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September – November 2008

I enjoyed this so much last time that I cannot resist this year.

First thoughts:

The Remains of the Day / Miss Pettigrew Lives for A Day / One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest / Cold Heaven

I actually read:

Catholics / North and South / One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

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Objective:  Three Novels by Brian Moore

Timescale:  September 2007 – December 2007

1) The Doctor’s Wife
2) Black Robe
3) The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne

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July 2007 – June 2008 Objective 12 award-winning titles
1) Gone With The Wind 2) Sacred Hunger 3) The Lizard Cage 4) The Boy and The Sea 5) Consolation 6) Mister Pip 7) The Tenderness of Wolves 8. Joseph Knight 9) The Trick Is To Keep Breathing 10) Foreign Parts 11)A Good Thief’s Guide to Amsterdam 12) The Shoe Tester of Frankfurt

Challenge complete! However, still lots of prizewinners in the TBR. Let Round 2 commence!

13) Restless 14) The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne 15) Set In Stone 16) The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox 17) What Was Lost 18. The Bower Bird 19) The Stone Diaries 20) Fall On Your Knees 21) The Road 22) The Great Victorian Collection 23) The Secret River 24) Death In Rome

Time for Round Three?
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Fault Lines 26) Pack of Lies 27) The Oxford Murders 28. The Blue Flower 29. The Lost Honour of Katherina Blum

   

 

 

  
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

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Objective: 3 titles
Timescale: 01.10.2007 – 31.12.2007 

The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne 
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie 
The Painted Veil

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Objective: 10 books 10 consecutive decades
Timescale: August 2007 – December 2007

1907 The Secret Agent
1914 The Dubliners
1925 The Painted Veil  
1935 Mr Norris Changes Trains
1941 Mildred Pierce  
1958 The Dark Room of Damocles  
1961 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
1977 Quartet In Autumn  
1989 The Trick Is To Keep Breathing  
1997 The Magician’s Wife

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