Richter und sein Henker
David Eddings
The Belgariad
Pawn of Prophecy
Queen of Sorcery
Magician's Gambit
Castle of Wizardry
Enchanter's End Game
The Malloreon
Guardians of the West
King of the Murgos
Demon Lord of Karanda
Sorceress of Darshiva
The Seeress of Kell
Sequels to The Belgariad and The Malloreon
Belgarath the Sorcerer
Polgara the Sorceress
The Elenium
The Diamond Throne
The Ruby Knight
The Sapphire Rose
The Tamuli
Domes of Fire
The Shining Ones
The Hidden City
The Dreamers
The elder gods
Others
The Redemption of Althalus
The Losers
Raymond E. Feist
The Riftwar Saga
Magician
Silverthorn
A Darkness at Sethanon
The Riftwar Cycle / Krondor's sons
Prince of the Blood
The King's Buccaneer
The Serpentwar Saga
Shadow of a Dark Queen
Rise of a Merchant Prince
Rage of a Demon King
Shards of a Broken Crown
The Riftwar legacy
The Betrayal
The Assassins
Tear of the Gods
Legends of the Riftwar (with William Forstchen)
Honoured Enemy
Murder in LaMut
Jimmy the Hand
The Empire Trilogy (with Janny Wurts)
Servant of the Empire
Daughter of the Empire
Mistress of the Empire
Conclave of Shadows
Talon of the silver hawk
King of foxes
Exile's return
Darkwar Saga
Flight of the nighthawks
Into a dark realm
Wrath of a mad god
Others
Faerie Tale
Helen Fielding
Bridget Jones's diary
The edge of reason
Jude Fisher
Fool's Gold
Sorcery Rising
Frederick Forsythe
The Day of the Jackal
The Odessa File
Dogs of War
The Fourth Protocol
The Veteran
Max Frisch
Andorra
Stiller
Homo Faber
Schweiz ohne Armee oder Ein Palaver
Montauk
David Gemmell
The Drenia Series
Legend
The King Beyond the Gate
Waylander
Quest for Lost Heroes
Waylander II: In the realm of the wolf
The first chronicles of Druss the Legend
The Legend of Deathwalker
Winter Warriors
Hero in the Shadow
The Rigante Series
Word in the Storm
Midnight Falcon
Ravenheart
Hawk Queen
Ironhand's Daughter
The Hawk Eternal
Skillgannon the Damned
White Wolf
Troy
Lord of the silver bow
The shield of thunder
Fall of kings
Others
Dark Moon
Echos of the great song
Sharon Green
The Blending
Convergence
Competitions
Challenges
Betrayals
Prophecy
The Blending Entrhoned
Intrigues
Deceptions
Destiny
Jan Guillou
Coq Rouge
Den demokratiske terroristen
I nationens interesse
Frank Herbert / Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson
Dune (Frank Herbert)
Dune
Dune Messiah
Children of Dune
God Emperor of Dune
Heretics of Dune
Chapter House Dune
Prelude to Dune (Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson)
House Atreides
House Harkonnen
House Corrino
The Butlerian Jihad
Robin Hobb
The Farseer Trilogy
Assasin's Apprentice
Royal Assasin
Assasin's Quest
The Liveship Traders
Ship of Magic
The Mad Ship
Ship of Destiny
Franz Hohler
Der Grantiblock im Kino
Tschippo
Der neue Berg
Die Torte
Die Karawane am Boden des Milchkrugs
Michel Houellebecq
Elementarteilchen
George Johnston
My Brother Jack
