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Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. Therefore, all books that are listed here as part of the Read Around North America Challenge were written by authors from Trinidad and Tobago. I hope you will find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.
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Home Home by Lisa Allen-Agostini EN

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"Originally published in paperback in Great Britain by Papillote Press, London, in 2018"--Title page verso.
Recommended: 23 Jun 2022
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Love After Love by Ingrid Persaud EN

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Meet the Ramdin-Chetan family: forged through loneliness, broken by secrets, saved by love. Irrepressible Betty Ramdin, her shy son Solo and their marvellous lodger, Mr Chetan, form an unconventional household, happy in their differences, as they build a home together. Home: the place where your navel string is buried, keeping these three safe from an increasingly dangerous world. Happy and loving they are, until the night when a glass of rum, a heart to heart and a terrible truth explodes the family unit, driving them apart. Brave and brilliant, steeped in affection, Love After Love asks us t... continue
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Recommended: 10 Jun 2022
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Miguel Street by Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul EN

Rating: 3.5     15 Votes
Description:
A stranger could drive through Miguel Street and just say 'Slum!' because he could see no more. But to it's residents this derelict corner of Trinidad's capital is a complete world, where everybody is quite different from everybody else...Set during World War II and narrated by an unnamed - but precociously observant - neighbourhood boy, Miguel Street is a work of mercurial mood shifts, by turns sweetly melancholy and anarchically funny. It overflows with life on every page.
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The Dragon Can't Dance by Earl Lovelace EN

Rating: 5     3 Votes
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The carnival usually succeeds in uniting the residents of Calvary Hill in Trinidad, but changes in the festival threaten to divide the community
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The Mermaid of Black Conch : A Love Story by Monique Roffey EN

Rating: 4.5     3 Votes
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Escape to the ocean with the entrancing, unforgettable winner of the Costa Book of the Year - as read on BBC Radio 4. 'Mesmerising' MAGGIE O'FARRELL 'A unique talent' BERNARDINE EVARISTO 'Wonderful' BRIDGET COLLINS 'Brilliant' CLARE CHAMBERS Near the island of Black Conch, a fisherman sings to himself while waiting for a catch. But David attracts a sea-dweller that he never expected - Aycayia, an innocent young woman cursed by jealous wives to live as a mermaid. When American tourists capture Aycayia, David rescues her and vows to win her trust. Slowly, painfully, she transforms into a woman a... continue
Recommended: 02 Sep 2022

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