Works by Nobel Prize winning authors

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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
Mafra Palace, Convent and Royal Hunting Park A major reference to the construction of the palace is made in the book Baltasar and Blimunda (Memorial do Convento), written by the Portuguese Nobel laureate José Saramago. Saramago makes a detailed description of the building process,.. (wiki)
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

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