Please browse through our book reviews
here, but I think
the definitive book has got to be Programming Perl
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Update: Stuffy is correct that Programming Perl probably isn't
for the complete novice, but I do consider it definitive, and it is certainly
the second book you should buy, if perhaps not the first.
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