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Joined Tuesday, August 24, 2004
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Join my bookrings / rays:
The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer
Desert Flower by Waris Dirie
The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom
Will you be mother?: Women who choose to say No by Jane Bartlett
How it works is you get the book, read it, journal it, then pass it on to someone else who has said they want to read it. Can go anywhere in the UK or across the world!
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Let me know if you are happy to send it just within UK or anywhere in the world.
Remember: Read and Release, it's simple!
My Wish List - thanks to cliff1976.
The attached map shows how far books I have registered and released have travelled.
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My Visited Countries
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tantan's Booker Prize Rings:
I aim to read all of the Booker Prize winners from 1969 to 2005. This may take some time...
2006 - The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai (library copy TBR)
2005 - The Sea by John Banville
2004 - The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
2003 - Vernon God Little by D.B.C. Pierre (own copy)
2002 - Life of Pi by Yann Martel (own copy)
2001 - True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey (own copy)
2000 - The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood (own copy)
1999 - Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee
1998 - Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
1997 - The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy (own copy)
1996 - Last Orders by Graham Swift (own copy)
1995 - The Ghost Road by Pat Barker
1994 - How Late It Was, How Late by James Kelman
1993 - Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle (own copy)
1992 - The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje (own copy), and Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth
1991 - The Famished Road by Ben Okri (own copy)
1990 - Possession by A.S. Byatt (own copy)
1989 - The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
1988 - Oscar & Lucinda by Peter Carey (currently reading)
1987 - Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
1986 - The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis
1985 - The Bone People by Keri Hulme
1984 - Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner (read and passed on)
1983 - Life and Times of Michael K by J.M. Coetzee (read and passed on)
1982 - Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally (own copy)
1981 - Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie (own copy)
1980 - Rites of Passage by William Golding (currently reading)
1979 - Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald
1978 - The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch
1977 - Staying On by Paul Scott (read and passed on)
1976 - Saville by David Storey (currently reading)
1975 - Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
1974 - The Conservationist by Nadine Gordimer, and Holiday by Stanley Middleton
1973 - The Siege of Krishnapur by J.G. Farrell (own copy)
1972 - G by John Berger
1971 - In a Free State by V.S. Naipaul
1970 - The Elected Member by Bernice Rubens
1969 - The Something to Answer by P.H. Newby
Other Bookrings I am in:
The kitchen God's wife - Amy Tan
'Til we have faces - C S Lewis (read and passed on)
Dear Me - Peter Ustinov (audio) (read and passed on)
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This book was released during my trip around mainland Britain on the Round Britain Rally.