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ATW in 80 Books World Challenge > Kaja - Tourist 2013 (Because it's never too late)

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message 1: by Kaja (new)

Kaja | 79 comments As I've only recently discovered Goodreads, I join quite late this year. Tourist will be challenging enough. As I have spent most of spring planning my wedding (yeay!), I haven't read as much as I use to, but I am able to add some countries already.

Norway: Jo fortere jeg går, jo mindre er jeg
Italy: Beautiful Ruins
Norway II: Kompani Orheim
Turkey: Silent House
Mexico: Born To Run: The Rise Of Ultra Running And The Super Athlete Tribe
Germany: The Book Thief
Japan: After Dark
USA: Korsbæreren
Finland: En lykkelig mann

Books: 9
Countries: 8

Jo fortere jeg går, jo mindre er jeg by Kjersti A. Skomsvold Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter Kompani Orheim by Tore Renberg Silent House by Orhan Pamuk Born To Run The Rise Of Ultra Running And The Super Athlete Tribe by Christopher McDougall The Book Thief by Markus Zusak After Dark by Haruki Murakami Korsbæreren by Tom Kristensen En lykkelig mann by Arto Paasilinna


message 2: by Kaja (new)

Kaja | 79 comments Nigeria: The Other Hand

The Other Hand by Chris Cleave

Books: 10
Countries: 9


message 3: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane | 12904 comments Welcome, Kaja! Congratulations on your wedding!


message 4: by Kaja (new)

Kaja | 79 comments China: The Painter From Shanghai

The Painter From Shanghai by Jennifer Cody Epstein

Books: 11
Countries: 10


message 5: by Kaja (new)

Kaja | 79 comments Two short(-er) stories:
England: The Canterville Ghost
Sweden: De lycksaliges ö

De lycksaliges ö by August Strindberg The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde

Books/short stories: 13
Countries: 12


message 7: by Kaja (new)

Kaja | 79 comments France: The Elegance of the Hedgehog

The Elegance Of The Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Books/short stories: 15
Countries: 14


message 8: by Fliss (new)

Fliss Blanch | 45 comments I couldn't get into the Elegance of the hedgehog.


message 9: by Kaja (new)

Kaja | 79 comments Canada: Runaway

Runaway by Alice Munro

Final result:
Books/short stories: 16
Countries: 15

Not quite there, but as a first try I'm happy with the result anyway.


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