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Red Leaves
1.  Red Leaves by Thomas H. Cook
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  "Deft, insightful psychological thriller for lovers of "Kevin""
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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Resistance
2.  Resistance by Owen Sheers
The list author says:
  "Well-imagined novel about a group of women battling loneliness, fear and the elements in the Black Mountains of Wales in WWII"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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When We Were Bad: A Novel
3.  When We Were Bad: A Novel by Charlotte Mendelson
The list author says:
  "Funny, and at times moving novel about a Jewish family in North London, dominated by a charming, successful matriarch, from a writer who knows her subject"
£6.39   Used & New from: £0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

Torture Team: Deception, Cruelty and the Compromise of Law
4.  Torture Team: Deception, Cruelty and the Compromise of Law by Philippe Sands
The list author says:
  "Well-researched and argued, written with elegance, warmth and humanity.  A fantastic book abut Guantanamo Bay"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Loving, Living, Party Going
5.  Loving, Living, Party Going by Henry Green
The list author says:
  "Life below stairs by an innovative writer of the first half of the 20th century."
£10.39   Used & New from: £7.00
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Rain Before it Falls
6.  The Rain Before it Falls by Jonathan Coe
The list author says:
  "Snapshots of a family, makes this both a highly visual and decidly plot driven novel, written with affection."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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What Was Lost
7.  What Was Lost by Catherine O'Flynn
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  "The menace of the modern shopping mall."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (128 customer reviews)

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Half of a Yellow Sun
8.  Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The list author says:
  "Fantastic second novel set in the Biafran wars."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (389 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Quicksilver: The Baroque Cycle (Baroque Cycle 1)
9.  Quicksilver: The Baroque Cycle (Baroque Cycle 1) by Neal Stephenson
The list author says:
  "A historical novel written by a science fiction writer - the past is as fully realised as another world in a book packed full of ideas. Brilliant"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

The Ones You Do
10.  The Ones You Do by Daniel Woodrell
The list author says:
  "atmospheric, if flawed novel, recommended for Hiaasen fans"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name
11.  Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name by Vendela Vida
The list author says:
  "Evocative novel of a young woman's investigation of her Sami roots after the death of her father. Lovely"
£8.37   Used & New from: £0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Book Thief
12.  The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The list author says:
  "Deft story of love and loss in WWII"
£5.59   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,667 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Run
13.  Run by Ann Patchett
The list author says:
  "Warm, perceptive and delicately handled story of a family - lovely"
£6.39   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Breath
14.  Breath by Tim Winton
The list author says:
  "Extraordinary, exhilarating novel and danger, risk, adolescence and the ocean"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (137 customer reviews)

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