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McEwan, Ian

Atonement by Ian McEwan

The setting of Atonement is Talli’s family house in 1935. A 13 years old girl with strong imagination, Briony, had witnessed a series of events between her sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner, the family’s childhood friend. At the end of the day, Briony made a mistake that affects the lives of all three, a crime […]

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McCall Smith, Alexander

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

I’ve finished this book a while ago, but just have time to write about it now. It’s very light reading. Like someone said, reading it feels like having a holiday in Africa, with people’s and places’ funny names and all. The setting is in Botswana, about a lady detective called Mma Ramotswe. She’s on for […]