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Finishing the Cazelet Chronicle. What can I devour next?

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Judyandherdreamofhorses Sat 22-Jun-13 20:37:28

I've really enjoyed reading all four books if the Cazalet Chronicle over the past few weeks. They've got me through endless nights of breastfeeding/ settling baby DS. But as I'm drawing to the end, I'm worried about having nothing to read next.

Any ideas of something to really get my teeth into?

I like: lots of classics. Probably read all I would want to though.

Good historical fiction

Some dystopian/ apocalyptic stuff

Well written fantasy/ magic/ sci fi

I don't like:

Chick lit

Anything involving sick/ dead/ missing children

Any recommendations welcome. Especially if cheap for kindle! Thanks.

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mumslife Sat 22-Jun-13 21:27:40

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Kasterborous Sun 23-Jun-13 00:12:18

Have you read any of Kate Morton's books they are quite good, I really enjoyed them and I've just finished the first Cazalet chronicles book and enjoyed that too.

LapsedPacifist Sun 23-Jun-13 00:24:40

Fortunes of War Trilogy by Olivia Mann smile It was also made into a great 1987 TV series available on DVD, starring Emma Thompson and Kenneth Branagh.

Enjoy!

LapsedPacifist Sun 23-Jun-13 00:33:34

Oops! That should be 'Olivia Manning' blush

Kindle edition of the Balkan Trilogy (books 1-3) available here

The Levant Trilogy (books 4-6) available here

Clawdy Sun 23-Jun-13 11:04:43

Kate Morton (especially her latest,The Secret Keeper),Katherine Webb (A Half-Forgotten Song) and Lucinda Riley.

DamnDeDoubtance Sun 23-Jun-13 18:59:21

Dorothy Dunnetts Lymond chronicles are superb, beautifully written and the plot which pans out over 6 novels is breathtaking.

mumslife Mon 24-Jun-13 12:48:16

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