For some great written works, setting is everything. Places a reader has never seen in real life and worlds that exist only in the imagination of the author can become an integral part of the literary experience and define the success of memoirs, historical fiction and modern day tales.
Take a look at 25 novels set around the world that truly evoke a sense of the time and place they depict and let us know your favourite settings on Twitter or in the comments section, below.
Words: Anna Pollitt
Picture Credit: Rex Images