Fabulous books read in the last 5 years

A Listmania! list by S. Burrell (UK)
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Cloud Atlas
1.  Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
The list author says:
  "stunning -- love most of his books, but this is a masterpiece"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (606 customer reviews)

The Weight of Numbers
2.  The Weight of Numbers by Simon Ings
The list author says:
  "complex, gorgeous, intelligent"
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Testament of Gideon Mack
3.  The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson
The list author says:
  "funny and surprising"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

Middlesex
4.  Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
The list author says:
  "wonderful read -- well written"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Time Traveler's Wife
5.  The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The list author says:
  "I loved this -- different, brave, beautiful"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,330 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
6.  Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
The list author says:
  "I hated his first one, but delighted in this one. Thumbs up!"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (137 customer reviews)

The Tenderness of Wolves
7.  The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney
The list author says:
  "really satisfying read"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (214 customer reviews)

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The Distance Between Us
8.  The Distance Between Us by Maggie O'Farrell
The list author says:
  "quite light, but a pleasing read"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

Atomised
9.  Atomised by Michel Houellebecq
The list author says:
  "disturbing and meaty but really satisfying"
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews)

Carter Beats the Devil
10.  Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gold
The list author says:
  "a huge, wonderful feel-good read"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Penguin Modern Classics)
11.  One Hundred Years of Solitude (Penguin Modern Classics) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The list author says:
  "fabulous magical realism"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (314 customer reviews)

Paula
12.  Paula by Isabel Allende
The list author says:
  "non-fiction. I cried my eyes out. read after house of spirits"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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The House Of The Spirits
13.  The House Of The Spirits by Isabel Allende
The list author says:
  "Just gorgeous. Another magical realism one. Huge."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Prodigal Summer
14.  Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
The list author says:
  "liked this better than her others"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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