As I’ve mentioned before, sometimes the easiest way to explore a new place is by reading a good book. In fact, many of my favourite books have inspired my own travels (and my still-to-come travels) around the world. That’s why I was very excited to be asked to take part in this “Blog Book Tour” about a book that has just been published and explores some of the beloved novels where the setting is just as integral to the story as the characters and plot. The book is called “Literary Landscapes: Charting the Real-Life Settings of the World’s Favourite Fiction” and is edited by John Sutherland. It brings together essays by many different academics exploring both classic and modern novels which bring a place and time vividly to life. If you’re also a book-lover who enjoys exploring other places in fiction, read on to find out more about this one, and even how you can get your own copy! Literary Landscapes: Charting the Real-Life Settings of the World’s Favourite Fiction Literary Landscapes is divided into four sections and looks at novels set between 1817-1913 in Romantic Prospects, 1915-1945 in Mapping Modernism, 1947-1973 in Postwar Panoramas, and 1978-2017 in Contemporary Geographies. […]
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