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Works by Nobel Prize winning authors

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Connected Sites

  • 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" Link
  • Venice and its Lagoon: Thomas Mann (1929) - Death in Venice


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