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Best books of the 2000's

A Listmania! list by Peover Reader (United Kingdom)
 
Girl With a Pearl Earring
1.  Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
The list author says:
  "What Vermeer might have been up to with the maid & the value of the camera obscure"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (181 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Miss Garnet's Angel
2.  Miss Garnet's Angel by Salley Vickers
The list author says:
  "The exploits of Miss Garnett in Venice & her faithful angels."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (124 customer reviews)

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When We Were Orphans
3.  When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro
The list author says:
  "The search for parents in Shanghai and the impact of Mao & his mates"
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3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews)

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The Wrong Boy
4.  The Wrong Boy by Willy Russell
The list author says:
  "Misunderstood boy becomes schizophrenic"
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

Atonement
5.  Atonement by Ian McEwan
The list author says:
  "Mlsunderstanding leads to family rift & guilt"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (334 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Bell Jar (Modern Classics)
6.  The Bell Jar (Modern Classics) by Sylvia Plath
The list author says:
  "Account of Sylvia Plath's descent into depression"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (257 customer reviews)

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Border Crossing
7.  Border Crossing by Pat Barker
The list author says:
  "Child psychiatrist revisited by former patient"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

The Future Homemakers of America
8.  The Future Homemakers of America by Laurie Graham
The list author says:
  "Women @ US airforce base involved with family with Huntingdons Chorea"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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With Your Crooked Heart
9.  With Your Crooked Heart by Helen Dunmore
The list author says:
  "Menage a trois"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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The Shipping News
10.  The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
The list author says:
  "Man finds new life in Newfoundland witn lesbian aunt & 2 daughters"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

Life of Pi
11.  Life of Pi by Yann Martel
The list author says:
  "Surviving shipwreck with a Bengal tiger?"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,781 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Lovely Bones
12.  The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
The list author says:
  "About a dead teenager who watches her family & her murderer come to terms with her death"
£5.38   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (818 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Mourning Ruby
13.  Mourning Ruby by Helen Dunmore
The list author says:
  "Complex & poetic account of  a couple coming to terms with the death of their daughter"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

The Time Traveler's Wife
14.  The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The list author says:
  "Man with genetic disorder can travel in time meeting his wife aged 6 & daughter after he's dead"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,288 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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Small Island
15.  Small Island by Andrea Levy
The list author says:
  "Racism in all its forms in post war London."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Eleven Minutes
16.  Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho
The list author says:
  "A Brazilian girl salsa dances, finds sex only takes 11 minutes & goes home"
£5.59   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

We Need To Talk About Kevin
17.  We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
The list author says:
  "Account written in the aftermath of a school shooting. Why, was it my fault, your fault or was he just plain unhinged?"
£8.68   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (633 customer reviews)

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
18.  The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
The list author says:
  "Moving take on the Holocaust through the eyes of the Commandant's son."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (700 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Distance Between Us
19.  The Distance Between Us by Maggie O'Farrell
The list author says:
  "Sisters doing it for themselves, until Jake comes along"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

The Kite Runner
20.  The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The list author says:
  "Guilt"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,204 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Steep Approach To Garbadale
21.  The Steep Approach To Garbadale by Iain Banks
The list author says:
  "Incest is alright as long as you keep it in the family"
£7.02   Used & New from: £0.01
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
22.  The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell
The list author says:
  "Sisters, sisters, there were never such devoted sisters…"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (211 customer reviews)

All in the Mind
23.  All in the Mind by Alastair Campbell
The list author says:
  "No one gives therapy to the therapists"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

The Outcast
24.  The Outcast by Sadie Jones
The list author says:
  "Story of the suppressed and pretentious English and what goes on behind closed doors."
£5.59   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (183 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Spare Room
25.  The Spare Room by Helen Garner
The list author says:
  "Anger transfer, submission and karma"
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Depressed anyone? 25 4 May 2012
Books which match, beat The Life of Pi? 13 10 Apr 2012
The Emperor's new clothes or what ? 29 8 Jan 2012
dangerous historical inaccuracy 31 7 Nov 2011
Surely the wire would have been electrified? 17 28 Sep 2011
the lovely bones 4 25 Jul 2011
This is called grooming and is scary 21 7 Apr 2011
novel for youngster.. 0 14 Nov 2010
Questions about Small Island 0 27 Oct 2010
the lovely bones 0 22 Jul 2010
Have you ever heard about www.goodreads.com? 4 1 Jul 2010
Novels about Art 1 13 May 2010
 
   

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