Authors Index

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Authors A

AARONOVITCH, Ben
– Rivers of London – (9/10) Review (2011), Buy
– Moon over Soho – O* (9/10) – (2013), Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
ABBOTT, Megan – Dare Me – AV (8/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
ACKROYD, Peter – The Death of King Arthur – (6.5/10) Review (2011), Buy
ADICHIE, Chimamanda Ngozi – Half of a Yellow Sun – Review (2011), Buy
ALMOND, David – The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean – (6.5/10) Review (2011), Buy
AMBLER, Eric – The Mask of Dimitrios – (8/10) Review 2009, Buy
ANDREWS, Julie – Home: A Memoir of my Early Years – Review (2008), Buy
ARMSTRONG, Karen – A Short History of Myth – (8/10) Review (2010), Buy
ATWOOD, Margaret – The Penelopiad (Myths series) (8/10) Review (2010), Buy
AUSTEN, Jane & Grahame-Smith, Seth – Pride & Prejudice & Zombies – (6.5/10) Review (2009), Buy
AUSTER, Paul
– The New York Trilogy – (10/10) Review (2009), Buy
– Invisible – (9/10) Review (2009), Buy
– The Red Notebook – Review (2009), Buy
– Winter Journal – PS (9.5/10) – Review (2012), Buy
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Authors B

BAINBRIDGE, Beryl
– The Birthday Boys (10/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– The Bottle Factory Outing (9/10) O* Review (2012), Buy
– Harriet Said – O (8/10) Review (2012), Buy
– Sweet William – O (9/10) Review (2012), Buy
– A Quiet Life – O (7/10) – Review (2012), Buy
– Front Row: Nights at the Theatre – O (8/10) – Review (2012), Buy
BAKER, Frank – Miss Hargreaves – (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
BAKER, Tom – The Boy Who Kicked Pigs – (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
BANKS, Iain
– Stonemouth – (9/10) O* – Review (2013), Buy
– The Wasp Factory – O* (10/10)Review (2013), Buy
BANKS, Lynne Reid – Tiger, Tiger – (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
BARBAL, Maria – Stone in a landslide (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
BARBER, Lynn – An Education (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
BARBERY, Muriel – The Elegance of the Hedgehog – Review (2008), Buy
BARKER, Nicola – Burley Cross Postbox Theft – (6.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
BARLOW, Toby – Babayaga – O (9.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy
BARTLETT, Neil – Skin Lane – (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
BATES, HE – The Darling Buds of May – O (10/10) – Review (2012), Buy
BAUM, Frank L – The Wizard of Oz by Frank L Baum (7/10) – Review (2011), Buy
BEATON, M C
– Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) – (7.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– Death of a Cad (Hamish Macbeth #2) – (8.5/10) – Review (2011).
BEAUMONT, Sebastian – The Juggler – (10/10) –
Review (2009), Buy
BECK, Ian – Pastworld – (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
BECKETT, Andy – When the Lights Went Out: Britain in the Seventies (9/10) Review (2009) Buy
BECKETT, Bernard – Genesis (8/10) – Buy by Bernard Beckett (8/10)
BENIOFF, David – City of Thieves – O – Buy
BENSON, Peter – Isabel’s Skin – PS (8/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
BERNARD, Thomas – Woodcutters – O (6.5/10) – Review (2013)
BERNERS-LEE, Mike – How Bad Are Bananas?: The carbon footprint of everything (7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
BINDING, Tim – The Champion (8.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
BINET, Laurent – HHhH – AV (6.5/10) Review (2012), Buy
BIRCH, Carol – Jamrach’s Menagerie (8.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
BLACKMAN, Andrew – A Virtual Love – PS (8/10) – Review (2013), Buy
BLACKMAN, Malorie – Cloud Busting (10/10) – Review (2009), Buy
BLANC, Raymond – A Taste of My Life (10/10) – Review (2009), Buy
BLOCK, Lawrence – Burglars can’t be choosers – O* (7/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
BOLANO, Roberto – Amulet (6/10) – Review (2009), Buy
BORODIN, Leonid – The Year of Miracle and Grief – PS (8.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
BOYCE, Frank Cottrell – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again – (6.5/10) – AV – Review (2011), Buy
BOYD, William – Waiting for Sunrise – PS* (8.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy
BOYLE, Frankie – My Shit Life So Far – (2/10) – Review (2010), Buy
BOYNE, John – The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – Review (2008), Buy
BROOKNER, Anita - The Rules of Engagement (6.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
BRUCE, Alastair – Wall of days (8/10) – Review (2011), Buy
BUCHAN, John The Thirty-Nine Steps – O* Review (2012), Buy
BULGAKOV, Mikhail – The Fatal Eggs (8/10) – Review (2011), Buy
BULLOUGH, Tom – Konstantin – PS (9/10) Review(2012), Buy
BUSH, Penelope – Alice in Time (6.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
BUTCHER, Jim
– Storm Front (Dresden Case Files #1) – (8.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– Fool Moon (Dresden Case Files #2) – Review (2010), Buy
BUTLER, Octavia – Fledgling – (6.5/10) – Review (2010), Fledgling
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Authors C

