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My favourite books

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And Quiet Flows the Don (Modern Classics)
And Quiet Flows the Don (Modern Classics)
"Its World War I rolling on into the Russian revolution seen through the simple and sometimes barbaric Cossack people. A stunning work."
Cloud Howe book two of a Scots Quair: Cloud Howe Bk. 2
Cloud Howe book two of a Scots Quair: Cloud Howe Bk. 2
"The changing world of the early 20th century reflected through the life of Chris Guthrie in farming lands of the North East of Scotland."
Light In August (Vintage Classics)
Light In August (Vintage Classics)
"The deep South of America early in the 20th century. Prejudice and rascism in the lives of some ordinary but strange characters. Utterly absorbing and unforgettable."
The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
"The poor Joad family head off to California to a better life in depression riddled America with tragic results. A hugely sweeping, angry and compassionate masterpiece."
The Wasp Factory
The Wasp Factory
"Its funny, its sick and its brilliant. A strange little gem from the constantly surprising and entertaining Banks."
Horsemen, The
Horsemen, The
"A rich tale of father and son and a servant amongst the proud Horseman of an Afghan tribe. A fantastic read."
The Color Purple
The Color Purple
"Forget the film. This is different class. A very disturbing yet uplifting experience."
Breakheart Hill
Breakheart Hill
"The arrival of the dark, beautiful and sensitive Kelly in Choctaw changes things forever."
Family of Angels
Family of Angels
"The best of a series featuring trumpet playing/cab driving/private investigator Roy Angel. Superb."
Lucky You
Lucky You
"So bizarre, so funny, so good."
Shame The Devil
Shame The Devil
"Viscious, hard-boiled but well crafted excitement."
God is a Bullet
God is a Bullet
"A chilling trawl through the underbelly of a violent underground USA."
In A Dry Season (The Inspector Banks Series)
In A Dry Season (The Inspector Banks Series)
"Modern day murder investigation with flashbacks to war time country life.Gripping."
Gone Fishin' (Five star)
Gone Fishin' (Five star)
"The start of Easy Rawlins"
Burning Angel
Burning Angel
"Louisiana low-life explored with style"
Loving Geordie
Loving Geordie
"Gritty stuff from 1960’s North East"
Blood Work
Blood Work