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Some of my best books read in 2009

A Listmania! list by Wynne Kelly "Kellydoll" (Coventry, UK)
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Digging to America
1.  Digging to America by Anne Tyler
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  "Charming story of two families adopting babies from Korea"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Black Cherry Blues (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries)
2.  Black Cherry Blues (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries) by James Lee Burke
The list author says:
  "More about Dave Robicheaux from the great James Lee Burke"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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Alias Grace
3.  Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
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  "Wonderful story telling - Grace will beguile you...."
6.79   Used & New from: 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

The Death of Vishnu
4.  The Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri
The list author says:
  "Bitter sweet tale of an odd-job man dying in Bombay."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

The Ruby in Her Navel
5.  The Ruby in Her Navel by Barry Unsworth
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  "Intrigue and mystery in 12th century Sicily."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Babel Tower
6.  Babel Tower by A S Byatt
The list author says:
  "Brilliant evocation of the sixties."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

A Whistling Woman
7.  A Whistling Woman by A S Byatt
The list author says:
  "Satisfying conclusion to the Frederica Quartet."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi
8.  Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi by Geoff Dyer
The list author says:
  "An intriguing and enjoyable read."
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

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Sea of Poppies
9.  Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
The list author says:
  "An energetic, ambitious and immensely moving book"
6.79   Used & New from: 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

The Hidden
10.  The Hidden by Tobias Hill
The list author says:
  "A beautifully written tale of darkness and menace."
10.41   Used & New from: 0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Heartland
11.  Heartland by Anthony Cartwright
The list author says:
  "Politics, football, family strife and love...."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Homicide:
12.  Homicide: by David Simon
The list author says:
  "Brilliant reportage of police work in Baltimore."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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When Will There Be Good News?
13.  When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson
The list author says:
  "More super storytelling from Kate Atkinson."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (205 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Ordinary Thunderstorms
14.  Ordinary Thunderstorms by William Boyd
The list author says:
  "Boyd in top form - well worth waiting for!"
10.71   Used & New from: 0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (224 customer reviews)

A Week in December
15.  A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks
The list author says:
  "A "Londoncentric" novel written with great passion."
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2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (297 customer reviews)

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A Prayer For Owen Meany
16.  A Prayer For Owen Meany by John Irving
The list author says:
  "Poignant, funny and thoughtful - Owen Meany is one of my favourite fictional characters!"
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (172 customer reviews)

The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939
17.  The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 by Antony Beevor
The list author says:
  "Ripping away the romanticism of the Spanish Civil War"
9.09   Used & New from: 3.68
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

Millennium: The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom
18.  Millennium: The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom by Tom Holland
The list author says:
  "Tom Holland brings clarity to the Dark Ages."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Trilogy Book 1)
19.  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Trilogy Book 1) by Stieg Larsson
The list author says:
  "Brilliant fast moving thriller - with political undertones"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,749 customer reviews) | 14 customer discussions

The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium Trilogy Book 2)
20.  The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium Trilogy Book 2) by Stieg Larsson
The list author says:
  "Another stunning read from Stieg Larsson."
5.59   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,200 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Hearts and Minds
21.  Hearts and Minds by Amanda Craig
The list author says:
  "A really good read - why isn't this author better known?"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (109 customer reviews)

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The Secret Scripture
22.  The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
The list author says:
  "A wonderful book with lyrical prose."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (206 customer reviews)

Yellow Blue Tibia: A Novel
23.  Yellow Blue Tibia: A Novel by Adam Roberts
The list author says:
  "Truth, belief, reality and UFOs......."
10.33   Used & New from: 0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Winterland
24.  Winterland by Alan Glynn
The list author says:
  "The murky world of Dublin crime - a cracking read."
10.17   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 03/01/2010
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