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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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Film and novel set in London (a ‘dourly lively amnesia film’)

Film and novel set in London (a ‘dourly lively amnesia film’)

1st October 2014

Until I go to sleep by S J Watson. We review the film and...

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Fiction set in South Africa (not Britain’s proudest moment…)

Fiction set in South Africa (not Britain’s proudest moment…)

30th September 2014

The Undesirables by Dave Boling – fiction set in South Africa. A remarkable book...

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Novel set in Cyprus (Famagusta the “Sleeping Beauty”)

Novel set in Cyprus (Famagusta the “Sleeping Beauty”)

28th September 2014

The Sunrise by Victoria Hislop, novel set in Cyprus (1970s Famagusta). Have you ever been to...

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Novel set in London (Five Words)

Novel set in London (Five Words)

25th September 2014

Capital by John Lanchester, novel set in London. Ever wonder what goes on behind the...

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10 top books set in New York

10 top books set in New York

20th September 2014

These are our current 10 top books set in New York – as rated by...

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Two novels set in South East Asia, 1940s Java and 1950s Malaya

Two novels set in South East Asia, 1940s Java and 1950s Malaya

17th September 2014

These two novels by Isabel Wolff and Dinah Jeffries are both set in South...

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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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