Books set in Switzerland (7)


Allmen and the Dragonflies by Martin Suter EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Switzerland flag Switzerland
A thrilling--and quite funny--art heist escapade that evokes a world of European high culture and luxury, while providing a glimpse of some of the shadowy characters who people the dark underbelly of the art and antique markets.
Recommended: 31 Mar 2023


Anatomy of a Disappearance by Hisham Matar EN

Rating: 3.1     13 Votes
Country: Africa / Libya flag Libya
Nuri is a young boy when his mother dies. It seems that nothing will fill the emptiness that her strange death leaves behind in the Cairo apartment he shares with his father. Until Mona. When Nuri first sees Mona, sitting in her bright yellow swimsuit by the pool of the Magda Marina holiday resort, the rest of the world vanishes. But it is Nuri's father with whom Mona falls in love and who she will eventually marry. And their happiness consumes Nuri to the point where he longs to get his father out of the way. However, Nuri will soon regret what he wished for. And, as he and his stepmother's w... continue


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

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Switzerland flag Switzerland
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


Frankenstein by Mary Shelley EN

Rating: 3.5     1086 Votes
The world’s most famous work of horror fiction: a devastating exploration of the limits of human creativity. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Mary Shelley's timeless gothic novel presents the epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor to the very brink of madness. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a power... continue
Recommended: 05 Jan 2023


Heidi by Johanna Spyri EN

Rating: 4     3 Votes
Country: Europe / Switzerland flag Switzerland
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.
Recommended: 03 Nov 2022


Het lot van de familie Meijer by Charles Lewinsky NL

Rating: 3.8     4 Votes
Country: Europe / Switzerland flag Switzerland
De lotgevallen van een joodse familie in Zwitserland in de jaren 1871-1945.
Recommended: 05 Dec 2022

In einem anderen Land

In einem anderen Land by Ernest Hemingway DE

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Recommended: 01 Feb 2023

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