Richard & Judy's Book Club 2008

A Listmania! list by P. J. Edwards "PJE" (Nottingham)
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A Thousand Splendid Suns
1.  A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
The list author says:
  "Wednesday 9th January: The new novel by the author of The Kite Runner (which broke my heart three times) tells the story of two Afghan women who end up married to the same man."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,603 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Random Acts Of Heroic Love
2.  Random Acts Of Heroic Love by Danny Scheinmann
The list author says:
  "Wednesday 16th January: Debut novel about two men driven by lost love, one in a Siberian POW camp in 1917 the other in South America 75 years later."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)

The Rose Of Sebastopol
3.  The Rose Of Sebastopol by Katharine McMahon
The list author says:
  "Wednesday 23rd January: A young nurse's journey from Victorian England to the horrors of the Crimean War and beyond."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

A Quiet Belief In Angels
4.  A Quiet Belief In Angels by R.J. Ellory
The list author says:
  "Wednesday 30th January: A stunningly written and distinctive novel about a serial killer."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (486 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Notes from an Exhibition
5.  Notes from an Exhibition by Patrick Gale
The list author says:
  "Wednesday 6th February: A beautifully imagined, moving and compelling read about the troubled life and troubled family of a depressive artist."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (233 customer reviews)

Then We Came to the End: A Novel
6.  Then We Came to the End: A Novel by Joshua Ferris
The list author says:
  "Wednesday 13th February: A comic novel set in a modern day advertising agency in Chicago."
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (159 customer reviews)

The Visible World
7.  The Visible World by Mark Slouka
The list author says:
  "Wednesday 20th February: This author's style has been compared to John Berger and WG Sebald which makes him a must-read as far as I'm concerned."
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Mister Pip
8.  Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
The list author says:
  "Wednesday 27th February: A story about the powerful effects of story-telling on a simple community beset by the dangers of a civil war."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (170 customer reviews)

Blood River: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart
9.  Blood River: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart by Tim Butcher
The list author says:
  "Wednesday 5th March: A travelogue through the Congo, subtitled: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (183 customer reviews)

The Welsh Girl
10.  The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies
The list author says:
  "Wednesday 12th March: A wartime romance which proved popular with many readers of the Booker Prize longlist."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)