Top Ten Books of the 20th Century - Tim's Mum's List

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Tim's Mum's List in No Particular Order

  1. Bronowski - The Ascent of Man
  2. Gombrich - The Story of Art
  3. The Raj Quartet
  4. T.S. Elliot - The Four Quartets
  5. Mother Julien - Enfolded in Love
  6. James Michener - The Source
  7. Maguerite Youcenar - The Memoirs of Hadrian
  8. Alan Pateon - Cry The Beloved Country
  9. Rosemary Sutcliffe - The Eagle of The Ninth
  10. Clive King - The Twenty Two Letters

Special Mentions For

Medieval Latin Lyrics - Translated by Helen Waddell ( A great influence from a 20th C translation)

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Top Ten Books of the 20th Century

November 1999