Category Archives: 2010 global reading challenge

>Sarah Andrews, In Cold Pursuit (2007)

> This American geologist writes about a detective who is also a geologist. The novel is the eleventh in the Em Hansen series (though she only plays a minor role in the story). To be honest, I only bought this … Continue reading

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>2010 Global Reading Challenge – finished

> The other day I finished my fourth and last 2010 challenge. Africa: Yaba Badoe, True Murder, Ghana Malla Nunn, A Beautiful Place to Die, South Africa Asia: Colin Cotterill, The Coroner´s Lunch, Laos Matt B Rees, The Bethlehem Murders, Israel Australasia: Paul … Continue reading

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>Two Sentence Tuesday # 3

>As the whole family has been afflicted by sore throats, I haven´t been as productive over the weekend as I hoped. I did write more than two sentences, however, so here is a titbit for you: She found three old … Continue reading

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>Malla Nunn, A Beautiful Place to Die (2009)

> This debut is written by an Astralian author, born in South Africa. The setting is South Africa of the 1950s, a country marred by rigid race laws and strict hierarchies, making police work an intricate act of balance. The … Continue reading

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>Mario Vargas Llosa, Who Killed Palomino Molero? (1987)

> As I mentioned in my quotation Sunday, this crime story takes place in Peru of the 1950s. Not a peaceful and cosy environment, but if you get through the first page, you´ll have survived the worst bit. The young … Continue reading

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>Going Global

> All the ambitious blog friends around me keep reminding me that I have a Global Reading Challenge to finish. I have read & reviewed eleven out of fourteen books, and I brought two with me to our cottage. So … Continue reading

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>Yaba Badoe, True Murder (2009)

> This thriller is a debut from Ghana The narrator of this rather unusual story is eleven-year-old Ajuba from Ghana who has been dumped at a boarding school in Devon. Her father did not feel he could take care of … Continue reading

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