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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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Book set in New York (“the city at its most vivid”)

Book set in New York (“the city at its most vivid”)

30th April 2014

& Sons by David Gilbert, book set in New York. & Sons is a...

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Novel set in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (feel the beat of the country)

Novel set in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (feel the beat of the country)

27th April 2014

Invisibles by Ed Siegle, a novel set in Rio de Janeiro. Joel is a...

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10 Favourite Books set in Venice

10 Favourite Books set in Venice

24th April 2014

These are ten of our favourite books set in Venice – as rated by members of...

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Crime novel set in Paris (The power of books)

Crime novel set in Paris (The power of books)

21st April 2014

Irène by Pierre Lemaitre. Novel set in Paris. Author Pierre Lemaitre is a relative...

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Memoir set in the USA (Wild – ‘a journey of unpacked feelings’)

Memoir set in the USA (Wild – ‘a journey of unpacked feelings’)

19th April 2014

Wild by Cheryl Strayed: memoir set in the USA (Western States). ‘Never never never give up’....

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Travelogue set in Europe, China, Nepal (‘for those who love mountains…’)

Travelogue set in Europe, China, Nepal (‘for those who love mountains…’)

16th April 2014

Mountains of the Mind: a History of a Fascination by Robert Macfarlane, travelogue set...

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Novel set in Paris (an ode to the belle époque)

Novel set in Paris (an ode to the belle époque)

13th April 2014

Paris Requiem by Lisa Appignanesi, a novel set in Paris, is a song for...

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Memoir set in Kenya (“captive of the Masai World”)

Memoir set in Kenya (“captive of the Masai World”)

9th April 2014

The White Masai by Corinne Hofmann, memoir set in Kenya A memoir set in...

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Travel the globe with author Sara Sheridan

Travel the globe with author Sara Sheridan

6th April 2014

Historical novelist Sara Sheridan has written books set in lots of different locations –...

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Book set in Malaysia (perfect Paradise Perhentian)

Book set in Malaysia (perfect Paradise Perhentian)

30th March 2014

Stranded by Emily Barr set in the Perhentian Islands, Malaysia. This is another novel...

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