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Parallel universe books

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mummymacbeth Thu 27-Jun-13 09:11:14

Ok, here's a challenge. I was thinking abour Lionel Shriver's Post-Birthday World which I quite enjoyed. Does anyone know of any other Sliding Doors-esque parallel universe type novels please? smile

Cherrypi Thu 27-Jun-13 14:30:34

Ooh good question. I loved that book. Life after Life by Kate Atkinson is the only one that springs to mind.

SarahAndFuck Thu 27-Jun-13 15:23:12

There's a list here that might help.

Also will be watching for good recommendations. Loved Post-Birthday World hated the constant singing of snooker loopy though grin

NotYoMomma Thu 27-Jun-13 19:32:53

That is a fantastic link SarahandFuck

CoteDAzur Fri 12-Jul-13 19:39:49

Anathem by Neal Stephenson.

basildonbond Sun 14-Jul-13 23:11:45

Transitions - Iain M Banks
His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
Chrestomanci series - Diana Wynne Jones

mummymacbeth Tue 16-Jul-13 20:24:13

thanks all, some good suggestions. I totally forgot I had posted this thread and just came back to it yay smile

BetsyBell Tue 16-Jul-13 20:34:08

Jasper Fforde does a good line in parallel universes.

pollywollydoodle Tue 16-Jul-13 20:39:53

fatherland robert harris-if the nazis had been victorious in ww2

greenhill Tue 16-Jul-13 20:45:10

Thanks for the Kate Atkinson recommendation, the other books are all good too.

Will have a think and come back to the thread.

Lurleene Tue 16-Jul-13 20:51:21

I really enjoyed this one, it was bought by my OH and I picked it up when I was bored once.

The Man who turned into himself

mummymacbeth Tue 16-Jul-13 21:10:28

Ok I have bought Fatherland and Life Afer Life for my kindle. I will have a look at some of the others once I am done. Thanks folks!

Eraser Wed 17-Jul-13 15:48:39

Anno Dracula by Kim Newman.

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