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CollectionsYour library (770), Currently reading (2), Read but unowned (420), All collections (1,190)

Reviews967 reviews

Tagsfiction (612), nonfiction (539), history (408), 20th century (291), 21st century (268), british fiction (246), historical fiction (188), american fiction (180), european history (175), fantasy (143) — see all tags

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About meTwenty-something Irish expat, studying post-graduate history abroad and struggling with a debilitating addiction to tea.

I'm posing myself a challenge to broaden the geographical range of authors I read—I read far too many British and American authors, I've realised, and don't stretch myself as much as I should. The map below shows my progress so far; the ultimate aim is to have read at least one book from every country in the world.

55: Afghanistan, Antigua, Argentina, Australia, Barbados, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Tanzania, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA, Zimbabwe.

Groups18th-19th Century Britain, Ancient and Medieval Manuscripts, Historical Fiction, Livejournalers, Medieval Europe, Reading Globally, Virago Modern Classics

Favorite authorsIsabel Allende, Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Pat Barker, Louis de Bernières, A. S. Byatt, Susanna Clarke, Dorothy Dunnett, George Eliot, T. S. Eliot, Jeffrey Eugenides, Sebastian Faulks, Neil Gaiman, Georgette Heyer, Robin Hobb, Kazuo Ishiguro, Kij Johnson, Barbara Kingsolver, Harper Lee, Gabriel García Márquez, Haruki Murakami, Naomi Novik, Patrick O'Brian, Terry Pratchett, Mary Renault, Dorothy L Sayers (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresDiesel, a bookstore - Brentwood, Hodges Figgis, Prairie Lights Books

Favorite librariesTrinity College Library, Dublin


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Member sinceAug 13, 2006

Currently readingLa jeune fille et la mère by Leïla Marouane
Invisible Romans by Robert Knapp

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