Monday, March 1, 2010

Global Challenge 2010

Hosted by Dorte at DJSKrimiblog.

I have chosen the EXPERT CHALLENGE:

"Read two novels from each of these continents in the course of 2010:

Completed books are linked to my thoughts on them.

Asia:

The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa (Japan)
The Piano Teacher by Janice Y. K. Lee (Hong Kong)

Africa:

Dead Man's Share by Yasmina Khadra (Algeria)


Australasia:

What the Birds See by Sonya Hartnett (Of a Boy in Australia)
Arrival by Shaun Tan (Australia) graphic novel

Europe:

The Unit by Ninni Helmqvist (Sweden)
The Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald (UK)

North America: (incl Central America)

Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald (Canada)
The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova (US)

South America:

Antarctica:

On my shelves:

Moniqure and the Mango Rains by Kris Holloway (Mali)
Mariama Bâ, Such a Long Letter by Mariama Bâ (Senegal)
Listening for Small Sounds by Penelope Trevor (Australia)

2 comments:

  1. Great challenge, and one I will have to participate in.

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  2. Seven already? It is so great to see how people rush through this challenge!

    ReplyDelete

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