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~INTERNATIONAL FICTION ~

For Armchair Travelers...Favorite Novels from Around the World!

AFRICA

Botswana
Number One Ladies Detective Agency (A. McCall Smith)
Egypt
Palace Walk (Najib Mahfouz)
Myanmar
The Piano Tuner (Daniel Mason)
Nigeria
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Purple Hibiscus (Chimamanda Adiche)
Rwanda
Land of a Thousand Hills (Rosamund Halsey Carr)
Baking Cakes in Kigali (Gaile Parkin) Saudi Arabia
Girls of Riyadh (Rajaa Alsanea)
South Africa
Waiting for the Barbarians (J.M. Coetzee)
Power of One (Bryce Courtenay)
Turkey
A Beautiful Place to Die (Malla Nunn)
Bastard of Istanbul (Elif Shafak)

ASIA

Afghanistan
The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
China
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (Dai Sijie)
Japan
The Pearl Diver (Jeff Talarigo)
Tahiti
Frangipani (Celestine Hitiura Vaite)
Thailand
Bangkok 8 (John Burdett)
Tibet
The Skull Mantra (Eliot Pattison)

AUSTRALIA

Australia
True History of the Kelly Gang (Peter Carey)

EUROPE

Austria
Homestead (Rosina Lippi)
England
The Bookshop (Penelope Fitzgerald)
France
Elegance of the Hedgehog (Muriel Barbery)
Ireland
A Star Called Henry (Roddy Doyle)
Haunted Ground (Erin Hart)
Italy
Death in a Strange Country (Donna Leon)
Renato’s Luck (Jeff Shapiro)
Miss Garnet’s Angel (Salley Vickers)
Russia
Rasputin’s Daughter (Robert Alexander)
Cossacks (Leo Tolstoy)
Sarajevo
Lie in the Dark (Dan Fesperman)
Spain
Shadow of the Wind (Carlos Ruiz Zafon)
Sweden
Faceless Killers (Henning Mankell)

NORTH AMERICA

Canada
I Heard the Owl Call My Name (Margaret Craven)
Puerto Rico
House on the Lagoon (Rosario Ferré)

SOUTH AMERICA

Cuba
Waiting for Snow in Havana (Carlos M. N. Eire)
Dreaming in Cuban (Cristina Garcia)
Dominican Republic
In the Time of Butterflies (Julia Alvarez)
El Salvador
Bitter Grounds (Sandra Benitez)
Peru
American Chica (Marie Arana)
Uruguay
Tree of Red Stars (Tessa Bridal)

List compiled by B. Morrill

Updated 5-24-2013

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