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Recommended books (4)
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. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Europe Challenge" were written by authors from Estonia. 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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Professor Martens' Departure by Jaan Kross EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Estonia flag Estonia
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Professor Martens is an elder statesman who has dutifully served the czarist regime. Near the end of his career and of his life, Martens is once again summoned to St. Petersberg. Traveling by train from his home in Parn?, he recalls his life of public service only to realize the terrible personal price he has paid and that he has helped perpetuate a brutal regime in his Baltic homeland.
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Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

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The Beauty of History : A Novel by Luik, Viivi EN

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Country: Europe / Estonia flag Estonia
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Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

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The Man Who Spoke Snakish by Andrus Kivirähk EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Estonia flag Estonia
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Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

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Treading Air by Jaan Kross EN

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Country: Europe / Estonia flag Estonia
Description:
Treading Air follows the life of Ullo Paerand through 30 years of violent political upheaval. Abandoned by his father as a child, he grows up to become an electoral assistant to the parliamentary office in Tallinn and it is in this position that Ullo witnesses first the Soviet and then the German occupation of Estonia. Forced out of his honest profession Ullo becomes involved with the Resistance but, when many Estonians flee the country, he chooses to remain. An interlude of a decade shows much has changed since the end of the War; Soviet influence is marked in the style of government and the ... continue
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Recommended: 20 Feb 2022



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