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A mix of thoughts, opinions, literary travel tales to read when you’re deciding where to travel to next. A sort of literary departure lounge if you will!

Learning Finnish with children’s books

  • Submitted: 19th September 2020

More Nordic books to read! Words and reading mean everything to me. Wherever books are is where I want to be. I basically wanted to learn languages when I was…

Enchanting novel set in New Caledonia – Miss Benson’s Beetle

  • Submitted: 18th September 2020

Miss Benson's Beetle set in New Caledonia by Rachel Joyce Enchanting novel set in New Caledonia - Miss Benson's Beetle -  It's the 1950's - Margery Benson abandons her dead-end…

Spotlight on Denise Rudberg

  • Submitted: 14th September 2020

Swedish writer with a new genre of fiction I've discovered a  new genre of books this week. Elegant Crime - A Swedish author named Denise Rudberg writes it. Well, that…

Travel to a Kent retirement home with Richard Osman

  • Submitted: 10th September 2020

A murder club in Kent There's a book out now - it's only been out a week - but it's made me chuckle and laugh and smile in equal measure…

Island of Secrets set on Cuba by Rachel Rhys

  • Submitted: 7th September 2020

Travel to Cuba the island of Secrets Set in the exotic city of Havana on the cusp of revolution, an English woman discovers mystery, romance and scandal.....Imagine going to Cuba,…

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A Girl Made of Air

1983 looking back: This is the story of The Greatest Funambulist Who Ever Lived…  

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