Report on Book Group Meeting - Past Book Ratings, Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Book Ratings

THE BOOK GROUP
Books which we have read and our joint recommendation
(Scored out of a possible 10)
2011
The Legacy Katherine Webb 5
2012
Oscar Wilde and the Ring of Death Giles Brandreth 7
The Shadow of the Wind Carlos Ruiz Zafon 7
Small Island Andrea Levy 8
Dancing Backwards Salley Vickers 5
The Kind Man Susan Hill 8
Sovereign C J Sansom 8
The Last Empress Anchee Min 4
God’s Own Country Ross Raisin 5
The Shipping News Annie Proulx 6
The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood 5
The Hand that First Held Mine Maggie O’Farrell 6
When God Was A Rabbit Sarah Winman 7
2013
The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald 5
The Pirate’s Daughter Margaret Cezair-Thompson 4
Death Comes to Pemberley P D James 4
She May Not Leave Fay Weldon 6
The Catcher in the Rye J D Salinger 5
The Last Weekend Blake Morrison 8
The Pillars of the Earth Ken Follett 5
Little Girl Lost Brian McGilloway 6
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson 9
Into the Darkest Corner Elizabeth Haynes 9
A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini 6
Restless William Boyd 6
2014
Gentlemen and Players Joanne Harris 7
The Novel in the Viola Natasha Solomons 6
More Than You Can Say Paul Torday 7
Shantaram Gregory David Roberts 5
The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out Of The Window and Disappeared Jonas Jonasson 6
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Anne Bronte 6
Labrynth Kate Mosse 5
Brooklyn Colin Toibin 6.6
Camp David David Walliams 3
The Night Watch Sarah Waters 5.5
Lady of Hay Barbara Erskine 6
Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont Elizabeth Taylor 8.5
A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens 7
2015
Room Emma Donoghue 7.5
Past Caring Robert Goddard 7
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows 7.1
The Secrets Between Us Louise Douglas 5.6
The One Plus One Jo Jo Moyes 7.5
The Sunday Philosophy Club Alexander McCall Smith 5
The Midnight Rose Lucinda Riley 6.5
Mr Lynch's Holiday Catherine O’Flynn  
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