Thursday 31 December 2015

Around the World in 12 Books Challenge Wrap-Up

Around the World in 12 Books Challenge Completed

around the world 2014  

This challenge is around the setting. The 12 books had to be set in 12 different countries. Extra points for hitting all continents. (I hit North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa, only missing Antarctica). The setting had to be important to the book, Books could include fiction and nonfiction. Rereads were not allowed.

1. A House on the Heights by Truman Capote. Finished January 31 [Brooklyn Heights, NY]
2. Sitt Marie Rose by Etel Adnan. Finished February 1 [Beirut, Lebanon]
3. Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes. Finished February 8 [Vietnam]
4. The Twin by Gerbrand Bakker. Finished April 28 [Netherlands]
5. The Night Stages by Jane Urquhart. Finished May 17 [Ireland]
6. Nothing Like Love by Sabrina Ramnanan. Finished June 3 [Trinidad and Tobago]
7. The Road Is How by Trevor Herriot. Finished August 6 [Saskatchewan, Canada]
8. Carpentaria by Alexis Wright. Finished August 22 [Australia]
9. The Robber of Memories by Michael Jacobs. Finished September 2 [Colombia]
10. The Ghost Runner by Parker Bilal. Finished November 26 [Egypt]
11. Götz and Meyer by David Albahari. Finished December 26 [Serbia]
12. Biografi by Lloyd Jones. Finished December 29 [Albania]

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