Reading on Location
Great Books Set in Top Travel DestinationsBook - 2011
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[i]Reading on Location[/i] is essential for anyone wishing to learn more about a potential destination, wanting to follow in the footsteps of a much loved fictional character or desiring to experience a place through the eyes of a celebrated author or authors.
Whether it's visiting a New York restaurant featured in [i]American Psycho[/i] or discovering the Jamaica of James Bond, reading a book located in a city or country can help bring that location and the characters to life. But how do you know what to read? Among all the billions of books published, [i]where[/i] do you start?
[i]Reading on Location[/i] is a country-by-country guide to books set in or about some of the world's most popular places. From the quintessential English city of Bath, featured in Jane Austen's [i]Persuasion[/i], to the colourful South India of Arundhati Roy's [i]The God of Small Things[/i] and the Afghanistan of Khaled Hosseini's [i]The Kite Runner[/i], Luisa Moncada and Scala Quin recommend some of the most evocative titles to read in key destinations across the world.
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