Category Archives: Michael Stanley

Review: The Second Death of Goodluck Tinubu by Michael Stanley

The third of 14 books I plan to read for the medium level of the Global Reading Challenge takes place in Botswana and is the second ‘Detective Kubu’ book by Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip. The book is published as … Continue reading

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Extreme Reading

I have officially completed the extreme level of the 2010 Global Reading Challenge. This required me to read 3 books set in different countries of Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America, South America plus two books set in Antarctica and … Continue reading

Posted in Charlotte Jay, Claudia Pineiro, Glen Peters, Global Reading Challenge 2010, Kwei Quartey, Lindy Kelly, list, Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza, Margie Orford, Mario Vargas Llosa, Matt Dickinson, Mehmet Murat Somer, Michael Stanley, Michele Giuttari, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Rob Kitchin, Robin Bowles (Aus), Sarah Andrews, Shuichi Yoshida, Teresa Solana, William Deverell | 10 Comments

Review: A Carrion Death by Michael Stanley

A human body that has been picked over by hyenas is found near a resort in a remote part of Botswana. There are few clues to the person’s identity other than it’s a white person. Assistant Superintendent David ‘Kubu’ Bengu … Continue reading

Posted in book review, Botswana, Global Reading Challenge 2010, Michael Stanley | 9 Comments