Ticket to Read

As part of our 'Ticket to Read' display for World Book Day we asked some members of staff to recommend books based in other countries.

Mr. Allen recommends;
Smoke by Ivan Turgenev - Germany
Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood - Germany
Kim by Rudyard Kipling -India
The Plague by Albert Camus - Algeria
The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat - Atlantic Ocean

Mr. Lyons recommended Omertà by Mario Puzo for Italy.

Mrs. Keillar (careers adviser) recommended Nocturne by Lisa St Aubin de Terán (Italy).

Ms. Dewar recommends My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante (Italy) and The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud (Algeria).

Mr. Cruickshank recommends;
The Space Between The Raindrops - Justin Ker (Singapore)
Kafka on the Shore - Haruki Murakami (Japan)
No Time For Goodbye - Linwood Barclay (Canada)
It - Stephen King (USA)

Mrs. Hart recommends;
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara (USA)
The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma (Nigeria)
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James (Jamaica)
The Lives of Others by Neel Mukherjee (India)
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (Afghanistan)
The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine by Alexander McCall Smith (Botswana)
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez (Columbia)                        
Half of a Yellow Sun / Americanah / Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria)

Mrs. Wilson recommends;
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith (Russia)
Death And The Penguin by Andrey Kurkov (Ukraine)
Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton (South Africa)
Death of a Red Heroine by Qiu Xiaolong (China)
Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood (Australia)

The World Map is from the CIA - The World Factbook

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