My 2006 reading list - part 1

A Listmania! list by Annabel Gaskell "gaskella2" (Nr Oxford, UK)
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Reversed Forecast
1.  Reversed Forecast by Nicola Barker
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  "First novel - follows lives of a bunch of misfits and oddballs."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Jolly Green Giant
2.  Jolly Green Giant by David Bellamy
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  "Interesting and entertaining autobiog of the great botanic populariser and campaigner."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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The Actual
3.  The Actual by Saul Bellow
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  "Beautifully crafted novella about the requiting of unrequited love."
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Death by Hollywood
4.  Death by Hollywood by Steven Bochco
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  "Light but stylish debut novel from Hill Street Blues' creator."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Utz (Vintage Classics)
5.  Utz (Vintage Classics) by Bruce Chatwin
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  "Fabulous tale of the perils of collecting in a communist country"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Resurrectionists: na
6.  The Resurrectionists: na by Michael Collins
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  "Booker short listed tale of small town USA and prodigal homecoming - brilliant"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Chasing The Dime
7.  Chasing The Dime by Michael Connelly
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  "I prefer the Harry Bosch books, but really enjoyed this too"
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

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Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture
8.  Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture by Apostolos Doxiadis
The list author says:
  "A story of mathematical obsession. Excellent."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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Malicious Intent (Anya Crichton)
9.  Malicious Intent (Anya Crichton) by Kathryn Fox
The list author says:
  "An Aussie Scarpetta-like. Worth reading, hope for more"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

The Surgeon: Rizzoli & Isles series 1
10.  The Surgeon: Rizzoli & Isles series 1 by Tess Gerritsen
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  "Gory medical serial-killer chiller. A cut above (!) many others."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (238 customer reviews)

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Exposure
11.  Exposure by KATHRYN HARRISON
The list author says:
  "Disturbing , but well-written."
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Underground
12.  Underground by Tobias Hill
The list author says:
  "Strange first novel about a Polish worker in the Tube who is after a murderer"
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Property Of
13.  Property Of by Alice Hoffman
The list author says:
  "Catcher in the Rye meets West Side Story but the heroine is rather unlikeable"
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2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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The Kite Runner
14.  The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The list author says:
  "Real Tear-jerker whereas The Bookseller of Kabul just made me cross"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,281 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Ninth Life of Louis Drax
15.  The Ninth Life of Louis Drax by Liz Jensen
The list author says:
  "Great pschological mystery read"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

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Love Me
16.  Love Me by Garrison Keillor
The list author says:
  "Sweet - St Pauls writer visits the Big Smoke & sows wild oats before going home"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Time Out Of Mind
17.  Time Out Of Mind by Jane Lapotaire
The list author says:
  "Brutally honest autobiog after recovery from brain surgery"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

The People's Act Of Love
18.  The People's Act Of Love by James Meek
The list author says:
  "Best thing I've read this year - stunning."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

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