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Objective: 4 titles which describe characters within March – May 2008
1) A Partisan’s Daughter
2) Tess of the D’Urbervilles
3) The Man In The Window

4) The Artificial Silk Girl

Challenge complete 17.05.08.

I only really enjoyed one of the four titles and that was K O Dahl’s crime novel.  Still it was a great idea for a challenge.  I hope I have better luck with my choices next time around.


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1) Wolfgang Koeppen – Death In Rome

2) Penelope Fitzgerald – The Blue Flower

Challenge completed 14.05.2008.  I’m glad I joined this one.  I’ve discovered two excellent authors and I now look forward to investigating the back catalogues of both!

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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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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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