Avid readers often wax poetic about how a truly great novel can transport you to another world, but few actually take the time to explore the worlds in which those worlds were created. What kind of cold, dark corner of the map birthed Anna Karenina? Where did the complex mind of Flannery O'Connor come up with "A Good Man Is Hard to Find"? What kind of environment influenced Thomas Hardy's prose? Here, we've collected seven spots around the world that are worth a trip for those who aren't always satisfied by a novel's last line.
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Stephen Matthew Milligan