This is a brand new challenge for 2021 devised by FictionFan.
Any type of book will count – crime, fiction, science fiction, non-fiction and a country can only appear once.
My Progress: I could re-allocate these later on.
North America – Inland by Téa Obreht – USA
Small Town – A Town Called Solace by Mary Lawson – Canada
Train – Stamboul Train by Graham Greene – on the Orient Express travelling from Ostend to Constantinople (Instanbul or Stamboul), via Cologne, Vienna and Belgrade.
Far East – The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carré – Hong Kong, Cambodia etc
Indian Sub-Continent –
Oceania – A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville – Australia
Forest – White Rose, Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey – Germany
Mountain – The Moon Sister by Lucinda Riley – Spain and other countries
South America –
Free Square – The Fellowship of the Ring by J R R Tolkien – Middle Earth
River – State of Wonder by Ann Patchett – Rio Negro in Brazil
Polar Regions – Ice Bound by Jerri Nielsen – The South Pole, Antarctica
Walk – A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute – Malaya
Southeast Asia – The Quiet American by Graham Greene – Vietnam
Africa – Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad – Belgian Congo
Beach – The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths – England
Europe – The Mirror Dance by Catriona McPherson, crime fiction set in the 1920s and 1930s Scotland.
Sea – The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway – in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Cuba.
Middle East – Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie – present-day Iraq, Kuwait, and parts of Iran, Syria, and Turkey
City – The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles – France