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Old 31st Dec 2011, 9:30   #1
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Usual system and red stars, if it's the very best ever!
And including books for the over 11's in case anyone is interested in these



65. Richard III: The Maligned King - Annette Carson RED STARS
64. The Hobbit - JRR Tolkein
63. For One More Day - Mitch Albom
62. State of Wonder - Ann Patchett
61. The Enemy - Charlie Higson
60. A Man Could Stand Up - Ford Madox Ford
59. The Sacrifice - Charlie Higson
58. Till We Have Faces - CS Lewis
57. The Lion's World - Rowan Williams
56. No More Parades - Ford Madox Ford
55. A Clash of Kings - George RR Martin
54. Goblins - Philip Reeve
53. A Perfectly Good Man - Patrick Gale ½
52. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce ½
51. Aquarius - Jan Mark
50. End This Depression Now! - Paul Krugman ½
49. The Observations - Jane Harris ½
48. The Gate of Angels - Penelope Fitzgerald ½
47. The Peppered Moth - Margaret Drabble
46. The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
45. Sundry Creditors - Nigel Balchin ½
44. Moon Tiger - Penelope Lively
43. The Olive Readers - Christine Aziz
42. The Borrower - Deborah Makkai ½
41. Some Do Not.... - Ford Madox Ford
40. Dancers in Mourning - Margery Allingham ½
39. Police at the Funeral - Margery Allingham ½
38. George MacDonald - William Raeper ½ Uneven biography
37. Rapture - Lauren Kate Disapppointing end to the series
36. The Stranger's Child - Alan Hollinghurst ½
35. I Heard The Owl Cry My Name - Margaret Craven
34. The Barn at the End of the World - Mary Rose O'Reilley ½
33. Draw the Dark - Ilsa J Bick
32. Rivers of London - Ben Aaronovitch
31. The China Governess - Margery Alllingham
30. Unwind - Neal Shusterman Re-read and still as chilling
29. Life: An Exploded Diagram - Mal Peet ½
28. Swift - RJ Anderson
27. The Blue Flower - Penelope Fitzgerald
26. The Virgin Widow - Anne O'Brien
25. A Traveller in Time - Alison Uttley A children's classic but difficult to appreciate as brilliant as it must once have appeared.
24. The Woven Path - Robin Jarvis
23. Our Precious Lulu - Anne Fine Cracking family observation and conversation as always.
22. The Radleys - Matt Haig ½
21. Laddie - Gene Stratton Porter
20. The Sea - John Banville
19. Half A Crown - Jo Walton
18. Pure - Andrew Miller ½
17. The Trouble With Lichen - John Wyndham
16. Sacred Hunger - Barry Unsworth
15. Nocturnes - Kazuo Ishiguro
14. The Red Dress - Sarah Harrison
13. The Rash Act - Ford Madox Ford
12. The Scorpio Races - Maggie Stiefvater ½
11. Ha'penny - Jo Walton
10. Unspoken Sermons: Series 1, 2, 3 - George MacDonald Still reading these, one sermon per night, but they are astounding.
9. The Captive Queen - Alison Weir Let me get back to Ford and MacDonald....
8. Findings - Kathleen Jamie Thoughtful musings and observations from Scottish life.
7. De Occupatione Regni Angliae per Riccardum Tercium - Dominic Mancini, trans. CAJ Armstrong Not sure how you grade a historical chronicle, but you certainly don't translate the title as "Usurpation"....
6. The Time-Traveller's Guide to Medieval England - Ian Mortimer
5. The Prince in the Tower - Michael Hicks Oh Michael, you delight us with your pleasant proposals about Wydeville takeovers and then savagely drop us in the traditionalist anti-Ricardian camp at the last.
4. The Absolutist - John Boyne ½
3. The Memory of Love - Aminatta Forna
2. Down the Garden Path - Beverley Nichols A wintery read about summery things.
1. Farthing - Jo Walton A fabulous homage to Tey's murder-mysteries in 1940's alt.fascist-England.
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December

32. Life of Pi - Yann Martel
31. Regeneration - Pat Barker

November

30. The Testament of Mary - Colm Tóib*n
29. The Birds of the Innocent Wood - Dierdre Madden

October

28. Another Country - James Baldwin

September

27. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
26. Girl with Green Eyes - Edna O'Brien
25. Narcopolis - Jaheet Thayil

