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Novel set in Berlin, Germany (he’s back; he’s führious)

Novel set in Berlin, Germany (he’s back; he’s führious) 4th May 2014

Look Who’s Back by Timur Vermes, novel set in Berlin, translated by Jamie Bulloch. This is such a hard book to review! Translated superbly by Jamie Bulloch (whose work we have encountered in the Mussel Feast by Birgit Vanderbeke,...

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Novel set in West Africa (The Gambia) with a twist

Novel set in West Africa (The Gambia) with a twist 1st May 2014

The Cloths of Heaven by Sue Eckstein, novel set in West Africa (the Gambia). First published in 2009 – a first novel – The Cloths of Heaven is a definite winner… Sue Eckstein used to live in The Gambia...

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Book set in New York (“the city at its most vivid”)

Book set in New York (“the city at its most vivid”) 30th April 2014

& Sons by David Gilbert, book set in New York. & Sons is a book that, in TripFiction terms, really brings New York to life. From the upmarket apartments on the Upper East and Upper West side, through the...

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Novel set in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (feel the beat of the country) 27th April 2014

Invisibles by Ed Siegle, a novel set in Rio de Janeiro. Joel is a young dentist, now living in Brighton. He lost his father in traumatic circumstances in his younger years, when the family lived in Rio. And this...

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10 Favourite Books set in Venice

10 Favourite Books set in Venice 24th April 2014

These are ten of our favourite books set in Venice – as rated by members of the TripFiction community. Find out more about any of them by clicking on the cover image… And let us know in the Comments Box below whether your...

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