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The Guardian: What's the Best Novel in the Past 25 Years (1980-2005)?

"We asked 150 literary luminaries to vote for the best British, Irish or Commonwealth novel from 1980 to 2005." (The Guardian. 2006)
1st place: Disgrace (1999)
2nd place: Money (1984)
Joint 3rd place: Earthly Powers (1980) & Atonement (2001)
5th place: The Blue Flower (1995)
6th place: The Unconsoled (1995)
7th place: Midnight's Children (1981)
Joint 8th place: The Remains of the Day (1989), Amongst Women (1990), That They May Face the Rising Sun (2001)
Other nominations (not rated, alphabetical by author's surname): 11-67
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Disgrace (J.M. Coetzee)
Disgrace (J.M. Coetzee)
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Money (Martin Amis)
Money (Martin Amis)
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Earthly Powers (Anthony Burgess)
Earthly Powers (Anthony Burgess)
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Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
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The Blue Flower (Penelope Fitzgerald)
The Blue Flower (Penelope Fitzgerald)
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The Unconsoled (Kazuo Ishiguro)
The Unconsoled (Kazuo Ishiguro)
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Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
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The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro)
The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro)
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Amongst Women (John McGahern)
Amongst Women (John McGahern)
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That They May Face the Rising Sun
That They May Face the Rising Sun
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Hawksmoor (Peter Ackroyd)
Hawksmoor (Peter Ackroyd)
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The Old Devils (Kingsley Amis)
The Old Devils (Kingsley Amis)
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Behind the Scenes at the Museum (Kate Atkinson)
Behind the Scenes at the Museum (Kate Atkinson)
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The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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An Awfully Big Adventure (Beryl Bainbridge)
An Awfully Big Adventure (Beryl Bainbridge)
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The Wasp Factory (Iain Banks)
The Wasp Factory (Iain Banks)
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The Untouchable (John Banville)
The Untouchable (John Banville)
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The Regeneration Trilogy (Pat Barker)
The Regeneration Trilogy (Pat Barker)
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Flaubert's Parrot (Julian Barnes)
Flaubert's Parrot (Julian Barnes)
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A Long Long Way (Sebastian Barry)
A Long Long Way (Sebastian Barry)
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Ill Seen Ill Said (Samuel Beckett)
Ill Seen Ill Said (Samuel Beckett)
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Possession (A.S. Byatt)
Possession (A.S. Byatt)
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True History of the Kelly Gang (Peter Carey)
True History of the Kelly Gang (Peter Carey)
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A Perfect Spy (John Le Carre)
A Perfect Spy (John Le Carre)
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Nights at the Circus (Angela Carter)
Nights at the Circus (Angela Carter)
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Wise Children (Angela Carter)
Wise Children (Angela Carter)
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Waiting for the Barbarians (J.M. Coetzee)
Waiting for the Barbarians (J.M. Coetzee)
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Age of Iron (J.M. Coetzee)
Age of Iron (J.M. Coetzee)
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The Master of Petersburg
The Master of Petersburg
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The Barrytown Trilogy (Roddy Doyle)
The Barrytown Trilogy (Roddy Doyle)
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Gwendolen (Buchi Emecheta)
Gwendolen (Buchi Emecheta)
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Birdsong (Sebastian Faulks)
Birdsong (Sebastian Faulks)
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The Beginning of Spring (Penelope Fitzgerald)
The Beginning of Spring (Penelope Fitzgerald)
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To the Ends of the Earth Trilogy
To the Ends of the Earth Trilogy
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Unlikely Stories, Mostly (Alasdair Gray)
Unlikely Stories, Mostly (Alasdair Gray)
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1982, Janine (Alasdair Gray)
1982, Janine (Alasdair Gray)
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The Transit of Venus (Shirley Hazzard)
The Transit of Venus (Shirley Hazzard)
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Ridley Walker (Russell Hoban)
Ridley Walker (Russell Hoban)
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The Line of Beauty (Alan Hollinghurst)
The Line of Beauty (Alan Hollinghurst)
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Never Let Me Go (Kazuo Ishiguro)
Never Let Me Go (Kazuo Ishiguro)
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