2011 Global Challenge

I achieved the medium level of the challenge which required the reading of two novels from each of these continents in the course of 2011 – Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America, South America (please include Central America where it is most convenient for you) and ‘The Seventh Continent’ (which could be any seventh setting including Antarctica, the sea, space, the past, the future). I finished the challenge on 28 November 2011.

1. Michael Stanley, The Second Death of Goodluck Tinubu (Botswana)
2. Nick Brownlee, Bait (Kenya)

1. Keigo Higashino, The Devotion of Suspect X (Japan)
2. Shamini Flint, Inspector Singh Investigates: A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder (Malaysia)

1. Bev Robitai, Murder in the Second Row (New Zealand)
2. Kel Robertson, Rip Off (Australia)

1. Domingo Villar, Water-Blue Eyes (Spain)
2. Valerio Varesi, River of Shadows (Italy)

North America
1. Stan Jones – White Sky, Black Ice (Alaska, USA)
2. Barbara Fradkin – This Thing of Darkness (Canada)

South America
1. Leighton Gage, Blood of the Wicked (Brazil)
2. Ernesto Mallo, Needle in a Haystack (Argentina)

The Seventh Continent (international books with action in 3 or more countries)
1. John le Carre, Our Kind of Traitor (England, Antigua, France, Switzerland, Russia)
2. Adrian d’Hagé – The Maya Code (Austria, America, Czech Republic, Guatemala)

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