By Matthew Pearl, Shannon McKenna Schmidt, Joni Rendon
It’s frequently stated solid publication takes us someplace we’ve by no means been earlier than, and here’s the facts: a book-lover’s Baedeker to greater than 500 literary locales around the usa and Europe. Novel locations invites readers to stick with within the footsteps of much-loved authors, realize the scenes that sparked their imaginations, glimpse the lives they led, and percentage slightly the studies they remodeled so eloquently into print. If you’re seeking to take pleasure in literary experience, you’ll locate all of the proposal and data you wish right here, besides behind-the-scenes tales comparable to these:
After Ernest Hemingway survived near-fatal airplane crashes in the course of an African safari, he perused his obituaries and sipped champagne on a canal-side terrace in Venice.
Washington Irving's wisteria-draped cottage within the Hudson Valley used to be occupied via individuals of the Van Tassel kin, immortalized in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
A mysterious incident at a stone tower close to Dublin made this sort of shiny effect on James Joyce that he drew on it for the outlet scene of Ulysses.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle consulted at the secret of Agatha Christie's 1926 disappearance sooner than she resurfaced lower than an assumed identify in northern England.
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The residence of the Seven Gables was encouraged by means of a seashore manse in Salem, Massachusetts, notorious witch trials within which his ancestor performed a job.