Book club must-reads

A Listmania! list by Kathy Spikes "Kathy Spikes" (UK)
 
Child 44
1.  Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
The list author says:
  "This book is brilliant and not about the 2nd World War like so many other books out at the moment! It's a gripping read and historically very interesing."
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Oryx And Crake
2.  Oryx And Crake by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "A book club definite - distopioan vision of the future - chillingly believable and brilliantly written."
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The Missing Person's Guide to Love
3.  The Missing Person's Guide to Love by Susanna Jones
The list author says:
  "My book club loved this - compellingly written, but keeps you enthralled to the end."
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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
4.  Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
The list author says:
  "Amazing non-fiction, a book that seems to explode with colour - brilliant."
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On Green Dolphin Street
5.  On Green Dolphin Street by Sebastian Faulks
The list author says:
  "Set in New York, this is Faulks at his best, before he went a bit rubbish with Human Traces."
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The Amateur Marriage
6.  The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler
The list author says:
  "Love this book - about a couple who married in haste before the war - poignant and really well written."
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The Great Gatsby (Penguin Popular Classics)
7.  The Great Gatsby (Penguin Popular Classics) by F Scott Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  "Every book club should do the odd classic as well as the modern - about obsession and silent, unfulfilled longing, it's a must read."
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Fatherland
8.  Fatherland by Robert Harris
The list author says:
  "Set in an alternative world where Hitler has won the Second World War, this is only a few steps short of a masterpiece."
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The Poisonwood Bible
9.  The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
The list author says:
  "Set in the Congo, about a unwilling family of missionaries led by their fanatical father, this book is amazing."
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A Thousand Splendid Suns
10.  A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
The list author says:
  "As good as if not better than the Kite Runner, this is about the lives of Afghan women over the past three decades. It's a really great book."
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Year of Wonders
11.  Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
The list author says:
  "For something completely different... a fictional account of the Plague in the 17thc and the real-life stand taken by  the village of Eyam."
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