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« Reply #825 on: September 03, 2019, 08:42:52 PM »
The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka
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« Reply #826 on: September 03, 2019, 09:29:12 PM »
The Roar of the Butterflies - Reginald Hill
Pretty much everything in politics now boils down to a question of whether it's being driven by a sinister hidden agenda or just basic incompetence or ignorance. What a time to be alive - James O'Brien

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« Reply #827 on: September 03, 2019, 09:32:44 PM »
Chrysalis - Brendan Reichs

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« Reply #828 on: September 03, 2019, 09:34:37 PM »
The Chrysalids - John Wyndham
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« Reply #829 on: September 03, 2019, 09:48:12 PM »
Polydactyly  - Russell Jesse (one of the characters  in The Chrysalids has 6 toes)

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« Reply #830 on: September 03, 2019, 10:14:19 PM »
The Man with Two Arms - Billy Lombardo
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« Reply #831 on: September 03, 2019, 10:21:56 PM »
The Man with the Golden Arm - Nelson Algren

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« Reply #832 on: September 03, 2019, 11:51:16 PM »
Long Walk to Freedom - Nelson Mandela
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« Reply #833 on: September 04, 2019, 06:11:57 AM »
A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson

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« Reply #834 on: September 04, 2019, 04:56:54 PM »
A History of the World - Andrew Marr
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« Reply #835 on: September 05, 2019, 06:55:54 AM »
Life, The Universe and Everything - Douglas Adams

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« Reply #836 on: September 05, 2019, 07:16:33 PM »
The Meaning of Liff: The Original Dictionary Of Things There Should Be Words For
- John Lloyd  (& Douglas Adams, dunno if it's the same one)
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« Reply #837 on: September 05, 2019, 08:48:25 PM »
David Lloyd George: The Great Outsider - Roy Hattersley


(And yes it is the same Douglas Adams)

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« Reply #838 on: September 05, 2019, 08:56:15 PM »
In the Margins -John Shea
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« Reply #839 on: September 05, 2019, 09:03:48 PM »




The Water Margin: The Outlaws of the Marsh - Shih Naian

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« Reply #840 on: September 06, 2019, 05:56:11 PM »
Crime on the Fens - Joy Ellis
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« Reply #841 on: September 06, 2019, 11:19:33 PM »
An April Shroud - Reginald Hill

(Largely set in the Lincolnshire fens)
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« Reply #842 on: September 07, 2019, 06:50:11 PM »
Shroud for a Nightingale - P. D. James
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« Reply #843 on: September 10, 2019, 11:06:50 PM »
The Turn of the Screw - Henry James
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« Reply #844 on: September 11, 2019, 05:30:12 AM »
The Screwtape Letters - C S Lewis
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« Reply #845 on: September 14, 2019, 10:04:41 PM »
Letters To Malcolm - C.S.Lewis
"That bloke over there, from Ultravox, is so childish."
"Him? Midge Ure?"
"Yes, very."

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« Reply #846 on: September 15, 2019, 08:58:28 AM »
The Letter Writer by Dan Fesperman
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« Reply #847 on: September 16, 2019, 08:01:17 AM »
Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters - George Orwell
"That bloke over there, from Ultravox, is so childish."
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« Reply #848 on: September 16, 2019, 06:01:05 PM »
Letters from the Fens - Edward Storey
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« Reply #849 on: September 18, 2019, 10:02:48 AM »
Scoop - Evelyn Waugh (which has of course the immortal line "Feather-footed through the plashy fen passes the questing vole")