What are some of your favorite books set in different countries?What are some of your favorite books set in different countries? Ashley #questionnaire
A Man Called Ove
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
When the Moon is Low
The Kite Runner
Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
Left To Tell:Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
The Cafe by the Sea
The Forgotten Garden
Beauty Is A Wound by Eka Kurniawan.
Check out this book on Goodreads: Beauty Is a Wound https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24826361-beauty-is-a-wound
I’m currently reading The Likeness by Tana French which is set in Ireland.
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty, set in Morocco. Love that book so hard. And Exit West, set who knows where, but really good.
Memoirs of a Geisha and A Thousand Splendid Suns
“Metamorphosis” by Franz Kafka
I am having a hard time looking for The trial by franz kafka?
I picked up a copy the last time I was in the Czech Republic.
The first one on the list is $.99! https://m.alibris.com/The-Trial-Franz-Kafka/book/6813435?matches=1079
All the Light We Cannot See
The Woman In Cabin 10
My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry
Murder in the Orient Express
Anything by Henning Mankell.
Ancient and modern Egypt – if I may say so myself.
Haruki Murakami novels
Your Name by Makoto Shinkai
Love In The Time Of Cholera
Haruki Murakami 1Q84, Kafka on the Shore, and The Windup Bird Chronicle. They are wonderful ‘magical realism’ novels.
Island Boys Don’t Cry by Aurora Gayle set in Grenada ??
Green Day’s by the river by Michael Anthony set in Trinidad ??
The Dry by Jane Harper, mystery set in the outback of Australia. The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson, starts in slums of South Africa and ends in Sweden. Murder at Cape Three Points by Kwei Quartey set in Ghana, Africa, Bangkok 8 by John Burdett, set in Thialand, Asia
Hmm… Ones I recall are Wild Swans and The Poisonwood Bible.
That’s the one I thought of immediately. Great book!
Sidney Sheldon’s books (the original ones)
The Power of One https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0143004557/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_i_aj3fBb4532KPV
Oh Danny Boy
Circle of Friends by Maeve Binchy
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series
The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Richard Flanagan.
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. I had to read it for school and I absolutely loved it!
Patricia Sands writes wonderful books that take place in France.
The God of Small Things, Anil’s Ghost, Life of Pi, The Plumed Serpent, Le chateau de ma mere, The Yid dish Policeman’s Union and Narcopolis.
The life of pi
THE JUNGLE BOOK
A House for Mr. Biswas by VS Naipaul
Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransom
A Man With One of Those Faces by Caimh McDonnell
Lifting the Lid by Rob Johnson
The Truth by Terry Pratchett
Kite Runner & A Thousand Splendid Suns
Basically all of Agatha Christie’s books.
All the light we cannot see…
Harry Potter ? and the Death in Dublin Series
Flip Flops, Fiesta and Flamenco by Donna Hepburn is set in Spain and is sooo funny
Also love The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, one of my fav books
Started this yesterday. Wow, just wow ?
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0747583005/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_i_vFogBbJW04RSN
This one is set in Cape Town and Kenya – sales of tissues soared worldwide…..
I adore this book
Not Without My Daughter by Betty Mahmoody