CAIN, James M – Double Indemnity (10/10) – Review (2010), Buy
CAMILLERI, Andrea – August Heat (Montalbano 10) (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
CAREY, Peter – Oscar and Lucinda (9/10) O* – Review (2012), Buy
CARROLL, Dr Aaron & Vreeman, Dr Rachel – Don’t Swallow Your Gum: and other medical myths debunked (6.5/10) – Review (2009), Buy
CARROLL, Lewis - Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (bedtime read aloud) – Review (2011), Buy
CARTER, Angela – The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
CARTWRIGHT, Justin – Lion Heart – AV (6/10) – Review (2013), Buy
CAST, P.C. & Kristin – Marked (House of Night 1) – Review (2009), Buy
CHBOSKY, Stephen – The Perks of Being a Wallflower (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
CHEVALIER, Tracy – Remarkable Creatures (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
CHILD, Lee – The Killing Floor (Jack Reacher 1) – O (8.5/10) – Review (2012), Buy
CHOWN, Marcus – We Need to Talk About Kelvin: What everyday things tell us about the universe (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
CHRISTOPHER, John – The Death of Grass (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
CLANCHY, Kate – Antigona and Me (8/10) Review (2009), Buy
CLEEVES, Ann – Raven Black (Shetland Quartet 1) – O (9/10) -Review (2012), Buy
COE, Jonathan – Expo ’58 – PS (9/10) – Review (2013), Buy
COLLINS, Warwick – The Sonnets – Review (2008), Buy
COLLINS, Wilkie – The Moonstone (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
COMPTON-BURNETT, Ivy – Pastors and Masters (6.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy > (2011),
CONNELL, D J – Sherry Cracker gets normal – (6.5/10) – Review</aBuy
CONNELL, Evan S
– Mrs Bridge – O* (10/10)Review (2013) Buy
– Mr Bridge – AV* (9/10) – Review Buy
CONNELLY, Michael – Lost Light – Review (2008), Buy#
COOPER, Jilly – Riders (8/10) O* – Review (2012), Buy
COOVER, Robert
– Romance of the Thin Man and the Fat Lady (Penguin Mini Modern Classics) – (8.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– Briar Rose & Spanking the Maid (7.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
COPELAND, Stewart – Strange Things Happen: A Life with The Police, Polo and Pygmies (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
CORDY, Michael – The colour of death (7/10) – Review (2011), Buy
COREN, Alan – 69 for 1 – Review (2008), Buy
CRACE, Jim
– All that follows (6.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– Harvest – AV (9/10) – Review (2013), Buy
CRACKNELL, Linda - Call of the Undertow – PS (2013), Call of the Undertow
CRASKE, Darren – The Equivoque Principle (8/10) – Review (2009), <Buy
CUMMING, Charles – The Trinity Six (8.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
CURRIE, Ron – God is Dead – Review (2008), uy
CUSK, Rachel -The Bradshaw Variations (6/10) – Review (2009), Buy
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Authors D

DAHLQUIST, GW
– The Dark Volume (Glass Books vol 2) – O* (7.5/10) – Review (2012), Buy
– The Chemickal Marriage – PS (8/10) – Review (2012), Buy
DAVIDSDOTTIR, Villborg – On the Cold Coasts – AV (8/10) – Review (2012),
DAVIES, Deborah Kay – True Things About Me (7.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
DAWSON, Jill – Lucky Bunny (8/10) – Review (2011), Buy
DASGUPTA, Rana – Solo (9/10) Review (2009), Buy
DEAVER, Jeffery – Carte Blanche (7.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
DEFOE, Gideon
– The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists (9.5/10) O* Review (2012), Buy
– The Pirates! In an Adventure with Whaling (8.5/10) O* Review (2012), Buy
DE JOUR, Belle – The Intimate Adventures Of A London Call Girl – Buy
DELAFIELD, E M – Diary of A Provincial Lady – O* (10/10)Review (2013), Buy
DELIUS, Friedrich Christian – Portrait of the Mother as a Young Woman (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
DELLA FEMINA, Jerry – From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor: Front-line Dispatches from the Advertising War (6/10) – Review (2010), Buy
DEPP, Daniel – Loser’s Town (7/10) – Review (2009), Buy
DEVON, Joseph – Probability Angels (6/10) – Review (2009), Buy
DE WITT, Helen – Lightning Rods – PS (10/10) – Review (2012), Buy
DE WITT, Patrick – The Sisters Brothers (10/10)Review (2011), Buy
DICAMILLO, Kate – The Tale of Despereaux (5/10) Buy
DOCTOROW, Cory – Makers (8/10) Review (2009), Buy
DOCX, Edward – The Devil’s Garden – AV (8.5/10) Review (2012), Buy
DOGAR, Sharon – Annexed (6.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
DOMINGUEZ, Carlos Maria – The Paper House – O* (7/10) Review (2012), Buy
DOWSWELL, Paul – The Cabinet of Curiosities – (2011), Buy
DOYLE, Roddy – A Greyhound of a Girl (8.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
DUNN, Mark – Ella Minnow Pea (7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
DUNNETT, Dorothy - The Game of Kings – (9/10) O* – Review (2013) Buy
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Authors E

