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Grand Chartreuse

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The New York Times on “Literary Locales”

A Writer’s Edge on “Literary Locales”

“A Writer’s House” (an illustrated essay addressing the question, “Do the houses once lived in by famous writers tell us anything about their work?”).

Links in Alphabetical Order

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— A —

Chinua Achebe

Sherwood Anderson

Jane Austen

— B —

Ambrose Bierce

The Brontës

Lord Byron

— C —

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Willa Cather

— D —

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Charles Dickens

Alexandre Dumas

— E —

Euripides

— F —

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

William Faulkner

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Anne Frank

— G —

Elizabeth Gaskell

— H —

Lafcadio Hearn

Thomas Hardy

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Ernest Hemingway

Victor Hugo

— I-J —

Juan Ramon Jimenez

— K —

Zygmunt Krasinski

John Keats

Rudyard Kipling

— L —

Launcelot du Lac

Jack London

— M —

Daphne Du Maurier

Daphne Du Maurier

Henry Miller

— N —

Pablo Neruda

— O —

George Orwell

— P —

Samuel Pepys

Edgar Allan Poe

— Q-R —

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

— S —

Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott

William Shakespeare

Percy Bysshe Shelley

John Steinbeck

— T —

Vladimir Turgenev

Dylan Thomas

J.R.R. Tolkien

Mark Twain

— U-V —

Ugarit

— W —

Virginia Woolf

H. G. Wells

Virginia Woolf

William Wordsworth

— X-Y-Z —

Stefan Zweig

William Butler Yeats

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