Novel Destinations, Second Edition: A Travel Guide to Literary Landmarks From Jane Austen’s Bath to Ernest Hemingway’s Key West

September 15, 2017 - Comment

Follow in the footsteps of much-loved authors, including Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Mark Twain, Jack Kerouac, Jane Austen, and many more. For vacationers who crave meaningful trips and unusual locales, cue National Geographic’s Novel Destinations—a guide for bibliophiles to more than 500 literary sites across the United States and Europe. Check into Hemingway’s

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Follow in the footsteps of much-loved authors, including Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Mark Twain, Jack Kerouac, Jane Austen, and many more. For vacationers who crave meaningful trips and unusual locales, cue National Geographic’s Novel Destinations—a guide for bibliophiles to more than 500 literary sites across the United States and Europe. Check into Hemingway’s favorite hotel in Sun Valley, or stroll about Bath’s Royal Crescent while entertaining fantasies of Lizzie Bennett and her Mr. Darcy. The fully revised second edition includes all of the previous sites—with updated locations—plus color images and an expanded section on all things Brontë. The book begins with thematic chapters covering author houses and museums, literary festivals and walking tours. Then, in-depth explorations of authors and places take readers roaming Franz Kafka’s Prague, James Joyce’s Dublin, Louisa May Alcott’s New England, and other locales. Peppered with great reading suggestions and little-known tales of literary gossip, Novel Destinations is a unique travel guide, an attractive gift book, and the ultimate bibliophile’s delight.

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RKO says:

fun book. Fast delivery, fun book.

Rama Rao says:

Literary landmarks In United States and Europe This book offers an opportunity to visit and learn about literary giants like Ernst Hemingway, Louisa May Alcott, Mark Twain, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens and others. This is a great guide for bibliophiles and readers interested in literature to numerous literary sites in United States and Europe. It also provides information about literary festivals, and places to go for a drink, to dine and lodge. Big Apple bars, Parisian cafes, literary pubs in England, and Ernst…

Michael A. Duvernois says:

Finding the locations of your favorite novels, in the States and Europe This book is definitely focused on the States and Europe, with an eye towards the canon: Shakespeare, Jane Austin, Hemingway, Victor Hugo, Harper Lee, Dickens, Twain, and Edith Wharton. I really enjoyed the structure of the book, starting up front with the “official” author homes and museums, and then working outward to less obvious destinations inspired by the authors and their works. Just looking at one example that I especially liked, Mark Twain’s section entitled an Innocent Abroad…

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