Tuesday, 7 June 2011
Top Ten Grandest Places in Books
1. The Cemtery of forgotten Books (Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon) - A mysterious place full of books in the heart of Barcelona. That's just grand!
2. Mount Everest (Into thin Air by Jon Krakauer) - It must be sheerly breathtaking to stand on top of the highest mountain our world has to offer. Or visting a the base camp, where people meet and expose themselves ton one of the roughest, cold and windy places.
3. Lisbon (Nighttrain to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier) - I had to add it because it's going to be the destination of my travels this year.
4. Gion in Kyoto (Geisha district), Japan (Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden) - That's a historic place I would have wanted to visit, when it was still what it was. You know waht I mean, right?
5. Bookholm, Zamonia (The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers) - A magical world where reading is a remarkable adventure.
6. The Secret Garden (The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett) - Wouldn't it be nice to set out for a childish adventure in a nice hidden garden once in a while?
7. London (Imagine Londo by Anna Quindlen) - I love London. I love books about London. And I love books about books set in London. That's it.
8. Paris (The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery and Hunting and Gathering by Anna Gavalda) - Here applies the same as above for London.
9. The Circus (Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen) - Imagine to join a circus like it was in the olden days...
10. An autistic world like the one in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Just out of curiosity.
Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.