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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 in Adelaide (“..once a cheat, always a cheat..”)

Novel set in Adelaide (“..once a cheat, always a cheat..”)

30th October 2015

The Sun In Her Eyes by Paige Toon, novel set in Adelaide. What I...

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Travelogue set in London (finding London’s soul?)

Travelogue set in London (finding London’s soul?)

27th October 2015

Walk the Lines by Mark Mason, travelogue set in London. There isn’t exactly a...

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Novel set in Rome (“..strange, unfathomable winds that blow people one way rather than the other”)

Novel set in Rome (“..strange, unfathomable winds that blow people one way rather than the other”)

24th October 2015

Early One Morning by Virginia Baily, novel set in Rome. A layered story that...

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Memoir set in Berlin – Plus we chat to the author…

Memoir set in Berlin – Plus we chat to the author…

22nd October 2015

1989 The Berlin Wall – My Part in its Downfall by Peter Millar, memoir set...

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No.1 novel set in Ceylon (plus Experience Travel Group talks travel in Sri Lanka)

No.1 novel set in Ceylon (plus Experience Travel Group talks travel in Sri Lanka)

19th October 2015

The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies, novel set in Ceylon. (Listen to an...

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Novel set in Bombay (“Bombay, even now, is a city of words”)

Novel set in Bombay (“Bombay, even now, is a city of words”)

18th October 2015

The Mountain Shadow by Gregory David Roberts, novel set in Bombay. Shantaram by Gregory...

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A chance to win two great books – voted the top reads of summer in a straw poll we ran over on Facebook. Plus a ‘Book Nerd’ cotton tote bag!

A chance to win two great books – voted the top reads of summer in a straw poll we ran over on Facebook. Plus a ‘Book Nerd’ cotton tote bag!

16th October 2015

The Northern Hemisphere summer is over… and, according to a straw poll we ran...

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Thriller set in East Berlin (… before it became just ‘Berlin’)

Thriller set in East Berlin (… before it became just ‘Berlin’)

15th October 2015

Stasi Child by David Young – thriller set in East Berlin (… with excursions...

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Thriller set in Finland (cold and foreboding… but with a social conscience)

Thriller set in Finland (cold and foreboding… but with a social conscience)

13th October 2015

The Defenceless by Kati Hiekkapelto – thriller set in Finland (translated by David Hackston)....

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Novel set in Belfast (“funny and poignant”)

Novel set in Belfast (“funny and poignant”)

10th October 2015

The Good Son by Paul McVeigh, novel set in Belfast in the 1980s. Tripfiction...

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