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Books, Guides and Maps Read any good books lately? Did you manage to finish Captain Corelli's ...? Recommend your favourite travel guides and maps. Suggest holiday reads for kids.

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Old 13-06-2005, 20:26
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Can we have a temporary forum for the Books, Maps & guides forum please?
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Old 15-06-2005, 03:02
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In preparation of our trip I bought the AA Mallorca Top 25 Sights, seemed handy to carry around, however on reading it the emphasis seems very largely on palma. However there is a very good map in the back.
Took this website's recommendation for Time Out Mallorca - looked in local bookshops, none in stock, can order for 12.99, again took this website's advice and ordered through Amazon, here in a day, 9.09, and has a wealth of info on the whole island and I would imagine anything you could possibly want to know! Thanks again PuertoPollensa.com people, what stars you are!
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Old 15-06-2005, 03:29
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Glad you found the Time Out guide useful - it's definitely my favourite - to order see www.puertopollensa.com/Books.html
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Old 16-06-2005, 22:14
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Any ideas about holiday reading (apart from guide books), or is this not for that.
Is there anywhere that does a book swap while there?8o
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Old 17-06-2005, 06:59
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Hello Penny,

A great read whilst in Mallorca is Peter Kerr's trilogy of books about his time as a fruit farmer near Andratx.

There are still a lot of messages about these books on the old forum that the hackers didn't get to. See p221.ezboard.com/fpollensaforumfrm9 (link aded by webmaster)

His new book "A Basketful of Snowflakes" is out this month.

Not sure about book swaps in PP - we generally read any books left at the villas we have rented and I always leave my summer blockbuster behind when I leave for the next occupants.

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