Top ten word-of-mouth novels revealed

  • The List
  • 14 February 2008

Following a campaign launched last November, a World Book Day poll has revealed the top ten contemporary novels with genuine word-of-mouth appeal.

The top ten shortlist features books set during Apartheid-era South Africa, wartime England and the Partition of India and Pakistan, and includes Jonathan Trigell’s Boy A and Jenny Downham’s Before I Die.

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