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Cloud Atlas
1.  Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
The list author says:
  "Skilfully written, complex novel that transports the reader across time and space. Highly recommended!"
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Incendiary
2.  Incendiary by Chris Cleave
The list author says:
  "This is going to be a massive summer read. Unique premise, pacy and an unforgettable narrative voice."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

The Five People You Meet In Heaven
3.  The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom
The list author says:
  "A novel that stirs your emotions. Beautifully constructed - a story that leaves you with tears in your eyes and a smile on your lips."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (587 customer reviews)

The Memory Of Running
4.  The Memory Of Running by Ron McLarty
The list author says:
  "Extraordinary novel with a central character reminiscent of Forest Gump. Travel with Smithy as he journeys from despair to hope."
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The God of Small Things
5.  The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The list author says:
  "Beautifully evocative, lush prose forms the backdrop to this powerful family saga set in India."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (283 customer reviews)

Any Human Heart
6.  Any Human Heart by William Boyd
The list author says:
  "Highly entertaining read that somehow manages to convince you that the central character really lived! Set against a rich backdrop of 20th century events."
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Atonement
7.  Atonement by Ian McEwan
The list author says:
  "A novel that muses on the consequences that a child's interpretation of events can cause. Balmy summer days mask a bubbling hot undercurrent of jealousy and class conflict."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (351 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Pursuit Of Happiness
8.  The Pursuit Of Happiness by Douglas Kennedy
The list author says:
  "A brilliant read - perfect for the beach. A sweeping story that focuses on the repercussions of a life-changing chance encounter."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (113 customer reviews)

The Time Traveler's Wife
9.  The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The list author says:
  "Again, another suitcase essential, Time and space prove no barriers to this moving love story that never beomes too sentimental. Perfect."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,324 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

The Lovely Bones
10.  The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
The list author says:
  "This novel is shocking, hard to read at times but ultimately uplifting due to the haunting viewpoint of the narrator, speaking after death. Very original."
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The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud
11.  The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud by Ben Sherwood
The list author says:
  "Take this on holiday this summer and you will not be disappointed - a poignant love story with twists and turns that leave you gasping for the last page. Wonderfully written."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

The Glass Palace
12.  The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh
The list author says:
  "A novel that is massive in scope - following a family across many generations and illuminating many aspects of the troubled histories of Burma, India and Malaya."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

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Tuesdays With Morrie: An old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson
13.  Tuesdays With Morrie: An old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson by Mitch Albom
The list author says:
  "This is a book you will never forget. Unflinchingly honest, painfully sad but Morrie's lessons to his former pupil teach the reader aswell about the important things in life. Unforgettable."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (318 customer reviews)

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