2010 Global Challenge

Hosted by: Kerrie and Dorte

My goal: The Medium Challenge

Read two novels from each of these continents in the course of 2010:
North America (incl Central America)
South America

This totally fits in with my plans so I join this challenge guilt free…

Books read:


This Blinding Absence of Light – Ben Tahar Jelloun  (Morocco)

Cutting For Stone – Abraham Verghese (Ethiopia)


After the Fire, a Still Small Voice – Evie Wyld (set in Australia)


The Return of the Soldier –  Rebecca West  (England)

Molly Fox’s Birthday – Deidre Madden (Ireland)


The Reluctant Fundamentalist –   Mohsin Hamid (Pakistan)
Heat and Dust – Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (India)

North America

Late Nights on Air – Elizabeth Hay (Canada)
The Lacuna – Barbara Kingsolver (Mexico/US)

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