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27A Wimpole Street
   was created by   
George Bernard Shaw
Address of Henry Higgins' Covent Garden home in "Pygmalion", 1914
Abame
   was created by   
Chinua Achebe
Village destroyed by white men in "Things Fall Apart"
Abblasource
   was created by   
Mark Twain
Village about 10 miles south of the Valley of Holiness, "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court"
Academy Infirmary
   was created by   
Gore Vidal
Clinic on the academy campus, from "Myra Breckinridge"
Academy of Dramatic Arts
   was created by   
Gore Vidal
Acting school in "Myra Breckinridge", 1968
Adano
   was created by   
John Hersey
Town on the southern coast of Sicily, from "A Bell for Adano", 1944
Agbala
   was created by   
Chinua Achebe
Oracle in a cave, from "Things Fall Apart"
Ahab's Boat
   was created by   
Herman Melville
Whaleboat on which Ahab pursues the great white whale in "Moby Dick"
Aintry
   was created by   
James Dickey
Town in which the river trip ends, in "Deliverance"
Alba's Palace
   was created by   
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Brussels residence of the Duke of Alba, from "Egmont", 1789
Aldbrickham
   was created by   
Thomas Hardy
City of Jude's final downfall, from "Jude the Obscure"
Anapopei
   was created by   
Norman Mailer
Island in the South Pacific, from "The Naked and the Dead", 1948
Aïn Krorfa
   was created by   
Paul Bowles
Algerian desert town in "The Sheltering Sky"
Annexia
   was created by   
William S. Burroughs
A quagmire of bureaucratic requirements, in "Naked Lunch"
Archangel Foster Tabernacle
   was created by   
Robert Heinlein
Headquarters church of a new religion in "Stranger in a Strange Land", 1961
Argelouse
   was created by   
François Mauriac
Small town in southwestern France, in "Thérèse"; English translation, 1928
Atlantis
   was created by   
Plato
From "Timaeus" and "Critias"
Balbec
   was created by   
Marcel Proust
Version of the summer resorts on the Normandy coast, in "Remembrance of Things Past"
Balloon
   was created by   
Jules Verne
Hijacked Confederate balloon, from "The Mysterious Island"
Bardsville
   was created by   
Robert Penn Warren
Town where tobacco growers meet, from "Night Rider", 1939
Barryville
   was created by   
William Makepeace Thackeray
Irish town and birthplace of Redmond Barry, from "Barry Lyndon", 1852
Barton Cottage
   was created by   
Jane Austen
Home of Mrs Dashwood and her three daughters; "Sense and Sensibility", 1811
Baskerville Hall
   was created by   
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
"The Hound of the Baskervilles", 1902
Belarius' Cave
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
Hideaway of the banished nobleman Belarius in the mountains of Wales, from "Cymbeline"
Beldover
   was created by   
D. H. Lawrence
Town north of Cossethay, in "The Rainbow"
Bellefleur Mansion
   was created by   
Joyce Carol Oates
Ancestral home of the Bellefleurs, from "Bellefleur", 1980
Belle Reve
   was created by   
Tennessee Williams
Lovely antebellum plantation
Berghof Sanatorium
   was created by   
Thomas Mann
Health-care institution in the Alps, from "Magic Mountain", 1927
Berkeley Street
   was created by   
Jane Austen
Exclusive London neighborhood in "Sense and Sensibility"
Berlin Circus
   was created by   
Djuna Barnes
"Nightwood", 1936
Bestwood
   was created by   
D. H. Lawrence
English coal-mining town in which is set "Sons and Lovers", 1913
Beulah
   was created by   
Eudora Welty
"The Ponder Heart"
Bidwell
   was created by   
Sherwood Anderson
Ohio town in "Poor White"
Biltz
   was created by   
Theodore Dreiser
New York town fifty miles from Lycurgus, from "An American Tragedy"
Black Cat Nightclub
   was created by   
André Malraux
"Man's Fate", English translation, 1934
Black Eagle
   was created by   
Hermann Hesse
Bar in "Steppenwolf"
Black Hawk
   was created by   
Willa Cather
Small town at the center of a farming region, from "My Ántonia", 1918
Blackwood
   was created by   
Theodore Dreiser
Wisconsin hometown of Angela Blue, from "The Genius", 1915
Bleak Hills
   was created by   
Leo Tolstoy
Estate of Prince Nikolai Andreivich in "War and Peace"; English translation, 1886
Bleeding Heart Yard
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Poor London neighborhood in "Little Dorrit"
Blefuscu
   was created by   
Jonathan Swift
Companion island to Lilliput, in "Gulliver's Travels"
Blue Dragon
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Inn in Wiltshire, from "Martin Chuzzlewit"
Bluestone Road House
   was created by   
Toni Morrison
Protagonist's Cincinnati home, from "Beloved", 1987
Blunderstone Rookery
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Suffolk birthplace of David Copperfield, from "David Copperfield", 1850
Boar's Head Tavern
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
"Henry IV, Part I"
Boles Boardinghouse
   was created by   
Harold Pinter
From "The Birthday Party", drama, 1959
Bounderby County House
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
From "Hard Times"
Boussif
   was created by   
Paul Bowles
Desert town in "The Sheltering Sky", 1949
Bouville
   was created by   
Jean-Paul Sartre
Dark, cold, rainy and foggy coastal city, from "Nausea", English translation, 1949
Bray-le-Haut
   was created by   
Stendhal
Abbey outside Verrières, in "The Red and the Black"
Brewer
   was created by   
John Updike
Pennsylvania town in "Rabbit Run", 1960; "Rabbit Redux", 1971; "Rabbit is Rich", 1981; "Rabbit at Rest", 1990
Bridewell
   was created by   
Upton Sinclair
Jail in which Jurgis serves a term for assault, from "The Jungle"
Bridge Inn
   was created by   
Franz Kafka
"The Castle", English translation, 1930
Brobdingnag
   was created by   
Jonathan Swift
Land occupied by giants in "Gulliver's Travels"
Brooks of Arnon
   was created by   
William Blake
Where Milton struggles with the satanic spirit of reason, Urizon, from "Milton"
Burden's Landing
   was created by   
Robert Penn Warren
"All the King's Men"
Cabot Farmhouse
   was created by   
Eugene O'Neill
Isolated New England farm, from "Desire Under the Elms", 1925
Café Musain
   was created by   
Victor Hugo
Latin Quarter drinking establishment in "Les Misérables"
Cahalawassee River
   was created by   
