Sunday, November 16, 2008

Orbis Terrarum Reading Challenge

Around the Earth Reading Challenge Completed

full details:
http://exlibrisbb.blogspot.com/2008/03/orbis-terrarum-challenge.html

April 1 to December 20,2008

Read 9 books by 9 different authors from 9 different countries:

My reading list:

A Case of Exploding Mangoes**** Mohammed (Pakistan)
The Attack**** by Yasmina Khadra (France)
Out Stealing Horses***** by Per Petterson (Norway)
brief review here:
http://freshinkbooks.blogspot.com/2007/11/out-stealing-horses-by-per-petterson.html
The Man Who Loved Children by Christina Stead**** (Australia)
The Sound of Language**** by Amulya Malladi (Denmark)
The Sound of Butterflies**** by Rachael King (New Zealand)
beethoven was one-sixteenth black*** by Nadine Gordimer (South Africa)
A Pigeon and a Boy***** by Meir Shalev (Israel)
The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam**** by Chris Ewan(UK)
Lost Paradise*** by Cees Nooteboom (Netherlands)
The Lizard Cage***** by Karen Connelly (Canada)

Completed November 15, 2008.

8 comments:

  1. Congratulations on completing your challenge! I haven't finished one yet. :(

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  2. Congrats on completing this challenge! Looks like a good one. Like Kathy, I have yet to complete one myself.

    Just wanted to let you know I gave you an award / tagged you here.

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  3. I've been thinking about The Lizard Cage. I'll have to look into that one.

    Great books for the challenge!

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  4. Congrats on finishing the challenge!

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  5. Awesome! Congrats! I have one more to go! and then i want to do this challenge in 2009 as well! i loved this challenge the best! :)

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  7. Lots of typos and mistake in my previous comment. Please delete it!


    And yes, I do like the list of your reads. I opted out of challenges early this year. I found, reading for challenges kind of restrained my reading.

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  8. Congratulations!! I have wanted to read the exploding mangoes one ever since you mentioned it, it sounds good. Many of the rest do as well though!! :) Thanks so much for joining in on this challenge, stay posted for a last giveaway and Q&A about next year's challenge.

    Happy reading!

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