Saturday, February 28, 2009

Around The World In 80 Countries

Ongoing challenge with no time limit.
Book settings from 80 different countries (or authors from those countries)

England: The Sunflower Forest - Torey Hayden (author)
Remember Me? - Sophie Kinsella (author and setting)
Romania: Fangland - John Marks (setting)
United States: Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison (author and setting)
India: The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy (author and setting)
Turkey: Harem - Barbara Nadel (setting)
Papa New Guinea Mister Pip - Lloyd Jones (setting)
Sweden: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson (author and setting)
Nigeria: Half of a Yellow Sun - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (author and setting)
Argentina: Santa Evita - Tomas Eloy Martinez (author and setting)
Norway: Out Stealing Horses - Per Petterson (author and setting)
Spain: Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon (author and setting)
Somalia: Infidel - Ayaan Hirsi Ali (author and part of setting)
Russia: House of Meetings - Martin Amis (setting)
Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Cellist of Sarajevo - Steven Galloway (setting)
Poland: The Soccer Wars - Ryszard Kapuscinski (author)
The Yemen: Salmon Fishing In The Yemen - Paul Torday (part of setting)
China: The Russian Concubine - Kate Furnivall (setting)
Italy: The Rossetti Letter - Christi Phillips (setting)
Malaysia: The Gift of Rain - Tan Twan Eng (author and setting)
Mexico: Tropic Of Orange - Karen Tei Yamashita (part of setting)
South Africa: Devil's Peak - Deon Meyer (author and setting)
France: Sepulchre - Kate Mosse (setting)
Lebanon : DeNiro's Game - Rawi Hage (setting and author)
Germany : Fatherland - Robert Harris (setting)
Kenya : The Camel Bookmobile - Masha Hamilton (setting)
Chile : Ines Of My Soul - Isabel Allende (author and setting)
Canada Dead Cold - Louise Penny
Australia: The Forgotten Garden - Kate Morton (setting and author)
Holland: The Devil's Company - David Liss (setting)
Bosnia: People of the Book - Geraldine Brooks (setting)
Haiti: Island Beneath The Sea - Isabel Allende (setting)