I would say:
- Llama (Learning Perl)
- Camel (Programming Perl)
- Ram (Perl Cookbook)
For me, these sort of form a nice trilogy because each book has a different style. The Llama is a beginner's tutorial. The Camel is a reference book. And The Ram takes yet another approach with its recipe-style code listings and explanations. In combination, these three books give you three distinctive perspectives to help cover the basics of Perl.
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