Travelzoo, a leading online resource of travel deals (flights, hotels, vacation packages) have launched Literary Britain Unlocked – an interactive travel guide to most attactive locations that are related to books and writers.
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When you click on a pin, you will be presented with a chart that includes the book that is connected with this particular location, together with things to do and see, and a fun facts section.
For instance, Derbyshire is a perfect place to get lost in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Chatsworth House is a stunning mansion that Elizabeth Bennet visits en route to Pemberley. In 2005 film, the house starred as Pemberley itself. Other places to visit are Dovedale and The Peak District.
There is also another way to explore the map. You can complete it as a quiz. You’ll have to map each of the eleven books to the location in which it’s set, or that served as the writer’s inspiration.
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