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2008: My year in books 3/3

A Listmania! list by S. Downie (Airdrie, Lanarkshire)
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Rumo & His Miraculous Adventures
1.  Rumo & His Miraculous Adventures by Walter Moers
The list author says:
  "Zamonia returns with all the same crazy antics that made the first a cult classic."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Berlusconi Bonus
2.  The Berlusconi Bonus by Allan Cameron
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  "A book where people can really get a license to kill."
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Monks
3.  Monks by Des Dillon
The list author says:
  "Originally known as "The Big Q". Sectarianism to the extreme from Dillion"
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The English Spy
4.  The English Spy by Donald Smith
The list author says:
  "Daniel Defoe works for the English as a spy. Fact not fiction. Find out how he gets on in Edinburgh at the time of the Act of the Union."
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The Stornoway Way
5.  The Stornoway Way by Kevin MacNeil
The list author says:
  "A brilliant insight an alcoholic living in Stornoway. Lewis' culture make this book worth the read as well as the smattering of Lewis Gaelic."
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The Mating Call of the Racket-tailed Drongo
6.  The Mating Call of the Racket-tailed Drongo by Michael Tobert
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  "Hilarious tale of private golf clubs in danger and tsunamis"
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Mobius Dick
7.  Mobius Dick by Andrew Crumey
The list author says:
  "Quantum mechanics in a novel?! Whatever next?"
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The City Of Dreaming Books
8.  The City Of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers
The list author says:
  "In Zamonia, we learn of Optimus Yarnspinner's life and how he becomes an author."
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Return of the Busby Babes
9.  Return of the Busby Babes by Des Dillon
The list author says:
  "When the ghosts of the Busby Babes inhabit the players of Albion Rovers, they become the best team in  Scotland and Europe."
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Never the Bride
10.  Never the Bride by Paul Magrs
The list author says:
  "Whitby becomes the home of Brenda - and a whole host of horror characters."
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Atlantis
11.  Atlantis by David Gibbins
The list author says:
  "Another scientist attempts to write a thriller... and the result is another mediocre novel."
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Queen Camilla
12.  Queen Camilla by Sue Townsend
The list author says:
  "A contender for one of the worst novels I've read.  Avoid, avoid, avoid."
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In the Country of Men
13.  In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar
The list author says:
  "Often compared to the "Kite Runner", and it is similar, except set in Libya rather than Afghanistan."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

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