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Literary SitesChrist the King Church - Browerville, MN

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Christ the King Church in Browerville featured on the cover of a Lavyrle Spencer book.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lenron

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: never

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Literary SitesMemorial do Convento - Convento de Mafra - Mafra, Portugal

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"Memorial do Convento", also known as "Baltasar and Blimunda", is a novel by the Portuguese author José Saramago, published in 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 5/2/2015

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Literary SitesPub U kalicha, Prague, CZ

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The legend and reality

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 10/2/2017

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Literary SitesMon Amour, Old College Mosaic, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, UK

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The novel is by Malcolm Pryce he grew up in Aberystwyth and has set his first three noir pastiche novels in the town. Aberystwyth Mon Amour mentions the old college as part of the plot, and the mosaic was mentioned in the book.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 8/4/2012

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Literary SitesCollege Park Station - Jack London's "Call of the Wild" - San Jose, CA

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Jack London used the College Park station in the first chapter of his novel "Call of the Wild"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 10/2/2013

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Literary SitesPalácio da Pena

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The Pena National Palace (Portuguese: Palácio Nacional da Pena) is a Romanticist palace in São Pedro de Penaferrim, municipality of Sintra, Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 12/8/2021

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Literary SitesNicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens - The White Horse - Great North Road, Eaton Socon, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, UK

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The White Horse is an old 13th century public house in Eaton Socon. It is featured in the novel Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: never

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Literary SitesNaTuaCarne by Paulo J.J.Henriques in Foz do Arelho

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Paul Henriques, is a writer Caldense novelist, who in fiction NatuaCarne, depicts a romance between the Queen Leonor and her lover on the beach of Judas. The image are this beach. Foz do Arelho -Leiria-Caldas da Rainha-Portugal

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 8/3/2014

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Literary SitesThe House of the Temple - "The Lost Symbol" by Dan Brown - Washington DC

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The House of the Temple, headquarters of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry in the Southern Jurisdiction, is featured in Dan Brown's book "The Lost Symbol" which is set in Washington DC and uses Masonic symbology as the base of its storyline intrigue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 8/28/2014

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Literary SitesSanta Maria del Mar - Barcelona, Spain

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Santa Maria del Mar is an imposing church in the Ribera district of Barcelona, Spain, built between 1329 and 1383 at the height of Catalonia's maritime and mercantile preeminence. It is an outstanding example of Catalan Gothic.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 7/5/2011

last visited: 9/6/2017

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Literary SitesSherwood Anderson

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Sherwood Andersons home

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member billworld

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/4/2011

last visited: never

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Literary SitesBurrit Alley - "Maltese Falcon" - San Francisco, CA

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A plaque marks the spot of a fictional even from the book The Maltese Falcon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/24/2010

last visited: 1/9/2012

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Literary SitesMurder at Monticello by Rita Mae Brown - Charlottesville, VA

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A body has been discovered during restoration of a slave quarters at Thomas Jefferson's plantation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: 2/29/2020

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Literary SitesSvenska Lyceum - Helsinki, Finland

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Svenska Lyceum (Sibelius Lyceum today) served as prison in Spring 1918 during the Finnish civil war. In Kjell Westö's novel 'Missä kuljimme kerran' some main characters are imprisoned there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mikkozzz

location: Finland

date approved: 3/7/2010

last visited: 5/24/2019

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Literary SitesStrudelhof Steps - Vienna, Austria

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These magnificent art nouveau steps are the setting for a famous novel of the same name by Heimito von Doderer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BakaGaijin

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 11/24/2009

last visited: 8/4/2016

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Literary SitesParrish Shoe Company Jumanji

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Jumanji is the title of a 1981 children's illustrated short story written and illustrated by the American author Chris Van Allsburg. It was made into a 1995 film of the same name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 10/29/2009

last visited: 5/7/2016

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Literary SitesThe Suspect - L.R. Wright

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The Suspect is the first of a series of mysteries set in and around Sechelt, B.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gypsie2

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/11/2009

last visited: never

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Literary SitesUncle Remus Museum - Eatonton, GA

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ZipADeeDoDa, ZipADeeAye...My, Oh My What A Wonderful Day!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member crackergals

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 7/29/2012

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Literary SitesLesser Town Tales / Povidky malostranske - Jan Neruda, Prague

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The waymark is in street at Lesser Town - in street, that is today named by Jan Neruda. The stories from the book take place in this street and also other streets of Lesser Town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dáin & Olík

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 9/11/2021

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Literary SitesRangitoto in "Under The Mountain". Auckland. New Zealand.

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"Under The Mountain' by Maurice Gee is a childrens story set in Auckland around the familiar landmarks of Lake Pupuke, Rangitoto Island and Mt Eden. Beneath Rangitoto, in a fantastic subterranean world, lurk the evil alien creatures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 11/3/2014

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Literary SitesSt Sulpice and the Da Vinci Code - Paris, France

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Saint-Sulpice plays an important role in the popular novel The Da Vinci Code. In chapters 19 and 22 of the book, an albino monk-assassin named Silas pays a visit to Saint-Sulpice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 4/20/2009

last visited: 11/27/2019

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Literary SitesJames Fenimore Cooper House - Burlington, NJ

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Located at 457 High Street in historic Burlington, New Jersey, the Cooper House was the birthplace of James Fenimore Cooper.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/20/2009

last visited: never

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Literary SitesThe Stephen Crane House, Asbury Park, NJ

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This childhood home of author Stephen Crane, known greatly for "The Red Badge of Courage" was saved from demolition in 1995 by volunteers known as the "Crane Crew" and turned it into a museum to the author and a place to share literature and art.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/9/2009

last visited: 9/9/2010

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Literary Sites"The Last Picture Show" Royal Theater Archer City, Texas

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Initially made famous by Archer City native and Oscar winner Larry McMurtry's novel, The Last Picture Show, the Royal Theater has gained a reputation for a center of performing arts in North Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 2/2/2009

last visited: 6/6/2020

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Literary Sites"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" by John Berendt (Mercer House)

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The Mercer House, now the Mercer-Williams Museum, is the crime scene of the murder at the heart of John Berendt's best-seller, "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill

location: Georgia

date approved: 1/7/2009

last visited: 8/15/2019

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