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Around the World in Books

Check out each of these books set in various countries from Albania to Zaire (now Congo)!

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Blinding light

Paul Theroux. |

Hamlet

edited by John Crowther. -- |

Denmark

Andreo's race

Pam Withers. |

Bolivia

Five

Ursula Archer ; translation by Jamie Lee Searle. |

Austria

The garden of burning sand

Corban Addison. -- |

Zambia

Salmon fishing in the Yemen

Paul Torday. -- |

Yemen

Great Gatsby

by F Scott Fitzgerald |

United States

The sympathizer

Viet Thanh Nguyen. |

Vietnam

Turkestan

Nikolai Svechin. |

Uzbekistan

Vulture peak

John Burdett. -- |

Thailand

Three strong women

by Marie NDiaye ; translated by John Fletcher. |

Senegal

Russian winter

Daphne Kalotay. |

Russia

The bridge of San Luis Rey

Thornton Wilder. |

Peru

Sandstorm

James Rollins. |

Oman

Stay with me

Ayobami Adebayo. |

Nigeria

Conqueror

Conn Iggulden. -- |

Mongolia

Six and a half deadly sins

Colin Cotterill. |

Laos

The in-between world of Vikram Lall

by M.G. Vassanji. |

Kenya

The confusion of languages

Siobhan Fallon. |

Jordan

Midnight's children

Salman Rushdie. |

India

Wild wings

Gill Lewis ; illustrated by Yuta Onoda. -- |

The Gambia

As red as blood

Salla Simukka ; translated from the Finnish by Owen F. Witesman. |

Finland

Purge

Sofi Oksanen ; translated from the Finnish by Lola Rogers. |

Estonia

The feast of the Goat

Mario Vargas Llosa; translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. |

Dominican Republic

The good earth

Pearl S. Buck. |

China

Glamour in glass

Mary Robinette Kowal. -- |

Belgium

The case of Lisandra P.

Hâeláene Grâemillon ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson. |

Argentina