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The Blockade Runners

The Blockade Runners

Author(s): Peter Vollmer

Location(s): Zimbabwe (Rhodesia)

Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller

Era(s): 1960s

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It is 1965. Ian Smith unilaterally declares Rhodesia independent under white minority rule. The UN declares an embargo, bestowing Her Majesty’s government whatever means of enforcement necessary. With no country recognising Rhodesia, they are desperate for trade. David Tusk,...

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The Bone People

The Bone People

Author(s): Keri Hulme

Location(s): New Zealand

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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Winner of the Booker Prize in 1985, The Bone People is the story of Kerewin, a despairing part-Maori artist who is convinced that her solitary life is the only way to face the world. Her cocoon is rudely blown...

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The Book of Ebenezer Le Page

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page

Author(s): G B Edwards

Location(s): Guernsey

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Various

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Ebenezer Le Page, cantankerous, opinionated, and charming, is one of the most compelling literary creations of the late twentieth century. Eighty years old, Ebenezer has lived his whole life on the Channel Island of Guernsey, a stony speck of...

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The Calling

The Calling

Author(s): Philip Caveney

Location(s): Edinburgh

Genre(s): Young Adult

Era(s): Contemoporary

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A boy wakes up on a train to Edinburgh.He is shocked to discover that no idea who he is or how he came to be on the train – and once off it, he finds himself immersed in the...

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The Disobedient Wife

The Disobedient Wife

Author(s): Annika Milisic-Stanley

Location(s): Tajikistan

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 2007-2008

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Dedicated to the women of Tajikistan, The Disobedient Wife intertwines the narratives of a British expatriate, Harriet, whose journal portrays a darker interior world than that of the rich wife of the powerful Henri Simenon, and Nargis, her local...

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The Dollhouse

The Dollhouse

Author(s): Fiona Davis

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern/1950s

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When she arrives at the famed Barbizon Hotel in 1952 Darby McLaughlin is everything her hall mates aren’t: plain, self-conscious, homesick and convinced she doesn’t belong. Yet when she befriends Esme, a Barbizon maid, she’s introduced to an entirely...

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The Emperor Far Away

The Emperor Far Away

Author(s): David Eimer

Location(s): China

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Modern

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Far from the glittering cities of Beijing and Shanghai, China’s borderlands are populated by around one hundred million people who are not Han Chinese. For many of these restive minorities, the old Chinese adage ‘the mountains are high and...

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The Evolution of Fear

The Evolution of Fear

Author(s): Paul E Hardisty

Location(s): Cyprus

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

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Claymore Straker is a fugitive with a price on his head. Wanted by the CIA for acts of terrorism he did not commit, his best friend has just been murdered and Rania, the woman he loves, has disappeared. Betrayed...

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The Foremost Good Fortune

The Foremost Good Fortune

Author(s): Susan Conley

Location(s): Beijing (Peking)

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 2007

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American writer Susan Conley moves to Beijing with her husband and two young sons. A few months later she receives the diagnosis of breast cancer.The book is set against the fascinating backdrop of modern China,a nd offers up insight...

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The Forgotten Summer

The Forgotten Summer

Author(s): Carol Drinkwater

Location(s): Var

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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The annual grape harvest at the Cambon family’s magnificent vineyard is always a cause for celebration. But not this year. When an accident destroys the crop, leaving the estate facing ruin, Clarisse Cambon knows exactly who to blame –...

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