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‘Tigana’ – Guy Gavriel Kay

(minor spoiler at the end) In the peninsula of The Palm, there are a number of warring city-states – much like Italy in the mediaeval period – with a common language and religion. Sensing weakness, two enemies strike to conquer … Continue reading

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The Shadow of the Sun – Ryszard Kapuscinski

This is a book about Africa, in all its variety and puzzling contradictions. For a European, Ryszard Kapuscinski manages to get into the African mindset very easily, and he writes with great compassion and understanding. The book is a series … Continue reading

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