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More Literary Landmarks

Doing this podcast on literary landmarks was a labor of love.  I love to read and I love to travel so what could be better than combining the two?

We had so many other writers that we had to leave out, that I thought I’d provide a list in case you’d like explore some other places.

Agatha Christie’s home, Greenway, in Devon, England is a National Trust home.

The parsonage where Charlotte and Emily Bronte grew up in Yorkshire, England is still there as is a nearby public house frequented by brother Branwell.

Jane Austen's House Museum

Jane Austen’s House Museum in Bath, England, recently celebrated the 200th anniversary of Sense and Sensibility.

In the U.S.A., you can take a tour of Harper Lee’s Monroe County, Alabama, including the courthouse featured in To Kill a Mockingbird.

The Steinbeck House (John Steinbeck’s boyhood home) in Salinas, Calif. is a restaurant and gift shop.

Edgar Allan Poe has a number of houses in the U.S. that are now museums; his home in Philadelphia is a National Historic Site

And finally, here is a quick rundown of the places featured in our podcast:

Goldeneye, Jamaica (Ian Fleming — James Bond)

Karen Blixen Museum, Kenya (Out of Africa)

Stieg Larsson tour, Sweden (The Girl who Kicked Hornet’s Nest)

Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Homes,  De Smet, S. D.  (Little House on the Prairie)

Mark Twain House and Museum, Hartford, Conn. (Tom Sawyer)
(You can also visit his boyhood homein Hannibal, Mo.)

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