James Dickey
Georgia river, in "Deliverance", 1970
Caius's House
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
Home of the stupid French doctor in "The Merry Wives of Windsor"
Cambenet
   was created by   
Mark Twain
Village where Hank and the king are sold into slavery, "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court"
Camelot
   was created by   
Thomas Berger
A modern re-telling of the Arthur legend in "Arthur Rex: A Legendary Novel", 1978
Camlet-in-the-Water
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
Railway station, from "Crome Yellow"
Capulet's Tomb
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
Place where love and death conjoin in "Romeo and Juliet"
Cardiff Hill
   was created by   
Mark Twain
Place menaced by Injun Joe, from "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", 1876
Castalia
   was created by   
Hermann Hesse
"The Glass Bead Game", 1943
Casterbridge
   was created by   
Thomas Hardy
Town 7 miles from Weatherbury, from "Far From the Madding Crowd"
Castle of Thunder-ten-tronckh
   was created by   
Voltaire
"Candide", English translation, 1759
Castle Rock
   was created by   
William Golding
Headquarters of Jack's gang in "Lord of the Flies"
Catawba
   was created by   
Thomas Wolfe
A stand-in for North Carolina, in "Look Homeward, Angel", 1929
Cave of Quietude
   was created by   
John Keats
"Endymion"
Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
Place where citizens of London are produced, from "Brave New World", 1932
Charrington's Shop
   was created by   
George Orwell
Antique shop in prole section of London, from "Nineteen Eighty-Four"
Chatville
   was created by   
Alphonse Daudet
Village outside Paris, in "Sappho", English translation, 1886
Chestnut Tree Cafe
   was created by   
George Orwell
"Nineteen Eighty-Four"
Christminster
   was created by   
Thomas Hardy
University city from "Jude the Obscure"
Chrono-synclastic Infundibula
   was created by   
Kurt Vonnegut
Phenomena in space that serve as space/time portals, in "The Sirens of Titan", 1959
Château of Vincentello D'Istria
   was created by   
Alexandre Dumas, Père
Ruined family castle, from "The Corsican Brothers"
Château St. Evrémonde
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
From "A Tale of Two Cities"
Circumlocution Office
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Government department, from "Little Dorrit"
Cirith Gorgor
   was created by   
J. R. R. Tolkien
Cirith Ungol
   was created by   
J. R. R. Tolkien
Clay
   was created by   
Eudora Welty
County seat in Mississippi, in "The Ponder Heart", 1954
Cleckleywyke
   was created by   
J. B. Priestley
Fictional Yorkshire town in the play'When we are Married'
Clennam Counting House
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
"Little Dorrit"
Cleveland
   was created by   
Jane Austen
Somersetshire home of Mr and Mrs Palmer in "Sense and Sensibility"
Célimène's Salon
   was created by   
Molière
Parisian apartment, from "The Misanthrope", English translation, 1709
Cloisterham
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Cathedral town in southern England, from "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"
Clontar
   was created by   
Sinclair Lewis
New Jersey coastal resort, from "Elmer Gantry"
Cloudcuckooland
   was created by   
Aristophanes
City-state of the birds, from "The Birds", English translation, 1824
Clyde Wynant's Laboratory
   was created by   
Dashiell Hammett
"The Thin Man", 1934; Hammett's last novel
Coketown
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Factory town in northern England, from "Hard Times", 1854
Columbia City
   was created by   
Theodore Dreiser
"Sister Carrie", 1900
Comandancia
   was created by   
Ernest Hemingway
From "For Whom the Bell Tolls", 1940
Combray
   was created by   
Marcel Proust
Small French town in "Remembrance of Things Past"
Compson Home
   was created by   
William Faulkner
"The Sound and the Fury", 1929
Cosmodemonic Telegraph Company
   was created by   
Henry Miller
Company where Henry works in "Tropic of Capricorn", 1939
Cossethay
   was created by   
D. H. Lawrence
Tiny midlands village where the Brangwens live, in "The Rainbow", 1915
Cottage on Todd Point
   was created by   
John Barth
From "The Floating Opera"
Council Rock
   was created by   
Rudyard Kipling
"The Jungle Books", 1895
Court of Miracles
   was created by   
Victor Hugo
"The Hunchback of Notre Dame", English translation, 1833
Crome
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
English country house, from "Crome Yellow", 1921
Crusoe's Island
   was created by   
Daniel Defoe
"Robinson Crusoe", 1719
Cumnor Towers
   was created by   
Elizabeth Gaskell
Estate of the count and countess in "Wives and Daughters"
Cuzak Farm
   was created by   
Willa Cather
Farm where Ántonia, her husband, and their many children live; "My Ántonia"
Dahfu's Palace
   was created by   
Saul Bellow
Home of the Wariri monarch, from "Henderson the Rain King"
Dead Hills
   was created by   
Richard Brautigan
Region in Central County in "Hawkline Monster"
Deadrock
   was created by   
Thomas McGuane
Town in Montana in "Nobody's Angel", 1981
Defarge's Wine Shop
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
From "A Tale of Two Cities"
Delehanty's Speakeasy
   was created by   
Nathanael West
Prohibition era bar, from "Miss Lonleyhearts"
Deleon
   was created by   
John Updike
Florida town which is the setting for "Rabbit at Rest"
Demogorgon's Cave
   was created by   
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The seat of the spirit of revolution in "Prometheus Unbound", 1820
Desire Street
   was created by   
Tennessee Williams
"A Streetcar Named Desire"
Diamond County Home for the Aged
   was created by   
John Updike
Home in which is set "The Poorhouse Fair", 1959
Dixieland
   was created by   
Thomas Wolfe
Boardinghouse in "Look Homeward, Angel", 1929
Dorset Hotel
   was created by   
John Barth
Residential hotel in Cambridge, from 'The Floating Opera", 1967
Dotheboy's Hall
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Yorkshire boarding school, from "Nicholas Nickleby", 1838,1839
Dr. Schneider's Institute
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
"The Idiot", English translation, 1887
Duchy of Grand Fenwick
   was created by   
Leonard Wibberley
"The Mouse that Roared"; book and movie
Duke's Palace
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
From "As You Like It"
East Egg
   was created by   
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Peninsula of Long Island, in "The Great Gatsby", 1925
Eastrod
   was created by   
Flannery O'Connor
Tennessee crossroads community, in "Wise Blood"
Eden
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Fraudulent land-development in New York, from "Martin Chuzzlewit"
Edmont Hotel
   was created by   
J. D. Salinger
Rundown hotel in which Holden Caufield stays, from "Catcher in the Rye", 1951
Egdon Heath
   was created by   
Thomas Hardy
Gloomy wasteland in southern England, from "The Return of the Native", 1878
Einhorn's Poolroom
   was created by   
Saul Bellow
Public tavern in Chicago, from "The Adventures of Augie March", 1953
El Dorado
   was created by   
Voltaire
South American utopia, in "Candide"
Elsinore Castle
   was created by   
Tom Stoppard
Apparent location of the first act of "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead", 1967
Elsinore Castle
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
Opening scene of "Hamlet"
Emerald City
   was created by   
Frank Baum
Capital of Oz
Enchanted Hunters
   was created by   
Vladimir Nabokov
New England country inn, from "Lolita"
Endeavor Island
   was created by   
Jack London
Desolate northern Pacific island, in "The Sea Wolf"
Erewhon
   was created by   
Samuel Butler
Country discovered by the protagonist in the novel by the same name, 1872
Escorial
   was created by   
Ernest Hemingway
Headquarters of General Golz, from "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
Fairport
   was created by   
Sir Walter Scott
Town on the eastern coast of Scotland, from "The Antiquary", 1816
Farrelly Country House
   was created by   
Lillian Hellman
Suburban home of the Farrelly family in "Watch on the Rhine", 1941
Fawns
   was created by   
Henry James
England country home of Adam Verver in 'The Golden Bowl", 1904
Finches of the Grove
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Pip's dining club which meets at Covent Garden, from "Great Expectations"
Finch's Landing
   was created by   
Harper Lee
Town in which Atticus Finch grew up, from "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Fosters
   was created by   
John Fowles
Secluded cottage in southern England, from "The Collector", 1963
Foxwood
   was created by   
George Orwell
One of the farms bordering Manor Farm, from "Animal Farm"
Frau Grubach's Boardinghouse
   was created by   
Franz Kafka
Residence of K, in "The Trial"; English translation, 1937
Freeland Republic
   was created by   
William S. Burroughs
A place devoted to free love, in "Naked Lunch", 1959
Friar Laurence's Cell
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
Place where the lovers find solace in "Romeo and Juliet"
Fuller
   was created by   
Erskine Caldwell
Town about 5 miles from Lester; "Tobacco Road"
Gamekeeper's Cottage
   was created by   
D. H. Lawrence
"Lady Chatterly's Lover"
Gardencourt
   was created by   
Henry James
English country estate in "The Portrait of a Lady"
Garden of Adonis
   was created by   
John Keats
From "Endymion"
Garden Restaurant
   was created by   
Kate Chopin
From "The Awakening"
Gateshead Hall
   was created by   
Charlotte Brontë
Home of the Reed family, from "Jane Eyre", 1847
Gattenden
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
Village in Hertfordshire in "Point Counterpoint", 1928
Gausse's Hôtel Des Étrangers
   was created by   
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Hôtel on the French Riviera in "Tender is the Night", 1934
General Forge and Foundry
   was created by   
Kurt Vonnegut
Place of employment for Francine Pefko in "Cat's Cradle", 1963
Georgia Town
   was created by   
Carson McCullers
Unnamed typical Southern community, from "The Member of the Wedding", 1946
Gerstäcker Cottage
   was created by   
Franz Kafka
"The Castle", dimly lit home in which the unfinished novel suddenly ends
Ghost
   was created by   
Jack London
Seal-hunting schooner in "The Sea Wolf", 1904
Gibbsville
   was created by   
John O'Hara
Pennsylvania town, from "Appointment in Samarra" and later novels
Gilead
   was created by   
Margaret Atwood
Northeastern U. S., from "The Handmaid's Tale", 1985
Glimmerglass Lake
   was created by   
James Fenimore Cooper
"The Deerslayer", 1841
Gloriana
   was created by   
Saul Bellow
Aging Manhattan hotel, in "Seize the Day", 1956
Gloucester's Castle
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
Residence of the Duke of Gloucester, from "King Lear"
Golden Country
   was created by   
George Orwell
Place about which Winston often dreams, in "Nineteen Eighty-Four"
Golden Day
   was created by   
Ralph Ellison
Bar and brothel, from "Invisible Man"
Golgonooza
   was created by   
William Blake
Holy City of Art, from the poem, "Milton", 1804-1808
Gompville
   was created by   
Richard Brautigan
Town in Oregon, in "Hawkline Monster", 1974
Gondor
   was created by   
J. R. R. Tolkien
Kingdom from "The Lord of the Rings
Gorbeau Hovel
   was created by   
Victor Hugo
One of the homes at which Jean Valjean and Cosette stay as they flee across Paris
Gradgrind's School
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
From "Hard Times"
Gray Star
   was created by   
Vladimir Nabokov
Settlement in Alaska, from "Lolita"
Great Aunt March's House
   was created by   
Louisa May Alcott
From "Little Women", 1868-1869
Great Gaunt Street
   was created by   
William Makepeace Thackeray
London street in "Vanity Fair"
Greenbank
   was created by   
Joyce Cary
Area of London, "The Horse's Mouth", 1944
Gretchen's Room
   was created by   
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
From "Faust"
Grimpen
   was created by   
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Hamlet on the edge of Dartmoor, from "The Hound of the Baskervilles"
Hadleyburg
   was created by   
Mark Twain
From the story "The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg"
Hamley Hall
   was created by   
Elizabeth Gaskell
Estate of Squire Hamley in "Wives and Daughters"
Hanover
   was created by   
Willa Cather
Southern Nebraska town from, "O Pioneers!"
Harpagon's House
   was created by   
Molière
Parisian home of the miser Harpagon, from "The Miser", English translation, 1672
Harpo's Home
   was created by   
Alice Walker
"The Color Purple"
Harry Hope's Saloon
   was created by   
Eugene O'Neill
Squalid bar in lower New York City, from "The Iceman Cometh", 1946
Hassan's Rumpus Room
   was created by   
William S. Burroughs
From "Naked Lunch"
Hayslope
   was created by   
George Eliot
Midlands village in the county of Loamshire, from "Adam Bede", 1859
Heath
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
Large tract of uncultivated land, from "King Lear"
Hellcreek Bottom
   was created by   
William Faulkner
Stream that is a formidable obstacle on the travelers' journey, in "The Reivers"
Herland
   was created by   
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Subtropical country, from "Herland", serialized, 1915; book, 1979
Hermit's Hut
   was created by   
Mark Twain
Woodland home of the former priest who takes in Edward, in "The Prince and the Pauper"
Herne's Oak
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
Site of Falstaff's third adventure in "The Merry Wives of Windsor"
Highbury
   was created by   
Jane Austen
English village in "Emma", 1816
Hillingham
   was created by   
Bram Stoker
Mansion in London, from "Dracula", 1879
Hind's Hotel
   was created by   
Upton Sinclair
Chicago hotel in "The Jungle"
HMS Bellipotent
   was created by   
Herman Melville
Warship onto which Billy Budd is impressed to serve, from "Billy Budd, Foretopman", 1924
Hollingford
   was created by   
Elizabeth Gaskell
English provincial town in "Wives and Daughters", 1866
Holterhof Castle
   was created by   
Thomas Mann
From "The Black Swan", 1953
Hotel Gaylord
   was created by   
Ernest Hemingway
Madrid headquarters of Soviet agents, from "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
Hotel Mirana
   was created by   
Vladimir Nabokov
From "Lolita", 1955
Hourglass Lake
   was created by   
Vladimir Nabokov
"Lolita"
House of Medea
   was created by   
Euripides
Home in which Jason and Medea live while exiled, from "Medea", English translation, 1781
Hôtel De Bourgogne
   was created by   
Edmond Rostand
Paris mansion set up as theatre, from "Cyrano de Bergerac", English translation, 1898
Hôtel De Saint-Quentin
   was created by   
Honoré De Balzac
"The Wild Ass's Skin", English translation, 1896
Hulot Home
   was created by   
Honoré De Balzac
From "Cousin Bette", 1846
Humpty Dumpty's Square
   was created by   
Lewis Carroll
"Through the Looking Glass", 1871
Ilium School of Optometry
   was created by   
Kurt Vonnegut
School attended by Billy, from "Slaughterhouse-Five"
Imogen's Bedroom
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
"Cymbeline"
Interzone
   was created by   
William S. Burroughs
From "Naked Lunch"
Isla Nublar
   was created by   
Michael Crichton
"Jurassic Park"
Ithaca
   was created by   
Homer
Ulysses' home in "The Odyssey"
Jackson's Island
   was created by   
Mark Twain
Mississippi River island where Huck meets Jim, the runaway slave, from "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", 1884
Jack-the-Bear's 'hole'
   was created by   
Ralph Ellison
Apartment of the narrator, from "Invisible Man", 1952
Jacob Horner's Room
   was created by   
John Barth
Boardinghouse room in "The End of the Road"
Josepha Mirah's Home
   was created by   
Honoré De Balzac
From "Cousin Bette"
Justice Shallow's House
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
"Henry IV, Part II"
Kahn's Persian Palace Theatre
   was created by   
Nathanael West
"The Day of the Locust"
Karm Abu Girg
   was created by   
Lawrence Durrell
Nessin Hosnani's family estate, from "The Alexandria Quartet", 1957-62
Key Bonita
   was created by   
James Leo Herlihy
Florida port town, from "All Fall Down", 1960
King's Chapel Church
   was created by   
Nathaniel Hawthorne
"The Scarlet Letter", 1850
Kirk
   was created by   
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Church in which opens "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner", 1798
Ko-Ko's Garden
   was created by   
W. S. Gilbert
"The Mikado"
Korova Milkbar
   was created by   
Anthony Burgess
From "A Clockwork Orange"
Kowalski Apartment
   was created by   
Tennessee Williams
Scene of the action in "A Streetcar Named Desire", 1947
Kuroda Clothing Shop
   was created by   
Yukio Mishima
"The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea", English translation, 1965
Ladymont
   was created by   
John Fowles
London boarding school, from "The Collector"
Lake Noir
   was created by   
Joyce Carol Oates
From "Bellefleur"
Land of the Oreillons
   was created by   
Voltaire
Region bordering Paraguay, in "Candide"
Langdirdum
   was created by   
Sir Walter Scott
From "The Bride of Lammermoor"
Lantenengo Country Club
   was created by   
John O'Hara
From "Appointment in Samarra", 1934
Lantern Yard
   was created by   
George Eliot
Gathering place of a religious sect, from "Silas Marner"
Lanyon's House
   was created by   
Robert Lewis Stevenson
Home of Jekyll's friend and medical colleague in "The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"
Legree Plantation
   was created by   
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Louisiana cotton plantation in "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
Leprosaria
   was created by   
Graham Greene
Congolese village, from "A Burnt-Out Case", 1961
Les Sablonnières
   was created by   
Alain-Fournier
Estate of the Galais family, from "Le Grand Meaulnes"
Lester Farm
   was created by   
Erskine Caldwell
Georgia home of Jeeter Lester, in "Tobacco Road", 1932
Letitia's Home
   was created by   
Gore Vidal
Beach house in Malibu, from "Myra Breckinridge"
Leubronn
   was created by   
George Eliot
German resort where Deronda meets Gwendolen, from "Daniel Deronda", 1876
Le Vieux-Nançay
   was created by   
Alain-Fournier
French village in "Le Grand Meaulnes"
La Ferté D'Angillon
   was created by   
Alain-Fournier
French village in "Le Grand Meaulnes"
La Granja
   was created by   
Ernest Hemingway
Village near Pablo's camp, from "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
Libya Hill
   was created by   
Thomas Wolfe
Small North Carolina town in "The Web and the Rock", 1939; and "You Can't Go Home Again", 1940
Lichas' Ship
   was created by   
Petronius
"The Satyricon"
Lilliput
   was created by   
Jonathan Swift
Island depicted in "Gulliver's Travels" (1726)
Lincoln Island
   was created by   
Jules Verne
Uninhabited island in the Pacific, from "The Mysterious Island", English translation, 1875
Little Baddington
   was created by   
Henry Fielding
Village in "Tom Jones"
Llareggub
   was created by   
Dylan Thomas
Small fishing village on the coast of Wales, from "Under Milk Wood", 1954
Log Cabin Club
   was created by   
Dashiell Hammett
Gambling club from "The Glass Key", 1931
Loman Home
   was created by   
Arthur Miller
Modest home in Brooklyn, from "Death of a Salesman", 1949
Longbourn Estate
   was created by   
Jane Austen
Home of the Bennet family, in "Pride and Prejudice", 1813
Luc
   was created by   
Graham Greene
Regional capital, from "A Burnt-Out Case"
Lunenburg
   was created by   
Robert Frost
Small Vermont township in the poem 'The Mountain' from the collection "North of Boston", 1914
Lycurgus
   was created by   
Theodore Dreiser
Town on the banks of the Mohawk River in New York State, from "An American Tragedy", 1925
Macondo
   was created by   
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Village in Colombia founded by José Arcadio Buendia in "One Hundred Years of Solitude"
Madame Hortense's Hotel
   was created by   
Nikos Kazantzakis
"Zorba the Greek"; English translation, 1952
Madame Pace's Shop
   was created by   
Luigi Pirandello
"Six Characters in Search of an Author", English translation, 1922
Magic Circle
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
Center of an occult ritual, from "Henry VI, Part II"
Magic Theatre
   was created by   
Hermann Hesse
"Steppenwolf", English translation, 1929
Makar's Apartment
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
From "Poor Folk", English translation, 1887
Malden
   was created by   
John Barth
Maryland plantation in "The Sot-Weed Factor", 1960
Manor Farm
   was created by   
George Orwell
Setting for "Animal Farm", 1945
Maradagal
   was created by   
Carlo Emilio Gadda
From the novel "Acquainted with Grief", 1938
Maramma
   was created by   
Herman Melville
Marino
   was created by   
Ivan Turgenev
Family estate of Nikolai Kirsanov, from "Fathers and Sons", English translation, 1867
Marner's Cottage
   was created by   
George Eliot
"Silas Marner"
Marygreen
   was created by   
Thomas Hardy
Jude's hometown village in Wessex, from "Jude the Obscure", 1895
Mason City
   was created by   
Robert Penn Warren
Willie Stark's home town, from "All the King's Men", 1946
Maycomb County
   was created by   
Harper Lee
Setting for "To Kill a Mockingbird", 1960
Maycomb
   was created by   
Harper Lee
County seat in Alabama, from "To Kill a Mockingbird", 1960
Maypole Inn
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Old building near the real English village of Chigwell, from "Barnaby Rudge" , 1841
McGarrity's Saloon
   was created by   
Betty Smith
Drinking establishment in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"
Meccania
   was created by   
Gregory Owen
Melchester
   was created by   
Thomas Hardy
English village in "Jude the Obscure"
Mexico City Bar
   was created by   
Albert Camus
Bar in Amsterdam, from "The Fall", English translation, 1957
Mick Kelley's Room
   was created by   
Carson McCullers
"The Heart is a Lonely Hunter", 1940
Midland City
   was created by   
Kurt Vonnegut
Hometown of Dwayne Hoover, in "Breakfast of Champions", 1973
Midnight Mountains
   was created by   
Alexander Pushkin
From the poem, "Ruslan and Lyudmila", English translation, 1936
Midshipman
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Soloman Gill's shop in "Dombey and Son"
Mike's Nest
   was created by   
Robert Heinlein
Informal name for Mike's Church of All Worlds, from "Stranger in a Strange Land"
Mildendo
   was created by   
Jonathan Swift
Capital of Lilliput, from "Gulliver's Travels"
Mildred Barry Memorial Arts Center
   was created by   
Kurt Vonnegut
"Breakfast of Champions, 1973
Milk Wood
   was created by   
Dylan Thomas
Wooded hills above Llareggub in "Under Milk Wood"
Ministry of Love
   was created by   
George Orwell
"Nineteen Eighty-Four"
Miss Hamilton's Brothel
   was created by   
Henry Miller
"Tropic of Cancer", 1934
The Mission House
   was created by   
Alan Paton
Place where Kumalo meets Msimangu, from "Cry, The Beloved Country", 1948
Miss Millie's Home
   was created by   
Alice Walker
"The Color Purple"
Miss Pinkerton's Minerva House Academy
   was created by   
William Makepeace Thackeray
Girls' school in "Vanity Fair", 1848
Miss Reba's House
   was created by   
William Faulkner
Memphis brothel in "The Reivers"
Molly's House
   was created by   
Doris Lessing
London home of Molly Jacob, from 'The Golden Notebook", 1962
Monastery
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Spiritual retreat of Alyosha Karamazov and the saintly Father Zossima, from "The Brothers Karamazov"
Monclair
   was created by   
Robert Penn Warren
Kentucky senator Tolliver's mansion, from "Night Rider"
Montsou
   was created by   
Émile Zola
Company-owned coal mining town in northeastern France, from "Germinal", 1885
Mordor
   was created by   
J. R. R. Tolkien
Evil place in "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings"
Morkin House
   was created by   
James Joyce
From "Dubliners", 1914
Mount Anaka
   was created by   
Norman Mailer
Island peak on Anapopei, from "The Naked and the Dead"
Mount Judge
   was created by   
John Updike
Suburb of Brewer in the "Rabbit" novels
Mount Latmos
   was created by   
John Keats
From the poem, "Endymion", 1818
Mount Olympus
   was created by   
Aristophanes
Mountain dwelling of the gods, in "The Birds"
Mudcat Landing
   was created by   
Sherwood Anderson
Missouri town in "Poor White", 1920
Municipal Flatblock 18A
   was created by   
Anthony Burgess
Apartment where Alex lives with his parents, from "A Clockwork Orange"
Municipal Opera House
   was created by   
Albert Camus
Scene where singer dies suddenly on stage, "The Plague", English trans., 1948
Muskrat Castle
   was created by   
James Fenimore Cooper
Log cabin on an island in Glimmerglass Lake, from "The Deerslayer"
Nangasakit
   was created by   
John Cheever
Resort town on the Atlantic coast in "The Wapshot Chroncile"
Nautagua County
   was created by   
Joyce Carol Oates
Mountainous region surrounding Lake Noir, from "Bellefleur"
Ndotsheni
   was created by   
Alan Paton
Arid and impoverished Zulu village, from "Cry, The Beloved Country"
Netherfield Park
   was created by   
Jane Austen
Estate rented by Mr Bingley in "Pride and Prejudice"
New Baytown
   was created by   
John Steinbeck
Harbor town on Long Island in "The Winter of Our Discontent", 1961
New Carthage
   was created by   
Edward Albee
Town in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?", 1962
New Forest
   was created by   
Thomas Hardy
Setting for the delayed consummation of the marriage, in "Tess of the d'Ubervilles"
New Mexico Savage Reservation
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
From "Brave New World"
New Tammany College
   was created by   
John Barth
From "Giles Goat-Boy", 1966
Nikolay College
   was created by   
John Barth
"Giles Goat-Boy"
Nikolskoe
   was created by   
Ivan Turgenev
Estate belonging to the widow Anna Odintzov, from "Fathers and Sons"
Nolan Flat
   was created by   
Betty Smith
A series of tenement rooms in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn", 1943
No-man's-land
   was created by   
Wilfred Owens
From the poem, "Dulce Et Decorum Est", 1920
Norland Park
   was created by   
Jane Austen
Sussex home of the widowed Mrs Dashwood in "Sense and Sensibility"
Novomlinsk
   was created by   
Leo Tolstoy
Cossack village in "The Cossacks", 1863
Offal Court
   was created by   
Mark Twain
Shabby London neighborhood in "The Prince and the Pauper", 1881
Ogygia
   was created by   
Homer
Island home of Calypso in "The Odyssey"
Old Frenchman's Place
   was created by   
William Faulkner
Abandoned plantation house in "Sanctuary", 1931
Olinka Village
   was created by   
Alice Walker
West African village, from "The Color Purple", 1982
Orchard of Oliver's House
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
"As You Like It"
Oz
   was created by   
Frank Baum
Rectangular country whose capital is Emerald City
Packingtown
   was created by   
Upton Sinclair
Industrial area of Chicago, from "The Jungle", 1906
Palazzo Roccanero
   was created by   
Henry James
Isabel's home in Rome, in "The Portrait of a Lady", 1881
Paradise Hall
   was created by   
Henry Fielding
Estate of Squire Allworthy in Glastonbury, from "Tom Jones", 1749
Park Lane Hospital for the Dying
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
From "Brave New World
Passage Du Soleil
   was created by   
Honoré De Balzac
Paris slum, from "Cousin Bette"
Peasant Barn
   was created by   
Mark Twain
Place where the prince is accidentally imprisoned in "The Prince and the Pauper"
Pemberley
   was created by   
Jane Austen
Well-ordered home of Mr Darcy in "Pride and Prejudice"
Pencey Prep
   was created by   
J. D. Salinger
Residential military school, from "Catcher in the Rye"
Pension Bertolini
   was created by   
E. M. Forster
Tourist lodge on the River Arno, in "A Room With a View"
Pequod
   was created by   
Herman Melville
Whaling ship commanded by Captain Ahab in "Moby Dick"
Petit-Picpus Convent
   was created by   
Victor Hugo
From "Les Misérables"
Pigeon House
   was created by   
Kate Chopin
From "The Awakening", 1899
Pigiron Club
   was created by   
Dashiell Hammett
Manhattan speakeasy in "The Thin Man"
Piraeus Tavern
   was created by   
Nikos Kazantzakis
Place on Crete where the Boss meets Zorba in "Zorba the Greek"
Ponder Hill
   was created by   
Eudora Welty
Home of the Ponder family, "The Ponder Heart"
Pont Du Gard Inn
   was created by   
Alexandre Dumas, Père
Lowly French hotel, from "The Count of Monte-Cristo", English translation, 1946
Porlock Street
   was created by   
John Steinbeck
New Baytown neighborhood in "The Winter of Our Discontent"
Post-Dispatch City Room
   was created by   
Nathanael West
Miss Lonleyheart's workplace, from "Miss Lonleyhearts", 1933
Precious Blood Church
   was created by   
Sandra Cisneros
Center of social life, from "The House on Mango Street", 1984
Pulpit Hill
   was created by   
Thomas Wolfe
North Carolina town obviously modeled after Chapel Hill; "Look Homeward, Angel"
Quauhnahuac
   was created by   
Malcolm Lowry
Mexican town in "Under the Volcano", 1947
Rachel
   was created by   
Herman Melville
Ship that the Pequod encounters in "Moby Dick"
Radley Place
   was created by   
Harper Lee
Home of Arthur "Boo" Radley in "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Ragueneau's Pastry Shop
   was created by   
Edmond Rostand
Location of Act II from "Cyrano de Bergerac"
Rainbow Inn
   was created by   
George Eliot
Village gathering place in "Silas Marner"
Ramilly County
   was created by   
F. Scott Fitzgerald
"This Side of Paradise" , 1920
Ramsdale
   was created by   
Vladimir Nabokov
New England town in "Lolita"
Ramsden's Office
   was created by   
George Bernard Shaw
"Man and Superman", 1905
Ranevsky Estate
   was created by   
Anton Chekhov
From "The Cherry Orchard", drama; English translation, 1908
Raveloe
   was created by   
George Eliot
Village in central England, "Silas Marner", 1861
Ravenswood Castle
   was created by   
Sir Walter Scott
"The Bride of Lammermoor", 1819
Rectory
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
Gloomy abode of the clergyman, from "Crome Yellow"
Red House
   was created by   
George Eliot
Home of Squire Cass, from "Silas Marner"
Red Pipestone Quarry
   was created by   
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Place where Gitche Manitou calls the tribes together to make peace, "The Song of Hiawatha", 1855
Rohan
   was created by   
J. R. R. Tolkien
Rosings
   was created by   
Jane Austen
Home of Lady Catherine de Bourgh in "Pride and Prejudice"
Roulettenburg
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Modeled after the German spa town of Baden-Baden, from "The Gambler", 1866
Roxane's House
   was created by   
Edmond Rostand
Complete with vine-covered walls and balcony, from "Cyrano de Bergerac"
Ruach
   was created by   
François Rabelais
Island in the stories of the giant Pantagruel; 1552
Rue Lafitte
   was created by   
Jean Cocteau
Street on which Gérard lives, from "Les Enfants Terribles", English translation, 1930
Rue Plumet House
   was created by   
Victor Hugo
Jean Valjean and Cosette's nice rented home, from "Les Misérables", English translation, 1862
Rumfoord Mansion
   was created by   
Kurt Vonnegut
Large house in Newport, Rhode Island, from "The Sirens of Titan"
Saint-Benoist-des-Champs
   was created by   
Alain-Fournier
French village in "Le Grand Meaulnes"
Sainte-Agathe
   was created by   
Alain-Fournier
French village in "Le Grand Meaulnes"; English translation 1928
Saknussemm's Corridor
   was created by   
Jules Verne
Subterranean gallery beneath Iceland, from "Voyage to the Centre of the Earth"
Salem House
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Dr. Creakle's school, from "David Copperfield"
Salem Meetinghouse
   was created by   
Arthur Miller
"The Crucible"; drama, 1953
Samson Raphael Hirsch Seminary and College
   was created by   
Chaim Potok
From "The Chosen", 1967
Sand Belt
   was created by   
Mark Twain
A defensive perimeter around Merlin's Cave, from "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court"
Sartoris Plantation
   was created by   
William Faulkner
Farm at the outskirts of Jefferson, from "Sanctuary"
Satis House
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Decaying mansion house of Miss Havisham, from "Hard Times"
San Bernadino Arms
   was created by   
Nathanael West
Hollywood romminghouse, from "The Day of the Locust", 1939
The Scar
   was created by   
William Golding
Meeting place, imitating the British Parliament, from "Lord of the Flies", 1954
Schlangenberg
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Mountain peak near the town of Roulettenberg, from "The Gambler"
Sea of Numen
   was created by   
J. R. R. Tolkien
Seward's Insane Asylum
   was created by   
Bram Stoker
Private London hospital, from "Dracula"
Shandy Hall
   was created by   
Laurence Sterne
Tristram's birthplace, from "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent.", 1759-1767
Shangri-La
   was created by   
Edgar Allan Poe
In the story, "The Facts in the Case of Mr. Valdemar"
Shanty Town
   was created by   
Alan Paton
From "Cry, the Beloved Country"
Shelby Farm
   was created by   
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Kentucky farm in "Uncle Tom's Cabin", 1852
Shtetl
   was created by   
Bernard Malamud
Small Jewish village near Kiev, from "The Fixer", 1966
Shylock's House
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
From "The Merchant of Venice"
Siegfrieder College
   was created by   
John Barth
"Giles Goat-Boy"
Silver City
   was created by   
Eudora Welty
Mississippi town, from "The Ponder Heart"
Sinbad the Sailor's Grotto
   was created by   
Alexandre Dumas, Père
Dantès' palatial hideaway, from "The Count of Monte-Cristo"
Sisters of the Holy Cross Convent
   was created by   
Edmond Rostand
Parisian nunnery in "Cyrano de Bergerac"
Skotoprigonyevsk
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Town of Karamazov's home, from "The Brothers Karamazov", English translation, 1912
Skvoreshniki
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Summer estate of Mrs Stavrogin, from "The Possessed", English translation, 1913
Sleepy Hollow
   was created by   
Washington Irving
Small Dutch community in New York, from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", 1820
San Lorenzo
   was created by   
Kurt Vonnegut
Island republic in "Cat's Cradle", 1963
San Piedro
   was created by   
David Guterson
Beguiling island in the Pacific Northwest, from "Snow Falling on Cedars", 1994
Spout Inn
   was created by   
Herman Melville
"Moby Dick", 1851
Springer Motors
   was created by   
John Updike
Automobile dealership in the "Rabbit" novels
Stagg's Gardens
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Poor street in Camden Town, from "Dombey and Son", 1846-1848
Staja 84F
   was created by   
Anthony Burgess
State prison, from "A Clockwork Orange", 1962
St. Botolphs
   was created by   
John Cheever
Small Massachusetts town in "The Wapshot Chronicle", 1957
Sternwood Mansion
   was created by   
Raymond Chandler
Los Angeles home of General Sternwood, in "The Big Sleep", 1939
St. Mary's Chapel
   was created by   
Günter Grass
"Cat and Mouse", English translation, 1963
Stoddard Temple
   was created by   
Ayn Rand
From "The Fountainhead", 1943
Stolyarny Lane
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Street where the main character lives, from "Crime and Punishment", first English translation, 1886
Stone Quarry
   was created by   
Franz Kafka
Site of K's execution in "The Trial"
St. Petersberg
   was created by   
Mark Twain
Sleepy riverfront village where Huck lives with the Widow Douglas, from "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"
Sugarcandy Mountain
   was created by   
George Orwell
Imaginary utopia in the preachings of Moses, the raven, from "Animal Farm"
Supernatural World
   was created by   
Muriel Spark
Represented by a disembodied voice, from "Momento Mori", 1959
Tabord Inn
   was created by   
Geoffrey Chaucer
English tavern that is the poem's starting point, from "Canterbury Tales", first transcribed, 1387-1400
Talbothay's Dairy
   was created by   
Thomas Hardy
"Tess of the d'Ubervilles", 1891
Tantamount House
   was created by   
Aldous Huxley
Fashionable house of the Tantamount family, "Point Counterpoint"
Tara
   was created by   
Margaret Mitchell
Elegant plantation home of Gerald O'Hara, from "Gone With the Wind", 1936
Taulkinham
   was created by   
Flannery O'Connor
Alabama city in "Wise Blood", 1952
Tellson & Co
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
English merchant bank, from "A Tale of Two Cities", 1859
Tesman Villa
   was created by   
Henrik Ibson
House coveted by Hedda Gabler, from "Hedda Gabler"; drama, first performed, 1891
Tevershall
   was created by   
D. H. Lawrence
"Lady Chatterly's Lover", 1928
Theseus's Palace
   was created by   
William Shakespeare
Home of 'the Duke of Athens', from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Thinkery
   was created by   
Aristophanes
Thinking school run by Socrates, from "The Clouds"
Thélème Abbey
   was created by   
François Rabelais
Church on the Loire built by Gargantua, from "Gargantua and Pantagruel", first complete edition, 1567
Thornbrough
   was created by   
Theodore Dreiser
Home of the Barnes family, from "The Bulwark", 1946
Thornfield
   was created by   
Charlotte Brontë
Mr Rochester's House in 'Jane Eyre'
Thornton's River Camp
   was created by   
Jack London
Temporary winter camp at the mouth of the White River, from "The Call of the Wild", 1903
Thrushcross Grange
   was created by   
Emily Brontë
Home of the Linton family in "Wuthering Heights", 1847
Tipton Grange
   was created by   
George Eliot
Home of the Brook sisters in Middlemarch
Titipu
   was created by   
W. S. Gilbert
Medieval court of the emperor of Japan, in the operetta libretto for "The Mikado"
Todgers'
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Boardinghouse in "Martin Chuzzlewit"
Torgas Valley
   was created by   
John Steinbeck
Resembling Salinas Valley in California, from "In Dubious Battle", 1936
Tower Hall
   was created by   
John Barth
"Giles Goat-Boy"
Tralfamadore
   was created by   
Kurt Vonnegut
Planet to which Billy Pilgrim was taken in a saucer, from "Slaughterhouse-Five"
Trask Ranch
   was created by   
John Steinbeck
Ranch in the Salinas Valley of California, from "East of Eden", 1952
Travertine
   was created by   
John Cheever
Small market town four miles from St. Botolphs in "The Wapshot Chronicle"
Tres Marías
   was created by   
Isabel Allende
Hacienda of the Trueba family, from "The House of the Spirits", 1982
Trimalchio
   was created by   
Petronius
"The Satyricon", first transcribed, c. 60; English translation, 1694
Tsalal
   was created by   
Edgar Allan Poe
Lush wooded island in "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym", 1838
Tulliver Home
   was created by   
George Eliot
"The Mill on the Floss", 1860
Turk's Farm
   was created by   
Voltaire
"Candide"
Turner Farm
   was created by   
William Styron
Place where Nat is born, from "The Confessions of Nat Turner", 1967
Twelve Oaks
   was created by   
Margaret Mitchell
Plantation home of the Wilkes family, from "Gone With the Wind"
Umuofia
   was created by   
Chinua Achebe
Village where Okonkwo and his family live, from "Things Fall Apart"
Uncle Buck's Office
   was created by   
Gore Vidal
Richly appointed office at the Academy of Dramatic Arts from "Myra Breckinridge"
Uncle Toby's Battlefield
   was created by   
Laurence Sterne
"The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent."
Union Hall
   was created by   
Upton Sinclair
Meeting place where Jurgis finds new meaning in his life; "The Jungle"
USS Caine
   was created by   
Herman Wouk
US Navy destroyer-minesweeper, from "The Caine Mutiny", 1951
Ustyevo
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Small village in "The Possessed"
Utopia
   was created by   
Sir Thomas More
Island society, 1516
Utterson's House
   was created by   
Robert Lewis Stevenson
Home of Jekyll's lawyer in "The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde", 1886
Valley of Ashes
   was created by   
F. Scott Fitzgerald
From "The Great Gatsby"
Valley of the Happar
   was created by   
Herman Melville
"Typee", 1846
Valley of Holiness
   was created by   
Mark Twain
Home to several hundred monks who represent backward beliefs, from "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court"
Valley of the Typee
   was created by   
Herman Melville
"Typee"
Varykino
   was created by   
Boris Pasternak
Country estate in "Doctor Zhivago", English translation, 1958
Vedel-Azaïs School
   was created by   
André Gide
School and boardinghouse close to the Luxembourg Gardens, from "The Counterfeiters", 1925
Verdurin Salon
   was created by   
Marcel Proust
"Remembrance of Things Past", English translation, 1922-1931
Verrières
   was created by   
Stendhal
Pretty little town in the Franche-Comté, from "The Red and the Black", English translation, 1898
Victory Mansions
   was created by   
George Orwell
Run-down London building where Winston Smith lives, in "Nineteen Eighty-Four", 1949
Van Tassel Farm
   was created by   
Washington Irving
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
Walden Farm
   was created by   
Erskine Caldwell
60-acre farm in Georgia, from "God's Little Acre", 1933
Walheim
   was created by   
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Small German town in "The Sorrows of Young Werther", English translation, 1780
Walton Hospital
   was created by   
Sylvia Plath
Private asylum, from "The Bell Jar", 1963
Wang Lung's Farmhouse
   was created by   
Pearl S. Buck
Rural farmhouse in "The Good Earth", 1931
Ward Thirteen
   was created by   
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
"Cancer Ward", 1968
Wariri Village
   was created by   
Saul Bellow
Domain of King Dahfu, from "Henderson the Rain King", 1959
Warren
   was created by   
Charles Dickens
Decaying, melancholy mansion near the Maypole Inn, from "Barnaby Rudge"
Weatherbury
   was created by   
Thomas Hardy
English farming village in Wessex, from "Far From the Madding Crowd"
Weedpatch
   was created by   
John Steinbeck
Government-run camp for migrant workers in "The Grapes of Wrath", 1939
Wessex
   was created by   
Thomas Hardy
English county in "Far From the Madding Crowd", 1874
Westwest's Castle
   was created by   
Franz Kafka
"The Castle"
Whale
   was created by   
Kurt Vonnegut
Rocket ship left over from the abandoned US space program, from "The Sirens of Titan"
Whaleman's Chapel
   was created by   
Herman Melville
"Moby Dick"
Whitefield House
   was created by   
George Bernard Shaw
"Man and Superman", 1905
White Lion Inn
   was created by   
Henry Fielding
Scene of Tom's seduction in "Tom Jones"
Wicker Bar
   was created by   
J. D. Salinger
From "Catcher in the Rye"
Wicomico
   was created by   
John Barth
Small town on the eastern shore of Maryland, from "The End of the Road", 1958
Widow Wadman's Parlor
   was created by   
Laurence Sterne
"The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent."
Wilburhampton Hotel
   was created by   
Kurt Vonnegut
Shabby Los Angeles hotel in "The Sirens of Titan"
Will Fairchild Memorial Airport
   was created by   
Kurt Vonnegut
"Breakfast of Champions", 1973
Windy Corner
   was created by   
E. M. Forster
Home of Lucy Honeychurch, from "A Room With a View", 1908
Winnemac
   was created by   
Sinclair Lewis
Midwestern state, from "Elmer Gantry", 1927
Winter Hill
   was created by   
Carson McCullers
Site of the wedding, from "The Member of the Wedding"
Winton Flyer
   was created by   
William Faulkner
Automobile in "The Reivers", 1962
Wolfscrag
   was created by   
Sir Walter Scott
Isolated tower on a narrow precipitous peninsula, from "The Bride of Lammermoor"
Wonderland
   was created by   
Lewis Carroll
Kingdom lying under England whose access is a rabbit hole
Woollett
   was created by   
Henry James
Massachusetts town, from "The Ambassadors", 1903
Wragby Hall
   was created by   
D. H. Lawrence
"Lady Chatterly's Lover"
Xanadu
   was created by   
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Vision in a dream, the poem, 1816
Xujan
   was created by   
Edgar Rice Burroughs
"Tarzan the Untamed", 1919
Yefimyev Mother of God Monastery
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Site of the cell of Bishop Tikhon in "The Possessed"
Yewville
   was created by   
Joyce Carol Oates
Town in upstate New York, from "Wonderland", 1971
Yoknapatawpha County
   was created by   
William Faulkner
Home county of Addie and Anse Bundren, from "As I Lay Dying", 1930
Yuriatin
   was created by   
Boris Pasternak
Town in the Ural Mountains, from "Doctor Zhivago"
Zenith
   was created by   
Sinclair Lewis
City in the state of Winnemac from "Babbitt", 1922
Zodiac Cottage
   was created by   
Wallace Stegner
Last home of Oliver Ward, from "Angle of Repose", 1971


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