Recent fiction destined to become classics

A Listmania! list by Mr. D. Clark "londinius"
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The Lovely Bones
1.  The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
The list author says:
  "Do not let the subject matter put you off, this a book of rare beauty"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (892 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Time Traveler's Wife
2.  The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The list author says:
  "A romance for people who do not like romance - another unique and beautiful book, which makes you glad to be alive"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,332 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

The Shadow Of The Wind
3.  The Shadow Of The Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The list author says:
  "A book for anyone who loves books more than they perhaps should. All the great themes are here, in a brilliant translation."
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Star of the Sea
4.  Star of the Sea by Joseph O'Connor
The list author says:
  "Joseph O'Connor's masterwork. A sad and haunting book, which you must stay with. Its worth it."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
5.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "Should be required reading for anyone who works with children. In fact, should just be required reading for anyone."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,502 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Life Of Pi
6.  Life Of Pi by Yann Martel
The list author says:
  "Booker Prize judges don't always get it wrong. This is a remarkable tale of the sea, and survival."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,993 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Girl With a Pearl Earring
7.  Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
The list author says:
  "Perhaps not as universally appealing as the other titles on this list, yet it has something which takes hold of you."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (205 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Oscar and Lucinda
8.  Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
The list author says:
  "OK - not quite so recent, but you may have missed it, and if you enjoy the others in this list, you'll love this."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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Autism/ASD/Aspergers 18 5 Mar 2014
Wanted...another great read like shadow of the wind... 6 10 Dec 2012
Depressed anyone? 25 4 May 2012
Books which match, beat The Life of Pi? 13 10 Apr 2012
The Emperor's new clothes or what ? 29 8 Jan 2012
e-book contains many errors. 0 10 Aug 2011
the lovely bones 4 25 Jul 2011
This is called grooming and is scary 21 7 Apr 2011
the lovely bones 0 22 Jul 2010
Have you ever heard about www.goodreads.com? 4 1 Jul 2010
Novels about Art 1 13 May 2010
Why did Henry already know one of Clare's friends when they first met? 1 12 Mar 2010
 
   

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