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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 1,500 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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The Escape

Author: Clare Harvey

Location: Berlin, Germany

Genre: Fiction, Historical

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Location: Ireland, North-West England

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  • Author: Steph Broadribb

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  • Location: Montmartre
  • Author: Pascal Pujol

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  • Location: Cremona, Kent, Paris
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  • Author: Sharlene Teo

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  • Location: Lviv
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  • Location: Manhattan
  • Author: Jason Starr

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  • Book: The Second Rider
  • Location: Vienna
  • Author: Alex Beer

"Vienna, post WW1, is a pretty desolate and run down place. Poverty abounds and the only functioning market is the black..."

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