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Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh

For more warts-and-all literary stories with unique voices…

How Late It Was, How Late by James Kelman for a Booker-prize winning novel set in working class Glasgow, and written in Scottish dialect.

A Visit From The Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan for more interconnected tales dealing with drugs and broken dreams, in Los Angeles and New York.

The Crow Road by Iain Banks for another cult Scottish novel mixing dark humour with violence in the story of a young man investigating a murder.

A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride for more breathless stream of consciousness style very much of it’s place.

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Go Book Yourself: Top 5 Novels 2013 

Every book is a winner, but some are more winners than others…

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton for a breathtaking, beautiful prize winner

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson for intricate plotting and a heroine to fall for

Frances and Bernard by Carlene Bauer for a literary romance in letters

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt for a perfectly formed epic

A Girl Is A Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride for a truly unique voice

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