Vintage 21

VINTAGE Books have chosen a wonderful way to celebrate their 21st Birthday. They have produced a rainbow of colourful new editions of the best fiction in their impressive collection.

These are some of the best, most talked about and most lauded novels published in the last 21 years. It is an astonishing list. Novels by Jeanette Winterson, Margaret Atwood, Philip Roth, Ian McEwan, A. S. Byatt, J.M. Coetzee to name but a few…
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24 books · 29 voters · list created January 11th, 2013 by Alex Cross (votes) .
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message 1: by Alex (new)

Alex Cross I have added every book released by Vintage Books in their 21st anniversary series. Please vote for the versions in this list.

Happy reading!


message 2: by Pia (new)

Pia Cool!


message 3: by Jennifer (last edited Feb 23, 2014 08:48PM) (new)

Jennifer Hey, great list! Lies of Silence by Brian Moore and Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle were also published in this collection but their images here on Goodreads haven't been updated so they just have that plain graphic. I decided against adding them to the list because of that, but if anyone can figure out how to get that graphic changed they should probably be added :)


message 4: by Alex (last edited Feb 24, 2014 12:32AM) (new)

Alex Cross Jennifer wrote: "Hey, great list! Lies of Silence by Brian Moore and Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle were also published in this collection but their images here on Goodreads haven't been updated so they just have that plain graphic. I decided against adding them to the list because of that, but if anyone can figure out how to get that graphic changed they should probably be added :) "

Hi Jennifer, thanks for alerting me to those. I created this list based on the promotional material of the 21 special editions for their 21st anniversary, see here: http://blog.booktopia.com.au/2011/10/...

I think the Brian Moore and Roddy Doyle special editions were probably exclusive to the Irish market, perhaps to replace books for which Vintage do not have any rights in Ireland. However, I have located appropriate cover images for those editions and have added them to this list.

If anybody else is aware of any other editions in this series exclusive to certain geographic regions, please leave a comment.

EDIT: And just noticed you've added Reading in the Dark, which is more evidence for my Ireland theory. :)


message 5: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Ah, that makes sense :)


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