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Along the Inca Road

Along the Inca Road
  • Author(s): Karin Muller
  • Location(s): Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Later 20th Century

In its heyday, the Royal Inca Highway was an extraordinary feat of engineering. Meriting comparisons to the Great Wall of China, legend has it that the route was built not by men, but by the gods. An essential component...

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Andina: The Heart of Peruvian Food

Andina: The Heart of Peruvian Food
  • Author(s): Martin Morales
  • Location(s): Peru
  • Genre(s): Gastro
  • Era(s): Modern

Andina is the cuisine of the Andes of Peru. Welcome to one of the most contemporary yet ancient cuisines in the world. Featuring over 110 delicious and unfussy recipes accompanied by fascinating stories, dazzling photography and beautiful paintings, Andina...

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Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter
  • Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
  • Location(s): Peru
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1950s

Set in Peru during the 1950s, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter is the story of an 18 year old student who falls for a 32 year old divorcee. Mario, an aspiring writer, works at a radio station that broadcasts,...

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Burial Ground

Burial Ground
  • Author(s): Michael McBride
  • Location(s): Peru
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

When the body of Hunter Gearhardt washes up on the banks of a seasonal river outside of Pomacochas, Peru, with only samples of vegetation, a handful of feathers, two black- and gray-streaked rocks, and a golden headdress of indeterminate...

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Captain Pantoja and the Special Service

Captain Pantoja and the Special Service
  • Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
  • Location(s): Peru
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 20th century

In this delightful farce, the prim and proper Captain Pantoja is sent to Peru’s Amazon frontier on a secret Army mission – he must find females for the amorous recruits. Yet complications arise as word of his achievements starts...

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Chasing Che: A Motorcycle Journey in Search of the Guevara Legend

Chasing Che: A Motorcycle Journey in Search of the Guevara Legend
  • Author(s): Patrick Symmes
  • Location(s): Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 1952 and early 1990's

In 1952 Ernesto Guevara and a friend took a motorcycle journey across the back roads of South America. During that journey Ernesto transformed into Che Guevara. About 40 years later Patrick Symmes followed the same route, for the most...

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Death in the Andes

Death in the Andes
  • Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
  • Location(s): Peru
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): 20th Century

In an isolated community in the Peruvian Andes, a series of mysterious disappearances has occurred. Army corporal Lituma and his deputy Tomás believe the Shining Path guerrillas are responsible, but the townspeople have their own ideas about the forces...

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Eight Feet in the Andes: Travels with a Mule in Unknown Peru

Eight Feet in the Andes: Travels with a Mule in Unknown Peru
  • Author(s): Dervla Murphy
  • Location(s): Peru
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

Traveller Dervla Murphy and her nine-year-old daughter Rachel, accompanied by an endearing mule named Juana, clambered the length of Peru with only the most basic supplies to sustain them, spending most of their time above 10,000 feet. Their gruelling...

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Kissing Ghosts (Dr. Dan Trix Mystery Series 9)

Kissing Ghosts (Dr. Dan Trix Mystery Series 9)
  • Author(s): Rodney Romig
  • Location(s): Ecuador, Peru
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Current

What would you do if you found your dentist dead in his chair when you arrived for an appointment? Detective Clifton Rodriquez convinces Dr. Dan Trix that the answer is simple: find out who done it. The trail leads...

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Leopold’s Assassin

Leopold’s Assassin
  • Author(s): J R Rogers
  • Location(s): Brussels, Dinard, Guyana, Lima, Paris, Recife, St Malo
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Suspense
  • Era(s): 1902

1902 – It is a cold and rainy Saturday morning the 15th of November in Brussels, Belgium. Gennaro Cataldo, an Italian anarchist, has traveled incognito to Brussels from London and Paris. In the Belgian capital he plans to assassinate...

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