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Know your British literature? Take this addictive book location quiz to find out

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Where in the UK was Dylan Thomas inspired to write Under Milk Wood? In which area of Britain was Bram Stoker's Dracula set?

There's a new geography-based quiz that's set to challenge your literary knowledge. And be warned, it's addictive.

Powered by Travelzoo, the quiz comes as the travel experts seek to celebrate Literary Britain.

Experts have compiled a guide to the best things to do and see in and around literary hotspots such as the Yorkshire Moors, the Lake District, London, Oxford, Cornwall and more.

From Poldark and Wuthering Heights, to Sherlock Holmes, Dracula and Tess of the d’Urbervilles, there's a guide to the area that inspired each British literary classic.

Poldark Cornwall

But back to the quiz.

Harder than it seems, you'll need to chose the map location which you think best answers each book-based question - with just 30 seconds to complete each one.

Think you've got the bookish nous to succeed? Try it below and tweet us @stylistmagazine about you get on...

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