Britain's zeitgeist - a guide in books

A Listmania! list by "highlander34"
 
A Hostile Place
1.  A Hostile Place by John Fullerton
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  "war, spies, betrayal - what could be more british?"
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Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
2.  Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self by Claire Tomalin
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  "he survived, prospered despite war, plague, fire and revolution"
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A Question of Blood
3.  A Question of Blood by Ian Rankin
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  "very british crime."
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Slipstream: A Memoir
4.  Slipstream: A Memoir by Elizabeth Jane Howard
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  "a very british literary autobiography of the past half century and more"
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Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals
5.  Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals by John Gray
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  "contrarian and not very logical. how very british."
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Book 5)
6.  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Book 5) by J. K. Rowling
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  "a very british children's story that took the world by storm"
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Millennium People
7.  Millennium People by J. G. Ballard
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  "literary thriller, and typically oddball british at that"
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Berlin: The Downfall 1945
8.  Berlin: The Downfall 1945 by Antony Beevor
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  "a wonderful, appalling story by britain's best selling historian"
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The Monkey House
9.  The Monkey House by John Fullerton
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  "a british author's stunning book of contemporary warfare"
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The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East
10.  The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East by David Hirst
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  "the very best of british journalism."
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