Review- Literary Places by Sarah Baxter #eARC#travel#art#bookhistory

Title- Literary places

Author- Sarah Baxter

Illustration- Amy Grimes

Pages- 144

Publisher- White Lion Publishing

eARC

Coming – March, 2019

MY RATING – 4/5

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#travelbook#bookhistory#art#traveller

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This nice small book is written by travel writer Sarah baxter. She has been editor of Wanderlust travel magazine and writes about travel in leading newspapers.

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She has travelled widely before settling down into a writing career.

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This book covers 25 great books and real or hypothetical places in which they take place or are written. There are 25 literary places from around the globe with great research and compilation of interesting details.
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All books are masterpieces by great authors and many are nobel prize winners. Books are chosen so as to cover all continents.
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There are wonderful illustrations by Amy Grimes which are soulful and soothing to the eyes. Bright Colors and bold strokes have produced wonderful full page illustrations.
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.Book is divided into crisp chapters. Each chapter starts with beautiful description of the place in focus and then embraces book and it’s author.

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There are lots of interesting stories when you flip through pages of the book and majority of main authors from different continents are covered except from china and Japan.
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each author’s life, cultural and political backdrop at the time of writing of the book and impact these books had on society are explained in interesting prose.
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Old structures mentioned in the novels and their present remains or possible matching places are mentioned. It is nice to know hotels and places mentioned in some books do actually exist.
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Good book to know great authors and great places and you will definitely find few great books for you to read next.
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. Illustrations are just awesome.

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Thanks netgalley and publisher for review copy.

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