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Swiss Watching

Swiss Watching

Author(s): Diccon Bewes

Location(s): Switzerland

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): 2000s

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This is a fascinating journey around Europe’s most individual and misunderstood country. From seeking Heidi and finding the best chocolate to reliving a bloody past and exploring an uncertain future, Swiss Watching proves that there is more to Switzerland than banks and skis, francs and cheese. This book dispels the myths and unravels the true meaning of “Swissness”.

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“Everything you wanted to know about Switzerland. Not just a travel book, Swiss Watching is a no-stone-unturned exploration of what makes (and has made) this enigmatic country tick” peter Kerr, author of Snowball Oranges.

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021