EDRIC, Robert – The Devil’s Beat – AV (7.5/10) Review (2012), Buy
EVARISTO, Bernardine – Mr Loverman – PS (10/10) – Review (2013), Buy
EXTENCE, Gavin – The Universe vs Alex Woods – AV (9/10) – Review (2013) Buy
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Authors F

FALLADA, Hans – Alone in Berlin (6.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
FARNDALE, Nigel – The Blasphemer (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
FERRANTE. Elena – Troubling Love (6/10) – Review (2009), Buy
FERRARIS, Zoe – City of Veils – O – Buy
FFORDE, Jasper
– Shades of Grey (10/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– The Last Dragonslayer (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
FIORATO, Marina
– The Glassblower of Murano – Review (2008), Buy
– The Madonna of the Almonds (8/10) – Review (2009) Buy
FISHER, Carrie – Wishful Drinking (6/10) – Review (2009), Buy
FITZGERALD, F Scott – The Great Gatsby – (re-read) O* (10/10) – Review Buy
FLANERY, Patrick – Fallen Land – AV (9/10) – Review (2013), Buy
FLETCHER, Susan – Corrag (7/10) – Review (2010), Corrag
FLYNN, Gillian – Gone Girl – (9/10) O – Review (2013), Buy
FODEN, Giles – Turbulence (7/10) – Review (2009), Buy
FORD, Ford Madox – The Good Soldier – O (8/10) Review (2012), Buy
FORMAN, Gayle – If I stay (10/10) – Review (2009),Buy
FORSTER, Margaret – Georgy Girl – O* (8.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy
FORTES, Susanna – Waiting for Robert Capa – PS (9/10) – Review (2012), Buy
FREDERICKS, L R - Farundell (6.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
FRENCH, Dawn – Oh Dear Silvia – AV (8/10) – Review (2013) Buy
FUENTES, Eugenio – The Pianist’s Hands (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
FUNDER, Anna – Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall (7/10) O Review (2012), Buy
FUNKE, Cornelia – The Thief Lord (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
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Authors G

GAIMAN, Neil
– Coraline (10/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– The Graveyard Book (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
GALLAGHER, Winifred – It’s in the bag (6.5/10) – Review (2001), < Buy
GALLENZI, Alessandro – Bestseller (6/10) – Review (2010), Buy
GALLICO, Paul – The Small Miracle – O* Review (2012)
GARDNER, Sally
– The Red Necklace (10/10) – Review (2009), The Red Necklace
– The Double Shadow (10/10) – Review (2011), Buy
GARNER, Alan
– The Weirdstone of Brisingamen – O* (9/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
– The Moon of Gomrath – O* (9.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
– Boneland – O* (8/10) – (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
GARNER, Helen – The Spare Room (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
GARNETT, David – A Man in the Zoo & Lady into Fox O* (8/10) – Review (2013), Buy
GATISS, Mark – The last of the Gadarene (Dr Who) – O (6/10) – (2013), review Buy at Amazon UK
GLADWELL, Malcolm – The Tipping Point (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
GOLDACRE, Ben – Bad Science (7/10) – Review (2009), Buy
GOLDING, William – Lord of the Flies (re-read 10/10) – Review (2011), Buy
GOMPERTZ, Will – What are you looking at? – AV (8.5/10) – Review (2012), Buy
GOSLING, Samuel – Snoop – O* (6.5/10) Review (2012), Buy
GREEN, Henry – Party Going (8.5/10) O* – Review (2012), Buy
GREENE, Graham
– England Made Me – O* (7/10) – Review (2013), Buy
– Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party – O* (9/10) – Review (2013), Buy
GREMILLON, Hélène – The Confidant – PS* Review (2013), Buy
GREY, Zane – Riders of the Purple Sage (10/10) – Review (2010), Buy
GRIFFITHS, Niall – Ronnie’s Dream (New Stories from the Mabinogion) – (7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
GRIFFITHS, Neil – Saving Caravaggio – (10/10) – Review (2008), Buy
GROSSI, Pietro – Fists (9/10) – (2009), Buy
GRUSHIN, Olga – The Concert Ticket (9.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
GUO, Xiaolu – 20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth – (2009) Buy
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Authors H

