Reading, like travelling, takes you on a journey of discovery into new places, cultures and ways of living. This book brings those two worlds together. It is a literary exploration of global proportions, a rich survey of the finest novels set or written in other countries. Hundreds of titles are featured from every continent and you can browse by region, city or travel related theme. Whether you are travelling abroad or simply expanding your range of reading, this guide will enable you to see the world through the eyes of some the finest foreign writers. Nik Kalinowski and Vincent Cassar are two booksellers and writers who have applied their passion for foreign fiction to present their best picks from the thousands of titles available. The guide includes the very best world fiction that has stood the test of time from 1900 onwards. Arranged by continent, then by country, key titles are described, followed by read-on suggestions. You can also browse by major cities or travel related topic. This guide is a starting point for your own literary journey through culturally rich and diverse landscapes.
Nik Kalinowski, runs the fiction section at Waterstone's BristolGalleries. An avid reader, especially of foreign fiction, he has travelled widely to Australia, America, Thailand and most of Europe, instinctively looking out for interesting bookshops.Vincent Cassar, is a writer, bookseller and editor with a book of short stories published. He has been awarded four international writing residencies and is currently taking an MA course in Creative Writing.