My Top 25 Favorite Books of All Time

A Listmania! list by Amazon Customer "bluesman" (san jose, ca.)
The list author says: "I hope these books will bring you as much joy and pleasure as they have me. My primary genre's are Fantasy & Adventure, Science Fiction & Historical Fiction"
The Pillars of the Earth [Mass Market Paperback]
1.  The Pillars of the Earth [Mass Market Paperback] by Ken Follett
The list author says:
  "This book, published in 1989 by a publisher without common sense as they failed to realize its greatness due to their greed, is the best book I have ever read....bar none."
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Agincourt
2.  Agincourt by Bernard Cornwell
The list author says:
  "It surprises me that my top two favorites are Historical Fiction as I mostly read Fantasy and Adventure novels however, I have to say this was one of the best books I have ever read, it felt like I was there in the Middle Ages,"
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The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 1)
3.  The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 1) by Patrick Rothfuss
The list author says:
  "Here I am picking one of the newest authors to date as my Third All-Time Favorite! After two historical novels and now this many may be surprised at my choices seeing as I say I have been reading voraciously for over 30 years....however it is true and these are my picks, I think if you actually read them you'll see why :)"
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The Blade Itself (The First Law: Book One)
4.  The Blade Itself (The First Law: Book One) by Joe Abercrombie
The list author says:
  "My 4th through 6th books are all of them by Abercrombie as they are all a part of a three part series.
More realistic than any author I've ever read, including David Gemmell which was one of the reasons I fell in love with his work, this fairly new author has hooked me with his realism like no other."
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Before They Are Hanged (The First Law: Book Two)
5.  Before They Are Hanged (The First Law: Book Two) by Joe Abercrombie
The list author says:
  "Joe Abercrombie's 2nd book in the trilogy and my 5th Favorite. Please see above for my reasons for choosing this work"
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Last Argument Of Kings: The First Law: Book Three
6.  Last Argument Of Kings: The First Law: Book Three by Joe Abercrombie
The list author says:
  "Joe Abercrombie's 3rd book in this fantastic trilogy and my 6th Overall top 25 all-time books. Please see above for my reasons for this choice."
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