August

24. The Lighthouse - Alison Moore
23. Swimming Home -Deborah Levy
22. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce
21. Skios - Michael Frayn

July

20. Canada - Richard Ford
19. Hawthorn and Child - Keith Ridgway

June

18. The Spectacular - Keith Ridgway (short story)
17. King of the Badgers - Philip Hensher
16. The Story of the Night - Colm Tóib*n

May

15. Foreign Bodies - Cynthia Ozick
14. 99 Reasons Why - Caroline Smailes
13. Oh What a Paradise It Seems - John Cheever

April

12. A Sense of Reality - Graham Green
11. Me Before You - Jo Jo Moyes
10. The Manticore - Robertson Davies

March

9. Absolution - Patrick Flanery
8. The Afterparty - Leo Benedictus

February

7. The Scapegoat - Daniel Pennac
6. The Tiny Wife - Andrew Kaufman
5. Offshore - Penelope Fitzgerald

January

4. The Blue Book - A L Kennedy
3. A Summer of Drowning - John Burnside
2. Before I Go to Sleep - SJ Watson
1. Trauma - Patrick McGrath



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The Conservationist - Nadine Gordimer p 90 (January)
Whatever - Michel Houellebeq p 54 (January)
Buenos Noches, Buenos Aires - Gilbert Adair p 40 (February)
War Horse - Michael Morpurgo p 64 (February)
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26. A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
25. Good Wives, Louisa May Alcott
24. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
23. Young Adolf, Beryl Bainbridge
22. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Paul Torday
21. Small Island, Andrea Levy ½
20. Five Quarters of the Orange, Joanne Harris
19. Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow, Peter Hoeg
18. How to be a Woman, Caitlin Moran ½
17. Parade's End, Ford Madox Ford
16. The Help, Kathryn Stockett ½
15. The Rainmaker, John Grisham
14. Gillespie and I, Jane Harris
13. The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios and other stories, Yann Martel
12. Blackberry Wine, Joanne Harris ½
11. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce for lack of enjoyment, but I should probably give it
10. Kes (originally published as A Kestrel for a Knave), Barry Hines
9. Up the Junction, Nell Dunn
8. The Long Song, Andrea Levy
7. The Godfather, Mario Puzo
- Che Guevara and the Mountain of Silver: By bicycle and train through South America, Anne Mustoe ABANDONED
6. Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks
5. This Book Will Save Your Life, A.M. Homes
4. Something to Tell You, Hanif Kureishi ½
- The Hunchback of Notre-Dame , Victor Hugo ABANDONED
3. Mr Chartwell, Rebecca Hunt ½
2. Started Early, Took My Dog, Kate Atkinson
1. The End of the Affair, Graham Greene
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Novels Short Story Collections Non-Fiction

January

001. Once You Break a Knuckle - D.W. Wilson
002. In the Orchard, the Swallows - Peter Hobbs
003. Bereft - Chris Womersley
004. All is Song - Samantha Harvey
005. The Bodysurfers - Robert Drewe
006. An Honourable Man - Gillian Slovo
007. The Town That Drowned - Riel Nason
008. Journey to the Stone Country - Alex Miller
009. Walk the Blue Fields - Claire Keegan
010. Careless - Deborah Robertson
011. The Catastrophist - Ronan Bennett
012. An Elegy for Easterly - Petina Gappah
013. The Prisoner of Paradise - Romesh Gunesekera
014. Fly Away Peter - David Malouf

February
015. The Bellwether Revivals - Benjamin Wood
016. This Isn't the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You - Jon McGregor
017. Sanctuary Line - Jane Urquhart
018. Conditions of Faith - Alex Miller
019. Care of Wooden Floors - Will Wiles
020. The Thing Around Your Neck - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
021. 38 Bahadurabad - Zeeba Sadiq
022. After the Lockout - Darran McCann
023. Mountains of the Moon - I.J. Kay
024. This is Paradise - Will Eaves
025. Dogs at the Perimeter - Madeleine Thien
026. Capital - John Lanchester
027. Other People We Married - Emma Straub
028. Stone Arabia - Dana Spiotta
029. Rocks in the Belly - Jon Bauer
030. We the Animals - Justin Torres

