Jon Stallworthy, Anthem for Doomed Youth

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – The vileness they portray is familiar to every schoolchild even today when they read that ‘hell’s last horrors break them and they run … [More] …

Crossword no 249 by Chalicea

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – 3 Swiss tennis star (7) [More] …

The Jewels of Paradise by Donna Leon

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – Caterina soon learns that their rapacious instincts have been aroused by the suggestion that there is a treasure available [More] …

Cryptic crossword No 248 by Chalicea

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – Eight clues are of a kind and have wordplay only [More] …

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – The Afghanistan of the seventies, where Amir and Hassan grow up together, sounds like a paradise and the kite running, which becomes thematic in the novel, is an exciting part of that paradise [More] …

Crossword no 247 by Chalicea

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – Scientist who studies physical and biological aspects of the seas (13) [More] …

The Troubled Man by Henning Mankell

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – Wallander, in his usual way, is unable to prevent himself from becoming involved, even though this is strictly an affair for the Stockholm police. He uncovers a very complex affair that seems to involve cold-war espionage. [More! …

Cryptic Crossword No 246 by Chalicea

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – Nine solutions have a feature in common and the clues consist of word play only [More] …

A Noble Radiance by Donna Leon

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – Needing something to read during a long transatlantic journey, I opted for one of my favourites, a Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery by Donna Leon [More] …

Crossword No 245 by Chalicea

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – 1 King of Egypt 1936 to 1952 (6) [More] …