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Books set in location – great reading for your travels

Books set in location offer great travel reading. TripFiction was created to make it easy to match a location with a book, and thanks to our searchable database you can find a book relevant to any trip. A resource for both actual and armchair travellers.

TripFiction features novels, travelogues and memoirs set in over 1,800 countries, regions, and cities from around the world – so your destination is almost bound to be covered.

When you are planning your travel 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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Author: S J I Holliday

Location: Mongolia, Russia, Ulan Bator

Genre: Thriller

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Author: Jo Spain

Genre: Fiction, Mystery

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Location: Paris

Genre: Autobiography/Memoirs, Travelogue

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Author: Gila Green

Location: Israel

Genre: Coming of Age, Suspense

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Latest Reviews

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  • Book: A Gentleman in Moscow
  • Location: Moscow
  • Author: Amor Towles

"Set against a period of huge upheaval in Russia, this is a novel to charm and inform. A novel for anyone..."

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Great fast paced book

  • Book: Do Not Become Alarmed
  • Location: Central America
  • Author: Maile Meloy

"I really enjoyed this book! A real page turner and hard to put down!"

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Very gripping book!

  • Book: The Pool House
  • Location: New York City (NYC), The Hamptons
  • Author: Tasmina Perry

"Really enjoyed this! Very gripping and intriguing book full of interesting relationships and dynamics. I really enjoyed the ending!!"

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Beautiful book set in Campania

  • Book: Last Letter Home
  • Location: Campania, Norfolk
  • Author: Rachel Hore

"Thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, took me straight back to my holidays in Italy. Good characters, nice story and lovely location."

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  • Book: The Conviction of Cora Burns
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Author: Carolyn Kirby

"THOROUGHLY enjoyed this book as I have been to many of the places mentioned in it. EXTREMELY well written and very..."

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A Brilliant Series of Books!

  • Book: My Story: Blitz
  • Location: London
  • Author: Vince Cross

"I used to love these books when I was a child! They’re written so well and are so educational for children...."

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Well-written book, really enjoyed!

  • Book: The Missing Sister
  • Location: Burma (Myanmar), Rangoon
  • Author: Dinah Jefferies

"I really enjoyed this books. It is so wonderfully descriptive of Myanmar, i would love to visit there one day. I..."

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Wonderful book!

  • Book: The Separation
  • Location: Malaysia (Malaya)
  • Author: Dinah Jefferies

"The Tea Planter’s Wife is one of my favourite books so I’m trying to read al the others by Dinah Jefferies..."

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Incredible book! I loved it.

  • Book: The Kite Runner
  • Location: Kabul, San Francisco
  • Author: Khaled Hosseini

"This is such beautiful book. I really enjoyed (although in parts it’s very sad) reading this book. It’s amazingly written and..."

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One of the best books I’ve ever read!

  • Book: A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Location: Herat, Kabul
  • Author: Khaled Hosseini

"This truly is one of the best written, most emotional books I’ve ever read. It so completely evocative of Afghanistan and..."

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