Brú na Bóinne: Seamus Heaney (1995) - "Funeral Rites" in volume North
Canterbury: TS Eliot (1948) - Murder in the Cathedral
Cartagena: Marquez (1982) - Love in the time of Cholera - fictional place but probably Cartagena
Djémila: "Le Vent a Djemila" (1938)- essay by Albert Camus from the collection "Noces". Camus muses on death - inspired by the ruins!.
Historic Cairo: Cairo Trilogy by Naguib Mahfouz
Istanbul: Istanbul, memories of a City by Orhan Pamuk
Kilimanjaro National Park: Hemingway (1954) - Snows of Kilimanjaro
Lübeck: Thomas Mann (1929) - Buddenbrooks
Machu Picchu: Neruda (1971) - Alturas de Macchu Picchu
Maulbronn Monastery: Herman Hesse (1946) "Unterm Rad" 1906 ("Beneath the Wheel" or "The Prodigy")
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge: The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andri
Mexico City and Xochimilco: Octavio Paz (1990) - The Labyrinth of Solitude
Mountain Railways of India: Plain Tales from the Hills by Rudyard Kipling. Many set in Simla (now Shimla, part of Kalka-Shimla Railway).
Old City of Jerusalem: Agnon (1966) - Only Yesterday (among others)
Paris, Banks of the Seine: Roger Martin du Gard (1937) - The Thibaults
Pitons Management Area: Derek Walcott (1992) - Omeros
Reims: GB Shaw (1925) - St Joan
Santa Cruz de Mompox: Marquez (1982) - Chronicle of a Death Foretold
Solovetsky Islands: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Nobel Prize 1970) spends a great deal of Volume II of The Gulag Archipelago discussing the development of Solovki and the conditions there during the early Soviet regime. (wiki)
Southern Öland: Selma Lagerlof (1909) - The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
St. Petersburg: Mikhail Sholokhov (1965) - And Quiet Flows the Don
Taj Mahal: Rabindranath Tagore (1913) - "Shah Jahan"
Tipasa: "Noces a Tipasa" (1938) from the collection "Noces" and "Retour a Tipasa" (1952) from the collection "Ete" - Essays by Albert Camus. The site contains a commemorative stone with a quotation and his name partly erased (he was a pied noir).
Valparaiso: Pablo Neruda (1971) - "Oda a Valparaiso"
Venice and its Lagoon: Thomas Mann (1929) - Death in Venice
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Works by Nobel Prize winning authors?
A connection should:
- Not be "self evident"
- Link at least 3 different sites
- Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
- Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
- Be explained, with reference to a source