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29 Nov Clive Staples Lewis, known to his readers as C.S. and to his friends and family as Jack, was born on this day, November 29, 1898, in Belfast, Ireland. He is best known for his Chronicles of Narnia.
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  2. Slade House by David Mitchell
  3. The Story of a Nutcracker by Alexandre Dumas
  4. Hidden by Emma Kavanagh
  5. Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume
  6. Lost & Found by Brooke Davis
  7. Deirdre A Life on Coronation Street by Glenda Young
  8. From Russia with Love James Bond 007 by Ian Fleming
  9. The New World by Sir Andrew Motion
  10. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
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