HAGHENBECK, F.G Bitter Drink – (6.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy
HAIG, Matt
– The Radleys (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– The Humans – O (10/10) – Review (2013), Buy
HALL, Araminta – Everything and nothing (6.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
HALL, Sarah – How to Paint a Dead Man (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
HAMILTON, Laurell K – Guilty Pleasures – O* (6.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy
HAMPTON-JONES, Hollis – Comes the night (10/10)Review (2011), Buy
HANDLER, Daniel – Adverbs (8/10) – Review (2011), Buy
HANNAH, Sophie
– Little Face (8/10) – (2009) Buy
– The Point of Rescue – (8.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– Lasting Damage (7.3/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– The Orphan Choir – O (6.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
HARDING, Georgina – The Spy Game (8/10) – Review (2009),Buy
HARDY, Thomas
– Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Review (2008), Buy
– Jude the Obscure – O* (8.5/10) – Review (2013) Buy
HARRIS, Charlaine
– Dead Until Dark (10/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– Living Dead In Dallas: A True Blood Novel (8.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
HARRIS, Joanne – Gentlemen and Players (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
HARRISON, Michelle – The Thirteen Treasures (7/10) – Review (2009), Buy
HARSTAD, Johan - Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion? (8.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
HASLETT, Adam - Union Atlantic – (7/10) – Reivew (2010), Buy
HATOUM, Milton - Orphans of Eldorado (Myths) – (6.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
HAWKSLEY, Lucinda – Lizzie Siddal: The Tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
HEARN, Lian – Across the Nightingale Floor (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
HEMINGWAY, Ernest – The Old Man & the Sea (7/10) – Buy
HEWISON, Robert – John Ruskin (Very Interesting People) – Review (2009), Buy
HESSE, Monica – Stray – PS (9/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
HIGGERSON, James – The Almost Lizard – PS (8/10) – Review (2013), Buy
HIGSON, Charlie
– Silverfin (Young Bond 1) (8.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– Blood Fever (Young Bond 2) (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– The Enemy (Enemy 1) (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– The Dead (Enemy 2) (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– King of the Ants – O* (7/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
HILL, Antonio – The summer of dead toys – AV (6.5/10) – Review (2012), Buy
HILL, Susan
– The Beacon (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– Howard’s End is on the Landing (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– The Small Hand (8.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
HOBAN, Russell
– The Mouse and his Child (7/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– Riddley Walker (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– My Tango with Barbara Strozzi (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– Linger Awhile – O* (6.5/10) Review (2012), Buy
HOFFMAN, Alice
– The Ice Queen Review (2008), Buy
– The Story Sisters – (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
HOFFMANN, ETA
– The Sandman – PS (9.5/10) Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
– The Nutcracker & The Strange Child by ETA Hoffmann – O (10/10) – (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
HORNBY, Nick
– Juliet, Naked (8/10) – Review (2010) Buy
– The Complete Polysyllabic Spree – O* (9/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
– Stuff I’ve been reading – PS (9/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
HOROWITZ, Anthony – The House of Silk – O (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
HORWOOD, William – Hyddenworld: Spring (7.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
HUGHES, Psiche – Beryl Bainbridge: Artist, Writer, Friend – AV (10/10) – Review (2012), Buy
HUNT, Samantha – The Invention of Everything Else (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
HUXLEY, Aldous – Brave New World (re-read, 9/10) – Buy
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Authors I

IRONMONGER, J W – The Coincidence Authority – AV (7.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
IVEY, Eowyn – The Snow Child (10/10) AV* Review (2012), Buy
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Authors J

JACKSON, Mick The Widow’s Tale – LTER (8/10) – (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
JAKUBOWSKI, Maxim (Ed) – Following the Detectives: Real Locations in Crime Fiction (6.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
JAMES, P D – Death comes to Pemberley (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
JENSEN, Liz
– War Crimes for the Home (10/10) – Review (2008), buy
– My dirty little book of stolen time (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
JOHNSON, Denis – Train Dreams – O (9/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
JOHNSON, Christine – Claire de lune (6.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
JOHNSON, Rachel – Winter Games – AV (8.5/10) – Review (2012), Buy
JOHNSTON, Jennifer – The Illusionist (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
JOINSON, Suzanne – A Lady Cyclist’s Guide to Kashgar – AV (8/10) Review (2013), Buy
JONASSON, Jonas – The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of a Window and Disappeared – (8.5/10) O* – Review (2013), Buy
JONES, Lloyd – Mister Pip (7.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
JONES, Russell Celyn – The Ninth Wave (New Stories from the Mabinogion) – (9/10) – Review (2010),
JORDAN, Toni
– Addition (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– Fall Girl (8/10) – Review (2011), Buy
JOYCE, Rachel – The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (9/10) AV* Review (2012), Buy
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Authors K

KATE, Lauren – Fallen (5.5/10) – Review (2010). Buy
KAUFMAN, Andrew - The Tiny Wife (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
KENEALLY, Thomas – The Widow and Her Hero – (8.5/10) O* – Review (2013), Buy
KENT, Jasper – Twelve (Danilov Quintet 1) (7.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
KENT, Kathleen – The Heretic’s Daughter (7/10) – Review (2009), Buy
KING, Laurie R -The Beekeeper’s Apprentice (9/10) G* Review (2012), BuyKING, Stephen
– The Dark Tower Bk 1: The Gunslinger (8.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– The Dark Tower Bk 2: The Drawing of the Three (7.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– The Dark Tower Bk 3: The Waste Lands (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– The Dark Tower Bk 4: Wizard and Glass – Review (2011), Buy
– Dark Tower Bk 5: Wolves of the Calla – O* (8.5/10) Review (2012), Buy
– The Dark Tower Bk 6: Song of Susannah – O* (7/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
KLAUSSMANN, Lisa – Tigers in Red Weather – AV (10/10)Review (2013), Buy
KOCH, Herman – The Dinner – G Review (2013), Buy
KUNZRU, Hari
– Gods Without Men (9/10), AV* – Review (2012), Buy
– Transmission – Review (2008), Buy
KWOK, Jean – Girl in Translation (7.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
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Authors L