March
031. Absolution - Patrick Flanery
032. The Secret Lives of People in Love - Simon Van Booy
033. Summer - Tom Darling
034. Painter of Silence - Georgina Harding
035. Indian Horse - Richard Wagamese
036. The Garden of Evening Mists - Tan Twan Eng
037. The Mill for Grinding Old People Young - Glenn Patterson
038. Birds of a Lesser Paradise - Megan Mayhew Bergman
039. The Land of Decoration - Grace McCleen
040. Heft - Liz Moore
041. The Carpenter - Matt Lennox
042. The Chemistry of Tears - Peter Carey
043. Stopping for Strangers- Daniel Griffin
044. The Light of Amsterdam - David Park
045. The Uninvited Guests - Sadie Jones

April
046. A Stone's Throw - Fiona Shaw
047. This Will Be Difficult to Explain - Johanna Skibsrud
048. The Spider King's Daughter - Chibundu Onuzo
049. The Beginner's Goodbye - Anne Tyler
050. The Street Sweeper - Elliot Perlman
051. Suitable Precautions - Laura Boudreau
052. The Apartment - Greg Baxter
053. Foal's Bread - Gillian Mears
054. The White Earth - Andrew McGahan
055. This Is Not Your City - Caitlin Horrocks
056. Signs of Life - Anna Raverat
057. Stray Love - Kyo Maclear
058. The Missing Shade of Blue - Jennie Erdal
059. A Place to Stop - Susan Wicks
060. Disquiet - Julia Leigh

May
061. Floating Like the Dead - Yasuko Thanh
062. Autumn Laing - Alex Miller
063. The Girl Who Fell from the Sky - Simon Mawer
064. More in Anger - J. Jill Robinson
065. Whirl Away - Russell Wangersky
066. Ignorance - Michèle Roberts
067. My Policeman - Bethan Roberts
068. Rebirth - Jahnavi Barua
069. All the Voices Cry - Alice Petersen
070. By Battersea Bridge - Janet Davey
071. The Forrests - Emily Perkins
072. Reality, Reality - Jackie Kay
073. Bring up the Bodies - Hilary Mantel
074. The Long Stretch - Linden MacIntyre

June
075. The Colour of Milk - Nell Leyshon
076. Happiness is a Chemical in the Brain - Lucia Perillo
077. Scenes from Early Life - Philip Hensher
078. Why Men Lie - Linden MacIntyre
079. Mad Hope - Heather Birrell
080. Konstantin - Tom Bullough
081. Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul - David Adams Richards
082. Where'd You Go, Bernadette - Maria Semple
083. Opposed Positions - Gwendoline Riley
084. Inside - Alix Ohlin
085. In Other Rooms, Other Wonders- Daniyal Mueenuddin
086. Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk - Ben Fountain
087. The Red House - Mark Haddon
088. Montana 1948 - Larry Watson

July
089. Signs and Wonders - Alix Ohlin
090. Landscape of Farewell - Alex Miller
091. How the Trouble Started - Robert Williams
092. Magnified World - Grace O'Connell
093. The Deadman's Pedal - Alan Warner
094. Aerogrammes - Tania James
095. The Silver Dark Sea - Susan Fletcher
096. Shout Her Lovely Name - Natalie Serber
097. Come to the Edge - Joanna Kavenna
098. A Trick I Learned from Dead Men - Kitty Aldridge
099. In the Kingdom of Men - Kim Barnes
100. Swimming Home - Deborah Levy
101. Rape: A Love Story - Joyce Carol Oates

August
102. Radio Belly - Buffy Cram
103. The Infinite Tides - Christian Kiefer
104. The Trout Opera - Matthew Condon
105. How to Breathe Underwater - Julie Orringer
106. The Lightning Field - Heather Jessup
107. The Lighthouse - Alison Moore
108. The Dead Are More Visible - Steven Heighton
109. Our Daily Bread - Lauren B. Davis
110. Toby's Room - Pat Barker
111. Bobcat and Other Stories - Rebecca Lee
112. The Blondes - Emily Schultz
113. We Sinners - Hanna Pylväinen
114. The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway

