Books read - 2008!

A Listmania! list by Rhythmgirl (London, UK)
 
Shopaholic & Baby (Shopaholic Series)
1.  Shopaholic & Baby (Shopaholic Series) by Sophie Kinsella
The list author says:
  "Not as funny as the previous ones."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (200 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Witches
2.  The Witches by Roald Dahl
The list author says:
  "This is lovely -- 'It doesn't matter who you are or what you look like so long as somebody loves you'."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (161 customer reviews)

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The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon)
3.  The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon) by Dan Brown
The list author says:
  "Treat it as a fictional work and you'll enjoy it."
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,570 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Wide Sargasso Sea (Norton Critical Editions)
4.  Wide Sargasso Sea (Norton Critical Editions) by Jean Rhys
The list author says:
  "A masterpiece on its own; invites you to read 'Jane Eyre' in a different light."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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When We Were Orphans
5.  When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro
The list author says:
  "I had expected it to be more exciting, and therefore I'm quite disappointed.  By no means comparable to 'Remains of the Day'.  Nonetheless, some parts of it are touching."
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (113 customer reviews)

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Felicia's Journey
6.  Felicia's Journey by William Trevor
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  "Trevor's descriptive prose is first-rate."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Miss Marple Omnibus: Volume One (Miss Marple): "Body in the Library", "Moving Finger", "Murder Is Announced", "4.50 from Paddington" Vol 1
7.  Miss Marple Omnibus: Volume One (Miss Marple): "Body in the Library", "Moving Finger", "Murder Is Announced", "4.50 from Paddington" Vol 1 by Agatha Christie
The list author says:
  "Like what it's about human nature ..."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Life Of Pi
8.  Life Of Pi by Yann Martel
The list author says:
  "One of the best, probably the best, I've read in recent years.  Humourous, moving, courageous, imaginative ... I love it!"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,028 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Howards End (Penguin Modern Classics)
9.  Howards End (Penguin Modern Classics) by E. M. Forster
The list author says:
  "Conflicts of attitudes and classes."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
10.  A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo
The list author says:
  "Disappointing - setting the 'love' story (more lust-driven probably) against the backdrop of Chinese-English cultural conflicts sounds promising, but the book fails to live up to my expectation."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

The Time Traveler's Wife
11.  The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The list author says:
  "A touching love story with an imaginative concept of time-travel."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,339 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

The Road Home
12.  The Road Home by Rose Tremain
The list author says:
  "A humourous bittersweet portrayal of immigrant experience - recommended."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (181 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Historian
13.  The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
The list author says:
  "Don't find it particularly impressive and it's way too long!  The author's effort in research should be commended though."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (415 customer reviews)

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Dan Brown but better 12 17 Feb 2013
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sarcastic reviews on amazon 3 26 Apr 2012
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Book vs Film 6 15 Sep 2009
New Dan Brown book 3 26 Aug 2009
 
   

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