Wanderlust Bingo

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

Island – The Island by Victoria Hislop – Crete, Greece

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 – Last Man in Tower by Aravind Adiga  – India

Village – The Wonder by Emma Donoghue – Ireland

Oceania – A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville – Australia

Forest – White Rose, Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey – Germany

Space – Leviathan ’99 by Ray Bradbury – Universe

Mountain – The Moon Sister by Lucinda Riley – Spain and other countries

South America – Bel Canto – Latin American country – Peru?

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

Desert – The Night of the Mi’raj by Zoë Ferraris – Saudi Arabia

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

Road – Coffin Road by Peter May – Scotland

Europe – Ashes by Christopher de Vinck – Belgium

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