Recommended English books

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The Read Around The World Challenge is a global challenge. Anyone can join the challenge from anywhere in the world in any language they want. This is the list of all English books added by participants of this reading challenge.

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The Tea Dragon Tapestry by Kay O’Neill EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Description:
Join Greta and Minette once more for the heartwarming conclusion of the award-winning Tea Dragon series! Over a year since being entrusted with Ginseng's care, Greta still can't chase away the cloud of mourning that hangs over the timid Tea Dragon. As she struggles to create something spectacular enough to impress a master blacksmith in search of an apprentice, she questions the true meaning of crafting, and the true meaning of caring for someone in grief. Meanwhile, Minette receives a surprise package from the monastery where she was once training to be a prophetess. Thrown into confusion abo... continue

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The Tea Planter's Wife by Dinah Jefferies EN

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Country: Asia / Malaysia flag Malaysia
Description:
Nineteen-year-old Gwendolyn Hooper is newly married to a rich and charming widower, eager to join him on his tea plantation, determined to be the perfect wife and mother. But life in Ceylon is not what Gwen expected. The plantation workers are resentful, the neighbours treacherous. And there are clues to the past - a dusty trunk of dresses, an overgrown gravestone in the grounds - that her husband refuses to discuss. Just as Gwen finds her feet, disaster strikes. She faces a terrible choice, hiding the truth from almost everyone, but a secret this big can't stay buried forever . . .

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The Teacher by Michal Ben-Naftali EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Israel flag Israel
Description:
Based on true events, the story of a Holocaust survivor who spent her life trying to disappear.

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The Teacher of Cheops by Albert Salvado EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Andorra flag Andorra
Description:
This is the history of the time of Pharaoh Snefru and Queen Hetepheres, the parents of Cheops, who built the largest and most impressive pyramid of all. It is also the story of Sedum, a slave who became Cheops' teacher, the high priest Ramosi, and how the first pyramid came to be built. Sebekhotep, the great wise man of that time, said, "Everything is written in the stars. Most of us live our lives unaware of it. Some can read the stars and see their destiny. But very few people learn to write in the stars and change their destiny." Ramosi and Sedum learned to write in them and tried to change... continue

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The Tears of My Soul by Hyŏn-hŭi Kim EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / North Korea flag North Korea
Description:
Kim Hyun Hee was trained by the North Korean Army to be one of the deadliest espionage agents on the face of the Earth. This is the true story of her terrorist acts and her lifelong repentance.

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The Tempest by William Shakespeare EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
The authoritative edition of The Tempest from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for both students and general readers. Putting romance onstage, The Tempest gives us a magician, Prospero, a former duke of Milan who was displaced by his treacherous brother, Antonio. Prospero is exiled on an island, where his only companions are his daughter, Miranda, the spirit Ariel, and the monster Caliban. When his enemies are among those caught in a storm near the island, Prospero turns his power upon them through Ariel and other spirits. The characters exceed the... continue
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The Ten Loves of Mr Nishino by Hiromi Kawakami EN

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Country: Asia / Japan flag Japan
Description:
Over the course of his life, Mr Nishino falls hopelessly in love again and again. One woman is a colleague, another a chance encounter; one is the girlfriend of a classmate, another the best friend of Nishino's latest conquest. Some are entranced by Nishino, others care more for their freedom, their children (or their cats). As we come to learn of the torments, desires and delights of each woman, a portrait emerges of a complicated man whose great capacity for love may well be the cause of his downfall.

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The Ten Thousand Things by Maria Dermout EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Indonesia flag Indonesia
Description:
In Wild, Cheryl Strayed writes of The Ten Thousand Things: "Each of Dermoût’s sentences came at me like a soft knowing dagger, depicting a far-off land that felt to me like the blood of all the places I used to love.” And it's true, The Ten Thousand Things is at once novel of shimmering strangeness—and familiarity. It is the story of Felicia, who returns with her baby son from Holland to the Spice Islands of Indonesia, to the house and garden that were her birthplace, over which her powerful grandmother still presides. There Felicia finds herself wedded to an uncanny and dangerous world, full ... continue

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The Tenant by Katrine Engberg EN

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Country: Europe / Denmark flag Denmark
Description:
#1 international bestseller An Indie Next Pick An O, The Oprah Magazine Titles to Pick Up Now A People Book Pick A New York Post Best Book of the Week A theSkimm Best Book to Read This Winter A BookPage Top Ten Books for February A Parade Most Anticipated Books of Early 2020 A Bustle Most Anticipated Books of January 2020 A CrimeReads Most Anticipated Crime Books of 2020 A She Reads Most Anticipated Thrillers of 2020 An electrifying work of literary suspense from international bestselling author Katrine Engberg, this stunning debut introduces two police detectives struggling to solve a shockin... continue

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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
Published in June 1848, less than a year before her death, Anne Bronte's second (and last) novel, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, is the somber account of the breakdown of a marriage in the face of alcoholism and infidelity. The novel enjoyed a modest success that led its publisher, theunscrupulous T.C. Newby, to issue a "Second Edition" less than two months later. The present edition, which completes the Clarendon Edition of the Novels of the Brontes, offers a text based on the collation of the first edition with the second. The introduction details the work's composition andearly printing histo... continue


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