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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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A novella set in South Africa (“Africa Time”)

A novella set in South Africa (“Africa Time”)

15th September 2014

Alarm Girl by Hannah Vincent, novella set in South Africa. Once in a while...

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A Fictionalised biography (the colour of India beautifully evoked)

A Fictionalised biography (the colour of India beautifully evoked)

11th September 2014

Arctic Summer by Damon Galgut – novel set in India and Alexandria. Arctic Summer,...

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See You Tomorrow – fiction set in Stavanger (definitely Scandinavian noir)

See You Tomorrow – fiction set in Stavanger (definitely Scandinavian noir)

8th September 2014

See You Tomorrow by Tore Renberg. Translated by Séan Kinsella – fiction set in...

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Memoir set in Biarritz (a town with a ‘surf-oriented ley line’). Plus Q&A with a seasoned surfer

Memoir set in Biarritz (a town with a ‘surf-oriented ley line’). Plus Q&A with a seasoned surfer

3rd September 2014

Surf Mama by Wilma Johnson, memoir set in Biarritz. Wilma Johnson is living on...

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Novel set in California (crime from a “brilliant storyteller”)

Novel set in California (crime from a “brilliant storyteller”)

1st September 2014

Unlucky 13 by James Patterson, novel set in California. James Patterson has done it...

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Novel set in Edinburgh (“love paints the world”)

Novel set in Edinburgh (“love paints the world”)

28th August 2014

The Right Attitude to Rain by Alexander McCall Smith. No. 3 in The Sunday Philosphy...

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Terminal City by Linda Fairstein – a thriller set in New York (beneath Grand Central Station)

Terminal City by Linda Fairstein – a thriller set in New York (beneath Grand Central Station)

24th August 2014

Terminal City by Linda Fairstein – a thriller set in New York. Terminal City...

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Novel set in HAMBURG, Germany (“the percussive music of the German language”)

Novel set in HAMBURG, Germany (“the percussive music of the German language”)

20th August 2014

The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook, novel set in Hamburg 1946. A novel that evokes...

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The Calligraphy of Dreams – a  novel set in Barcelona (‘the arsehole of the world’)

The Calligraphy of Dreams – a novel set in Barcelona (‘the arsehole of the world’)

17th August 2014

The Calligraphy of Dreams by Juan Marsé (translated by Nick Caistor) – a novel...

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Novel set in rural USA (‘the only thing you are allowed to take from an affair is wisdom’)

Novel set in rural USA (‘the only thing you are allowed to take from an affair is wisdom’)

13th August 2014

Life Drawing by Robin Black, novel set in rural USA outside Philadelphia. Strands weave...

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