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Robert L. Stevensons estate on American Samoa

Robert L. Stevensons estate on American Samoa

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer. Stevenson was greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Marcel Schwob, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, li...
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The Vicarage in Olney - Where John H. Newton wrote Amazing Grace

The Vicarage in Olney - Where John H. Newton wrote Amazing Grace

John Henry Newton (July 24, 1725 – December 21, 1807) was an English Anglican clergyman and former slave-ship captain. He was the author of many hymns, including "Amazing Grace".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Newton#Writer_and_hymnist
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Henry Francis Lytes birthplace

Henry Francis Lytes birthplace

Henry Francis Lyte (June 1, 1793 - November 20, 1847) was an Anglican divine and hymn-writer. He was born to Thomas and Anna Lyte on a farm at Ednam, near Kelso, Scotland. Thomas Lyte deserted the family shortly after making arrangements for his two oldest sons to attend Portora Royal School in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh. Anna moved to London, where both she and her youngest son soon died.
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Laura Ingalls Wilders Rocky Ridge Farm

Laura Ingalls Wilders Rocky Ridge Farm

The Laura Ingalls Wilder House in Mansfield, Missouri, also known as Rocky Ridge Farm, was the home of author Laura Ingalls Wilder from 1896 until her death in 1957. Wilder, the author of the Little House on the Prairie series, began writing here at the age of 65.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Ingalls_Wilder_House
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Sir Walter Scotts manor Abbotsford House

Sir Walter Scotts manor Abbotsford House

Abbotsford is a historic house in the region of the Scottish Borders in the south of Scotland, near Melrose, on the south bank of the River Tweed. It was formerly the residence of historical novelist and poet, Walter Scott. It is a Category A listed building.

The nucleus of the estate was a small farm of 100 acres (0.4 km²), called Cartleyhole, nicknamed Clarty (i.e., muddy) Hole...
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Villa Diodati where Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein

Villa Diodati where Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein

The Villa Diodati is a manor in Cologny close to Lake Geneva. It is most famous for having been the summer residence of Lord Byron, Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, John Polidori and others in 1816, where the basis for the classical horror stories Frankenstein and The Vampyre were laid.

Originally called the Villa Belle Rive, Byron named it the Villa Diodati after the family that own...
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Ingmar Bergmans former house

Ingmar Bergmans former house

The famous swedish director lived in this house on the island Fårö for 40 years, it was also here he died on July 30th. 2007. He built it in 1967.
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Alexandre Dumas birthplace Chateau de Noue

Alexandre Dumas birthplace Chateau de Noue

Alexandre Dumas, père was born here on July 24th. 1802.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandre_Dumas,_p%C3%A8re
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Simon Spies summer house Villa Fjolle

Simon Spies summer house Villa Fjolle

This is the summer house of the late danish charter travel pioneer Simon Spies who started Spies Travel in 1956. Today it's a part of the travel agency MyTravel.

It was build in a futuristic way on a hilltop on the island Torö south of Stockholm.

He called it Villa Fjolle (Silly Villa), today it's called Villa Spies and is owned by his widdow Janni Spies Kjaer.
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Astrid Lindgrens childhood home

Astrid Lindgrens childhood home

Here the famous swedish author was born on november 14th. 1907. South of the house is the Astrid Lindgren Museum.

http://www.astridlindgrensnas.se/1153/Engelska.html
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Charles Dickens House

Charles Dickens House

This is where Charles Dickens lived from 1817 - 1822.
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Out of Africa - Karen Blixens african farm

Out of Africa - Karen Blixens african farm

This is the farm where the danish author Karen Blixen, nickname Tanja, lived from 1914 to 1931 when she moved back to Rungstedlund north of Copenhagen where she died 1962.

Here she wrote her novel Out of Africa, danish Den afrikanske farm, about her life here.

Here the Movie Out of Africa by Sydney Pollack was shot too.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O...
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Jenle - Danish poet Jeppe Aakjers home

Jenle - Danish poet Jeppe Aakjers home

This is the poet Jeppe Aakjaer’s and his wife, the carver, Nanna Aakjaer’s former home. The main building was erected 1906 – 1907. The name Jenle means “lonely”, which was significant for the location of the farm at that time.
A considerable part of the poet’s production was created in his study on the first floor with a view of the inlet. In the former farm buildings, you will find cha...
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Hans Christian Andersens houses

Hans Christian Andersens houses

These are the places where he might have been born 1805 and his house of childhood in Odense.
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W. Shakespeares life in Stratford Upon Avon

W. Shakespeares life in Stratford Upon Avon

Locations of Shakespeares birthplace, school and gravesite. But also:

Mary Arden's House: Shakespeares mothers childhood home.

Hall's Croft: Home of Shakespeares eldest daughter, Susanna and husband John before moving to Nash House after Shakespeares death.

Anne Hathaway's Cottage: Shakespeares wife Annes childhood home.

Nash House and...
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Alexandre Dumas House

Alexandre Dumas House

Monte-Cristo castle

Thanks to the success of the Three Musketeers (les Trois Mousquetaires), Alexandre Dumas builds his small romantic castle (a "folie" as usually said for this kind of building) in the close countryside which borders Paris in 1847. It will be known as the Castle of Monte-Cristo and is located at Port-Marly. This eccentric residence was built in a style Néo-Ren...
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Karen Blixens house

Karen Blixens house

Rungstedlund, home of the Danish author Karen Blixen (pen name, Isak Dinesen). More info at Wikipedia.
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Birthplace, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Birthplace, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In 1749 Johann W. von Goethe was born in this small building in the city of Frankfurt. Goethe was one of the paramount figures of German literature and European Neo-Classicism.

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Goethe, born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German novelist, dramatist, humanist, scientist, philosopher, and for ten years chief minister of state at ...
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