P323 ORACLE 323 Fri25 Dec ITV 2001:00  2/2    Compiled by the 24th December NATIONAL BOOK LEAGUE 1 4 THE GUINNESS BOOK OF RECORDS 1982 N.D.McWhirter 2 2 SLOW BOATS TO CHINA Gavin Young 3 3 THE KINGDOM Robert Lacey 4 5 GREAT RAILWAY Michael Frayn 5 - THE SHOGUN INHERITANCE Michael Macintyre 6 8 QUEST FOR ADVENTURE Chris Bonnington 7 - INVITATION TO A ROYAL WEDDING Kathryn Spink 8 - NATIONAL TRUST BOOK Adam Nicholson 9 - THE HOUSE OF SAUD David Holden 10 - ELVIS Albert Goldman Top Ten Fiction follows>>
P323 ORACLE 323 Fri25 Dec ITV 2001:30  1/2     Compiled by the 24th December National Book League 1 1 MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN Salman Rushdie 2 4 TWICE SHY Dick Francis 3 5 NOBLE HOUSE James Clavell 4 2 INDECENT OBSESSION Colleen McCullough 5 3 THE WHITE HOTEL D.M.Thomas 6 - THE STRANGER FROM THE SEA Winston Graham 7 8 GO SLOWLY,COME BACK QUICKLY David Niven 8 10 TANAMERA Noel Barber 9 6 FUNERAL GAMES Mary Renault 10 - THE MAGIC ARMY Leslie Thomas  non-fiction follows >  CHRISTMAS MESSAGES see page 172  