English books from Europe

Recommended English books (690)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you speak English here are some English books from Europe for the next part of the "Read Around The World Challenge".
The Girl Who Played With Fire

The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson EN

Rating: 3     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
*********************** Listbeth Salander returns in the second novel in the bestselling series - 100 million copies of the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo series sold worldwide. "Even more gripping and astonishing than the first . . . This novel will leave readers on the edge of their seats" Joan Smith, Sunday Times Lisbeth Salander is a wanted woman. Two Millennium journalists about to expose the truth about sex trafficking in Sweden are murdered, and Salander's prints are on the weapon. Her history of unpredictable and vengeful behaviour makes her an official danger to society - but no-one can ... continue
Recommended: 15 Dec 2022


The Girl Who Reads on the Métro by Christine Féret-Fleury EN

Rating: 3.5     10 Votes
Country: Europe / France flag France
For fans of The Little Paris Bookshop and The Elegance of the Hedgehog, The Girl Who Reads on the Métro is the French phenomenon by Christine Féret-Fleury ready to charm book-lovers everywhere . . . When Juliette takes the métro to her loathed office job each morning, her only escape is in books - she avidly reads on her journey and imagines what her fellow commuters' choices might say about them. Then she meets Soliman - the mysterious owner of the most enchanting bookshop Juliette has ever seen - and things will never be the same again. For Soliman believes in the power of books to change th... continue
Recommended: 13 Aug 2022

The Girl who Saved the King of Sweden

The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson EN

Rating: 4     23 Votes
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Nombeko Mayeki is on the run from the world's most ruthless secret service. Oh, and the fate of the King of Sweden - and the world - rests on her shoulders. Born in a Soweto shack in 1961, Nombeko is destined for a short, hard life. When she is run over by a drunken engineer her luck changes. Alive, but blamed for the accident, she is sent to work for the driver - the brandy-soaked head of a project vital to South Africa's security. Nombeko is amazing with numbers; the drunken engineer isn't - and has made a big mistake. And only Nombeko knows about it...
Recommended: 23 Jan 2023


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson EN

Rating: 3     7 Votes
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her uncle is convinced it was murder - and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced financial journalist Mikael Blomkvist and the tattooed, truculent computer hacker Lisbeth Salander to investigate. When the pair link Harriet's disappearance to a number of grotesque murders from forty years ago, they begin to unravel a dark and appalling family history. But the Vangers are a sec... continue
Recommended: 25 Apr 2021

The Girl with the Leica

The Girl with the Leica by Helena Janeczek EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Italy flag Italy
WINNER The Strega Prize Gerda Taro was a German-Jewish war photographer, anti-fascist activist, artist and innovator who, together with her partner, the Hungarian Endre Friedmann, was one half of the alias Robert Capa, widely considered to be the twentieth century's greatest war and political photographer. She was killed while documenting the Spanish Civil War and tragically became the first female photojournalist to be killed on a battlefield. August 1, 1937, Paris. Taro's twenty-seventh birthday, and her funeral. Friedmann, who would henceforth assume the moniker Robert Capa alone, leads the... continue
Genre Adult
Recommended: 09 Jun 2023


The Golden Shower : Or what Men Want by Luka Novak EN

0 Ratings
Country: Europe / Slovenia flag Slovenia
Recommended: 03 Mar 2022

The Good Life Elsewhere

The Good Life Elsewhere by Vladimir Lorchenkov EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Moldova flag Moldova
A scathing satire and a tragicomic look at the poorest - and drunkest - country in Europe.
Genre Humor
Recommended: 19 May 2023

The Gospel According to Jesus Christ

The Gospel According to Jesus Christ by José Saramago EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Portugal flag Portugal
A controversial novel of the life of Jesus Christ portrays his family as being as complex as anyone's family and with a realism that is filled with visions, dreams, and an omen
Recommended: 14 Aug 2023

The Graveyard Book

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman EN

Rating: 4     4 Votes
When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him - after all, he is the last remaining member of the family. A stunningly original novel deftly constructed over eight chapters, featuring every second year of Bod's life, from babyhood to adolescence. Will Bod survive to be a man?
Recommended: 26 Jan 2023

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows, Mary Ann Shaffer EN

Rating: 4     3773 Votes
The beloved, life-affirming international bestseller which has sold over 5 million copies worldwide - now a major film starring Lily James, Matthew Goode, Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay and Penelope WiltonTo give them hope she must tell their storyIt's 1946. The war is over, and Juliet Ashton has writer's block. But when she receives a letter from Dawsey Adams of Guernsey - a total stranger living halfway across the Channel, who has come across her name written in a second hand book - she enters into a correspondence with him, and in time with all the members of the extraordinary Guernse... continue
Recommended: 15 Jul 2023


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