Books set in location – great holiday reads

Books set in location offer great holiday reads. They help us get under the skin of a place in a way that is quite different to conventional guide books.

And TripFiction features novels set in over 1,000 cities and countries around the world – so your destination is almost bound to be covered.

When you are planning your holiday reading, don’t forget to research your location on TripFiction. You will find advice on the best books to read for wherever you want to go. TripFiction lets you see a location through an author’s eyes.

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The Calligraphy of Dreams – a novel set in Barcelona (‘the arsehole of the world’)

The Calligraphy of Dreams – a  novel set in Barcelona (‘the arsehole of the world’)

17th August 2014

The Calligraphy of Dreams by Juan Marsé (translated by Nick Caistor) – a novel set in Barcelona. ‘The arsehole...

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Memory’s Hostage by Margaret Pinard

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