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Old 28th Dec 2009, 22:56   #8
Beth
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1. The Elegance of the Hedgehog - Muriel Barbery
2. Blindness - José Saramago
3. The First Century After Beatrice - Amin Maalouf
4. Let The Great World Spin - Colum McCann
5. Enemies, A Love Story - Isaac Bashevis Singer
6. The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton
7. Arthur and George - Julian Barnes
8. The Great Fire - Shirley Hazzard... such a unique style, not sure I can fully appreciate
9. A Field Guide to Getting Lost - Rebecca Solnit...
10. Olive Kitteridge - Elizabeth Strout
11. A Meaningful Life - L.J. Davis
12. The Brothers Karamazov - Dostoevsky
13. Even The Dogs - Jon McGregor...
14. The Twin - Gerbrand Bakker
15. The Humbling - Philip Roth
16. Tony and Susan - Austin Wright
17. Nervous Conditions - Tsitsi Dangarembga
18. Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell Pure reading excitement!
19. Purge - Sofi Oksanen
20. The Third Policeman - Flann O'Brien I am so not the reader for this
21. David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
22. Invitation to a Beheading - Nabokov
23. Marianne - George Sand + a bit thin on story, lovely writing nonetheless
24. The Ponder Heart - Eudora Welty (abandoned p6. At the moment, thinking about The South is exhausting)
25. White Town Drowsing - Ron Powers
26. True Grit - Charles Portis wow, there's a lot of "American" here...
26. The Murder Room - P.D. James (current)
27. Wuthering Heights - Emily Brontë...abandoned
28. The Restraint of Beasts - Magnus Mills I have no idea why this novel is so funny, but it is. A working person's fable?
29. Blood Kin - Ceridwen Dovey
30. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek - Annie Dillard....good for dipping in and out
31. Bread and Wine - Ignazio Silone not very good, really
32. Invisible Cities - Italo Calvino
33. Abigail Adams - Woody Holton ...
34. Fifth Business - Robertson Davies
35. Oranges are Not the Only Fruit - Jeanette Winterson

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