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Saturday, 21 October, 2017

Literary Locations to Inspire And Explore

If you have a literary bent and have a few favourite authors whose creations you avidly consume, here are a few spectacular global locations that have been the inspiration for, or the home to, some of history’s finest writers.

Bronte & Beatrix Potter Country Elgin Cathedral Yorkshire GettyThe Brontes & Beatrix Potter, Elgin Cathedral, Yorkshire (Getty Images)

 

 

Dylan Thomas' Home The Boathouse Laugharne Getty

 

Dylan Thomas’ Home, The Boathouse, Laugharne (Getty Images)

 

 

Gerald Durrell, Paul Theroux & Bruce Chatwin Patagonia South America Evgeny Tchebotarev

 

Gerald Durrell, Paul Theroux & Bruce Chatwin, Patagonia, South America (Evgeny Tchebotarev)

 

Home of Dante & Petrarch Florence Tuscany

 

Home of Dante & Petrarch, Florence, Tuscany

 

 

 

John Steinbeck, Henry Miller, Jack Kerouac, Richard Brautigan Country Big Sur California

 

John Steinbeck, Henry Miller, Jack Kerouac, Richard Brautigan, Big Sur, California

 

 

Mark Twain, Flannery O'Connor, Faulker, McCullers & Harper Lee USA's Deep South

 

Mark Twain, Flannery O’Connor, Faulker, McCullers & Harper Lee, The  Deep South, USA

 

 

Nelson Mandela Oliver Tambo JM Coetzee, Athol Fugard & Dennis Brutus Eastern Cape South Africa

 

Nelson Mandela Oliver Tambo JM Coetzee, Athol Fugard & Dennis Brutus, Eastern Cape, South Africa

 

Peter Carey, Thomas Keneally, Patrick WhiteAustralian Outback

 

Peter Carey, Thomas Keneally, Patrick White, The Australian Outback

 

Robert Burns Country Kenmore Getty

 

Robert Burns, Kenmore (Getty Images)

 

 

Scott Fitzgerald & Richard Yates, Thoreau, Emerson & Stephen King Cape Cod

 

Scott Fitzgerald & Richard Yates, Thoreau, Emerson & Stephen King, Cape Cod

 

 

Somerset Maugham, Aldous Huxley & Edith Wharton Cote D'Azur France

 

Somerset Maugham, Aldous Huxley & Edith Wharton, Cote D’Azur, France

 

 

Wordsworth Daffodils & the Lake District Poets Ullswater

 

Wordsworth Daffodils & the Lake District Poets, Ullswater

 

 

Credits: Enterprise Magazine, The Guardian