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Check through the Blog posts below to find our latest extended book reviews, our #AuthorsOnLocation pieces, and our views on matters of general literary interest. Search by either Location or by the Keywords you would like to come up in the results…

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A satisfying holiday read. Novel set in Barcelona and Fuerteventura (and West Dorset)

A satisfying holiday read. Novel set in Barcelona and Fuerteventura (and West Dorset)

31st May 2014

Bay of Secrets by Rosanna Ley – novel set in Barcelona, Fuerteventura and West Dorset This...

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On the road with the Mariotti family (how to do Europe with children, books and flair!)

On the road with the Mariotti family (how to do Europe with children, books and flair!)

28th May 2014

The connections we at TripFiction have forged via social media to date have been...

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Novel set in Cornwall (“a poetic stranger from the sea”)

Novel set in Cornwall (“a poetic stranger from the sea”)

25th May 2014

A Cornish Stranger by Liz Fenwick, novel set in Cornwall. As you gaze out...

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Novel set in Burma (plus author Q & A)

Novel set in Burma (plus author Q & A)

21st May 2014

Return to Mandalay by Rosanna Ley, novel set in Burma (and Dorset). A book of well...

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Novel set in Amsterdam (Poppen Huis)

Novel set in Amsterdam (Poppen Huis)

18th May 2014

The House of Dolls – fiction set in Amsterdam. By David Hewson. I quote...

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Book set in Paris, France (murder, origami and music)

Book set in Paris, France (murder, origami and music)

14th May 2014

The Lying-Down Room by Anna Jaquiery – book set in Paris. Paris in a...

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Novel set in Bergen, Norway (dramatic and black)

Novel set in Bergen, Norway (dramatic and black)

14th May 2014

Cold Hearts by Gunnar Staalesen. A dramatic and black mystery set in Bergen in...

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Novel set in Egypt and London (1930s stunningly evoked)

Novel set in Egypt and London (1930s stunningly evoked)

9th May 2014

Shadows on the Nile by Kate Furnivall: Novel set in Egypt and London Shadows...

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Intrigue and more (novel set in Vienna, Austria)

Intrigue and more (novel set in Vienna, Austria)

5th May 2014

The Crooked Maid by Dan Vyleta, novel set in Vienna. Vienna, 1948 – the...

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Novel set in Berlin, Germany (he’s back; he’s führious)

Novel set in Berlin, Germany (he’s back; he’s führious)

4th May 2014

Look Who’s Back by Timur Vermes, novel set in Berlin, translated by Jamie Bulloch....

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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