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.