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Literary SitesBritish Club - Katha, Mysanmar

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The British Club was the setting for many scenes in George Orwell's novel "Burmese Days".

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location: Myanmar

date approved: 5/8/2017

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Literary SitesGeorge Orwell's Burmese Home - Katha, Myanmar

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George Orwell lived here and wrote Burmese Days here...with some of the novel's locations being set nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Myanmar

date approved: 5/8/2017

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Literary SitesBaptistry of San Giovanni - Florence, Italy

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The Baptistry of San Giovanni is a pivotal location in Dan Brown's novel Inferno. It is located in the Piazza del Duomo,Florence, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 4/23/2017

last visited: never

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Literary SitesEmpire State Building - James and the Giant Peach - New York City, NY

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In author Roald Dahl's children's book "James and the Giant Peach", the "Peach" is impaled on top of the Empire State Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 4/21/2017

last visited: 8/17/2011

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Literary SitesLondon Bridge - The Prince and the Pauper - London, England, UK

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London Bridge is the setting for Chapter 12 of Mark Twain's novel "The Prince and the Pauper".

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/24/2017

last visited: 3/28/2017

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Literary SitesNotre Dame - Lionboy - Paris, France

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In the novel "Lionboy", Charlie who is the title character, participates in a circus procession that passes by Notre Dame and other sites in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/18/2017

last visited: 3/18/2017

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Literary SitesApollinarisberg - Remagen - RLP - Germany

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DE: Der Apollinarisberg beherbert schon seit Jahrhunderten eine Klosterkirche. Hier spielt die Geschichte aus dem Buch. EN: The Apollinarisberg has been a monastery church for centuries. Here is the story from the book.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/11/2017

last visited: 4/13/2017

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Literary SitesThe British Museum - Woman on the Orient Express - London, UK

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The first chapter of Lindsay Jayne Ashford's novel "The Woman on the Orient Express" has a scene that takes place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: 4/13/2016

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Literary SitesVyšehradská skála - Praha, Czech republic

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Vysehrad rock was the site of the legendary castle of first mythical Czech princes. It is the venue of several legends, described in the book of Alois Jirasek Ancient Bohemian Legends.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/28/2016

last visited: 3/11/2017

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Literary SitesMedici Fountain - Paris, France

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The main character in Jean Rhys's novel "Good Morning, Midnight" come to the fountain to meditate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/26/2016

last visited: 10/18/2011

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Literary SitesBryant Park - New York City, NY

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Part of John Updike's short story "The Lucid Eye in Silver Town" occurs here at Bryant Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 11/10/2016

last visited: 12/19/2016

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Literary SitesYe Old Cheshire Cheese -- Fleet Street, City of London, UK

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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, rebuilt 1667, a haunt of famed English author Charles Dickens, and the setting for "The Chershire Cheese Cat", British childrens book set in the pub

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/11/2016

last visited: 7/23/2016

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Literary SitesThe Austrian Consul House - Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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A key location in one of the books of Ivo Andric: Bosnian Chronicle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Bosnia and Herzegovina

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: never

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Literary SitesThe Smithsonian Institution - Washington, DC

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Gore Vidal's novel "The Smithsonian Institution" takes place in the basement of the Smithsonian Castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/18/2016

last visited: 12/6/2016

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Literary SitesBritish Museum - London, England, UK

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Jorge Luis Borges short story "The Congress" contains a passage that occurs in the British Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/31/2016

last visited: 1/19/2017

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Literary SitesOld Monterey Jail - Monterey, CA

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The Old Monterey Jail is featured in John Steinbeck's Tortilla Flat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 11/5/2014

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Literary SitesSpace Needle - Seattle, WA

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A 1974 Children's book features a creature living atop the Space Needle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Washington

date approved: 6/5/2016

last visited: 8/12/2015

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Literary SitesThe Sea Wolf - Gay MI

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Shipwreck planking and anchor chain from Captain wolf Larson's ship, The Ghost are displayed here .

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Michigan

date approved: 5/31/2016

last visited: never

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Literary SitesCoronado Bridge - Coronado, CA

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In Laura McNeal's novel "The Incident on the Bridge"... the Coronado Bay Bridge is featured.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 5/15/2016

last visited: 10/27/2015

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Literary SitesBetsy-Tacy Society - Mankato, MN

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These neighboring homes became the setting for the fictional Betsy & Tacy characters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SageInThyme82

location: Minnesota

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: 6/26/2015

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Literary SitesAuschwitz Concentration Camp - Oswiecim, Poland

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Events at Auschwitz are detailed in a trial in Bernhard Schlink's novel "The Reader."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: 9/21/2015

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Literary SitesThe Ormond Hotel - Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin, Ireland

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This rather faded, possibly brown plaque, is attached to the Ormond Hotel at Ormond Quay in Dublin. It advises that the Ormond Hotel was the setting for "The Sirens" episode in James Joyce's book "Ulysses".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/14/2016

last visited: never

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Literary SitesBadwater - Death Valley National Park, CA

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In Toni Dwiggins "Badwater", Death Valley earns its name when a terrorist threatens to unleash lethal radioactive toxins -- in America's most fragile national park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: 4/3/2014

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Literary SitesThe Louvre - The Princesse de Cleves - Paris, France

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Much of the action in Madame de Lafayette's novel "The Princesse de Cleves" occurs here at the Louvre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/11/2016

last visited: 1/29/2017

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Literary SitesThe British Museum - London, England, UK

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A scene near the end of E.M. Forster's novel "Maurice" takes place at the British Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/29/2016

last visited: 1/19/2017

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