Orbis Terrarum Challenge – Completed!

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A big thank you to Bethany for hosting this challenge

Rules: Choose 10 different books, written by 10 different authors, from 10 different countries.

Timeframe: 1 March 2009 – end of 2009

I love reading about different countries and really enjoyed this challenge. The books I read are below. Most of them slotted in nicely with other challenges I was reading for which was a bonus.

Books read:

1. Austerlitz – W.G.Sebald (German author – writes in German – lives in UK)

2. South of the Border, West of the Sun – Haruki Murakami (Japan)

3. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee (America)

4. A Girl in Winter – Philip Larkin (England)

5. The Post Office Girl – Stefan Zweig (Austria)

6. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – Steig Larsson (Sweden)

7. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis – Giorgio Bassani (Italy)

8. The Piano Teacher – Janice Y.K. Lee (Hong Kong)

9. The Savage Detectives – Roberto Bolano (Mexico)

10. The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks (Scotland)

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