Best of 1940

Fiction, non-fiction, plays and poetry... bring it on.
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41 books · 31 voters · list created April 23rd, 2010 by Bettie (votes) .
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Bettie 15633 books
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Michelle 1474 books
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Susanna - Censored by GoodReads 3261 books
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Charles 1766 books
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Cindy 5283 books
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Carey 2353 books
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Idril Celebrindal 1977 books
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ღ Carol jinx~☆~☔ 3483 books
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message 1: by Bettie (new)

Bettie Hee - you were quick off the mark there, Michelle. Thanks!


message 2: by [deleted user] (new)

What year was Forever Amber? I remember Mom talking about what a scandal it was to her generation.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Forever Amber? 1944.

According to my mother, the only book she wasn't allowed to read growing up. (Her daddy wasn't letting his little girl read famous smut!) I think she read it anyway, on the sly.


message 4: by [deleted user] (new)

Susanna wrote: "Forever Amber? 1944.

According to my mother, the only book she wasn't allowed to read growing up. (Her daddy wasn't letting his little girl read famous smut!) I think she read it anyway, on the..."


Same for Mom, LOL! I finally got my own copy at a second hand book store. Nothing compared to today's smut.


message 5: by Zoe's Human (new)

Zoe's Human Removed How Green Was My Valley originally published in 1939


message 6: by Fiona (new)

Fiona Hurley Not published in 1940:

Forever Amber- published 1944
Animal Farm - published 1945
1984 - published 1949
The Third Policeman - published 1967


message 7: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Fiona wrote: "Not published in 1940:

Forever Amber- published 1944
Animal Farm - published 1945
1984 - published 1949
The Third Policeman - published 1967"


Removed.


message 8: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Removed A Tree Grows in Brooklyn which was pubbed in 1943.


message 9: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Removed Ficciones which seems to have been pubbed in 1944.


message 10: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Removed The Mind of the South which dates to 1941.


message 12: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Removed My Father's Dragon (1948)


message 13: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Removed Noddy Goes To Toyland (1949)


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