Books that stay with you long after you have read them

A Listmania! list by Jala sufian "jala" (London)
 
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
1.  The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
The list author says:
  "At the start I didnt get it but by the end I got it and it got me!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (811 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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The Book Thief
2.  The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The list author says:
  "I love this book - beautifully written, original, thought provoking, haunting, heart breaking, it has it all! I couldnt put it down and mourned when it was over!"
£3.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,645 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

The Gravedigger's Daughter
3.  The Gravedigger's Daughter by Joyce Carol Oates
The list author says:
  "You think you know what is good/bad what is right/wrong but this book challenges your mind and is a sad, beautiful, dramatic tale of one woman's life following the holocaust in small town America."
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

The Kite Runner
4.  The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The list author says:
  "This book didnt really appeal to me at first but when i finally picked it up i couldnt put it down, possibly my favourite book ever! The main character is perfectly flawed and the reader loves him."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,510 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Red Tent
5.  The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
The list author says:
  "Forget that you think this book must be boring or historical - it is excellent and well worth the read."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (202 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Half of a Yellow Sun
6.  Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The list author says:
  "A wonderful story with strong characters, a thoroughly enjoyable read."
Used & New from: £16.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (386 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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A Thousand Splendid Suns
7.  A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
The list author says:
  "I love this book, The story is capturing and lingering and the setting is bleak but draws you into this world which is a million miles away from Western realities."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,352 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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My Father's Notebook
8.  My Father's Notebook by Kader Abdolah
The list author says:
  "I loved this book, it is beautiful, warm and stiring, I loved reading it and felt like i was there with them feeling it all."
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

I am the Messenger
9.  I am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
The list author says:
  "Quirky, heart warming, simple but with deep undertones, well worth the read"
Used & New from: £10.33
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
Discussion Replies Latest Post
Cannot read Max's story due to the size of the print on kindle paperwhite! 5 26 Sep 2014
links in the book 0 20 Mar 2014
dangerous historical inaccuracy 31 7 Nov 2011
Three cups of tea 3 21 Oct 2011
Surely the wire would have been electrified? 17 28 Sep 2011
The Book Thief versions? 0 3 Mar 2011
Downloading 1 4 Jan 2011
Downloading 0 27 Dec 2010
novel for youngster.. 0 14 Nov 2010
Biblical/ Religious Novels 0 22 Jun 2010
Did it deserve to win the Orange prize? 12 31 Dec 2009
New recommendations 1 9 Dec 2009
 
   

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