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I get so stressed when I have to make this decision, so I'm letting you do it for me.

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lilibet Tue 25-Feb-14 12:32:35

It's my pick at book group tonight, which of these should I nominate?

Flowers for Algernon

Burial Rites

The Light Between the Oceans

Please don't add to my anguish by suggesting others. It's hard enough getting it down to three.

charleybarley Tue 25-Feb-14 13:38:19

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DuchessofMalfi Tue 25-Feb-14 14:26:19

The Light Between Oceans. Great story. I loved it.smile

Thewhingingdefective Tue 25-Feb-14 16:12:33

Can you say a little bit about each one, say you can't choose between them and let the group vote?

I don't know anything about Burial Rites, but either of the other two I would be keen to read.

DustyDaisy Tue 25-Feb-14 16:15:42

I have only read The light between oceans out of those but enjoyed it.

OneHolyCow Tue 25-Feb-14 17:06:02

Flowers for Algernon.. loads to talk about.
Haven't finishes the Light between.. just couldn't get into it but may try again.
The other one looks good but haven't read it.

myitchybeaver Tue 25-Feb-14 17:13:05

I liked burial rights best out of those three. Hauntingly beautiful.

Flowers for Algernon is the only one I've read, so I vote that!

snice Tue 25-Feb-14 19:45:57

Light between oceans gave us lots to talk about so I would go for that(and it made me cry)

JuanPotatoTwo Tue 25-Feb-14 19:53:11

The Light Between the Oceans for me smile

MiddleAgeMiddleEngland Tue 25-Feb-14 20:32:29

I've only read The Light Between Oceans, but I really enjoyed it (although the end made my cry).

MadamBatShit Sat 01-Mar-14 12:17:18

Which one did you choose in the end?
I'm halfway through Burial Rites... it is a great read , I love it!

MadamBatShit Sat 01-Mar-14 12:18:27

Oh, and I saw that it's going to be a movie with Jennifer Lawrence.

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