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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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Recently Added Books

Hold

Author: Michael Donkor

Location: Ghana, London

Genre: Fiction

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Author: Eric Newby

Location: Ireland

Genre: Travelogue

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Location: India

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Latest Reviews

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  • Book: The Tattooist of Auschwitz
  • Location: Auschwitz
  • Author: Heather Morris

"3.5* I wanted to read this novel because mentions of it – overwhelmingly positive – kept popping up in my timeline..."

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  • Book: The Last Devadasi
  • Location: Chennai (Madras)
  • Author: Barbara L Baer

"The author is clearly fascinated by the Devadasi culture, women who are “wedded to God because they are the sacred dancers..."

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  • Book: Vitellius’ Feast (#4 – Four Emperors Series)
  • Location: Rome
  • Author: L J Trafford

"Vitellius’ FeastA novel of sex, murder and mayhem set in Rome, 69 AD is Book IV in L J Trafford’s The..."

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  • Book: Farewell, My Orange
  • Location: Australia
  • Author: Iwaki Kei

"Salimah is a Nigerian who has come to Australia as a refugee. She travelled with her husband (who rapidly deserts her…)..."

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Exciting, dramatic, psychological thriller

  • Book: In Harm’s Way
  • Location: Glasgow, Leadhills
  • Author: Owen Mullen

"Mackenzie has a drink problem, is prone to exaggerate and enjoys drama. So when she disappears no-one is too worried. Should..."

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  • Book: Homeland
  • Location: Germany, Poland
  • Author: Walter Kempowski

"4.5* The history of what was East Prussia is a very complex one. Over the centuries it has changed greatly, having..."

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  • Book: In Harm’s Way
  • Location: Glasgow, Leadhills
  • Author: Owen Mullen

"3.75* One sibling’s trauma and a whole family in crisis. Mackenzie and Derek Crawford have been together for a good decade...."

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  • Book: Halfway
  • Location: Wales
  • Author: B E Jones

"This has been the #TFBookClub choice for November/December 2018 South Wales: Evidence of ancient occupation is etched all across the country,..."

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  • Book: Lost Empress
  • Location: New Jersey
  • Author: Sergio De La Pava

"When the feisty Nina Gill takes on the challenge of besting her brother with New Jersey’s Indoor Football League, she has..."

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  • Book: The Eight Mountains
  • Location: Italian Alps
  • Author: Paolo Cognetti

"The majestic mountains of the Italian Alps, around the Monte Rosa massif, form the constant backdrop to this quietly unassuming novel..."

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