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Short stories set in Amsterdam, plus Marco Polo tips

Short stories set in Amsterdam, plus Marco Polo tips 9th August 2017

Amsterdam Tales, edited by Helen Constantine and translated by Paul Vincent – short stories set in Amsterdam. Plus Marco Polo Guide notes on the city. Amsterdam Tales is an eclectic collection of eighteen short stories and essays set in...

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Historical novel set in the Netherlands. The hidden life of René Descartes

Historical novel set in the Netherlands. The hidden life of René Descartes 11th February 2017

The Words in my Hand by Guinevere Glasfurd, historical novel set in the Netherlands. I had been eyeing this novel up for a while, having been drawn to the fetching cover of the hardback edition. My interest was further...

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Thriller set in Amsterdam and Alkmaar, the Netherlands

Thriller set in Amsterdam and Alkmaar, the Netherlands 2nd November 2016

A Cold Death in Amsterdam  by Anja de Jager – thriller set in Amsterdam and Alkmaar. This is the first book in a series featuring Amsterdam detective Lotte Meerman. Lotte is a severely damaged, but utterly believable, young woman....

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Historical novel set in Amsterdam plus author QA (the city “remained a beauty with bad breath”)

Historical novel set in Amsterdam plus author QA (the city “remained a beauty with bad breath”) 6th March 2016

Rembrandt’s Mirror by Kim Devereux, historical novel set in Amsterdam. First I have to say, our copy is a beautiful physical hardback book to hold in one’s hand. It feels sumptuous, with gold leaf effect on the front cover,...

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Summer House With Swimming Pool – holiday reading set in Amsterdam and Southern Europe

Summer House With Swimming Pool – holiday reading set in Amsterdam and Southern Europe 8th July 2014

Summer House With Swimming Pool by Herman Koch – holiday reading set in Amsterdam and Southern Europe. A book for all Northern Europeans about to head for the Southern European beaches – a frightening story of what may be...

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