A Good Place To Die

Author: James Buchan

John Pitt, drop-out from university, has arrived in Iran as a naive English teacher. It is 1974 and in Iran the forces of religious conservatism and of liberal reform are at collision point. Amidst all this, John falls madly, irresponsibly and uncontrollably in love with one of his students…..Read More

5 Books Similar to A Good Place To Die

Empire Falls

Empire Falls, Maine: once a thriving hub of industry, this small town nestles in a bend of the vast and winding Knox River, and has always been the empire of… Continue Reading Posted in: Fathers And Daughters, Fiction, Humorous Literary Fiction, Manners And Customs, Psychological Literary Fiction

The Blind Assassin

Margaret Atwood takes the art of storytelling to new heights in a dazzling novel that unfolds layer by astonishing layer and concludes in a brilliant and wonderfully satisfying twist. Told… Continue Reading Posted in: Fiction In English Canadian Writers 1945 1999 Texts, Love Stories, Sisters

The Madolescents

Fresh, bittersweet and anarchic, this is a gloriously subversive black comedy.Meet Rowena Vincent: trainee mortician, aspiring beautician, serial shoplifter and Warrior Princess. Holed up with her mum in a Newcastle… Continue Reading Posted in: Fiction, Juvenile Delinquents

Clerical Errors

Edmond Music, Catholic priest and director of Beale Hall research institute, has a secret: he doesn't believe in God. And that's not all. For the past forty years he has… Continue Reading Posted in: England, Fiction, Priests

The Namesake

In The Namesake, Lahiri enriches the themes that made her first book an international bestseller: the immigrant experience, the clash of cultures, the conflicts of assimilation, and, most poignantly, the… Continue Reading Posted in: 1809 1852, Assimilation (Psychology), Domestic Fiction, Gogolê¹, Nikolaä­ Vasilê¹evich

Leave a Reply