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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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  • Book: Undertow (Inspector Celcius Daly)
  • Location: Ireland, Northern Ireland
  • Author: Anthony J Quinn

"Undertow is a book of our times. It is set along the currently open border between the Irish Republic and Northern..."

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Lead review and chatting to one of the authors about Rome

  • Book: Robert Venturi’s Rome
  • Location: Rome
  • Author: Frederich Fisher, Stephen Harby

"“This guide is intended for all travellers to Rome, whether of the armchair or shoe leather variety, and whether the traveler..."

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  • Book: District VIII (Danube Blues)
  • Location: Budapest
  • Author: Adam LeBor

"Adam LeBor is an exciting writer. He is a foreign correspondent (working, amongst others, for the The Economist and Newsweek) and..."

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Lead review – plus Jane Thynne talks to us about Berlin

  • Book: Solitaire
  • Location: Berlin
  • Author: Jane Thynne

"This is the first book I have read by Jane, and it won’t be the last. The meticulous research and extremely..."

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Lead Review

  • Book: The Pictures
  • Location: Hollywood
  • Author: Guy Bolton

"1939. Hollywood. The era of MGM, Joan Crawford and Clark Gable. In other words this is Hollywood’s Golden Age… Jonathan Craine..."

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  • Book: Year of the Drought
  • Location: Canton Vaud
  • Author: Roland Buti

"Auguste (Gus) Sutter is 13 when the Summer drought of 1976 clamps its iron grip across Europe. He is part of..."

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  • Book: The Temptation to Be Happy
  • Location: Naples
  • Author: Lorenzo Marone

"For those of you who perhaps have fewer years ahead of you than behind, and who are facing the darkening days..."

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Lead Review – the world of the American Pageant in crime mystery

  • Book: Delaney And So it Began
  • Location: Louisiana, New Orleans
  • Author: Owen Mullen

"A series debut! PI Vince Delaney has had to forge a new future for himself after an encounter with heinous fellon..."

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Lead Review – plus talking to the editor about the book and Ven

  • Book: Dream of Venice
  • Location: Venice
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"“…a city frozen in time with its living identity kept secret and unseen by the casual visitor or tourist” Nicolas Roeg,..."

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  • Book: Dangerous Crossing
  • Location: Pacific Ocean, The Atlantic, World
  • Author: Rachel Rhys

"I have never fancied the idea of a cruise – all those different people compelled into forced intimacy for the duration..."

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