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Check through the Blog posts below to find our latest extended book reviews, our #AuthorsOnLocation pieces, and our views on matters of general literary interest. Search by either Location or by the Keywords you would like to come up in the results…

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Novel set mainly in WW2 Auschwitz/Birkenau

Novel set mainly in WW2 Auschwitz/Birkenau

11th December 2018

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris, novel set mainly in Auschwitz/Birkenau I wanted...

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Secret London – unusual bars & restaurants

Secret London – unusual bars & restaurants

10th December 2018

‘Written by local experts, our Secret Guides are intended both for local inhabitants and...

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Novel set in Madras,  in the second half of the 20th Century

Novel set in Madras, in the second half of the 20th Century

8th December 2018

The Last Devadasi by Barbara L Baer, novel set in Madras in the second...

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Author Harriet Steel talks about Christmas in Sri Lanka

Author Harriet Steel talks about Christmas in Sri Lanka

7th December 2018

Author Harriet Steel talks to us about how Sri Lankans celebrate Christmas, and her...

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A novel of sex, murder and mayhem set in Rome, 69 AD

A novel of sex, murder and mayhem set in Rome, 69 AD

6th December 2018

Vitellius’ Feast by L J Trafford – a novel of sex, murder and mayhem...

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Five great books set in ski resorts

Five great books set in ski resorts

5th December 2018

Ski resorts are the latest destination in our ‘Five great books set in…’ series. Five...

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A novel of Australia as a very foreign land

A novel of Australia as a very foreign land

4th December 2018

Farewell, My Orange by Iwaki Kei (translated from the Japanese by Meredith McKinney) –...

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Novel set in Poland, formerly East Prussia, in 1988

Novel set in Poland, formerly East Prussia, in 1988

3rd December 2018

Homeland by Walter Kempowski set in Poland, formerly East Prussia, in 1988. Translated by...

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A top giveaway to round off 2018!

A top giveaway to round off 2018!

2nd December 2018

We are offering a top giveaway to round off 2018 (giveaways will start again...

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Tartan Noir with a twist set in and around Glasgow

Tartan Noir with a twist set in and around Glasgow

2nd December 2018

In Harm’s Way by Owen Mullen, Tartan noir with a twist set in and...

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