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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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Second Destiny

Location: Agra, Avignon, London, The South of France (Le Midi)

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A refugee story like no other

  • Book: Shatila Stories
  • Location: Beirut
  • Author: Various

"This remarkable book is published by Peirene Press, who specialise in translated ‘thought-provoking contemporary European literature’. Shatila Stories is a novella..."

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  • Book: Beneath the Same Heaven
  • Location: Dubai, Los Angeles, Pakistan, San Diego
  • Author: Anne Marie Ruff

"Kathryn Capen is an educated American woman working in Dubai. Rashid Siddique is an educated Pakistani man also working in Dubai...."

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  • Book: The White Devil
  • Location: Rome
  • Author: Domenic Stansberry

"3.75* Voluptuous and sharply delineated in a monochromatic and cinematic format, this is the story of Vicki Wilson and her climb..."

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  • Book: Spanish Crossings
  • Location: Guernica, London, The Basque Country
  • Author: John Simmons

"When it comes to travel fiction, the title ‘Spanish Crossings’ may mislead some readers, as the novel is set predominantly in..."

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  • Book: A Yellow House
  • Location: Singapore
  • Author: Karien Van Ditzhuijzen

"Singapore: “Everything was clean and organised. Not a blade of grass was out of place. Lakes in Singapore were ponds, filled..."

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Bee Pantyhose!

  • Book: Still Me
  • Location: New York City (NYC)
  • Author: Jojo Moyes

"This is the first Jojo Moyes’ book I have read and I enjoyed the easy reading, the humour and structure of..."

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  • Book: The Backpacking Housewife
  • Location: Thailand
  • Author: Janice Horton

"The Backpacking Housewife reads like a memoir and indeed many of the scenarios experienced by the author in her own life..."

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  • Book: The Boy at the Door
  • Location: Sandefjord
  • Author: Alex Dahl

"The author wrote this debut whilst spending a year living in Sandefjord with her two children. This is a lovely little..."

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Be transported to Brittany with a book

  • Book: Her Mother’s Secret
  • Location: Belle-Île-en-Mer, Sauzon
  • Author: Rosanna Ley

"Author Rosanna Ley has done it again…. A beautifully crafted plot. Interesting, sympathetic characters. But most of all, the story has..."

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Truly charming

  • Book: The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter
  • Location: Beachy Head, Madrid
  • Author: Cherry Radford

"A truly charming tale consisting of two love stories told through different media. The story from the past is sloly uncovered..."

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