Global Reading Challenge Wrap-up

The challenge (easy level) is done, and it has been fun. The books I read were all quite different from one another.

The European book was a historical novel by Turkish author Orhan Pamuk, The White Castle, about two men from different cultures who switch identities. It garnered 3 stars.

The North-American book was a surrealist novel by Guatemalan author Miguel Ángel Asturias, the outrageous Mulata de tal (The Mulatta and Mister Fly), which I gave 3 stars.

The African book was a slightly magical but mostly realistic novel, Ways of Dying by South-African author Zakes Mda, which I gave 5 stars.

The South-American book was The Tunnel, a psychological thriller by Argentinian Ernesto Sabato, which I gave 5 stars.

The Asian book was Red Sorghum, a historical novel by Mo Yan, which I gave 5 stars.

And the Australasian book was another historical novel, Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey, which I gave 4,5 stars.

I am happy with my choices and would, given the opportunity, read more books by all six authors.

Comments

Dorte H said…
Congratulations on finishing, and it is great that you found some new authors you liked!

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