TTT: Far Away Places

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is “Ten Books Set Outside The US.” I read lots of Canadian and British books, so I modified the topic to Books Set Outside the English Speaking World.

  1. Taj Mahal by Caroline Arnold and Madeleine Comora – India
  2. My Life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud’Homme – France, Germany, Norway
  3. Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie – Egypt

  4. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie – Turkey, Croatia

  5. The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie – South Africa, Rhodesia

  6. “Anne of Green Gables,” My Daughter, and Me: What My Favorite Book Taught Me about Grace, Belonging, and the Orphan in Us All by Lorilee Craker – Korea

  7. Eaters of the Dead by Michael Crichton – Iraq, Sweden (?)

  8. A Room with a View by E.M. Forster – Italy

  9. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren – Sweden

  10. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry – Denmark

  11. A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park – Korea

I’m linking upTop Ten Tuesday


9 thoughts on “TTT: Far Away Places

  1. Cait @ Paper Fury says:

    Omg I LOVE Pippi Longstockings and I forgot it was set in Sweden! Gasp How could I forget that?! Shame on me. XD And I also adore A Single Shard and Number The Stars. ❤ I grew up reading those kinds of books and it was basically the best of ever. :’)
    Thanks for stopping by @ Paper Fury!


  2. Holly says:

    Looove this list! Agatha Christie is by far my favorite mystery author, and Murder on the Orient Express is definitely the next book by her that I’ll read! I’m also a pretty big fan of Michael Crichton (Jurassic Park!!! <3) so I’ll absolutely be checking out Eaters of the Dead.

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  3. Mareli Thalwitzer says:

    I only stumble on your post now and it is just stunning! I completely forgot about Agatha Christie…. she did have her novel-settingd travel around the globe. I’ve listed 10 books set in South Africa for TTT and forgot about The man in the brown suit. Thanks for the reminder!


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