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A Listmania! list by julie_anna "Julie from down under"
 
The Sorrow Of War
1.  The Sorrow Of War by Bao Ninh
The list author says:
  "Sad and evocative, a quiet book about the ultimate uselessness of war, from a Vietnamese perspective."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

To the Island: An Autobiography (Paladin Books)
2.  To the Island: An Autobiography (Paladin Books) by Janet Frame
The list author says:
  "In my opinion New Zealand's greatest writer, the chapter after her sister's death is so powerful and moving, but not once does she write about it directly."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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A Fine Balance
3.  A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
The list author says:
  "How can a book be uplifting and heartbreaking, but in the end just very sad and unfair!!!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (389 customer reviews)

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Into Thin Air: Personal Account of the Everest Disaster
4.  Into Thin Air: Personal Account of the Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
The list author says:
  "Great story, and sadly not fiction, although what happened was a tragedy, it was utter stupidity and ego to blame not  Everest!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (356 customer reviews)

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Foreign Correspondence
5.  Foreign Correspondence by Geraldine Brooks
The list author says:
  "An Australian woman who as an adult gets to meet  her penpals she wrote to as a child."
£10.18   Used & New from: £0.35
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Moonstone (Penguin Classics)
6.  The Moonstone (Penguin Classics) by Wilkie Collins
The list author says:
  "A great detective story from another era."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (156 customer reviews)

From the Holy Mountain: A Journey In The Shadow of Byzantium
7.  From the Holy Mountain: A Journey In The Shadow of Byzantium by William Dalrymple
The list author says:
  "Travel book with interesting insights into the Middle East  situation."
£8.79   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

The Whale Rider
8.  The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera
The list author says:
  "A lovely story, and watch the movie after you have read the book."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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My Family and Other Animals (Essential Penguin)
9.  My Family and Other Animals (Essential Penguin) by Gerald Durrell
The list author says:
  "Oh to have had a childhood like his!!!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (203 customer reviews)

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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
10.  The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
The list author says:
  "There are now 6 books in the series, just a good, easy read, and for once something positive about Africa!"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (397 customer reviews)

Borrowed Finery
11.  Borrowed Finery by Paula Fox
The list author says:
  "Memoir of a mixed up childhood...oh what people do to their children!!!"
£11.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucia
12.  Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucia by Chris Stewart
The list author says:
  "Entertaining story of setting up life in a rugged area of Spain, much better than similar books set in Provence et al!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (364 customer reviews)

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To Kill A Mockingbird
13.  To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The list author says:
  "One of the greatest stories ever written, and the movie was pretty good as well!"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,786 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The English Patient
14.  The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
The list author says:
  "Much better than the movie."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

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Book Book
15.  Book Book by Fiona Farrell
The list author says:
  "Any lover of books will relate to this tale, can you remember the significant events in your life and what book you were reading at the time?"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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