1. This one came from Creative Spark, an Oz in Singapore.
There’s a tag for that so if you hit it you’ll find them all duly noted. Just as well, as I would never have remembered them all.
However, cutting out a couple of eccentric entries, I have pared the list down to a First Fifteen.
|Janette Turner Hospital||Orpheus Lost|
|Elmore Leonard||La Brava|
|Zadie Smith||On Beauty|
|Dai Sijie 戴思杰||Mr Muo’s Travelling Couch|
|Kate Grenville||The Secret River|
|Anne Holt||What Is Mine|
|Reginald Hill||The Death of Dalziel|
|Alexander McCall Smith||Blue Shoes and Happiness|
|Michael Nava||Rag and Bone|
|Andrew O’Hagan||Be Near Me|
|Salman Rushdie||Shalimar the Clown||as above|
|Karin Fossum||When the Devil Holds the Candle|