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Famous Fortress #1 - Masada – Israel

Read a book set in Israel or centred on Jewish people / cultures. This can be a book written by Jewish author, Jewish main character, a retelling of bible story, etc

For example, How To Ruin a Summer Vacation, People of the Book, The Red Tent, etc.

OR

Read a book with sea or cliff on cover


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Famous Fortress #2 – Alamut – Iran

Read a book set in Iran or centred on Iranian people / cultures. This can be a book written by Iranian author, Iranian main character, etc

This list may help but be careful, not all of them are in Iran.

OR

Read a book with soldier / warrior main character


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Famous Fortress #3 – Janjira – India

Read a book set in India or centred on Indian people / cultures. This can be a book written by Indian author, Indian main character, etc

For example: A Fine Balance, A Suitable Boy, The White Tiger, etc

OR

Read a book with following word in title: island, king, emperor, kingdom, empire


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Famous Fortress #4 – Malbork Caslte – Poland

Read a book set in Poland or centred on Polish people / cultures. This can be a book written by Polish author, Polish main character, etc

For Example: Poland, Schindler's Ark, etc

OR

Read a book set in Medieval times (5th-15th century)

These lists may give some ideas.


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Famous Fortress #5 – Palanok Castle – Ukraine

Read a book set in Ukraine or centred on Ukrainian people / cultures. This can be a book written by Ukrainian author, Ukrainian main character, etc

GR listopia include list of Ukrainian Literature

OR

Read a book which has been published under different titles in different countries

For example:

Nutmeg by Maria Goodin will be published in Australia as The Storyteller’s Daughter and in US as From the Kitchen of Half Truth

The Two Pearls of Wisdom by Alison Goodman is published outside Australia as Eon


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Famous Fortress #6 – Citadelle Laferriere – Haiti

Read a book set in a country that is / has been a colonised by France

This Wikipedia entry may help: French Colonies


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Famous Fortress #7 – Fort York – Canada

Read a book with the following on cover:
Red & White colouring
Some sort of leaf
Snow / Winter scene


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Famous Fortress #8 – The Tower of London, England

Read a book with someone of royal descent as main character.

Note: must be either King, Queen, Prince, or Princess; that is nobility if not royalty does not count.


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Famous Fortress #9 – El Moro, Cuba

Read a book set in one of these island countries but only the Sovereign States

Please state the setting of your book when reporting your read.


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Famous Fortress #10 – Peter & Paul Fortress, Russia

Read a book with title where at least 2 of the words start with the same letter.

For example: Pride and Prejudice, The Seventh Scroll, The Truth of all Things, etc


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