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message 1: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Dec 31, 2019 07:53PM) (new)

Diane | 12832 comments 2019 Travels


See where I have been during previous years:
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Countries visited in 2019:

9 Regions/ 180 Countries

Books read: 336


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Bluemoon (bluemoon286) | 985 comments I really enjoyed The Orphan Sky and The Keeper of Lost Causes hope you do too.


message 3: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Dec 31, 2019 07:17PM) (new)

Diane | 12832 comments Africa


2. Nigeria: Americanah
The Fishermen
The Palm-Wine Drinkard
Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria
The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives
Everything Good Will Come
Children of Blood and Bone
11. South Africa: A Beautiful Place to Die
A Dry White Season
Youth
The Heart of Redness
Coconut
Master Harold...and the boys
21. Cameroon: Your Madness, Not Mine: Stories of Cameroon
26. Chad: Told by Starlight in Chad
27. Zambia: Sula and Ja
33. Ghana: The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
34. Egypt: The Queue
The Jokers
The Temptation of Saint Anthony
36. Botswana: The Collector of Treasures and Other Botswana Village Tales
38. Cote d'Ivoire: Akissi: Cat Invasion
42. Kenya: Dust
Petals of Blood
62. Namibia: Mama Namibia
64. Zimbabwe: An Elegy for Easterly
67. Burundi: Small Country
68. Eritrea: African Titanics
70. Ethiopia: Ethiopian Story
79. Central African Republic: The Road Through War
85. Malawi: Greetings from Grandpa
93. Seychelles: Voices: Short stories from the Seychelles Islands
94. Sudan: Cities Without Palms
Lyrics Alley
99. Algeria: The Wretched of the Earth
103. Tanzania: Three Solid Stones
106. Equatorial Guinea: La Bastarda: A Novel
115. Mauritius: Castaway and other Tales from Mauritius
118. Eswatini: The Fabulist's Bindle
122. Gabon: Awu's Story: A Novel
128. Burkina Faso: Women's Wisdom from the Heart of Africa
129. Cape Verde: Selected Poems of Corsino Fortes
130. Morocco: Secret Son
131. Uganda: Song of Lawino & Song of Ocol
139. Somalia: From a Crooked Rib
144. Senegal: Ambiguous Adventure
145. Libya: The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land in Between
147. Tunisia: Treason
150. Sierra Leone: The Memory of Love
153. Togo: Do They Hear You When You Cry
157. Niger: Stranger in the Village of the Sick: A Memoir of Cancer, Sorcery, and Healing
158. Angola: Transparent City
164. Benin: The Beautiful Debo
166. Congo: Jazz and Palm Wine
170. Liberia: Konkai: Living Between Two Worlds
171. Guinea-Bissau: The Ultimate Tragedy
176. Lesotho: Basali! Stories by and about Women in Lesotho
178. Mali: Bound to Violence
179. Madagascar: Return to the Enchanted Island


Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie A Beautiful Place To Die (Detective Emmanuel Cooper, #1) by Malla Nunn Your Madness, Not Mine Stories of Cameroon by Makuchi Told by Starlight in Chad by Joseph Brahim Seid Sula and Ja by Ellen Banda-Aaku A Dry White Season by André Brink The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born by Ayi Kwei Armah The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz The Collector of Treasures and Other Botswana Village Tales by Bessie Head Akissi Cat Invasion by Marguerite Abouet Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor Youth by J.M. Coetzee The Heart of Redness by Zakes Mda Petals of Blood by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Mama Namibia Based on True Events by Mari Serebrov An Elegy for Easterly by Petina Gappah The Jokers by Albert Cossery Small Country by Gaël Faye African Titanics by Abu Bakr Khaal Ethiopian Story by Heliodorus of Emesa The Road Through War by Anjan Sundaram The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma Greetings from Grandpa by Jack Mapanje Voices Short stories from the Seychelles Islands by Glynn Burridge Cities Without Palms by Tarek Eltayeb The Palm-Wine Drinkard by Amos Tutuola The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon Three Solid Stones (Aws 159) by Martha Mvungi La Bastarda A Novel by Trifonia Melibea Obono Castaway and other Tales from Mauritius by Ramesh Ramdoyal The Fabulist's Bindle by Mehluli Nxumalo Awu's Story A Novel by Justine Mintsa Coconut by Kopano Matlwa Women's Wisdom from the Heart of Africa by Sobonfu E. Somé Selected Poems of Corsino Fortes by Corsino Fortes Secret Son by Laila Lalami Song of Lawino & Song of Ocol by Okot p'Bitek Lyrics Alley by Leila Aboulela From a Crooked Rib by Nuruddin Farah Looking for Transwonderland Travels in Nigeria by Noo Saro-Wiwa Master Harold...and the boys by Athol Fugard Ambiguous Adventure by Cheikh Hamidou Kane The Return Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between by Hisham Matar Treason Poems by Hédi Kaddour by Hédi Kaddour The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna Do They Hear You When You Cry by Fauziya Kassindja The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives by Lola Shoneyin Stranger in the Village of the Sick A Memoir of Cancer, Sorcery, and Healing by Paul Stoller Transparent City by Ondjaki Everything Good Will Come by Sefi Atta The Temptation of Saint Anthony by Gustave Flaubert Beautiful Debo by Béatrice Lalinon Gbado Jazz and Palm Wine by Emmanuel Dongala Konkai Living Between Two Worlds (A Memoir) by Mardia Stone The Ultimate Tragedy by Abdulai Sila Basali! Stories by and about Women in Lesotho by K. Limakatso Kendall Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) by Tomi Adeyemi Bound to Violence by Yambo Ouologuem Return to the Enchanted Island by Johary Ravaloson


