Why Join?

  • Add New Books

  • Write a Review

  • Backpack Reading Lists

  • Newsletter Updates

Join Now

Filter:

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...

View Book

Buy Now

Borges and the Eternal Orangutans by Luís Fernando Verissimo

Borges and the Eternal Orangutans by Luís Fernando Verissimo
  • Author(s): Luís Fernando Verissimo
  • Location(s): Buenos Aires
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Vogelstein is a loner who has always lived among books. Suddenly, fate grabs hold of his insignificant life and carries him off to Buenos Aires, to a conference on Edgar Allan Poe, the inventor of the modern detective story....

View Book

Buy Now

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...

View Book

Buy Now

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...

View Book

Buy Now

Goodbye Buenos Aires

Goodbye Buenos Aires
  • Author(s): Andrew Graham-Yooll
  • Location(s): Buenos Aires
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 1920s, 1930s

Goodbye Buenos Aires” is a vivid and earthly celebration of Argentina, which chronicles the rise and fall of the British colony in the ’20s and ’30s through the imaginative biography of one of its charismatic representatives – a hard-drinking,...

View Book

Buy Now

Hopscotch

Hopscotch
  • Author(s): Julio Cortázar
  • Location(s): Buenos Aires, Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1960s

The story of two young writers whose lives are playing themselves out in Buenos Aires and Paris to the sounds of jazz and brilliant talk, Hopscotch, written in 1963, was the first hypertext novel. Anticipating the age of the...

View Book

Buy Now

Intruders

Intruders
  • Author(s): E C Scullion
  • Location(s): Buenos Aires
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Disgraced security consultant Tom Holt accepts a job from a mysterious lawyer, on behalf of a client named Capricorn. Holt’s team comprises Anil, a safe-cracking ex-con; Ray, a disgruntled logistics man, and Becca, a fiery red-headed thief with as...

View Book

Buy Now

Merlin at War

Merlin at War
  • Author(s): Mark Ellis
  • Location(s): Buenos Aires, Cairo, France, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): WW II

War rages across Europe. France is under the Nazi thumb. Britain has its back to the wall. In London, Scotland Yard detective Merlin investigates a series of disturbing events – a young girl killed in a botched abortion, a...

View Book

Buy Now

Midnight Serenade

Midnight Serenade
  • Author(s): Alli Sinclair
  • Location(s): Argentina
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Present day and 1950s

On the sultry streets of Buenos Aires, the daughter of a world class tango diva searches for answers about the mother who abandoned her—and uncovers decades of lies and deception… After twenty years of wondering why her mother chose...

View Book

Buy Now

Prison Diary, Argentina

Prison Diary, Argentina
  • Author(s): Simon Winchester
  • Location(s): Argentina
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 1980s

A British journalist recounts his experiences in an Argentinian jail during the Falklands War on suspicion of spying

View Book

Buy Now

Refine Location

Locations in Argentina

Would you like to add a book or a review or create a reading list? Join Today – It's FREE

Register Now

Enter the inaugural TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

750 - 3000 words with strong 'sense of place' theme

Short story, travelogue, or memoir

Top judges to decide the winners

Cash prizes totalling £500 / $600 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 15th November 2020