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Reading on Location

Great Books Set in Top Travel Destinations

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This guide to places made famous by books is aimed at those who want to learn more about a potential destination, follow in the footsteps of a favorite character from a novel, or get to know a destination through the eyes of a celebrated author.
"Reading on Location" is a country-by-country guide to the regions and cities made famous by both well-known and cult books. From the quintessential English city of Bath, featured in Jane Austen's "Persuasion" to the South India of Arundhati Roy's "The God of Small Things" and the Amazon of Mario Vargas Llosa's "La Casa Verde", this book is aimed at those who want to learn more about a potential destination, follow in the footsteps of a favorite character from a novel and get to know a destination through the eyes of a celebrated author. Reading a story or piece about a city can introduce a stranger to the heart of that location, just as visiting the area where a favourite novel is set can bring the words to life. Whether it's visiting a restaurant featured in American Psycho or experiencing an event such as the running with the bulls in Pamplona through the eyes of Ernest Hemingway, "Reading on Location" will allow readers and travellers to get the most from their trips. From the charming city of Bath, featured in Jane Austen's Persuasion, to the Amazon of Mario Vargas Llosa's La Casa Verde, this unique travel guide brings you to the places you've only read about. Whether you want to learn more about a destination or follow in the footsteps of a favorite character, Reading on Location helps you make the most of your trip.
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Weight 0.562500
Pages 272
Size 7.70" x 8" x .5"
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