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The Snow Child and The Book Thief

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thriftychicken Fri 03-Jul-15 22:16:48

recently really enjoyed both these books , any suggestions what i should try next ? Going to have a look in the library tomorrow so all ideas welcome smile

SanityClause Fri 03-Jul-15 22:21:55

I loved both those books.

What about some of the Kate Atkinson books? Not the Jackson Brodie ones, but Life After Life or Behind the Scenes at the Museum? They're not the same, but sort of whimsical.

Maybe The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro?

yogabird Fri 03-Jul-15 22:26:14

I agree with the Kate Atkinson Life after Life. Try 'The Hours of the Night' by Sue Gee. Or 'A Year of Wonders' by Geraldine Brook, they are two of my favourites :-)

thriftychicken Fri 03-Jul-15 22:45:06

Thankyou , writing these down , havent read any Kate Atkinson before

antimatter Mon 06-Jul-15 00:42:04

The man called Ove

Allalonenow Mon 06-Jul-15 00:56:46

The Little Friend by Donna Tartt, a family history told mainly from the point of view of one of the children.

thriftychicken Mon 06-Jul-15 21:15:19

ive read a man called ove , agree its great
read the goldfinch but not the little friend so may try that aswell , thanks

Callmegeoff Mon 13-Jul-15 19:21:40

I loved both those books, I've also really liked Perfect by Rachel Joyce and I'm halfway through Elizabeth is missing by Emma Healey -so far so good.

antimatter Mon 13-Jul-15 19:55:06

I am right now reading The Hare with Amber Eyes - really enjoyable.
I agree with Perfect - really enjoyed that too.

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