LAFARGE, Paul – Luminous Airplanes – PS – Review (2012), Buy
LAKE, Nick – The Secret Ministry of Frost (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
LARSEN, Reif- – The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet (10/10) Review (2009), Buy
LARSSON, Stieg – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (9/10) – Buy
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LASKI, Marganita – Little Boy Lost (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
LAUTNER, Robert – The Road to Reckoning by Robert Lautner – AV – (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
LAWRENSON, Deborah – Songs of Blue and Gold (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
LE CARRE, John – The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (10/10) – Review (2010), href=”http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0141194529?ie=UTF8&tag=gaskella-21&linkCode=as2&camp=1634&creative=19450&creativeASIN=0141194529″>Buy
LEHMANN, Rosamond – Invitation to the Waltz – O* (8.5/10) – Buy
LELIC, Simon
– Rupture (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– The Facility (7.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– The Child Who (8.5/10) AV* – Review (2012), Buy
LELORD, François – Hector & the Search for Happiness (Hector’s Journeys #1) – (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
LEMAITRE, Pierre – Alex – O (10/10) – Review (2013), Buy
LENAHAN, John – Shadowmagic (6/10) – Review (2009), Buy
LEONARD, Elmore – Glitz – O* (8.5/10) – Review (2013),
LESSER, Frank – Sad Monsters – PS (7.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
LEVER, JamesReview (2009), Buy
LEWIS, Gwynneth – The Meat Tree (New Stories from the Mabinogion) – (7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
LEYSHON, Nell – The Colour of Milk – PS Review (2012), Buy
LICHTAROWICZ, Paula – The First Book of Calamity Leek – AV* (8.5/10) Review (2013), Buy
LINDQVIST, John Ajvide – Let the Right One In – Review (2009), Buy
LOGAN, Michael – Apocalypse Cow – PS (7/10) Review (2012), Buy
LONDON, Joan – The Good Parents (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
LONELY PLANET
– The Travel Book: Mini (7/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– The USA Book: A Journey Through America (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
LOVECRAFT, H P – The Colour Out of Space (Penguin Mini Modern Classics) – (8.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
LOWRY, Elizabeth – The Bellini Madonna (7/10) – Review (2009), Buy
LUCARELLI, Carlo – Almost Blue (7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
LUKAS, Michael David – The Oracle of Stamboul (6.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
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Authors M

MAAS, Jane – Mad Women – O (7.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy
MACINNES, Colin – Absolute Beginners – O* – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
MADELEY, Richard – Some day I’ll find you – PS (7.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy
MAGRS, Paul
– To the Devil: A Diva! (6.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– Something borrowed (Brenda 2) – (9/10) O* Review Buy
MAITLAND, Barry – Spider Trap (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
MAKINE, Andrei – A Life’s Music (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
MANGUEL, Alberto – Stevenson Under the Palm Trees (6/10) – Review (2009), Buy
MANKELL, Henning – When the Snow Fell (6/10) – Review (2009), Buy
MARTELL, Owen - Intermission – AV (6/10) Review (2013), Buy
MARTIN, Steve
– An Object of Beauty (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy by Steve Martin (8/10)
– Born Standing Up – (9.5/10) O* – Review (2013), Buy
MASON, Nick – Inside out – a personal history of Pink Floyd – (8/10) – Review (2008), Buy
MATAR, Hisham – In the Country of Men (8.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
MATHESON, Richard – I am Legend (9/10) - Review (2011), Buy
MAYO, Jonathan – The Assassination of JFK: Minute by Minute – PS (9/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
MAZETTI, Katarina – Benny and Shrimp (10/10) – Review (2009), Buy
MCBAIN, Ed – Cop Hater – the first 87th Precinct novel. (8/10) – Review (2011), Buy
MCCARTHY, Cormac – The Road (10/10) – Review (2009), Buy
MCCAUGHREAN, Geraldine – The Death Defying Pepper Roux (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
MCCLEEN, Grace – The Land of Decoration – AV (8/10) Review (2012), Buy
MCDONAGH, Martine
– I Have Waited, and You Have Come – PS – Review (2012), Buy
– After Phoenix – PS (8/10) – Review (2013), Buy
MCKENZIE, Sophie – The Missing Trilogy – O/O/PS – Buy: Girl, Missing; Sister, Missing; Missing Me
MCNISH, Cliff - Savannah Grey: A Horror Story (8.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
MCPHERSON, Conor – The Weir – O (2013), Buy
MCVEIGH, Jennifer – The Fever Tree – PS (9/10) Review (2012), Buy
MEDVEI, Cornelius – Caroline: A Mystery – AV (9/10) – Buy
MEEK, James – The Heart Broke in – AV (9/10) – Review (2012), Buy
MELVILLE, Herman – Moby Dick (7/10) – Review (2011), Buy
MENO, Joe – The Great Perhaps (7.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
METALIOUS, Grace – Peyton Place – (10/10) – Review (2010), Buy
MEYER, Stephanie – Twilight (7/10) – Review (2009), Buy
MILLAR, Martin – The Good Fairies of New York (8/10) – Review (2011), Buy
MILLER, A D - Snowdrops (7.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
MILLER, Andrew – Pure (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
MILLS, Magnus
– All Quiet on the Orient Express (10/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– Explorers of the New Century – O* – (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
– The Maintenance of Headway (6.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– A Cruel Bird Came to the Nest and Looked in (10/10) – Buy
MITFORD, Nancy – Love in a Cold Climate – Review (2008), Buy
MOORE, Christopher – Fool (7.5/10) – Review (2010), Fool by Christopher Moore (7.5/10) AV
MORPURGO, Michael – The Mozart Question (9/10) – Review (2010),
MORRISSEY – Autobiography – O (7/10)Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
MORTIMER, Penelope – The Pumpkin Eater – O* (7/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
MOSLEY, Michael – The Fast Diet (with Mimi Spencer) – O* – Review (2013), Buy
MOSLEY, Walter – Always outnumbered, always outgunned – (10/10) – Review (2008), Buy
MOSS, Sarah – Cold Earth (9/10) – (2009), Buy
MOUNT, Harry – Amo, Amas, Amat… and All That: How to Become a Latin Lover (7/10) Review (2010). Buy
MULLEN, Thomas – The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
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Authors N

