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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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Recently Added Books

A Case Of Noir

Author: Paul D Brazill

Location: England, France, Poland, Spain

Genre: Noir

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  • Book: The Perfect Wife
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Author: J P Delaney

"I have to be honest that I had swerved this title on several occasions because it sounded like it just wouldn’t..."

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  • Book: The Girl Who Lived Twice
  • Location: Stockholm, The Himalayas
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  • Book: Madeleine
  • Location: Paris
  • Author: Euan Cameron

"Will Latymer, violinist, knows nothing about his family history because no one spoke about it.  His father, now deceased, resolutely refused..."

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Beautifully evocative book.

  • Book: Circumstance
  • Location: Malaysia (Malaya)
  • Author: Rosie Milne

"This genre of book is quickly becoming one of my favourites to read. Books set in faraway colonial lands are generally..."

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Scary, harrowing, very well written and impossible to put down!

  • Book: Block 46
  • Location: Falkenberg, Hampstead, London
  • Author: Johana Gustawsson

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  • Book: Painted Ladies
  • Location: Paris
  • Author: Lynn Bushell

"This historical fiction novel is about the relationships between artist Pierre Bonnard, his muse and long-time companion Marthe, and a new..."

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  • Location: Bristol, Weston-super-Mare
  • Author: Patrick Gale

"This is the story of Eustace (what an excellent and choice name for this beguiling and delightful lead character). The story..."

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  • Book: Katalin Street
  • Location: Budapest
  • Author: Magda Szabó

"There is a part of us that wishes time would stand still at some point in the past so we can..."

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  • Location: Caribbean
  • Author: Elyssa Friedland

"Joining the Feldmans on the Ocean Queen would be my idea of hell. Clearly Annette, sporadic matriarch of the Feldman clan..."

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  • Book: A Single Thread
  • Location: Winchester
  • Author: Tracy Chevalier

"Violet Speedwell is a woman in her later 30s who is trying to make her way in the world, at a..."

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