September
115. Stay Awake - Dan Chaon
116. Above All Things - Tanis Rideout
117. NW - Zadie Smith
118. Y - Marjorie Celona
119. Volt - Alan Heathcock
120. The Age of Hope - David Bergen
121. Sweet Tooth - Ian McEwan
122. Great Dream of Heaven - Sam Shepard
123. This Bright River - Patrick Somerville
124. Rook - Jane Rusbridge
125. What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank - Nathan Englander
126. In Between Days - Andrew Porter
127. Santa Rosa - Wendy McGrath

October
128. Sleeping Funny - Miranda Hill
129. The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets - Kathleen Alcott
130. Mateship With Birds - Carrie Tiffany
131. Evening is the Whole Day - Preeta Samarasan
132. Something is Out There - Richard Bausch
133. The Cat - Edeet Ravel
134. The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea - Randolph Stow
135. Familiar - J. Robert Lennon
136. The News From Spain - Joan Wickersham
137. Fobbit - David Abrams
138. The Heart Broke In - James Meek
139. Storm Warning - Vanessa Gebbie
140. The Testament of Mary - Colm Tóib*n

November
141. Dear Life - Alice Munro
142. The Round House - Louise Erdrich
143. The Daughters of Mars - Thomas Keneally
144. The Agriculture Hall of Fame - Andrew Malan Milward
145. To Be Sung Underwater - Tom McNeal
146. Seldom Seen - Sarah Ridgard
147. Astray - Emma Donoghue
148. The Sparrows of Edward Street - Elizabeth Stead
149. The World - Bill Gaston

December
150. Pleased to Meet You - Caroline Adderson
151. What Happened to Sophie Wilder - Christopher R. Beha
152. Cutting for Stone - Abraham Verghese
153. Little Sinners and Other Stories - Karen Brown
154. South of the Border - James Ryan
155. Lovesong Alex Miller
156. Dear Husband - Joyce Carol Oates
157. See the Child - David Bergen
158. The Middlesteins - Jami Attenberg
159. The Shiralee - D'Arcy Niland
160. Last Night at the Lobster - Stewart O'Nan

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December

59. Toby's Room, Pat Barker
58. A Place to Call Home, Sheila O'Brien

November

57. The Purchase, Linda Spalding
56. The Boy Who Followed Ripley, Patricia Highsmith

October

55. Everybody Has Everything, Katrina Onstad
54. That They May Face The Rising Sun, John McGahern
53. The Magic of Saida, M.G. Vassanji
52. My Life Among The Apes, Cory Fagan
50. Our Daily Bread, Lauren B. Davis
49. 419, Will Ferguson

September

48. The Emperor of Paris, CS Richardson
47. The Imposter Bride, Nancy Richler
46. The Sweet Girl, Annabel Lyon
45. Y, Marjorie Celona
44. Communion Town, Sam Thompson
43. Inside, Alix Ohlin
42. Whirl Away, Russell Wangersky

August

41. Sweet Tooth, Ian McEwan
40. The Yips, Nicola Barker
39. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce
38. Swimming Home, Deborah Levy

July

37. The Deadman's Pedal, Alan Warner
36. Lionel Asbo, Martin Amis
35. Above All Things, Tanis Rideout
34. The Dead Are More Visible, Steven Heighton

June

33. Magnified World, Grace O'Connell
32. The Girl Who Fell from the Sky, Simon Mawer
31. The Chemistry of Tears, Peter Carey
30. My Name Is Asher Lev, Chaim Potok

May

29. Dirty Tricks, Michael Dibdin
28. Canada, Richard Ford
27. Skios, Michael Frayn
26. The Light of Amsterdam, David Park
25. Pittsburgh Stories, Clark Blaise
24. The Headmaster's Wager, Vincent Lam

April

23. The Street Sweeper, Elliott Perlman 1/2, upgraded to
22. A Book of Great Worth, Dave Margoshes
21. Ripley's Game, Patricia Highsmith
20. Five Bells, Gail Jones
19. Stories 1938-45, William Maxwell
18. Capital, John Lanchester -- and a few weeks later turning into

