Category Archives: F1 Book Club

F1 Book Club – Round 5 – Spain

We’ve reached Spain and this week I have read the following book: Book:    The Shadow of the Wind Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon ISBN:     9-781-474-609-883 One cold morning in 1945, a man brings his 10-year-old son Daniel to a labyrinthine library … Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 4 – Azerbaijan

Welcome to Azerbaijan. I can’t believe I actually managed to find a book set in Baku and written by someone from Azerbaijan. Book:    Solar Plexus: A Baku Saga in Four Parts Author: Rustam Ibragimbekov ISBN:     9-781-782-671-169 Solar Plexus is a … Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 3 – China

Welcome to China and this delightful book, ‘Bronze & Sunflower’, that is suitable for both adults and children. Book:    Bronze and Sunflower Author: Cao Wenxuan ISBN:     9-781-406-348-460 Bronze has not spoken a word since a terrible fire swept through his … Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 2 – Bahrain

We’re in Bahrain, and for this week a short story set in the sunshine. Book:    The Pearl Thief Author: Noor Al Noaimi ISBN:     9-781-511-812-160 This is a lovely little short story about Hassan. A poor Bahraini islander, who finds himself … Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Australia

Welcome to a brand new F1 season and a brand new F1 challenge for yours truly. But don’t panic, if you enjoyed the F1 Bake Off last season it’s back for 2019. What’s this new challenge though? Well, aside from … Continue reading

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