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Literary SitesSpanish Steps - The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone - Rome, Italy

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Tennessee Williams' novel The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone begins here on the famous Spanish Steps.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/16/2017

last visited: 9/8/2013

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Sam Weller, A character from Dicken's 'Pickwick Papers'. Clues in the book lead to this tavern on Upper Borough Walls, Bath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2017

last visited: never

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Literary Sites"São Joaneira" Crime do padre Amaro - Eça de Queiroz - Leiria

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Here is the place that Eça de Queiroz used in his novel "Crime do Padre Amaro" to create the Inn São Joaneira.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 9/12/2017

last visited: never

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Literary SitesBurgtheater - Wittgenstein's Nephew - Vienna, Austria

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The BurgTheater is the location of a flashback in Thomas Bernhard's novel "Wittgenstein's Nephew".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 9/4/2017

last visited: 9/11/2013

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Literary SitesThe Tuileries - Diderot's First Satire - Paris, France

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Two of the characters in Denis Diderot's First Satire have a discussion while strolling through the Royal Gardens of the Tuileries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 7/24/2017

last visited: 10/15/2011

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Literary SitesThe Ritz London Hotel - Lucia on Holiday - London, England, UK

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Chapter Two of Guy Fraser-Sampson's novel "Lucia on Holiday" begins at The Ritz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/20/2017

last visited: 6/28/2017

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Literary SitesOld Faithful - Yellowstone National Park, WY

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Old Faithful is the site of the murder in Valerie Wolzien's mystery "An Old Faithful Murder".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/13/2017

last visited: 10/13/2017

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Literary SitesBritish Museum - Three Cheers for Lucia! - London, England, UK

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Chapter 11 of Ian Shepard's novel "Three Cheers for Lucia" is set at the British Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/6/2017

last visited: 6/11/2017

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Literary SitesBuckingham Palace - London, England, UK

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Buckingham Palace is the setting for Chapter 7 of Ian Shepard's novel "Three Cheers for Lucia!"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/5/2017

last visited: 7/24/2017

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Literary SitesThe Wayside - Concord, MA

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In this home, Louisa and her sisters lived many of the scenes that later appeared in her book Little Women (1868–69), including the amateur plays they performed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/29/2017

last visited: never

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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".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

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: 10/8/2017

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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".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

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: 7/15/2014

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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: 5/25/2017

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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: 8/6/2017

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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: 7/8/2017

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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 Regular 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: 7/17/2011

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