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10 Cities that star as Characters in Novels


Novels in which cities are the main characters:

  • Peter Ackroyd: The House of Doctor Dee.   London
  • Arturo Azuela:  Shadows of Silence. Mexico City.
  • Andrei Bely: Peterburg (Petersburg). St. Petersburg
  • Camilo José Cela: The Hive. 1940s Madrid
  • Joseph Conrad: The Secret Agent.   London
  • Alfred Döblin: Berlin Alexanderplatz. Berlin
  • John Dos Passos: Manhattan Transfer. New York in the 1920s
  • George Friel: Glasgow Trilogy.  Glasgow
  • Naguib Mahfouz: Cairo Trilogy.  Cairo
  • Robert Musil: The Man Without Qualities . Vienna
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One Response to “10 Cities that star as Characters in Novels”

  1. The Modern Novel Says:

    http://www.themodernnovel.com/lists/mine/city.htm – City novels

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