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Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion

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by Ras, Barbara
Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion is a collection of short stories from the Central American country, translated into English, providing an insight into the Costa Rican imagination, and an evocation of the people, landscape and climate of the country which will greatly enhance any journey there.
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Prague - a Traveller's Literary Companion

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by Paul Wilson
Travel to one of the most beautiful cities in the world in the company of its finest writers. Walk the mysterious nighttime streets of Prague with Franz Kafka and Jaroslav Hasek, eavesdrop on intimate conversations in restaurants and lively beer halls with Karel Capek and Bohumil Hrabal, listen to jazz in stylish nightclubs with Josef Skvorecky.
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Israel - A Traveller's Literary Companion

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by Gluzman, Michael
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"Tel Aviv: "
Yehudit Katzir "Closing the Sea"
Gafi Amir "By the Time You're Twenty-One You'll Reach the Moon"
Yossi Avni "The Last Crusades"
"Jerusalem: "
Amos Oz "Thank God for His Daily Blessings"
Yosl Birstein "In the Neighborhood Where Biblical Prophets"
"Eilat: "
Gadi Taub "You Never Can Tell"
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Australia - A Traveller's Literary Companion

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by Robert Ross
A companion to the literature of Australia, this book takes the reader on a journey through the continent in 25 stories, ranging from the colonial period to contemporary Australia. The stories evoke the mysterious outback, the gum trees, kangaroos and dingoes, and the busy streets of Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, as well as some colourful Australian characters.
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Cuba - A Traveller's Literary Companion

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by Ann Louise Bardach
Travel to Cuba in the company of its finest writers and gain an understanding of its remarkable mystique. The twenty-one stories in this volume -- some of which appear in English for the first time -- will take you on an odyssey through the country's rich past to its dynamic present, where it is poised at the brink of immense change. Arranged by the areas of Cuba, they illuminate, these stories offer up a r...
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Spain - A Traveller's Literary Companion

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by Peter Bush
Explore Spain's rich literary landscape with some of the country's best contemporary writers. Arranged geographically, these thirty stories -- many of which appear in English for the first time -- transport the reader through Spain's many enchanting regions: experience a bull-run with Juan Goytisolo in Albacete, join Bernardo Atxaga in a Basque village, travel to the misty woods of Galicia with Manuel Rivas...
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Japan - A Traveller's Literary Companion

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by Jeffrey Angles
This collection guides the reader through the complexity that is Japan. Although frequently misunderstood as a homogenous nation, Japan is a land of tremendous linguistic, geographical and cultural diversity. Hino Keizo leads the reader through Tokyo's mazes in "Jacob's Tokyo Ladder". Nakagami Kenji explores the ghostly, mythology-laden backwoods of Kumano. Atoda Takashi takes us to Kyoto to follow the myst...
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Brazil - A Traveler's Literary Companion

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by Levitin, Alexis
From the wild carnivales of Rio de Janeiro to the wild depths of the Amazon jungle, Brazil's best writers guide you along Brazil's literary landscape. Brazil is the largest and arguably the most dynamic country in South America. Here is a collection of forty stories drawn from all corners of that vast land: the Amazon, the Northeast, the Central West, and the South, as well as from Brazil's two dominant cit...
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India

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by Choudhury, Chandrahas
This is a feast of sumptuous short stories from India's best writers, arranged by region for the culturally conscious voyager - globe-trotting readers and armchair travellers alike! This is the latest book in Whereabouts Press' acclaimed series of literary travel guides that brings together a smorgasbord of short fiction from one of the world's most diverse, multicultural, and storied civilizations: India. ...
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