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Recommended books (5)
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.

1.

Der Besuch der alten Dame : eine tragische Komödie by Friedrich Dürrenmatt DE

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Switzerland flag Switzerland
Description:
A rich woman agrees to share her wealth the people in her poor village in return for the life of the man who ruined her reputation when she was young.
Genre Crime
Recommended: 06 Oct 2022

2.

Heidi by Johanna Spyri EN

Rating: 5     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Switzerland flag Switzerland
Description:
A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city.
Genre
Recommended: 03 Nov 2022

3.

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

Rating: 4     11 Votes
Country: Europe / Switzerland flag Switzerland
Description:
This volume offers bracing new translations of two precursors to the modern detective novel by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, 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

4.

The Physicists by Friedrich Dürrenmatt EN

0 Ratings
Country: Europe / Switzerland flag Switzerland
Description:
Theatre program.
Genre Satire
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

5.

Three Months Under The Snow. Transl by Jean Jacques Porchat EN

0 Ratings
Country: Europe / Switzerland flag Switzerland
Description:
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and repu... continue
Recommended: 22 Oct 2022


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