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Literary SitesBuckingham Palace - "The Uncommon Reader" - London, UK

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Almost all of the action in Alan Bennett's novel "The Uncommon Reader" takes place at Buckingham Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/25/2015

last visited: 7/15/2015

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Literary SitesPetco Park - San Diego,CA

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Home of the San Diego Padres.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: 4/27/2013

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Literary SitesAir & Space Museum - San Diego, CA

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Matt de la Pena's novel "Mexican White Boy" has a scene take place here at the Air & Space Museum.

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location: California

date approved: 7/5/2015

last visited: 7/27/2010

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Literary SitesFord's Theatre - Washington, D.C.

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President Truman's daughter authored a murder mystery with Ford's Theatre as the setting.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 7/5/2015

last visited: 6/15/2015

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Literary SitesSan Diego County Fair - Del Mar, CA

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Matt de la Pena's novel "Mexican White Boy" Has a few scenarios at the San Diego County Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/1/2015

last visited: 6/18/2015

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Literary SitesRoyal Palace - Oslo, Norway

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"Hunger" is a semi-autobiographical account of the author's impoverished life in Oslo- then known as Kristiania.

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location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 6/25/2015

last visited: 6/22/2015

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Literary SitesWashington Square Park Fountain - New York City, NY

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In Edward Limonov's fictional memoir "It's Me Eddie" there is a scene that occurs at the Washington Square Park Fountain.

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location: New York

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: 7/26/2013

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Literary SitesNew York Public Library - New York City, NY, USA

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The main character buys marijuana at the Library in Edward Limonov's fictional memoir- "It's Me, Eddie".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/20/2015

last visited: 8/18/2011

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Literary SitesThe Louvre - Chicot the Jester - Paris, France

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Much of the action in Alexandre Dumas' historical novel Chicot the Jester occurs here at the Louvre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 6/20/2015

last visited: 6/21/2015

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Literary SitesBlautopf - Die Schöne Lau - Blaubeuren, Germany, BW

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The 'Blautopf', a huge natural well in Blaubeuren, Germany, Baden-Württemberg is used as the homested of the mermaid 'Schöne Lau' in the famous German fairy tail written 1853 by the German poet Eduard Mörike.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 6/9/2015

last visited: 6/24/2015

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Literary SitesHorton Plaza - San Diego, CA

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Horton Plaza Mall is located in downtown San Diego.

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location: California

date approved: 5/23/2015

last visited: 5/17/2015

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Literary SitesHampton Court Maze - Hampton Court, London, UK

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Hampton Court Maze is located close to the north west corner of Hampton Court Palace's grounds. The maze is mentioned in Jerome K Jerome's book "Three Men in a Boat".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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Literary SitesPlaza Hotel - The Great Gatsby - New York City, NY

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Nick Carraway, Jay Gatsby's neighbor, has a meeting at The Plaza with Jordan Baker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 5/11/2015

last visited: 8/18/2011

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Literary SitesPaddington Station - A Bear Called Paddington - Praed Street, London, UK

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Paddington station, the location where Paddington Bear was found by the Brown family whilst the bear was travelling from "darkest Peru" to the United Kingdom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/1/2015

last visited: 2/22/2012

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Literary SitesErnest Hemingway Home and Museum - Key West, FL

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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum is located at 907 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Florida

date approved: 4/19/2015

last visited: 5/11/2015

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Literary SitesThe Indian Territory Community of Claremore, OK

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The town of Claremore is the site of Lynn Riggs' play "Green Grow the Lilacs".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: never

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Literary SitesWaterloo Station - Three Men in a Boat - London, UK

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In Jerome K. Jerome's novel "Three Men in a Boat", the book's journey begins here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/6/2015

last visited: 4/7/2015

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Literary SitesThe Ritz London Hotel - London, England, UK

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In Agatha Christie's "They Came to Baghdad", a job interview takes place here at the Ritz.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2015

last visited: 3/25/2015

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Literary SitesThe Louvre - Paris, France

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The narrator in Lorrie Moore's novel "Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?" visits the Louvre.

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location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/13/2015

last visited: 6/21/2015

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Literary SitesStatue of Liberty - New York City, NY

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In Mark Z. Danielewski's novel "House of Leaves" a scene from Chapter 15 takes place here.

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location: New York

date approved: 3/9/2015

last visited: 7/10/2009

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Literary SitesGolden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, CA

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In Mark Z. Danielewski's novel "House of Leaves" a scene from Chapter 15 takes place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 3/9/2015

last visited: 10/20/2008

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Literary SitesAmerican Museum of Natural History - New York City, NY

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In Mark Z. Danielewski's novel "House of Leaves" a scene from Chapter 15 takes place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 3/6/2015

last visited: 7/9/2009

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Literary SitesSt. Patrick's Cathedral - New York City, NY

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In Mark Z. Danielewski's novel "House of Leaves" a scene from Chapter 15 takes place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 3/6/2015

last visited: 8/18/2011

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Literary SitesImperial War Museum - London, England, UK

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Ian McEwan's novel "Atonement" has a scene near the end that occurs at the Imperial War Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/5/2015

last visited: 2/9/2015

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Literary SitesTrevi Fountain - Rome, Italy

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Three characters in John Dos Passos' novel "1919" visit the Trevi Fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 1/13/2015

last visited: 7/21/2015

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