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    • Lakshmi7
    • By Lakshmi7 12th Jan 18, 2:13 AM
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    E: 26/01 Win Four Books (Help Please)
    • #1
    • 12th Jan 18, 2:13 AM
    E: 26/01 Win Four Books (Help Please) 12th Jan 18 at 2:13 AM
    Penguin

    Answers:

    1. A Legacy Of Spies By John Le Carre
    2. The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness By Arundhati Roy
    3.
    4. Into the Water By Paula Hawkins

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    Last edited by Lakshmi7; Today at 2:08 AM.
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    • nursey71
    • By nursey71 12th Jan 18, 7:59 AM
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    • #2
    • 12th Jan 18, 7:59 AM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 7:59 AM
    I think I can help with some of the answers ...

    1. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

    2. something harry pottery!

    3. Life of Pi

    4. Into the Water
    • chloeadkins
    • By chloeadkins 12th Jan 18, 8:21 AM
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    • #3
    • 12th Jan 18, 8:21 AM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 8:21 AM
    2 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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    • Scungybear
    • By Scungybear 12th Jan 18, 4:17 PM
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    • #4
    • 12th Jan 18, 4:17 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 4:17 PM
    I think the clues are about new books which are about to be brought out in paperback by Penguin.

    I think the first one is: A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre
    and the second one is: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

    (I haven't worked out the other two yet)
    • GlitterFizz
    • By GlitterFizz 12th Jan 18, 4:32 PM
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    • #5
    • 12th Jan 18, 4:32 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 4:32 PM
    On Instagram it says: These books all came out last year, with the paperbacks coming out throughout 2018.
    Also for the SPY one the hint is : I’ll give you a hint- it’s a revival of sorts and the camera is from the 70s... ��
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    • floorflock
    • By floorflock 12th Jan 18, 5:05 PM
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    • #6
    • 12th Jan 18, 5:05 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 5:05 PM
    Could number two by The Chalk Man by CJ Tudor?
    • Scungybear
    • By Scungybear 12th Jan 18, 5:08 PM
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    • #7
    • 12th Jan 18, 5:08 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 5:08 PM
    Book two is set in Dehli, and the word Ministry is in the pages - which led me to The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

    and A Legacy of Spies has an old camera and a picture of a tulip on the cover....
    Last edited by Scungybear; 12-01-2018 at 5:11 PM.
    • GlitterFizz
    • By GlitterFizz 19th Jan 18, 10:59 AM
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    • #8
    • 19th Jan 18, 10:59 AM
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    • 19th Jan 18, 10:59 AM
    Any more ideas on this yet anyone?
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    • Scungybear
    • By Scungybear 19th Jan 18, 4:22 PM
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    • #9
    • 19th Jan 18, 4:22 PM
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    • 19th Jan 18, 4:22 PM
    I've had a good try, but I found the last two really hard - maybe too much effort just to win four books (much as I love books!), unless someone happened to recognise a book that the clues were talking about....
    • crescent25
    • By crescent25 20th Jan 18, 11:01 AM
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    I'm just stuck with number 3... It cannot be Life of Pi as it had to be published in 2017 in hardback, with the paperback coming out this year.

    1. A Legacy Of Spies
    2. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
    3. ??
    4. Into the Water

    Number 4 is definitely Into the Water as I've read it. If you look closely at the notebook, you can see the reference to Nel Abott (correct spelling Nel Abbott - AKA Danielle) which was one of the characters in the story.
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    • karmaperle
    • By karmaperle 20th Jan 18, 1:08 PM
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    I keep thinking The Book of Dust for number 3 but I think the cat was Ginger
    • Kelos
    • By Kelos 20th Jan 18, 8:53 PM
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    I'm going with La Belle Sauvage - book one of the Book of Dust trilogy by Philip Pullman. The novel begins with an impending terrible flood, and the main character uses a canoe.
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