Clean Straw for nothing
A Cartload of Clay
Robert Jordan
The Wheel of Time
The Eye of the World
The Great Hunt
The Dragon Reborn
The Shadow Rising
The Fires of Heaven
Lord of Chaos
A Crown of Swords
Winter's Heart
J.V. Jones
The Barbed Coil
The Book of Words
The Baker's Boy
A Man Betrayed
Master and Fool
Sword of Shadows
A Cavern of Black Ice
A Fortress of Grey Ice
Katherine Kerr
The Deverry Tales
Daggerspell
Darkspell
Dawnspell: The Bristling Wood
Dragonspell: The Southern Sea
The Westland Cycle
A Time of Exile
A Time of Omens
A Time of War
A Time of Justice
The Dragon Mage
The Red Wyvern
The Black Raven
Henning Mankell
Wallander
Mördaren utan ansikte
Hundarna i Riga
Den vita lejoninnan
Mannen som log
Villospår
Den femte kvinnan
Steget efter
Brandvägg
Pyramiden
Others
Danslärarens återkomst
Megan Lindholm (aka Robin Hobb)
The Reindeer People
James A. Michener
Centennial
Caribbean
Chesapeake
Texas
L.E. Modesitt
Saga of Recluce
The Magic of Recluce
The Towers of the Sunset
The Magic Engineer
The Order War
The Death of Chaos
Fall of Angels
The Chaos Balance
The White Order
Colours of Chaos
Mages of Cyador
Scion of Cyador
Wellspring of Chaos
Ordermaster
Natural Ordermage
Mage Guard of Hamor
The Spellsong Cycle
The Soprano Sorceress
The Spellsong War
Darksong rising
The Shadow Sorceress
The Corean Chronicles
Legacies
Darkness
Scepters
Alector's Choice
Cadmian's Choice
Soarer's Choice
The Corean Chronicles
Gravity Dreams
The Eternity Artifact
Lukas Moodysson
Fucking Åmål
Milena Moser
Die Putzfraueninsel
Gebrochene Herzen oder Mein erster bis elfter Mord
Das Schlampenbuch
Blondinenträume
Sven Regner
Herr Lehmann
Neue Vahr Süd
Kim Stanley Robinson
Mars
Red Mars
Green Mars
Blue Mars
Others
The Wild Shore
Icehenge
The Years of Rice and Salt
Terry Pratchet
The colour of magic
The light fantastic
Mort
Nightwatch
Monstrous regiment
J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter
The Philosopher's Stone
The Chamber of Secrets
The Prisoner of Azkaban
The Goblet of Fire
The Order of the Phoenix
Half-blood prince
The Deathly Hallows
Sean Russel
The Swan's war
The one kingdom
The isle of battle
Das Schwarze Auge
Das Jahr des Greifen (Wolfgang Hohlbein, Bernhard Hennen)
Der Sturm
Die Entdeckung
Die Amazone
Das Zerbrochene Rad (Ulrich Kiesow)
1. Der Scharlatan
Das Zerbrochene Rad
"Aigolf Thuranson" (Uschi Zietsch)
2. Tuam der Wanderer
8. Der Drachenkönig
Das Leben der Thalionmel (Ina Kramer)
4. Die Löwin von Netha
5. Thalionmels Opfer
Scheïjian (Karl-Heinz Witzko)
11. Treibgut
20. Spuren im Schnee
Drei Nächte in Fasar (Bernhard Hennen)
12. Der Tanz der Rose
13. Die Ränke des Raben
14. Das Reich der Rache
Die Piraten des Südmeers (Hans Joachim Alpers)
15. Hinter der Eisernen Maske
19. Flucht aus Ghurenia
23. Das letzte Duell
Die Reise nach Salza (Ina Kramer)
16. Im Farindelwald
17. Die Suche
Rabenchronik (Lena Falkenhagen)