NABB, Magdalene - Death in Springtime (A Marshal Guarnaccia Investigation) (7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
NEMIROVSKY, Irene – The Courilof Affair (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
NESBO, Jo – The Snowman (7.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
NESS, Patrick
– The Knife of Never Letting Go Review (2009), Buy
– The Ask and the Answer (10/10) –
– A Monster Calls – B (10/10) – Review (2012), Buy (illus) Buy (non illustrated) Book Group review
– The Crane Wife – AV (9/10) – (2013), Buy
NICHOLL, David – One Day (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
NICHOLLS, Sally
– Ways to Live Forever (10/10) - Review (2011), Buy
– All fall down – AV (8.5/10) – Review (2012), B
NIFFENEGGER, Audrey - Her Fearful Symmetry (7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
NOBBS, David – Obstacles to Young Love (7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
NOEL, Alyson – Evermore (The Immortals 1) – (5.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
NORFOLK, Lawrence – John Saturnall’s Feast – B (9/10) – Review (2012), Buy
NOTHUMB, Amelie – The Book of Proper Names (7/10) – Review (2009), Buy
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Authors O

O’BARR, James - The Crow: Special Edition (8.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
O’BRIEN, Edna – August is a wicked month – O (9/10) – Review (2012), Buy
OGAWA, Yoko - The Housekeeper and the Professor (10/10) – Review (2010), Buy
OLAFSSON, Bragi – The Pets – Review (2008), Buy
OLMI, Veronique – Beside the Sea – (8/10) Review (2010), Buy
OYEYEMI, Helen – White is for Witching (6/10) – Review (2009), Name Your Link
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Authors P

PALACIO, RJ – Wonder – AV (8/10) Review (2012), Buy
PALING, Chris – Newton’s Swing (9.5/10) O* Review (2012), Buy
PARETSKY, Sara – Indemnity Only (7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
PARR, Martin – Boring Postcards: Commentary on British architecture, social life and identity (10/10) – Review (2009), Buy
PEARSON, Allison – I Think I Love You – (9.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
PEMBERTON, Max – Trust Me, I’m a (Junior) Doctor (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
PERCY, Benjamin – Red Moon – AV (7.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy
PLAMPIN, Matthew – Illumination – AV* (7.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy
PORTIS, Charles – True Grit (9.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
POWELL, Julie – Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously (6.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
PRESTON, John – The Dig (10/10) – Review (2008), Buy
PRIESTLEY, Chris – The Dead of Winter – (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
PROFIJT, Jutta – Morgue Drawer Next Door – AV (8.5/10) Review (2012), Buy
PROULX, Annie – The Shipping News – O* (10/10) Re-read review (2013), Review (2008), Buy
PULLMAN, Philip – The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ (10/10) – Review (2010 Buy
PUNTI, Jordi - Lost Luggage – PS (8.5/10) Review (2013), Buy
PYM, Barbara – Quartet in Autumn – O* (8.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy
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Authors Q

QUEENAN, Joe – Closing Time: A Memoir (7/10) – Review (2009), Buy
QUENEAU, Raymond – Zazie in the Metro (7/10) – Review (2011), Buy
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Authors R

