Our Reading Group's Books for 2007

A Listmania! list by Wynne Kelly "Kellydoll" (Coventry, UK)
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The Return of the Native (Penguin Classics)
1.  The Return of the Native (Penguin Classics) by Thomas Hardy
The list author says:
  "A wonderful evocation of rural life in Wessex in 19th century."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

The Grapes of Wrath
2.  The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The list author says:
  "A phenomenal book - very positively received"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (216 customer reviews)

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Astonishing Splashes Of Colour
3.  Astonishing Splashes Of Colour by Clare Morrall
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  "We all thought it began well.  Some mixed responses."
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Madame Bovary (Penguin Classics)
4.  Madame Bovary (Penguin Classics) by Gustave Flaubert
The list author says:
  "Was Emma a victim or villain?  Much heated discussion about this amazing book."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Catcher in the Rye
5.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
The list author says:
  "We agreed it was a classic - even though some of us found Holden very irritating!"
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The House of Sleep
6.  The House of Sleep by Jonathan Coe
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  "A great choice.  Brilliantly constructed with some really dark and creepy moments."
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Coram Boy
7.  Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin
The list author says:
  "Mixed responses.  We were obviously not the target audience!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Rebecca (VMC)
8.  Rebecca (VMC) by Daphne Du Maurier
The list author says:
  "Atmospheric and thought provoking - but some members uncomfortable about the fact that Max got away with murder!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (310 customer reviews)

Crime and Punishment (Penguin Classics)
9.  Crime and Punishment (Penguin Classics) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The list author says:
  "A big thumbs up for an amazing if disturbing read.  We all loved the character of Petrovich."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (254 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Private Peaceful
10.  Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
The list author says:
  "We loved it, loved it, loved it."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (397 customer reviews)

Half of a Yellow Sun
11.  Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The list author says:
  "A great choice.  Everyone loved it - even though it made harrowing reading in parts"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (362 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Christmas Carol (Children's Classics)
12.  A Christmas Carol (Children's Classics) by Charles Dickens
The list author says:
  "A real classic - a very appropriate choice as our last book for 2007"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (285 customer reviews)

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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Which translation is best? 2 2 Apr 2014
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Did it deserve to win the Orange prize? 12 31 Dec 2009
McDuff's translation. 0 29 Jun 2009
penguin popular classics 0 19 Apr 2009
Translator 2 17 Apr 2009
 
   

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