message 5: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Dec 27, 2019 06:46PM) (new)

Diane | 12832 comments Caribbean


48. Grenada: An Embarrassment of Mangoes: A Caribbean Interlude
57. Saint Kitts and Nevis: Indigo
61. Guadeloupe: The Bridge of Beyond
66. Dominican Republic: In the Time of the Butterflies
95. Haiti: Claire of the Sea Light
119. Saint Lucia: Prisnms
120: Bahamas: If I Had the Wings: Short Stories
123. Jamaica: A High Wind in Jamaica
143. Barbados: Going Home in Chains
167. Trinidad and Tobago: The Jumbies


An Embarrassment of Mangoes A Caribbean Interlude by Ann Vanderhoof Indigo by Marina Warner The Bridge of Beyond by Simone Schwarz-Bart In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat Prisnms by Garth St. Omer If I had the Wings by Helen Klonaris A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes Going Home in Chains by Glenville Obrian Lovell The Jumbies (The Jumbies #1) by Tracey Baptiste


message 7: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Dec 29, 2019 04:24PM) (new)

Diane | 12832 comments Europe (Books)


3. Finland: Fair Play
My First Murder
The Brothers
A Winter Book
4. Italy: The Talented Mr. Ripley
Brunelleschi's Dome
The Castle of Crossed Destinies
Under the Tuscan Sun
The House by the Medlar Tree
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
My Brilliant Friend
The Story of a New Name
The Portrait of a Lady
Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay
The Story of the Lost Child
As a Man Grows Older
The Aeneid
That Awful Mess on the Via Merulana
Poem Strip
A Farewell to Arms
7. Slovenia: Yugoslavia, My Fatherland
8. Greece: Lysistrata
Corelli's Mandolin
The Murderess
The Oresteia
10. England: Adam Bede
Thursbitch
London Fields
Caleb Williams
Jacob's Room
Backwater
Billy Liar
Honeycomb
Nicholas Nickleby
Enduring Love
The Tunnel
The Line of Beauty
A Kestrel for a Knave
A Severed Head
Interim
All Souls
The Woodlanders
Arcadia
Deadlock
Asphodel
Blindness
Revolving Lights
Trawl
Brighton Rock
Daniel Deronda
The Trap
Antic Hay
Born in Exile
The Secret Agent
Of Human Bondage
Quartet in Autumn
No Laughing Matter
The Living and the Dead
Dawn's Left Hand
Another World
Ivanhoe
Tarka the Otter
Clear Horizon
The Mill on the Floss
Lucky Jim
Harriet Hume: A London Fantasy
Winter
Dimple Hill
March Moonlight
12. France: Giovanni's Room
Tartuffe
Under Fire
Fatale
Upstaged
The Ravishing of Lol Stein
Exercises in Style
L'Abbé C
The House in Paris
Charles Bovary, Country Doctor: A Portrait of a Simple Man
Tropic of Cancer
The Pigeon
Blue of Noon
14. Scotland: Morvern Callar
Looking for the Possible Dance
The Wasp Factory
Regeneration
Adjunct: An Undigest
17. Russia: The Enchanted Wanderer and Other Stories
The Big Green Tent
The Overcoat
White Nights
Virgin Soil
The Gambler
Stalingrad
Life and Fate
19. Germany: Pointed Roofs
Measuring the World
Demian
Half Blood Blues
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Look Who's Back
The Mussel Feast
Grand Hotel
Scriblerus
The Left-Handed Woman
Couples, Passersby
In Search of Klingsor
25. Austria: The Afternoon of a Writer
Auto-da-Fé
Fear of Flying
Lieutenant Gustl
28. Spain: Bartleby & Co.
Soldiers of Salamis
32. Vatican City: Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling
The Sistine Secrets
35. Ireland: Ormond
A World of Love
A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing
Loving
Murphy
Experiences Of An Irish R.M.
40. Sweden: Simon and the Oaks
Doctor Glas
The Room
41. Netherlands: The Garden Where the Brass Band Played
The Goldfinch
43. Czech Republic: The Castle
Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age
The Golem
45. Hungary: The Melancholy of Resistance
47. Bosnia and Herzegovina: As If I Am Not There
The Bosnia List: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return
49. Poland: This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen
Here
Eternal Enemies
Cat and Mouse
50. Liechtenstein: Alex Saves Christmas
51. Switzerland: I'm Not Stiller
Mary's Monster
Oberland
56. Portugal: The Book of Disquiet: The Complete Edition
60. Wales: The Old Devils
65. Ukraine: Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea
69. Iceland: Burial Rites
The Prose Edda
72. Kosovo: Who Will Slay the Wolf
77. Belgium: War and Turpentine
80. Andorra: The Valley of Andorra
96. Norway: The Wreath
Ashes in My Mouth, Sand in My Shoes
97. Denmark: Karate Chop
98. Faeroe Islands: The Old Man and His Sons
102. North Macedonia: Remnants of Another Age
109. Albania: Negative Space
111. Romania: The Life and Opinions of Zacharias Lichter
113. Croatia: The Only Witness To Beauty
Fox
114. Northern Ireland: Great Granny Webster
117. Slovakia: Samko Tále's Cemetery Book
121. Serbia: The Book of Blam
132. Luxembourg: Storms Over Luxembourg
134. Latvia: Bearslayer
142. Bulgaria: Party Headquarters
151. Montenegro: A Lullaby for No Man's Wolf
161. Moldova: Bessarabian Stamps: Stories
168. Belarus: Factory of Tears
169. Estonia: Apothecary Melchior and the Mystery of St Olaf's Church
174. Monaco: Meet Me in Monaco


