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The Big Jubilee Read (BBC)

A literary celebration of Queen Elizabeth II's reign. From the BBC: "Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-serving monarch in British history, with a reign that began on 6 February 1952. The Big Jubilee Read celebrates great books from across the Commonwealth, to coincide with the Platinum Jubilee. It features 70 titles - ten from each decade of the Queen's reign. Read on to discover which inspiring writers are on the list and explore each decade in detail."
Not the usual selections, quite international.
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avg. score: 7 of 70 (10%)
required scores: 1, 2, 4, 7, 11 

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The Palm-Wine Drinkard (Amos Tutuola)
The Palm-Wine Drinkard (Amos Tutuola)
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The Hills Were Joyful Together
The Hills Were Joyful Together
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In the Castle of My Skin (George Lamming)
In the Castle of My Skin (George Lamming)
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My Bones and My Flute (Edgar Mittelholzer)
My Bones and My Flute (Edgar Mittelholzer)
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The Lonely Londoners (Sam Selvon)
The Lonely Londoners (Sam Selvon)
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The Guide
The Guide
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To Sir, With Love (E.R. Braithwaite)
To Sir, With Love (E.R. Braithwaite)
8
One Moonlit Night (Caradog Prichard)
One Moonlit Night (Caradog Prichard)
9
A House for Mr. Biswas (Mr. Biswas)
A House for Mr. Biswas (Mr. Biswas)
10
Sunlight on a Broken Column (Attia Hosain)
Sunlight on a Broken Column (Attia Hosain)
11
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
12
The Interrogation (J.M.G. Le Clézio)
The Interrogation (J.M.G. Le Clézio)
13
The Girls of Slender Means (Muriel Spark)
The Girls of Slender Means (Muriel Spark)
14
Arrow of God (Chinua Achebe)
Arrow of God (Chinua Achebe)
15
Death of a Naturalist (Seamus Heaney)
Death of a Naturalist (Seamus Heaney)
16
Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
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A Grain of Wheat
A Grain of Wheat
18
Picnic at Hanging Rock (Joan Lindsay)
Picnic at Hanging Rock (Joan Lindsay)
19
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born (Ayi Kwei Armah)
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born (Ayi Kwei Armah)
20
When Rain Clouds Gather & Maru
When Rain Clouds Gather & Maru
21
The Nowhere Man (Kamala Markandaya)
The Nowhere Man (Kamala Markandaya)
22
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (John Le Carré)
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (John Le Carré)
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The Thorn Birds (Colleen McCullough)
The Thorn Birds (Colleen McCullough)
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The Crow Eaters (Bapsi Sidhwa)
The Crow Eaters (Bapsi Sidhwa)
25
The Sea, the Sea (Iris Murdoch)
The Sea, the Sea (Iris Murdoch)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Alice Munro)
Who Do You Think You Are? (Alice Munro)
27
The Ultimate Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
The Ultimate Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
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Tsotsi (Athol Fugard)
Tsotsi (Athol Fugard)
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Clear Light of Day (Anita Desai)
Clear Light of Day (Anita Desai)
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Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
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Schindler's Ark (Thomas Keneally)
Schindler's Ark (Thomas Keneally)
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Beka Lamb (Zee Edgel)
Beka Lamb (Zee Edgel)
33
The Bone People (Keri Hulme)
The Bone People (Keri Hulme)
34
The Handmaids's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaids's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
35
Summer Lightning (Olive Senior)
Summer Lightning (Olive Senior)
36
The Whale Rider (Witi Ihimaera)
The Whale Rider (Witi Ihimaera)
37
Remains of the Day (Ishiguro, Kazuo)
Remains of the Day (Ishiguro, Kazuo)
38
Omeros
Omeros
39
The Adoption Papers (Jackie Kay)
The Adoption Papers (Jackie Kay)
40
Cloudstreet
Cloudstreet
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