To achieve a well rounded view of the books you love, read them, see the films and travel to immerse yourself in the places associated with the books and their authors and the film locations. Traveling to Literary Events and Festivals can round out the picture. Meeting living authors, seeing their homes and meeting with others in a Literary society associated with the author of interest can be a bonus of a literary tour. Meeting people in the country where an author lived during his or her life time can greatly enhance and expand the experience of the book.
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*The Shakespeare Tour
Shakespeare who was he? How was Shakespeare able to communicate with the people of his age
and the people of to day * touching each with his deep understanding of human emotions.
*In the Footsteps of Northern writers
Northern England has a harsher climate than the south of England *
has this influenced the writers who come from this area?
*Understanding Writers in the Cotswolds, England
The Cotswolds are a well loved destination for travelers from the world over. Prince Charles lives there
and the soft rolling countryside is filled with exquisite gardens, country houses, castles and villages
constructed of mellow Cotswold stone, some with thatched roofs some tiled. The writers from this area include Shakespeare and Laurie Lee.
This varied group has added much to the literature of Britain and the world.
*Examining Murder Mystery Writers
Colin Dexter and Oxford, Ellis Peters and Shropshire, Kathy Hogan Trochek and Atlanta, Georgia - many mystery
writers are associated with a particular part of a country. Their deep knowledge of the location makes the quest
even more exciting and adds to our sense that this is real.
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Jane Austen and Agatha Christie have on the surface very little in common,
but they were both strong women with a passion for what they did. Each went through
a period in their lives when they became unhappy and disoriented. Each valued family
and was creatively aware of the detail of people's lives. Each lived in England.
Jane Austen lived in Bath and Agatha Christie lived a much wider life in Devon,
Harrogate and overseas with her archeologist husband. Both visited London and lived lives
with many social engagements. One married and the other did not, but both know that the emotions
of the heart are a key influence in a person's behavior...
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*Focus on Shakespeare
*Focus on Literary and Legendary Myths of Ireland
*Focus on Film and book tours
*Focus on Fantasy tours based on literary works
Britain is the focus for Wizard tours for families featuring the much loved Harry Potter and
New Zealand the focus for Fantasy tours based on the science fiction trilogy Lord of the Rings.