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09 Oct Not really books but worthy of note. John Lennon born 1940. And in case you don't know... with Paul McCartney, Lennon formed one of the most influential and successful songwriting partnerships of the 20th century.
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Top 10 Opening Extracts

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  1. Spectacles by Sue Perkins
  2. Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps Mapping Out the Modern World by Martin Vargic
  3. Now is the Time by Melvyn Bragg
  4. Little Girl Gone by Alexandra Burt
  5. Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume
  6. SPQR A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard
  7. Lost & Found by Brooke Davis
  8. Take Six Girls The Lives of the Mitford Sisters by Laura Thompson
  9. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  10. The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year by Sue Townsend
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