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Vaguely relevent Guide Entries.
This is a list of links to all the enteries that will make you want to turn off the computer and read a book... If I've missed any please post below. I'm still working on the entry list, so please let me know if I've missed your favourite.
- Films based on Books
- American Libraries
- What's the best book you’ve ever read? What happened when the H2G2 community was asked what the best book they'd ever read was
- Adult Comic Books
- American Superhero Comic Books
- Print On-Demand Book Publishing
- The Obscene Publications Act, 1857
- International Standard Book Number
- Do-It-Yourself Fairy Tale Kit
- Concepts from Fiction
- Films of books have three purposes...
- Fairy Tales
Children's Books and Authors
- Molesworth BooksNot just for children these books are a spoof of boarding school stories
- The Tom Swift BooksAn American Series of tales about the Tom Swift, an inventor and genius
- Watership DownAnother book that's enjoyed by adults, a tale of a group of rabbits that leave their home and search for a new home.
- The Cherry Ames BooksA series about the adventures of a young American Nurse
- Beatrix Potter Needs no introduction, as her tales of the Adventures on clothed farm animals have been part of nearly everyone's childhood.
- Graeme BaseAn authour of impressive children's picture books.
- 'The Carpet People' by Terry PratchettWritten for children, read by adults.
- Diana Wynne Jones - Author A writer of fantasy for children and adults.
- John Bellairs - Author
- Harry Potter Does this really need an introduction?
- Astrid Lindgren - AuthorPippi Longstocking's creator
- The Life and Works of Enid Blyton.A shameless plug for entry written by the editor.
- CS LewisThe Creator of Narnia
Science Fiction and Fantasy
- The Life and Works of JRR Tolkien
- The Lord of the Rings - the Animated Adventure
- The Major Villains of 'The Lord of the Rings'
- The Wheel of Time The long running fantasy series by Robert Jordan
- Terry Pratchett's DiscworldThe fantasy series set on a flat world on the back of an elephant.
- Neil Gaiman's Sandman
- The Complete RobotOne of the classic Science Fiction Authours
- Andi Watson Comic's CreatonAuthor of both fantasy, and more realistic comic
- Anne McCaffrey - Author
- Bram Stoker - AuthorThe writer of the classic Dracula books
- Kurt Vongutt
- David and Leigh Eddings - AuthorsHusband a wife team of Scifiandfanstasy
- Stephen R Lawhead
- Kurt Vonnegut the authour of slaughterhouse 5, this is just an outline of his work if anyone would like to write a more detailed entry please let us know.
- The Virgin SucidesA book and later a film.
- The romantic novels of Georgette Heyer
- Luke RhinehartAn innovative authour whose work defies description.
- John Creasey - Ten Authors in One
- John Creasey - the First of Many
- John Creasey - Simple Facts
- John Creasey and the Toff
- Charles Bukowski - Poet and Novelist
- Dashiell Hammett - Author
- Margaret Atwood - Writer
- The Handmaid's Tale Attwoods book prize nominated epic.
- George Orwell
- Charles Dickens - Author
- Stephen KingThe popular horror writer and scriptwriter.
- Catch 22
- The story of the story of OClassic Erotic Fiction
- Jack Kerouac
- Hunter S Thompson
- Ian Fleming - AuthorThe creator of James Bond
- HP Lovecraft
- Doris Lessing - Author
- The Life of the Marquis de Sade - Author
- Sven Hassel - WriterA little know Danish Anti war writer.
- Michel de Montaigne
- Oscar Wilde
Myths, Legends, etc
- The Medieval Development of Arthurian Literature
- Arthurian Literature from the Middle Ages to the Victorians A sequal to the above
- Anglo-Saxon Isle of Wight: Legends
- Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
- Aesop and his Fables
Historically important books..
- The Book of Kellsnot a book that you can borrow from the library but here for the sake of completness
- I ChingA book of wisdom based on the principal of change.
- Anne Frank and Her Diary
- The Bible - a Perspective You can't deny it's historically important.
- William Shakespeare
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