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We Need To Talk About Kevin
1.  We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
The list author says:
  "A gripping page turner.  Ignore the terrible cover and read this incredible, moving book."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (685 customer reviews)

Life Of Pi
2.  Life Of Pi by Yann Martel
The list author says:
  "I had no idea I would enjoy this novel so much.  Good old-fashioned storytelling which deserves its accolades"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,869 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Eleanor Rigby
3.  Eleanor Rigby by Douglas Coupland
The list author says:
  "I always find Coupland's characters believable and compelling.  An unusual story and a well-observed account of loneliness."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Liars and Saints
4.  Liars and Saints by Maile Meloy
The list author says:
  "Assured, engaging writing about a complex family.  Highly recommended.  Her first novel, amazingly."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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The Book of Illusions
5.  The Book of Illusions by Paul Auster
The list author says:
  "One of my favourite books of all time.  I was stunned by its brilliance and haven't read anything as good since."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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What I Loved
6.  What I Loved by Siri Hustvedt
The list author says:
  "A big shaggy novel set in NY, about the life of an artist - vivid & moving, wonderful description of the art scene, city life, painting.  Complex."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

Hotel World
7.  Hotel World by Ali Smith
The list author says:
  "A strange but well-written novel, about a young girl who has died in a hotel.  Don't ignore this book, it's sad but lovely."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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