A Eurocentric List from the last 12 Months

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Embers
1.  Embers by Sandor Marai
The list author says:
  "Emotional fire dies. So does an age."
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Le Testament Francais
2.  Le Testament Francais by Andreï Makine
The list author says:
  "Essential. Enough Said!"
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A Life's Music
3.  A Life's Music by Andreï Makine
The list author says:
  "Powerful and gentle, lulling one into a depth rarely reached."
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The Rings Of Saturn
4.  The Rings Of Saturn by W G Sebald
The list author says:
  "I chose this one, but all the masters works should be read. Possibly the greatest modern writer??"
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The Good Soldier Švejk and his Fortunes in the World War
5.  The Good Soldier Švejk and his Fortunes in the World War by Jaroslav Hašek
The list author says:
  "Svejk, one of the great literary characters - Borrowed (stolen!) often by other writers and movie directors!"
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Never Let Me Go
6.  Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
The list author says:
  "Go the ManBooker!! Got it at the end, had to re-read immediately."
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Goodbye To Berlin
7.  Goodbye To Berlin by Christopher Isherwood
The list author says:
  "Sally Bowles, a lost character from a lost city."
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The Sea, The Sea
8.  The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch
The list author says:
  "So good, so good."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

Birthday Letters
9.  Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
The list author says:
  "Read in grief. It won't help but you'll understand better."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Judge on Trial
10.  Judge on Trial by Ivan Klima
The list author says:
  "Justice and the good twisted, dignity under siege."
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being
11.  The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
The list author says:
  "Heavy and light - not to be read by married men!!"
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Life: A User's Manual
12.  Life: A User's Manual by Georges Perec
The list author says:
  "When you get the joke you'll want to honour the author - then kill him."
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
13.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "A writing paradox: To capture autism while not actually being autistic."
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I Served the King of England (Picador Books)
14.  I Served the King of England (Picador Books) by Bohumil Hrabal
The list author says:
  "Follow the adventures (or mis-) of Ditie. Very good translation."
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Père Goriot (Oxford World's Classics)
15.  Père Goriot (Oxford World's Classics) by Honoré de Balzac
The list author says:
  "Shakespearian in proportion."
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Bringing up Girls in Bohemia
16.  Bringing up Girls in Bohemia by Michal Viewegh
The list author says:
  "The Czech Kingsley Amis."
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The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy (Penguin Modern Classics)
17.  The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy (Penguin Modern Classics) by Evelyn Waugh
The list author says:
  "Hilarious."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Cloudstreet
18.  Cloudstreet by Tim Winton
The list author says:
  "There are two Australian books that must be read. This is the 1st."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

Illywhacker
19.  Illywhacker by Peter Carey
The list author says:
  ".............and this is the second"
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The God of Small Things
20.  The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The list author says:
  "A wonderfully imagined book - I can still feel, hear and taste it."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (271 customer reviews)

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