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Mrs Van Gogh set in Paris – Caroline Cauchi

  • Submitted: 3rd February 2023

The story behind Van Gogh In 1890, Vincent Van Gogh dies penniless, unknown, a man tortured by his own mind. Eleven years later his work is exhibited in Paris and…

Homecoming set in Australia – Kate Morton

  • Submitted: 30th January 2023

Homecoming from Kate Morton This is Kate Morton's first novel in four years and her first since returning to Australia to live with her wider family. This therefore is, I…

Novel casting – books on the small screen

  • Submitted: 27th January 2023

Casting for novels on the small screen More books should be made into TV shows or films. You know al the best plots come from books anyway and even thought…

BookTrail Birthday!

  • Submitted: 25th January 2023

It's TheBookTrail's birthday today Let's celebrate with a competition and give away some books! I am always so grateful to everyone who reads and engages with this site. Honestly I…

Snow Hare set in Poland by Paula Lichtarowicz

  • Submitted: 23rd January 2023

Snow Hare, Poland Before you board on this literary journey - Just read this line for a moment. Is it possible to fall in love at the edge of life?…

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1959, 2018: At the end of a scorching hot day, beside a creek in the grounds of a grand…

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