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delphinedownunder Thu 29-Sep-11 22:46:48

i have just bought a kindle - don't care about waiting for the new Kindle touch anymore - here down under will be waiting for 100 years for it to arrive! So, i am off to Samoa for 2 weeks next week and need some recommendations. I am an eclectic reader - like good crime type thrillers (Nicci French, Val mcDermid), Alexander macall Smith, Joanne Harris, kate Atkinson, Barbara Kingsolver, Barbara Trapido , Anne tyler, Anne Fine, loved Atonement and on Chesil Beach but disliked Enduring love. Also like homegrown authors - Alison Wong, Rachel King, don't like Janet Frame. Come on, hit me!!

AKMD Fri 30-Sep-11 13:33:13

Susanna Gregory's Matthew Bartholomew series is a great series of historical crime fiction, set in Cambridge in the Middle Ages.

A bit lighter but I've really got into the Scarlet Pimpernel series.

Non-fiction: John Simpson's 'Not Quite World's End' is a fun one for travelling.

thehamburglar Fri 30-Sep-11 20:46:13

If you like Anne Tyler, then I would recommend Rose Tremain.

JiltedJohnsJulie Sun 02-Oct-11 17:29:59

delphine have you come across this website?

Hope you have a lovely holiday, am not envy in the slightest, honest! grin

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