RAISIN, Ross – God’s Own Country (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
RANKIN, Ian – Hide and Seek – Review (2008), Buy
RANKIN-GEE, Rosa – The Last Kings of Sark – AV (6/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
RANSOME, Arthur – Old Peter’s Russian Tales (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
RASH, Ron – The Cove – AV (9/10) – Review (2012), Buy
REED, Kirsten – The Ice Age (7.5/10) – Review (2011,) Buy
REES; Celia – Witch Child (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
REEVE, Philip – Here Lies Arthur (10/10) – Review (2009), Buy
REGER, Rob & GRUNER, Jessica – Emily the Strange: Lost Days – (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
RHODES, Dan
– Timoleon Vieta come home (7.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– Gold – Review (2008), Buy
RICE, Eva – The Misinterpretation of Tara Jupp – PS (8/10) – Review (2012), Buy
RICHARDS, Justin – Dreams of Empire (Doctor Who) – (7/10) O Review (2013), Buy
RIDGWAY, Keith – Hawthorn and Child – (8.5/10) O* – Review (2013) Buy
ROBERTS, Adam
– I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas (7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– Yellow Blue Tibia: A Novel – (10/10) – Review (2010), Buy
ROBERTS, Bethan – My Policeman – AV (10/10) Review (2012), Buy
ROBINSON, Ray – The Man Without – Review (2008), Buy
ROGERS, Jane – The Testament of Jessie Lamb (6/10) – Review (2011), Buy
ROWLING, JK – The Casual Vacancy – O (6/10) – Review (2012), Buy
RUSSELL, Leigh – Cut Short (DI Geraldine Steel) (6/10) – Buy
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Authors S

SAATCHI, Charles – My Name is Charles Saatchi and I am an Artoholic: Everything You Need to Know About Art, Ads, Life, God and Other Mysteries and Weren’t Afraid to Ask – O – Review (2012), Buy
SABATO, Ernesto – The Tunnel (6.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
SACKVILLE, Amy – The Still Point (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
SALTER, James – All That Is – AV (7/10) – Review (2013), Buy
SALWAY, Sarah – Something Beginning with (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
SARAMAGO, Jose – Blindness (10/10) – Review (2008), Buy
SAUNDERS, George – The very persistent gappers of Frip – O (8/10) – Review (2012), Buy
SAVAGE, Sam – The Cry of the Sloth (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
SEDARIS, David – Me talk pretty one day – O (6.5/10) Review (2013), Buy
SEDGWICK, Marcus
– Blood Red, Snow White (10/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– The Kiss of Death (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– Revolver – O (10/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– Midwinterblood – O* Review(2013), Buy
– Dark Satanic Mills by Marcus & Julian Sedgwick, John Higgins and Marc Olivent – O (8/10) – My review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
SEGNIT, Nat – Pub Walks in Underhill Country – (8/10) O* – Review (2013), Buy
SELZNICK; Brian – The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel in Words and Pictures (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
SETIAWAN, Erick – Of Bees and Mist (7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
SEYMOUR, Gerald – Harry’s Game – O (9/10) – (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
SHAPTON, Leanne – Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris: Including Books, Street Fashion and Jewelry (6/10) – Review (2010), Buy
SHATNER, William – Up Till Now (with David Fisher) (8.5/10) O* – Review (2012) Buy
SHAW, Ali
– The Girl with Glass Feet (10/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– The Man Who Rained (9/10) O* – Review (2012), Buy
SHEERS, Owen – White Ravens (New Stories from the Mabinogion) – (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy by Owen Sheers (9/10
SHERIFF, R C – The Hopkins Manuscript (10/10) – Review (2011), Buy
SIMENON, Georges
– Dirty Snow (10/10) – Review (2011), Buy
– The Bar on the Seine – Review (2008), Buy
SIMSION, Graeme – The Rosie Project – AV (9/10) – Review (2013), Buy
SIODMAK, Kurt – Donovan’s Brain (10/10) – Review (2010), Donovan’s brain (Corgi books – no.853)
SJON- The Blue Fox (6/10) – Buy
SJOWALL, Maj & WAHLOO, Per – Roseanna (7.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
SMAILES, Caroline – Like bees to honey (10/10)Review (2011), Buy
SMITH, Alexis M – Glaciers – O – Review (2013), Buy
SMITH, L J – The Vampire Diaries – Bks. 1 & 2 (6/10) – Review (2009), Buy
SMITH, P Robert – Up a Tree in the Park at Night with a Hedgehog (5/10) – Review (2009), Buy
SMITH, Tom Rob – Child 44 (7/10) – Review (2009), Buy
SMITH, Zadie – N-W – PS (8/10) – Buy
SMYTHE, James – The Explorer – AV* (10/10)Review (2013), Buy
SOLOMONS, Natasha – The Novel in the Viola (9.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
SPARK, Muriel
– The Ballad of Peckham Rye – Review (2008), Buy
– The Girls of Slender Means – O* (7.5/10) Review (2012), Buy
STEVENSON, Robert Louis – The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
STEWART, Paul & RIDDELL, Chris – Hugo Pepper (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
STIBBE, Nina – Love, Nina – PS (8.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
ST JOHN, Lauren – Dead Man’s Cove (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
STOKER, Dacre & Holt, Ian – Dracula: the Un-dead (3/10) – Review (2009), Buy
STORR, Catherine – Marianne Dreams O* (10/10) Review (2012), Buy
STRAUB – Laura Lamont’s life in pictures – AV (7.5/10) Review (2012), Buy
STUART, Julia – Balthazar Jones and the Tower of London Zoo (8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
SUSANN, Jacqueline – Valley of the Dolls (8/10) – Review (2011), Buy
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Authors T