27. Die Boroninsel
29. Kinder der Nacht
Others
3. Die Zeit der Gräber (Björn Jagnow)
6. Feuerodem (Pamela Rumpel)
7. Katzenspuren (Christel Scheja)
9. Der Göttergleiche (Ulrich Kiesow, Hrsg.)
10. Die Legende von Assarbad (Jörg Raddatz)
18. Die Gabe der Amazonen (Ulrich Kiesow)
21. Schlange und Schwert (Lena Falkenhagen)
22. Der Spieler (Christian Jentzsch)
24. Das Gesicht am Fenster (Bernhard Hennen)
25. Steppenwind (Niels Gaul)
26. Der Lichtvogel (Hadmar von Wieser)
28. Aus dunkler Tiefe (Barbara Büchner)
30. Von Menschen und Monstern (Ina Kramer, Hrsg.)
31. Heldenschwur (Johan Kerk)
32. Das letzte Lied (Gun-Britt Tödter)
33. Das Galgenschloss (Barbara Büchner)
34. Tod eines Königs (Karl-Heinz Witzko)
35. Der Schwertkönig (Hadmar von Wieser)
36. Schatten aus dem Abgrund (Barbara Büchner)
37. Seelenwanderer (Barbara Büchner)
38. Der Dämonenmeister (Hadmar von Wieser)
39. Das magische Erbe (Christel Scheja)
40. Der Geisterwolf (Linda Budinger)
41. Und Altaja brannte (Momo Evers)
42. Blutopfer (Barbara Büchner)
43. Die Nebelgeister (Lena Falkenhagen)
44. Die beiden Herrscher (Karl-Heinz Witzko)
45. Die Nacht der Schlange (Bernhard Hennen)
46. Das Wirtshaus zum lachenden Henker (Barbara Büchner)
47. Die Königslarve (Karl-Heinz Witzko)
48. Geteiltes Herz (Tobias Frischhut)
49. Erde und Eis (Hadmar von Wieser)
50. Gassengeschichten (Britta Herz (Hrsg.))
51. Sphärenschlüssel (Jörg Raddatz & Heike Kamaris)
52. Die Hand der Finsternis (Alexander Huiskes)
53. Zwergenmaske (Martina Nöth)
54. Koboldgeschenk (Gunn-Britt Tödter)
55. Blutrosen (Heike Kamaris & Jörg Raddatz)
William Shakespeare
A Midsummernight's dream
King Lear
Merchant of Venice
Neville Shute
A Town like Alice
On the Beach
Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
Mannen som gick up i rök
Mannen på balkongen
Den skrattande polisen
Brandbilen som försvann
Polis, polis, potatismus
Den vedervärdiga mannen från Säffle
Det slutna rummet
Polismördaren
Terroristerna
Wilbur Smith
River God
The Courtney Series
Birds of Prey
Monsoon
Blue Horizon
When the Lion Feeds
The Sound of Thunder
A Sparrow Falls
The Burning Shore
Power of the Sword
Rage
A Time to Die
Golden Fox
The Ballantyne Novels
A Falcon Flies
John Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men
The Pearl
The Wayward Bus
Grapes of Wrath
J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hobbit
The Lord of the Rings
The Fellowship of the Rings
The Two Towers
The Return of the King
Background Books to The Lord of the Rings
The Silmarillion
Per Wahlöö
see Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
Jane Welch
The Book of Man
Dawn of a Dark Age
The Broken Chalice
The Allegiance of Man
Various Authors
Australia
While the Billy Boils (Henry Lawson)
Wake in Fright (Kenneth Cook)
The Dead Heart (Douglas Kennedy)
A Fortunate Life (Albert B. Facey)
The Harp in the South (Ruth Park)
Eucalyptus (Murray Bail)
Rock'n'Roll Babes from Outer Space (Linda Jaivin)
Ireland
A star called Henry (Roddy Doyle)
Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt)
The Thruth about the OIrish (Terry Eagleton)
Geek stuff
Fermat's last theorem (Simon Singh)
Gödel, Escher, Bach, an eternal Golden Braid (Douglas R. Hofstadter)
The mythical man-month (Frederick P. Brooke)
Just for Fun (David Diamond and Linus Torvalds)
True Names (Vernor Vinge)
The Illuminatus! Trilogy (Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson)
Other
Trainspotting (Irvine Welsh)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)
Out of Africa (Karen Blixen)
Leaves of Grass (Walt Whitman)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Mark Twain)
A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemmingway)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
The Virgin and the Gipsy (D.H. Lawrence)
The Last of the Mohicans (J. Fenimore Cooper)
Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde (R.L. Stevenson)
On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
Too small for basketball (Kris Kenway)
A bridge of years (Robert Charles Wilson)
Dooms Day Book (Connie Willis)
Looking for Maya (Atima Shivastava)
Stupid White Men (Michael G. Moore)
Breakfast of champions (Kurt Vonnegut)
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Last modified: 2010-07-16