Amazon Free Books for World Book Day

  Amazon Crossing is celebrating World Book Day by giving away nine Kindle books from around the world for free. World Book Day is officially on April 23rd but the offer for these nine free books is open now until April 24, 2018.   Ten Women by Marcela Serrano (Chile) The Light of the Fireflies […]

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Thoughts on The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende

  One of my favourite books is The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende.  This story uses the Chilean dictatorship period as its backdrop and is infused with the lyrical magical realism which characterises much of Latin American Literature. I recommend this book to all the students who pass through my Latin American History classes, […]

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Today in History: Birthday- Getúlio Vargas (Former President of Brazil)

  I’ve been preparing content for this blog over the last couple of weeks, collecting information, making note of future posts and catching up on some essential reading.  It’s been difficult to choose what to start off with as so many topics capture my interest and imagination.  While website surfing, this morning, I came across […]

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