A Trip Round the World from your Sofa

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Behind The Scenes At The Museum
1.  Behind The Scenes At The Museum by Kate Atkinson
The list author says:
  "England: The start for me is Yorkshire so it had to be this. Love, love, love it!"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (200 customer reviews)

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
2.  The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell
The list author says:
  "Scotland: Beautiful, memorable and just brilliant."
£8.00   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (229 customer reviews)

The Welsh Girl
3.  The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies
The list author says:
  "Wales: It's abit naughty to include this as I haven't read it yet (is on my pile) but I couldn't think of any more Welsh books (sorry, Wales!)"
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

Anybody Out There
4.  Anybody Out There by Marian Keyes
The list author says:
  "Ireland: No list is complete without a bit of chick lit and this is one of the best."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (311 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
5.  Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind
The list author says:
  "France: The first of our stopovers in France is Perfume. A fantastically original and amazing book. Will linger with you long after the last page."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (256 customer reviews)

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Chocolat
6.  Chocolat by Joanne Harris
The list author says:
  "France: Settle down with a big box of chocolates and enjoy.  Magical."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (250 customer reviews)

Girl With a Pearl Earring
7.  Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
The list author says:
  "Holland: Breathtakingly beautiful book. I can't recommend this highly enough."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (192 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Book Thief
8.  The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The list author says:
  "Germany: Brilliantly told story of a young girl in WW2. One you won't forget in a hurry."
£3.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,324 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Sophie's World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy
9.  Sophie's World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy by Jostein Gaarder
The list author says:
  "Norway: I didn't get on with this too well. Great idea for a book but I found it too clumpy and one dimensional."
£8.27   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (210 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Magus (Vintage Classics)
10.  The Magus (Vintage Classics) by John Fowles
The list author says:
  "Greece: This is my all time favourite book. Prepare to have your head messed with by the many twists but it is so worth it!"
£6.29   Used & New from: £2.80
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
11.  The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
The list author says:
  "Botswana: Now down to Africa. This is such a lovely, simple and refreshing read. The whole series is fantastic."
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (348 customer reviews)

Crime and Punishment (Penguin Classics)
12.  Crime and Punishment (Penguin Classics) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The list author says:
  "Russia: A big meaty romp of a read. Very powerful story and worth the time."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (286 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Bookseller Of Kabul
13.  The Bookseller Of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad
The list author says:
  "Afghanistan: There are quite a few books set here but this is the 1st one I read and what an eyeopener it was."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

Life Of Pi
14.  Life Of Pi by Yann Martel
The list author says:
  "India: This is one of the most amazing books I have ever read. A masterpiece in my opinion."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,940 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze
15.  River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze by Peter Hessler
The list author says:
  "China: A superb look at Chinese life in a remote town on the Yangzte by an American who taught there. Brilliant."
£7.69   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

The Good Earth
16.  The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
The list author says:
  "China: I've read lots of books set in China but this one has stayed with me. A classic."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Memoirs Of A Geisha
17.  Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
The list author says:
  "Japan: Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (460 customer reviews)

The Beach
18.  The Beach by Alex Garland
The list author says:
  "Thailand: Really good adventure story. Loved this."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (396 customer reviews)

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Take Me with You: A round-the-world journey to invite a stranger home
19.  Take Me with You: A round-the-world journey to invite a stranger home by Brad Newsham
The list author says:
  "Phillipines: Set here and a few other countries, this is a great true story and an inspirational one too."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Gift of Rain
20.  The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng
The list author says:
  "Malaysia: A real find. An unusual love story and one that will stay with you."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (343 customer reviews)

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Godchildren
21.  Godchildren by Nicholas Coleridge
The list author says:
  "Indonesia: Set in Bali, this is a story of greed and love. Big thick book and a great read."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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The Dead Heart
22.  The Dead Heart by Douglas Kennedy
The list author says:
  "Australia: This book really scared me. Don't be put off by the cover, it's nothing like it looks. Brilliant read."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

The Great Gatsby (Penguin Modern Classics)
23.  The Great Gatsby (Penguin Modern Classics) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  "USA: It has been called the Greatest Ever American Book. Not sure I'd go that far but it's more than worth a read."
£3.68   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,657 customer reviews)

The Girl in Times Square
24.  The Girl in Times Square by Paullina Simons
The list author says:
  "USA: I found this really difficult to put down. Really enjoyed this."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow
25.  Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow by Peter Hoeg
The list author says:
  "Greenland: Last stop round the world and we finnish with a good old whodunnit."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

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Cannot read Max's story due to the size of the print on kindle paperwhite! 4 7 Apr 2014
Which translation is best? 2 2 Apr 2014
links in the book 0 20 Mar 2014
Books which match, beat The Life of Pi? 13 10 Apr 2012
novel about nature of time 0 4 Jul 2011
The Book Thief versions? 0 3 Mar 2011
Downloading 1 4 Jan 2011
Downloading 0 27 Dec 2010
Walsh sisters 0 8 Sep 2010
Novels about Art 1 13 May 2010
Russian historical romance in the genre of The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons 0 20 Apr 2010
McDuff's translation. 0 29 Jun 2009
 
   

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