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A Storm hits Valparaiso

A Storm hits Valparaiso

Author(s): David Gaughran

Location(s): Buenos Aires, Lima, Mendoza

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Early 19th Century

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In 1810, José de San Martín deserts the Spanish Army and returns home to Buenos Aires to lead a bloody revolt against his former masters. Struggling with an increasing dependence on opiates, San Martín forms a secret army of...

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Open Door

Open Door

Author(s): Iosi Havilio

Location(s): Argentina

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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When her partner disappears, a young veterinary assistant drifts from the city towards Open Door, a small town in the Argentinean Pampas named after its psychiatric hospital. Embarking on a new life in the country, she finds herself living...

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The Buenos Aires Broken Hearts Club

The Buenos Aires Broken Hearts Club

Author(s): Jessica Morrison

Location(s): Buenos Aires

Genre(s): Romance

Era(s): Modern

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28-year-old Cassie Moore has always played it safe, living life according to a meticulously organized Master Plan. But when she loses her Perfect Job and finds her fiancé in bed with his ex on the same day, it’s clear...

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The Forget-Me-Not Sonata

The Forget-Me-Not Sonata

Author(s): Santa Montefiore

Location(s): Argentina, Buenos Aires

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Modern

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The Hurlingham Club in Buenos Aires is a little piece of England. Here Audrey Garnet grows up and loses her heart to Louis Forrester, a talented, troubled young man who sets tongues wagging with his eccentric behaviour and chequered...

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Winters in the South

Winters in the South

Author(s): Norbert Gstrein

Location(s): Argentina, Buenos Aires, Croatia

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Late 20th Century

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As ethnic tensions escalate into war, Marija returns in confusion to her native Croatia – call it a mid-life crisis. She soon takes up with a young soldier, but her age does not give her the least power over...

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Encore Valentine

Encore Valentine

Author(s): Adriana Trigiani

Location(s): Buenos Aires, New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Romance

Era(s): Modern

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This is the same book as Brava, Valentine. Meet the Roncalli and Angelini families, artisans of handcrafted shoes in Greenwich Village since 1903. Valentine’s dreams are dashed when her grandmother names her brother and nemesis Alfred her partner at...

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77

77

Author(s): Guillermo Saccomanno

Location(s): Buenos Aires

Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller

Buenos Aires, 1977. In the darkest days of the Videla dictatorship, Gómez, a gay high-school literature teacher, tries to keep a low profile as one-by-one, his friends and students begin to disappear. When Esteban, one of Gómez’s favorite students,...

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A Maid of Kent

A Maid of Kent

Author(s): Jan Evans

Location(s): Argentina, The Falkland Islands, The South of France (Le Midi)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Late 20th Century

Sophie, a successful interior designer, finds herself falling for Nick, a naval pilot, but is he too scarred by events he witnessed in the Falkland Islands? Is the sensitive and down to earth Greg, a friend since childhood, the...

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BECOMING MALKA

BECOMING MALKA

Author(s): Mirta Ines Trupp

Location(s): Argentina, Ukraine, United States (USA)

Genre(s): Fantasy, Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1900s, Time-Travel

In pursuit of her Master’s degree in Imperial Russian History, 24 year-old Molly Abramovitz is heading to Moscow for a week long seminar. Never one to miss an opportunity for genealogical research; methodical and meticulous Molly plans a side...

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Cartwheel

Cartwheel

Author(s): Jennifer DuBois

Location(s): Buenos Aires

Genre(s): Crime, Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

Written with the riveting storytelling of authors like Emma Donoghue, Adam Johnson, Ann Patchett, and Curtis Sittenfeld, Cartwheel is a suspenseful and haunting novel of an American foreign exchange student arrested for murder, and a father trying to hold...

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