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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 SWITZERLAND (Lausanne – Une Aventure*)

Book set in SWITZERLAND (Lausanne – Une Aventure*)

15th January 2014

A Heart Bent out of Shape by Emylia Hall: book set in Switzerland (Lausanne). Anyone who...

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Book set in New York (Brooklyn – one of the best travel books?)

Book set in New York (Brooklyn – one of the best travel books?)

8th January 2014

Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín was awarded the 2009 Costa Novel Award, and of course...

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Novel set in Rome (a marriage of smoke and mirrors)

Novel set in Rome (a marriage of smoke and mirrors)

2nd January 2014

The View from the Tower by Charles Lambert: novel set in Rome. Another cracking...

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Novel set in ICELAND (“a foreign world”)

Novel set in ICELAND (“a foreign world”)

29th December 2013

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent. Novel set in Iceland. Fiction can provide us with...

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Book set in Kraków (‘a magical city of folklore and fables’)

Book set in Kraków (‘a magical city of folklore and fables’)

18th December 2013

Winter Under Water – book set in Kraków. A weekend in Kraków, the Insight...

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“INDIA: Technicolor in Life, Technicolor in Love”

“INDIA: Technicolor in Life, Technicolor in Love”

12th December 2013

The Kama Sutra Diaries by Sally Howard: book set in India The sexual revolution...

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Book set in TUSCANY (beaches + romance + locale, what more do you need?)

Book set in TUSCANY (beaches + romance + locale, what more do you need?)

10th December 2013

Save the Date! by Allie Spencer: book set in Tuscany Save the Date! by Allie...

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Novel set in Brooklyn, New York (“a bold piece”)

Novel set in Brooklyn, New York (“a bold piece”)

6th December 2013

Someone by Alice McDermott, novel set in Brooklyn. Essentially a Brooklyn set novel that...

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Novel set in Zambia (where there’s a will there’s a way) Plus Author Q and A

Novel set in Zambia (where there’s a will there’s a way) Plus Author Q and A

3rd December 2013

The Garden of Burning Sand by Corban Addison, novel set in Zambia. A brutal...

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Book set in Aberdeen (and the art world)

Book set in Aberdeen (and the art world)

30th November 2013

The Studio Game by Peter Burnett: book set in Aberdeen “We admired the anxiety that was...

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