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The High-Brow Beach-Read Round-Up

If you don’t want to spend your summer nose-deep in a hackneyed horror or a political potboiler, try one of these

A book about vengeance and forgiveness

Choosing the right book can make or break your summer holiday.

Under no circumstances should you leave your summer read in the hands of the W H Smith at Stansted.

Forget the bestsellers and the latest J K Rowling and check out our list of this year's best-high brow beach reads, from the history of colonial Britain to the exploits of American rednecks, via dentistry.



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