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Reading on Location : A Guide to Great Books Set in the World's Top Destinations by Luisa Moncada and Scala Quin
  

Reading on Location : A Guide to Great Books Set in the World's Top Destinations

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A Lovereading Travel Book of the Month.

This is a brilliant book to refer to whether you're going off travelling to a particular country in the world or just wishing you were and are in fact more of an armchair traveller. Reading on Location is a country-by-country guide to the regions and cities made famous by both well-known and cult books. Brilliant for learning more about a potential destination, about following in the footsteps of a favourite character from a novel and getting to know a destination through the eyes of a celebrated author. Reading a story or piece about a city can introduce a stranger to the heart of that location, just as visiting the area where a favourite novel is set can bring the words to life. Whether it's visiting a restaurant featured in American Psycho or experiencing an event such as the running with the bulls in Pamplona through the eyes of Ernest Hemingway, Reading on Location will allow readers and travellers to get the most from their trips.

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Reading on Location : A Guide to Great Books Set in the World's Top Destinations by Luisa Moncada and Scala Quin

From the quintessential English city of Bath, featured in Jane Austen's Persuasion to the South India of Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things and the Amazon of Mario Vargas Llosa's La Casa Verde, this book is aimed at those who want to learn more about a potential destination, follow in the footsteps of a favourite character from a novel and get to know a destination through the eyes of a celebrated author.

About the Author

Luisa Moncada is a London-based editor and writer, who has contributed to several volumes on children's literature, science fiction and crime fiction. She has also published essays on gender, literature, culture and history in such books as Contemporary Poets, African American Biography, Contemporary Dramatists, Film and Filmmakers and the World and its Peoples, among others. She is the editor of New Holland's Poems and Readings for Funerals and Memorials.

Scala Quin is a Canadian-based writer and editor, with a doctorate in African American literature.

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Publication date

25th December 2009

Author

Luisa Moncada and Scala Quin

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Publisher

New Holland Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
272 pages

Categories

Travel
The Real World

Fiction companions

ISBN

9781847734679

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