March

17. Why Men Lie, Linden MacIntyre
16. The Bellwether Revivals, Benjamin Wood
15. A Perfect Hoax, Italo Svevo
14. August, Gerard Woodward
13. The Street, Mordecai Richler
12. Get Me Out Of Here, Henry Sutton

February

11. Open City, Teju Cole
10. Dr. Brinkley's Tower, Robert Hough
9. The Art of Fielding, Chad Harbach 1/2
8. Remainder, Tim McCarthy

January

7. Southern Stories, Clark Blaise
6. The Memory Chalet, Tony Judt (and I don't do red stars often)
5. The Old Romantic, Louise Dean
4. Ru, Kim Thuy
3. The Secret Goldfish, David Means
2. Seven Types of Ambiguity, Elliot Perlman
1. Lightning, Jean Echenoz
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Palimplist 2012

January
The Confessions of Saint Augustine, Loeb Classical Library (Bi-lingual ed. transl. by W. Watts) A month-long project of investigation of the ancient world.
Homer's "Iliad," the Fagles translation

February
Homer's "Odyssey," the Fagles translation
Virgil's "Aeneid," the Fagles translation
Virgil's "Aeneid," the Dryden translation

March
Infinite Jest (1996), by David Foster Wallace
At Swim-Two-Birds (1939), by Flann O'Brian (Brian ONolan)

April
Too Loud a Solitude (1976; English trans. from the Czech, 1990), by Bohumil Hrabal
I Served the King of England (1970 ?), by Bohumil Hrabal

May
The Safety Net (1976), by Heinrich Bøll
Everyone Dies Alone (1946), by Hans Fallada
Vineland (1990), by Thomas Pynchon









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- Boxer, Beetle ~ Ned Beauman
- One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich ≈ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (r)
- The Sisters Brothers ~ Patrick deWitt
_ -- _ - The Anatomy Lesson ≈ Philip Roth [only ~60 pages in when I left the book somewhere!]
- Whatever Happened to the Hall of Fame? ~ Bill James
- Ablutions ~ Patrick deWitt
- The Memory Chalet ~ Tony Judt
- Detective Story ~ Imre Kertsz
- The Union Jack (novella) ~ Imre Kertsz
- Liquidation ~ Imre Kertsz
- Monstrum ≈ Donald James
- We Never Make Mistakes (two short novels) ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
. . . . . . . . . . ."Incident at Krechetovka Station"~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
. . . . . . . . . . ."Matryona's House"~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Havana Red ~ Leonardo Padura
Everyman ~ Philip Roth
- Savages ~ Don Winslow
- The Corpse on the Dike ~ Janwillem van de Wetering
The Outlaw Album ~ Daniel Woodrell
- The Orchard Keeper ~ Cormac McCarthy
- Child of God ~ Cormac McCarthy
- The Road ~ Cormac McCarthy
- Suttree ~ Cormac McCarthy
- Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? ~ Philip K. Dick
Abandoned - The Creep ≈ John T. Foster [after only 30-pages, fucking dreadful writing]
- Noir ~ Olivier Pauvert
- The Gangs of San Francisco ~ Herbert Asbury
. . . . . . . . . . .(originally released as The Barbary Coast: An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld)
- Left Foot Forward: A Year in the Life of a Journeyman Footballer ≈ Garry Nelson (r)
- Left Foot in the Grave?: A View from the Bottom of the Football League ≈ Garry Nelson
Havana Black ~ Leonardo Padura
As I Lay Dying ~ William Faulkner [It really deserved to be abandoned]
- My Father and Other Working-Class Football Heroes ~ Gary Imlach
- Nightmare in the Street ~ Derek Raymond
- Driven ~ James Sallis
- The Killer Is Dying ~ James Sallis
- Indignation ~ Philip Roth -- (... TBC in 2013).
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May
24. Jane Gardam: Crusoe's Daughter
23. Stefan Zweig: Confusion
22. Penelope Fitzgerald: The Golden Child
21. Sergio Chejfec: The Planets
20. Robert Walser: The Walk
19. Victor Serge: Memoirs of a Revolutionary

