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And two more.

 

9. Argentina - The Tunnel by Ernesto Sabato

52. Czech Republic - The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

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That Czech book sounds like an interesting title - it's a country I haven't done yet, so I will look that one up.

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That Czech book sounds like an interesting title - it's a country I haven't done yet, so I will look that one up.

 

It's quite an involved book but I really enjoyed it.

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Sadly as happens all too often, it is not available on Kindle

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Sadly as happens all too often, it is not available on Kindle

 

I had the same plan as you, to buy it on Kindle but I had to reserve it at my local library.

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Another book ticked off the list today, Broken April by Ismail Kadare for Albania. I really enjoyed this book and its fantastic that a challenge like this forces me to read thing that I would have otherwise missed.

 

My review can be found HERE on my book log thread.

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I read one of his other books last year, and loved that one too.

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Two more countries completed since my last update.

 

42. Chile - Last Evenings on Earth - Roberto Bolano

44. Colombia - 100 Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

 

This brings my total to 26.

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Well done, Brian.  :)

 

I've let this challenge slide a bit recently - but I'm not worrying about it!

 

Me too, I don't actively look for authors from different countries but if they come along I try to remember to tick them off the list.

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Updated to include.

 

Australia - All That I Am by Anna Funder

Ireland - The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

Italy - The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

Netherlands - The Following Story by Cees Nooteboom

Nigeria - Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

 

 

 

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