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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
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Life After Life

On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, the third child of a wealthy English banker and his wife. Sadly, she dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual.

For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in any number of w
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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
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9,882 votes
The White Princess by Philippa Gregory
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7,908 votes
Z by Therese Anne Fowler
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7,636 votes
The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
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The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan
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Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
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The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan
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The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
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Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain
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4,664 votes
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
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The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro
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2,510 votes
A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams
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2,281 votes
Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall
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2,209 votes
The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier
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2,005 votes
The Son by Philipp Meyer
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1,764 votes
TransAtlantic by Colum McCann
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674 votes
Paris by Edward Rutherfurd
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567 votes
Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini
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544 votes
The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian
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Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford
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