Now, I hope that you’ll forgive me for not reading anything that can be considered ‘serious literature’, but I’m just coming to the end of an English degree. In the last few months I’ve written essays on Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, a range of Cambodian genocide texts and George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss.
The Books for Bali will be a list of books that aren’t demanding, aren’t difficult; books that don’t require me to reread a single line of text.
I recently received a lovely Kindle Fire so I’ve decided to bring a combination of e-books and paperbacks with me. At least with the Kindle, I won’t run out of books. Like I did in Cambodia. (NB: there is an English book shop in Siem Reap and it has an amazing selection – it’s just a little bit tricky to find!)
I received a £20 Amazon voucher as a gift with which I bought these books. So here is the list: