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A mix of thoughts, opinions, literary travel tales to read when you’re deciding where to travel to next. A sort of literary departure lounge if you will!

Bangalore set read, A People’s History of Heaven

  • Submitted: 5th September 2019

A People’s History of Heaven by Mathangi Subramanian Everyone has an impression of what heaven might look like and represent. Even those of you who aren't religious in the slightest have…

Historical tale set in Winchester, A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier

  • Submitted: 3rd September 2019

sWinchester Cathedral past comes to life with Tracy Chevalier Historical tale set in Winchester, A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier - Imagine the setting - it's during the war and…

BookTrail Travels with Books in September

  • Submitted: 2nd September 2019

Fall into some great bookish adventures this September There's something very exciting about September. Bunches of freshly sharpened pencils, trees turning golden and the fresh crop of books too of…

TheBookTrail roundup of Travels via books in August

  • Submitted: 1st September 2019

Literary Summer destinations for the end of the holidays August is officially the month when many people go on holiday and get most of their yearly reading done. If you…

Prague – The Museum of Broken Promises – Elizabeth Buchan

  • Submitted: 28th August 2019

What will you find in The Museum of Broken Promises? It's true that every book takes you on a journey but this one does more than that! It takes you…

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An Echo of Scandal

1928, 1978:The power of the rich and the anonymity waits across the water in Tangier…

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