Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The retreats where famous authors found inspiration – in pictures

The French Polynesian island of Tetiaroa, where former US president Barack Obama plans to write his memoir.

The retreats where famous authors found inspiration – in pictures

The small hut where Mark Twain brought Huckleberry Finn to life on a farm in Elmira, New York,
now housed on a college campus

The Elephant House cafe in Edinburgh, Scotland, one of the cafes
in which JK Rowling wrote the first Harry Potter novel

The wooden shed at the Boat House in Laugharne, Wales, where Dylan Thomas worked

The Writing Lodge in the garden at Monk’s House in England,
was the writer Virginia Woolf’s country home and retreat

The Goldeneye estate in Jamaica where Ian Fleming wrote the bulk of his James Bond novels

A replica of the hut that Henry David Thoreau built himself to write in near Walden pond
In Concord, Massachusetts

The house in Key West, Florida, where Ernest Hemingway did some of his best work,
including To Have And Have Not

The sitting room at South Cottage at Sissinghurst Castle,
the retreat of Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West

Isolated Barnhill House on the Scottish island of Jura
where George Orwell wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four

George Bernard Shaw’s rotating shed in St Alban’s, England,
which he built so he could always face the sun while writing his plays


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