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Crime novel set in Florence and Sardinia (an Inspector Bordelli mystery…)

Crime novel set in Florence and Sardinia (an Inspector Bordelli mystery…) 28th December 2014

Death in Sardinia by Marco Vichi – crime novel set in Florence and Sardinia. A book that starts on the 12th December 1965, and ends on the 31st December 1965 – so an ideal one for me to have read...

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Historical novel set in France (a dark, wintery setting in the Belle Epoque)

Historical novel set in France (a dark, wintery setting in the Belle Epoque) 25th December 2014

Sacred Ends by Lisa Appignanesi, historical novel set in France. Sacred Ends, by Lisa Appignanesi is a good crime novel, set in the turn of last century, in a remote corner of bohemian France.  It is the second part...

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Novel set in Pasadena and New York (the ‘Pollyanna’ of Pasadena)

Novel set in Pasadena and New York (the ‘Pollyanna’ of Pasadena) 21st December 2014

Autobiography of Us by Aria Beth Sloss, novel set in Pasadena and New York. Rebecca in her mid teens has high expectations of her life. She has ambition, drive and commitment to carving out a career for herself, in...

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Portrait of a Man – novel set in France, Switzerland, and Yugoslavia

Portrait of a Man – novel set in France, Switzerland, and Yugoslavia 18th December 2014

Portrait of a Man – by Georges Perec: novel set in France, Switzerland, and Yugoslavia. I chose to read Portrait of a Man for TripFiction because of the locations. The story is set in Dampierre (just outside Paris), Geneva and Gstaad in...

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Children’s Book set in the Galapagos Islands (meet Wally and his friends)

Children’s Book set in the Galapagos Islands (meet Wally and his friends) 14th December 2014

Wally the Warm-Weather Penguin by Stephanie M Ward, Illustrated by Vanessa Landin, children’s book set in the Galapagos Islands This is an absolutely  gorgeous children’s book, and we are really excited to review this as our first children’s book...

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