Lizzy's Literary Life

Celebrating the pleasures of a 21st century bookworm

Books Read 2007

01) The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini (R) ***
02) The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ***
03) 24 Hours in the Life of a Woman – Stefan Zweig ***1/2
04) Maigret and the Gangsters – Georges Simenon ***
05) Wash This Blood Clean From My Hands – Fred Vargas ***1/2
06) The Tenderness of Wolves – Stef Penney ****1/2
07) An Ice-Cream War – William Boyd ****
08) The Fruit of the Lemon – Andrea Levy ***
09) A Bridge to the Stars – Henning Mankell **1/2
10) To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee *****
11) The Darkness of Wallis Simpson – Rose Tremain ****
12) Blindsight – Maurice Gee ***1/2
13) The White Darkness – Geraldine McCaughrean *****
14) The Bone People – Keri Hulme ****
15) The Fourth Bear – Jasper Fforde ***
16) The Ninth Life of Louis Drax – Liz Jensen ****
17) The Thirteenth Tale – Diane Setterfield ***
18) Half of a Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ***1/2
19) Lanark – Alaistair Gray ****
20) Any Human Heart – William Boyd ****
21) Over – Margaret Forster ****
22) The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger **
23) Passenger to Frankfurt – Agatha Christie *
24) Death Jest’s Book – Reginald Hill (Unabridged Audio) ***
25) Measuring the World – Daniel Kehlmann ****
26) The Book Thief – Markus Zusak *****
27) Flesh and Blood – John Harvey (Unabridged Audio) **
28) Stasiland – Anna Funder *****
29) Sacred Hunger – Barry Unsworth (R) *****
30) A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian – Marina Lewcyka ***
31) On Chesil Beach – Ian McEwan ***
32) The Royal Game – Stefan Zweig ****
33) A Spy by Nature – Charles Cumming ***
34) Good Morning Midnight – Reginald Hill ****
35) Sunset Song – Louis Grassic Gibbon ****
36) Day – A L Kennedy **1/2
37) Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell ***
38) When We Were Romans – Matthew Kneale ***
39) The Redbreast – Jo Nesbo ****
40) Justin Thyme – Panama Oxridge ***1/2
41) Double Vision – Pat Barker ***
42) Jaguars and Electric Eels – Alexander von Humboldt ***
43) The Hidden Man – Charles Cumming (Unabridged Audio) ***
44) The Pesthouse – Jim Crace ***1/2
45) HP and The Deathly Hallows – J K Rowling ***1/2
46) The Fourth Man – K O Dahl ****
47) Love Over Scotland – Alexander McCall Smith ****
48) The Secret Agent – Joseph Conrad ****
49) The Lizard Cage – Karen Connolly *****
50) What Was Lost – Catherine O’Flynn ***1/2
51) Consolation – Michael Redhill ***
52) Life Class – Pat Barker ****
53) The Devil’s Star – Jo Nesbo ****
54) The Boy and The Sea – Kirsty Gunn ***
55) A Question of Blood – Ian Rankin (Unabridged audio) ***
56) Joseph Knight – James Robertson ***1/2
57) The Tenderness of Wolves – Stef Penney (R) – ****1/2
58) Mister Pip – Lloyd Jones ***1/2
59) The Painted Veil – W Somerset Maugham ****
60) The Dubliners – James Joyce ***
61) The Magician’s Wife – Brian Moore ***
62) That Summer – Andrew Greig ****
63) The Welsh Girl – Peter Ho Davies ****
64) Fleshmarket Close – Ian Rankin (Unabridged Audio) ***
65) The Trick Is To Keep Breathing – Janice Galloway ****
66) The Uncommon Reader – Alan Bennett ***
67) Foreign Parts – Janice Galloway ***
68) Prince Rupert’s Teardrop – Lisa Glass ***
69) The Good Thief’s Guide to Amsterdam – Chris Ewan ***
70) The Chameleon’s Shadow – Minette Walters ***1/2
71) Zugzwang – Ronan Bennett ***1/2
72) The Man Who Smiled – Henning Mankell ****
73) The Observations – Jane Harris ****
74)The Dark Room of Damocles – W F Hermans *****
75) The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie – Muriel Spark ****1/2
76) The Destruction of Troy – Virgil ***
77) The Spanish Game – Charles Cumming (Unabridged Audio) ****
78) The Shoe Tester of Frankfurt – Wilhelm Genazino ***
79) Black Robe – Brian Moore ****
80) Restless – William Boyd (R) ***1/2
81) Mr Norris Changes Trains – Christopher Isherwood ***
82) The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne – Brian Moore *****
83) The Scandal of the Season – Sophie Gee ***
84) Dying – Arthur Schnitzler ***
85) Set In Stone – Linda Newbery ***
86) Fraulein Else – Arthur Schnitzler ****
87) This Book Will Save Your Life – A M Holmes (Unabridged Audio) ***
88) The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox – Maggie O’Farrell (R) ****
89) Cold Spring Harbor – Richard Yates
90) Quartet In Autumn – Barbara Pym *****
91) Mildred Pierce – James M Cain ****
92) Self Help Edward Docx ***
93) End Games – Michael Dibdin

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