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I Am Here: Nagasaki by √Čric Faye (transl. by Emile Boyce)

Nagasaki appeared on my radar when a fellow bookworm posted about it on social media, and as soon as I read the blurb I knew I had to get hold of it. 554 more words

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Eclipse Of The Crescent Moon-Geza Gardonyi

This is a novel from the ‘1001 books to read before you die’ list, which I am trying to complete. This was a book I had previously never heard of, but reading the synopsis, it sounded like a great adventure story. 440 more words

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Wind Up Bird Chronicle-Murakami

By following the ‘1001 books to read before you die’, I have now read most of the novels by Murakami and enjoying them all. This is the last one on the list for me to read by this author. 456 more words

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Passion Of G.H.-Lispector

This is a book i chose to read from the 1001 books to read before you die. I had no idea what to expect when i started this novel, although I had read a book by this author before, but not enjoyed it very much. 421 more words

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Book Review: Begin Again by Mona Kasten

Begin Again

Author: Mona Kasten

Publisher: Bastei Entertainment

Genre: YA Romance, Fiction

Blurb (as on Goodreads):

He makes the rules. She breaks them all.
A new start. 669 more words

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Feminine psychology: The Diving Pool by Yoko Ogawa (trans. by Stephen Snyder)

I am on a quest to read more Japanese literature in preparation for an upcoming holiday to Japan, but recently, I have been struggling to fit quality reading time into my everyday routine. 944 more words

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Around the world in books: my 10 favourite reads set overseas

I love to read books set in countries other than the UK. It’s such a good way of immersing yourself in a new place and culture without actually travelling there – and also a great way of preparing for a trip to that country! 1,870 more words