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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 the Côte d’Azur (“..it’s not quite Nice … but it’s very near..”)

Novel set in the Côte d’Azur (“..it’s not quite Nice … but it’s very near..”)

7th May 2015

Not Quite Nice by Celia Imrie, set in the Côte d’Azur, not far from...

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Novel set in Warsaw (“..a really polished piece of writing..”)

Novel set in Warsaw (“..a really polished piece of writing..”)

5th May 2015

Spies of Warsaw by Alan Furst, novel set in Warsaw. At the French embassy...

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Memoir set in New York and Italy (a journey into the story of Italo Calvino)

Memoir set in New York and Italy (a journey into the story of Italo Calvino)

2nd May 2015

Hermit in Paris by Italo Calvino, memoir set in New York and Italy. Hermit...

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Romance novel set in India (get a tourist perspective)

Romance novel set in India (get a tourist perspective)

28th April 2015

The Love Detective by Alexandra Potter, romance novel set in India. Ever since Ruby,...

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Memoir set in Greece (the power of the tomato)

Memoir set in Greece (the power of the tomato)

27th April 2015

Afternoons In Ithaka by Spiri Tsintziras, memoir set in Greece. From the beautiful cover,...

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Film and novel set in Russia (“There are no murders in Paradise”)

Film and novel set in Russia (“There are no murders in Paradise”)

25th April 2015

RUSSIA Child 44 – The Film I saw this film having first read the...

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Memoir set in Orvieto, Umbria (lei e buono come pane*)

Memoir set in Orvieto, Umbria (lei e buono come pane*)

22nd April 2015

The Umbrian Thursday Night Supper Club by Marlena de Blasi, memoir set in Orvieto,...

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Thriller set in Egypt (both Cairo and Siwa)

Thriller set in Egypt (both Cairo and Siwa)

19th April 2015

The Ghost Runner by Parker Bilal – thriller set in Egypt. The third in...

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Romance fiction set in Cannes, Cote d’Azur (“Nobody in Cannes worries about time”)

Romance fiction set in Cannes, Cote d’Azur (“Nobody in Cannes worries about time”)

15th April 2015

French Coast by Anita Hughes, romance fiction set in Cannes. Plus a terrific Author...

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Your chance to win three great novels set in Thailand!

Your chance to win three great novels set in Thailand!

15th April 2015

Thailand is one of Asia’s dream holiday destinations – fabulous beaches, lush countryside, and remarkable...

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