Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Top 50 - numbers 50-41

here's part 1 of the Big Green Bookshop favourite books of all time list. I shall expand on this when I get more time, but let's just cut to the chase shall we

50. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waughany book about a dying breed of aristocrats that can melt the heart of a Socialist Worker is worth a punt (Kate Bayley)
49. Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

48. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
47. Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardythe first time I realised 'classic' didn't have to mean 'boring'. Tessa Ware
46. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
45. Shipping News by Annie L ProulxProux is a great writer and draws an unforgettable picture with a sense of love in the bleak hopelessness of life.(Caroline Johnson-Marshall
44. We Need to Talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver
43. Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
42. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
41. Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry

Tomorrow (earlier than this) I shall announce numbers 40-31, and later on tonight i'll put a bit more detail behind the votes....

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