Adult Nonfiction 011.6 M 2011
Summary: Reading on Location is a country-by-country guide to the regions and cities that feature in both well known and cult non-fiction and fiction. From the quintessential English city of Bath, featured in Jane Austens Persuasion and the New Delhi of Aravind Adigas The White Tiger to the Amazon of Mario Vargas Llosas La Casa Verde and the New York of Paul Austers New York Trilogy, this book is aimed at: - anyone wanting to learn more about a potential travel destination - anyone desiring to follow in the footsteps of a favourite fictional character, author or travel writer - anyone wishing to discover a particular destination through the eyes of a celebrated writer or protagonist Whether its eating Sam Spades favourite meal at Johns Grill in San Francisco or running with the bulls in Pamplona in the company of Ernest Hemingway, Reading on Location enables readers and tourists alike to get the most from their journeys, while introducing them to a range of new literature on or about that location. Featuring helpful tips on other books set in the region under discussion, flagging film and TV adaptations of the volume in question, and also directing the reader to key tourist locations associated with the book or author featured, this guide is a must for anyone who loves travel or literature.
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