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message 12: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Apr 06, 2019 08:08AM) (new)

Diane | 12832 comments Starting out in the United States:


1. USA: Two Old Women An Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival by Velma Wallis Two Old Women: An Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival by Velma Wallis.


2. Nigeria: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

2 Regions / 2 Countries
2 Books


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Diane | 12832 comments 3. Finland: Fair Play by Tove Jansson Fair Play by Tove Jansson.

3 Regions / 3 Countries
3 Books


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Diane | 12832 comments 4. Italy: The Talented Mr. Ripley (Ripley, #1) by Patricia Highsmith The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith.

3 Regions / 4 Countries
4 Books


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Diane | 12832 comments 5. Laos: ແພງແມ່ Mother's Beloved Stories from Laos  by Outhine Bounyavong Mother's Beloved: Stories from Laos by Outhine Bounyavong.

4 Regions / 5 Countries
5 Books


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Diane | 12832 comments 6. Argentina: Facundo or Civilization and Barbarism by Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Facundo: or Civilization and Barbarism by Domingo Faustino Sarmiento.

5 Regions/ 6 Countries

Books read: 6


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Diane | 12832 comments 7. Slovenia: Yugoslavia, My Fatherland by Goran Vojnović Yugoslavia, My Fatherland by Goran Vojnović.

5 Regions/ 7 Countries

Books read: 7


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Diane | 12832 comments 8. Greece: Lysistrata by Aristophanes Lysistrata by Aristophanes.

5 Regions/ 8 Countries

Books read: 8


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Vicky Hunt (reason2believehim) | 243 comments Nice start Diane. Enjoy your reading this year.


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Diane | 12832 comments Vicky wrote: "Nice start Diane. Enjoy your reading this year."

Thanks, Vicky!


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Diane | 12832 comments 9. China: Half of Man Is Woman by Zhang Xianliang Half of Man Is Woman by Zhang Xianliang.

5 Regions/ 9 Countries

Books read: 9


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Diane | 12832 comments 10. UK: England: Adam Bede by George Eliot Adam Bede by George Eliot.

5 Regions/ 10 Countries

Books read: 10


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Diane | 12832 comments 11. South Africa: A Beautiful Place To Die (Detective Emmanuel Cooper, #1) by Malla Nunn A Beautiful Place To Die by Malla Nunn.

5 Regions/ 11 Countries

Books read: 11


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Diane | 12832 comments 12. France: Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin.

5 Regions/ 12 Countries

Books read: 12


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Diane | 12832 comments 13. Kiribati: Pattern of Islands by Arthur Grimble Pattern of Islands by Arthur Grimble.

6 Regions/ 13 Countries

Books read: 13


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Diane | 12832 comments 14. Scotland, UK: Morvern Callar by Alan Warner Morvern Callar by Alan Warner.

6 Regions/ 14 Countries

Books read: 14


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Diane | 12832 comments Revisiting England with Thursbitch by Alan Garner Thursbitch by Alan Garner.