TAYLOR, D J – At the chime of a city clock (7/10) – Buy
TAYLOR, Elizabeth
– In a Summer Season (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont – G (9.5/10) Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
TAYLOR, Sam – The Island at the End of the World – Review (2008), Buy
TEARNE, Roma
– Brixton Beach (10/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– The Swimmer (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
TELLER, Astro – Exegesis (5.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
TEY, Josephine – The Daughter of Time (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
THEROUX, Marcel – Far North (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
THOMPSON, Jim – The killer inside me (10/10) O* Review (2012), Buy
THORN, Becky – School Dinners – Review (2008), Buy
THORNTON, Rosy – Hearts and Minds – Review (2008), Buy
THURBER, James – My Life and Hard Times – O Buy
THYNNE, Jane – Black Roses – (8.5/10) PS* – Buy
TIDHAR, Lavie – The Bookman (6.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
TOLKEIN, JRR
– The Hobbit (Re-Read, 7/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring (Re-read, 8/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– LOTR: The Two Towers (Re-Read, 9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
– LOTR: The Return of the King (Re-read, 9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
TOOLE, John Kennedy – A Confederacy of Dunces – Review (2008), Buy
TORDAY, Paul – Salmon fishing in the Yemen (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
TOWLES, Amor - Rules of Civility (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
TOWNSEND, Sue
– The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 3/4 – PS – Buy
– The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole (#2) PS* – Buy
– True Confessions of Adrian Albert Mole, The (#3) PS* – Buy
– Adrian Mole: The Wilderness Years (#4) (8/10) PS* – Buy
– Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years (#5) PS*Buy
TRACY, P J
– Snow Blind (6.5/10) – Buy
TRILLIN, Calvin – Tepper isn’t going out – Review (2008), Buy
TROLLOPE, Joanna – Friday Nights (6/10) – Review (2009), Buy
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Authors U V

VAN MERSBERGEN, Jan – Tomorrow Pamplona (8/10) – Review (2011), Buy
VARGAS, Fred – The Three Evangelists – O* – Review (2013),
VERDAY, Jessica – The Hollow (6/10) – Review (2010), Buy
VERHULST, Dimitri – Madame Verona Comes Down the Hill (9/10) – Review (2009),Buy
VICHI, Marco – Death and the Olive Grove – AV (8/10) Buy
VICKERS, Salley – The Cleaner of Chartres – O (10/10) – Review (2013)
VOLTAIRE – Candide – Review (2011), Buy
VON DROSTE-HULSHOFF, Annette – The Jew’s Beech – O (7/10) Review (2013), Buy
VON SCHIRACH, Ferdinand – The Collini Case – AV (8.5/10) – Buy
VONNEGUT, Kurt – Slaughterhouse-Five – O* (8.5/10) – Review (2013), Buy at Amazon UK
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Authors W

WAITE, Urban – The Terror of Living (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
WALLIAMS, David – Mr Stink – (8/10) O* – Review (2013) Buy
WALSH, Helen – Once Upon a Time in England (8/10) – Review (2009), Buy
WARD, Rachel – Numbers (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
WASSERMANN, Jakob – My First Wife, trans Michael Hofmann AV (7.5) – Review (2012), Buy
WATERS, Sarah – The Little Stranger (8.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
WATSON, S J – Before I go to sleep (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
WENER, Louise - Different for Girls: A Girl’s Own True-life Adventures in Pop (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
WESTON, Gabriel – Direct Red: A Surgeon’s Story – (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
WESTWOOD, Chris – Ministry of Pandemonium (8.5/10) – review (2011), Buy
WHIPPLE, Dorothy – Greenbanks (9.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
WHYMAN, Matt – The Savages – PS (9/10) – Review(2013), Buy
WILES, Will – Care of Wooden Floors – PS* (9/10) Review (2013), Buy
WILSON, Edward – The Envoy (8/10) Review Buy
WILSON, Kevin – The Family Fang (9/10) – Review (2011), Buy
WINMAN, Sarah – When God was a Rabbit – AV* (8/10) – Review (2013), Buy
WINTERSON, Jeanette
– Tanglewreck (9/10) – Review (2009), Buy
– Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? – G* (9/10) Review (2012), Buy
WISEMAN, Dr Richard – The Luck Factor (6.5/10) – Review (2011), Buy
WOOD, Maryrose – The Poison Diaries (9/10) – Review (2010), Buy
WOOD, Ramsay – Kalila and Dimna: Fables of Friendship and Betrayal – O* (8/10) Review (2013),
WOODRELL, Daniel - The Death of Sweet Mister (9.5/10) – Review (2010), Buy
WOODS, Alex – The Universe vs Alex Woods by Gavin Extence AV – Buy
WOODWARD, Bob – Wired – Review (2008), Buy
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Authors X Y Z

YOUNG, Rusty – Marching Powder (6/10) – Review (2009), Buy
ZAID, Gabriel – So many books – Review (2011), Buy
ZAMYATIN, Yevgeny – We – O* – Review (2013),
ZAPPA, Frank – The Real Frank Zappa Book – O* (9/10) Review (2012), Buy
ZIERVOGEL, Meike – Magda – (10/10) O – Review (2013), Buy

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