April
18. Ron Rash: The Cove
17. Roberto Bolaño: The Secret of Evil
16. Svetislav Basara: The Cyclist Conspiracy
15. Jean Philippe Toussaint: Reticence
14. Enrique Vila-Matas: Never Any End to Paris
13. Wiesław Myśliwski: Stone Upon Stone
12. Eric Chevillard: Demolishing Nisard

March
11. Jacques Jouet: Upstaged
10. Nescio: Amsterdam Stories
9. Diego Marani: New Finnish Grammar
8. Moacyr Scliar: Kafka's Leopards
7. Edouard Levé: Suicide
6. Juan José Saer: Scars

February
5. Jean Strouse: Alice James: A Biography
4. Steven Millhauser: The King in the Tree ( - "Revenge"; - "An Adventure of Don Juan"; - "The King in the Tree")

January
3. Denis Johnson: Jesus' Son
2. Geoff Dyer: The Missing of the Somme
1. Milton Rokeach: The Three Christs of Ypsilanti
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46. The Deadly Percheron by John Franklin Bardin 1/2
45. Plunder Squad by Richard Stark (Donald E. Westlake) 1/2
44. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux 1/2
43. Kramer's War by Derek Robinson
42. Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan
41. Some Do Not... by Ford Madox Ford
40. The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
39. Fowlers End by Gerald Kersh 1/2
38. The Go-Between by L. P. Hartley +
37. Son of Rosemary by Ira Levin
36. The Amulet by Michael McDowell
35. Wieland, or The Transformation by Charles Brockden Brown
34. The Black House by Paul Theroux
33. The Death of Sweet Mister by Daniel Woodrell
32. The Small Back Room by Nigel Balchin
31. Lionel Asbo by Martin Amis
30. A Cruel Bird Came to the Nest and Looked In by Magnus Mills
29. House of Flesh by Bruno Fischer
28. Carpathia by Matt Forbeck
27. Julius Winsome by Gerard Donovan
26. The Red Right Hand by Joel Townsley Rogers
25. The Vet's Daughter by Barbara Comyns
24. The Hour of the Oxrun Dead by Charles L. Grant
23. The Man With the Black Feather by Gaston Leroux
22. Dark Sister by Graham Joyce
21. Slayground by Richard Stark (Donald E. Westlake)
20. Contagion and Other Stories by Brian Evenson
19. Deadly Edge by Richard Stark (Donald E. Westlake)
18. I Want It Now by Kingsley Amis
17. Hangsaman by Shirley Jackson
16. A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin
15. The Little People by John Christopher 1/2
14. "Remember You're a One-Ball!" by Quentin S. Crisp
13. A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
12. The Brave by Gregory McDonald
11. Steps by Jerzy Kosinski 1/2
10. The Bride Wore Black by Cornell Woolrich
09. Norwood by Charles Portis
08. The Blind Owl by Sadegh Hadayet
07. The Devil's Home on Leave by Derek Raymond
06. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
05. Savages by Don Winslow
04. Reign by Chet Williamson
03. Created By by Richard Christian Matheson 1/2
02. The Woman in Black by Susan Hill
01. Of Missing Persons by David Goodis
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I knew there was something I was missing off my list - only one of the best books I've read in years:

All the Pretty Horses, Cormac McCarthy

21 The Killer is Dying, James Sallis
20 Zoo City, Lauren Beukes
19 The Mammoth Book of Apocalyptic SF, ed. Mike Ashley
18 Pirate Cinema, Cory Doctorow
17 John Dies at the End, David Wong
16 Wool, Hugh Howey
15 Long-legged Fly, James Sallis
14 Moonbeast, A. E. van Vogt
13 The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum, Hienrich Böll
12 Drive, James Sallis
11 Pontypool Changes Everything, Tony Burgess
10 Flicker, Theodore Roszak
09 A Dance with Dragons, George R. R. Martin
08 The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 18, ed. Gardner Dozois
07 Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
06 The Moral Landscape, Sam Harris
05 A Fine Likeness, Sean McLachlan (ebook, self-published)
04 The Night the Nazi's came to Dinner, Sean McLachlan (ebook, self-published)
03 A Feast for Crows, George R. R. Martin
02 A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin
01 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, John le Carre

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