It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
This week we get to pick five books that are set in the country we live in. For me, that’s Austria!
#1 The Third Man by Graham Greene:
This is an absolute classic and it’s closely intertwined with the history of the city Vienna. That’s exactly where I live and it’s amazing to read about places you can still go to today. There’s even a Third Man Museum here in Vienna!
#2 The Tin Princess by Philip Pullman:
I have to admit, this is a bit of a cheat. Technically, The Tin Princess is not set in Austria but in the fictional country of Razkavia. However, Razkavia is kind of modeled after Austria and it’s a great book. So I’m totally counting that one!Continue reading