Countries visited in 2019:

6 Regions/ 14 Countries

Books read: 15


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Diane | 12832 comments 15. Australia: The Road from Coorain A Woman's Exquisitely Clear-Sighted Memoir of Growing Up Australian by Jill Ker Conway The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway.

Countries visited in 2019:

6 Regions/ 15 Countries

Books read: 16


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Diane | 12832 comments 16. Colombia: The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll by Álvaro Mutis The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll by Álvaro Mutis.

Countries visited in 2019:

6 Regions/ 16 Countries

Books read: 17


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Diane | 12832 comments 17. Russia: The Enchanted Wanderer and Other Stories by Nikolai Leskov The Enchanted Wanderer and Other Stories by Nikolai Leskov.

Countries visited in 2019:

6 Regions/ 17 Countries

Books read: 18


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Diane | 12832 comments Revisiting China with Do Nothing & Do Everything An Illustrated New Taoism by Qiguang Zhao Do Nothing and Do Everything: An Illustrated New Taoism by Qiguang Zhao.

6 Regions/ 17 Countries

Books read: 19


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Diane | 12832 comments 18. Panama: Ilona llega con la lluvia by Álvaro Mutis Ilona llega con la lluvia (Ilona Comes with the Rain) by Álvaro Mutis.

6 Regions/ 18 Countries

Books read: 20


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Diane | 12832 comments 19. Germany: Pointed Roofs by Dorothy M. Richardson Pointed Roofs by Dorothy M. Richardson.

6 Regions/ 19 Countries

Books read: 21


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Diane | 12832 comments 20. Pakistan: The Crow Eaters by Bapsi Sidhwa The Crow Eaters by Bapsi Sidhwa.

6 Regions/ 20 Countries

Books read: 22


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Diane | 12832 comments 21. Cameroon: Your Madness, Not Mine Stories of Cameroon by Makuchi Your Madness, Not Mine: Stories of Cameroon by Makuchi.

6 Regions/ 21 Countries

Books read: 23


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Diane | 12832 comments 22. Micronesia: The Book Of Luelen by Luelen Bernart The Book Of Luelen by Luelen Bernart.

6 Regions/ 22 Countries

Books read: 24


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Diane | 12832 comments Revisiting England with London Fields by Martin Amis London Fields by Martin Amis.

6 Regions/ 22 Countries

Books read: 24


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Diane | 12832 comments 23. Israel: One Night, Markovitch by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen One Night, Markovitch by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen.

7 Regions/ 23 Countries

Books read: 26


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Diane | 12832 comments 24. Armenia: Poems of Yeghishe Charent by Yeghishe Charents Poems of Yeghishe Charent by Yeghishe Charents.

7 Regions/ 24 Countries

Books read: 27


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Diane | 12832 comments 25. Austria: The Afternoon of a Writer by Peter Handke The Afternoon of a Writer by Peter Handke.

7 Regions/ 25 Countries

Books read: 28


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Diane | 12832 comments 26. Chad: Told by Starlight in Chad by Joseph Brahim Seid Told by Starlight in Chad by Joseph Brahim Seid.

7 Regions/ 26 Countries

Books read: 29


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Diane | 12832 comments 27. Zambia: Sula and Ja by Ellen Banda-Aaku Sula and Ja by Ellen Banda-Aaku.

7 Regions/ 27 Countries

Books read: 30


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Diane | 12832 comments I forgot to add this earlier:

28. Spain: Bartleby & Co. by Enrique Vila-Matas Bartleby & Co. by Enrique Vila-Matas.

7 Regions/ 28 Countries

Books read: 31


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Diane | 12832 comments 29. Japan: 1Q84 (1Q84, #1-3) by Haruki Murakami 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami.

7 Regions/ 29 Countries

Books read: 32


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Diane | 12832 comments 30. Nepal: The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen.

7 Regions/ 30 Countries

Books read: 33


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Diane | 12832 comments Revisiting England with Caleb Williams by William Godwin Caleb Williams by William Godwin.

7 Regions/ 30 Countries

Books read: 34


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Diane | 12832 comments Revisiting France with Tartuffe by Molière Tartuffe by Molière.

7 Regions/ 30 Countries

Books read: 35


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Diane | 12832 comments 31. Mexico: The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande.

7 Regions/ 31 Countries

Books read: 36


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Diane | 12832 comments Revisiting South Africa with A Dry White Season by André Brink A Dry White Season by André Brink.

7 Regions/ 31 Countries

Books read: 37


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Diane | 12832 comments Revisiting Austria with Auto-da-Fé by Elias Canetti Auto-da-Fé by Elias Canetti.

7 Regions/ 31 Countries

Books read: 38


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