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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. All books that are listed here as part of the Read Around Europe Challenge were written by authors from Switzerland. 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.

The Inspector Barlach Mysteries : The Judge and His Hangman and Suspicion by Friedrich Dürrenmatt EN

Rating: 4     11 Votes
Country: Europe / Switzerland flag Switzerland
This volume offers bracing new translations of two precursors to the modern detective novel by Friedrich D├╝rrenmatt, whose genre-bending mysteries recall the work of Alain Robbe-Grillet and anticipate the postmodern fictions of Paul Auster and other contemporary neo-noir novelists. Both mysteries follow Inspector Barlach as he moves through worlds in which the distinction between crime and justice seems to have vanished. In The Judge and His Hangman, Barlach forgoes the arrest of a murderer in order to manipulate him into killing another, more elusive criminal. And in Suspicion, Barlach pursue... continue
Genre Crime
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

The Physicists by Friedrich Dürrenmatt EN

0 Ratings
Country: Europe / Switzerland flag Switzerland
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Genre Satire
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022


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