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« Reply #500 on: January 13, 2019, 12:47:30 PM »
Green Darkness by Anya Seaton
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« Reply #501 on: January 13, 2019, 12:52:28 PM »
The Green Mile - Stephen King
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« Reply #502 on: January 13, 2019, 12:53:58 PM »
How Green was my Valley by Richard Llewellyn
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« Reply #503 on: January 16, 2019, 11:44:58 AM »
What Colour is Your Parachute? - Richard N Bolles
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« Reply #504 on: January 16, 2019, 05:45:13 PM »
The Colour Purple by Alice Walker
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« Reply #505 on: January 17, 2019, 12:19:59 PM »
Riddley Walker - Russell Hoban

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« Reply #506 on: January 17, 2019, 08:00:23 PM »
Oban and North Argyll: 40 Favourite Walks by Keith Fergus
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« Reply #507 on: January 21, 2019, 11:58:33 AM »
Monsieur Judas - Fergus Hume

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« Reply #508 on: January 22, 2019, 05:25:50 PM »
Fergie Rises: How Britain's Greatest Football Manager was Made at Aberdeen by Michael Grant
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« Reply #509 on: January 24, 2019, 08:11:42 PM »
Grey Granite - Lewis Grassic Gibbon


(The final novel of A Scots' Quair set in a fictionalized Aberdeen called Duncairn)

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« Reply #510 on: January 24, 2019, 08:20:08 PM »
Dunroamin: Suburban Semi and its Enemies by Paul Oliver
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« Reply #511 on: February 01, 2019, 03:34:44 PM »
The Buddha of Suburbia - Hanif Kureishi

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« Reply #512 on: February 01, 2019, 10:14:06 PM »
Siddhartha - Herman Hesse
I'm flattered - a thread of mine has been made a sticky! I've only just noticed.
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« Reply #513 on: February 01, 2019, 10:54:05 PM »
Moby Dick - Herman Melville
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« Reply #514 on: February 03, 2019, 12:41:07 AM »
 The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea by Philip Hoare

(StevenH, where is your sticky thread? I'm impressed! I s'pose I can search)
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« Reply #515 on: February 03, 2019, 09:26:35 AM »
In Sesrch of Lost Time - Marcel Proust (One of the great unreadables: I got about 200 pages in before giving up.)
Robbie - this one! :D
I thought Wanking was a town in China until I discovered Smirnoff.

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« Reply #516 on: February 03, 2019, 09:56:42 AM »
The Complete Blind Dog for the Blind by Robbie Robson
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« Reply #517 on: February 06, 2019, 06:35:06 PM »
The Dog It Was That Died - H R F Keating

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« Reply #518 on: February 07, 2019, 09:10:15 AM »
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time by Mark Haddon
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« Reply #519 on: February 07, 2019, 11:28:22 AM »
The Old Curiosity Shop - Charles Dickens

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« Reply #520 on: February 07, 2019, 11:38:02 AM »
Rosie Harker, Nosey Parker by Mary Evans
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« Reply #521 on: February 11, 2019, 08:56:47 AM »
Parker Pyne Investigates - Agatha Christie

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« Reply #522 on: February 11, 2019, 09:42:40 AM »
Parker Pyne Investigates - Agatha Christie

Over the years I thought I had read all the Agatha Christie books, but I have never heard of that one before. I have just ordered it for my Kindle. Thanks for that. :)
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« Reply #523 on: February 12, 2019, 11:12:36 AM »
I've not heard of that too LR but not a great Christie fan.  When you have read it, tell us about it please.
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« Reply #524 on: February 12, 2019, 11:21:51 AM »
Crooked House by Agatha Christie (don't know if we are allowed to do that).

This might be better:-

Ten Rillington Place by Ludovic Kennedy
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