Books You've Reread the Most Times

Parson

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Hm, I never considered "children's books" when I considered books read. Let alone books read multiple times. I would guess that a list containing "children's books" read more than three times would run on the plus side of 100. My kids loved to have me read to them, and I loved doing it.
 

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@Extollager You've read Eternity in Their Hearts?!?! All the people to whom I've recommended the book or to whom I've given it.... have not read it. It goes right to the center of my cosmology/theology... Tolkien, Lewis, Richardson are my triumvirate of theology... Richardson's other books Lords of the Earth and Peace Child expound upon two of the examples given in Eternity. Peace Child completely blows my mind and my understanding of anglo-culture centered theology.
 

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Yes, I have read Eternity in Their Hearts ... should reread it, and read Peace Child. of which I do have a copy. I'll have to look up that other one!
 

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Actually, I've just looked at my bookshelf and noticed another, that I've read 30+ times.... how could forget?

A Kind of Loving (trilogy( by Stan Barstow. First book I ever read written in 1st Person. My copy cost me three shillings and sixpence back in the day... it's my comfort book, when I want to know everything is all right with my world.
 

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@Boaz & @Extollager .... Perhaps to no one's surprise I too have read Peace Child and Eternity in their hearts. Both are mind blowing. I've used Peace Child as an illustration for my sermons a couple of times.
 

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Its ironic you mis-titled them, then, Parson ;)

(I presume you meant The Short Victorious War and Field of Dishonor)
Groan!!! That's what I get for relying on my 68 year old memory. I did indeed mean what you said.
 

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I have a few I reread, most are already mentioned in this thread..
Dune
Hobbit/LOTR
War of the Worlds
The puppet masters
The 39 steps
The Stand
Ender's Game
Dandelion Wine
The Mote in God's eye
I would estimate I've read them at least a dozen times

Then there's the fix up Martian Chronicles, many times reread

Also some novellas and short stories - I tend to have these permanently bookmarked in anthologies..
The Big Time.
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Interesting that you chose that cut off point. For me it's just past an inflection point on the curve. Dozens of books I'm sure I've read 3 times.

Certain I've read >= 4 times:
Silverlock by John Meyers Meyers. [ And I know I'll read it again ]

Probably read >= 4 times:
Ringworld by Niven [ ditto ]
several of Rex Stout's NW novels, but I couldn't say which.
 

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