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Books I have read in 2009, part 2

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The Cipher Garden (Lake District Mysteries)
The Cipher Garden (Lake District Mysteries)
"Decent mystery sequel."
ARSENIC LABYRINTH, THE (Lake District Mysteries)
ARSENIC LABYRINTH, THE (Lake District Mysteries)
"Enjoyable third instalment in the "Lake District Mystery" series."
One Good Turn: (Jackson Brodie)
One Good Turn: (Jackson Brodie)
"Disappointing follow-up to "Case Histories" - readable, but too much waffle and the plot relies too heavily on coincidence."
The Glass of Time
The Glass of Time
"Well-written and better than its predecessor, if as equally entirely predictable in its plot."
The New York Trilogy: "City of Glass", "Ghosts" and "Locked Room"
The New York Trilogy: "City of Glass", "Ghosts" and "Locked Room"
"Surprising, thought-provoking, intriguing set of three novellas that play with the idea of the detective story."
Indignation
Indignation
"Thoroughly enjoyable short novel about a college student's choices."
Sputnik Sweetheart
Sputnik Sweetheart
"Intriguing and entertaining tale."
The Cry Of The Owl
The Cry Of The Owl
"Sinister as ever, but a frustrating read at times and it's difficult to care about the lead character."
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Penguin Modern Classics)
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Penguin Modern Classics)
"So atmospherically written - I could feel the cold, my boots crunching on snow, the hunger! Sobering account of life in one of Stalin's gulags."
The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics)
The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics)
The Collector (Vintage Classics)
The Collector (Vintage Classics)
As I Lay Dying
As I Lay Dying
Intimacy
Intimacy
When Will There Be Good News?: (Jackson Brodie)
When Will There Be Good News?: (Jackson Brodie)
Now You See Him
Now You See Him
Lolita (Read Red)
Lolita (Read Red)
Heliopolis
Heliopolis
Tell No One
Tell No One
"Passable thriller that gets you to turn the pages but doesn't bear too much close examination..."
The Woman In Black (Vintage Classic) (Vintage Classics)
The Woman In Black (Vintage Classic) (Vintage Classics)
"Well-written, effective ghost story."
The Girl On The Landing
The Girl On The Landing
"Enjoyable read, though not entirely convincing."
The Death of Grass (Penguin Modern Classics)
The Death of Grass (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Chilling post-apocalyptic tale as a family man struggles to survive."
The Road
The Road
Welcome To The Working Week
Welcome To The Working Week
Mouths of Babes
Mouths of Babes
Voice of our Shadow (FANTASY MASTERWORKS)
Voice of our Shadow (FANTASY MASTERWORKS)