of the main industries of the town are trade, handicraft and tourism, derived from being one of the best preserved medieval towns in the Scania province and its association with the Wallander detective novels. There is an active port with ferry and train services. Transport left thumb The ferry terminal, and behind it, Ystad railway station (File:Ystad terminal.JPG) The ferry port has services to the Danish island of Bornholm and to Świnoujście (formerly Swinemünde

at Kastrup underground train station. Kurt Wallander Kurt Wallander is a fictional (fictional character) police inspector (detective) living and working in Ystad, pronounced Ue-stad ("ue" as in "muesli" and "a" as in "father" – not pronounced as in the recent 2008 UK television adaptation Sweden. In the novels, he solves shocking murders with his colleagues. The novels have an underlying question: "

Germany across the Baltic, means that it was closely associated with the Hanseatic League, which it joined in the 14th century. It has a medieval church and many half-timbered houses and pleasant pedestrian streets. Ystad hosts a number of festivals and has a decent art museum, plus a number of other museums and attractions. It is known internationally as the setting for many of the novels of Henning Mankell, featuring fictional Ystad police inspector Kurt Wallander. There are regular Wallander


and far from the sea to serve as the Spanish capital of Peru. Pizarro thus founded the city of Lima in Peru's central coast on 18 January 1535, a foundation that he considered as one of the most important things he had created in life. After completing ''The War of the End of the World'', Vargas Llosa began to write novels that were significantly shorter than many of his earlier books. In 1983, he finished ''The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta'' (''Historia de Mayta'', 1984). ref name "

; The experience also inspired one of Vargas Llosa's later novels, ''Death in the Andes'' (''Lituma en los Andes''), originally published in 1993 in Barcelona. On September 8, 1820, the ''Expedición Libertadora'' of Peru, organized in Chile, landed on the beach at Paracas, near the city of Pisco, Peru. The army was under the command of José de San Martín. After fruitless negotiations


family use. The language is taught at Stockholm University, Luleå University of Technology and Umeå University. Bengt Pohjanen is the trilingual author of Torne valley. He wrote in 1985 the first novel in Meänkieli, Lyykeri. He has written several novels, dramas, grammars and songs in Meänkieli. He has also written and directed films. The author Mikael Niemi does not speak meänkieli. His novels, and a film based on one of his books in Swedish, has improved the general

Tula, Russia

popular tourist attraction in Tula Oblast is Yasnaya Polyana, the home and burial place of the writer Leo Tolstoy. It is situated south-west of the city. It was here that Tolstoy wrote his celebrated novels ''War and Peace'' and ''Anna Karenina''. Education Tula is home to: *Tula State University *Tula State Pedagogical University http: www.tspu.tula.ru *The Tula artillery and Engineering Institute *A branch

unlike anything written before him. It was in his family estate Yasnaya Polyana near Tula (Tula, Russia) that he created two novels, ''War and Peace'' and ''Anna Karenina'', that are widely acclaimed as among the best novels ever written. Later he developed a kind of non-traditional Christian philosophy (Tolstoyan), described in his work ''The Kingdom of God is Within You'' which inspired Rainer Maria Rilke and Mohandas Gandhi, then a young lawyer, whose influence

Staraya Russa

. Attractions Staraya Russa is a balneologic (balneotherapy) resort, celebrated for its mineral springs used for baths, drinking, and inhalations; medicinal silt mud of Lakes Verkhneye (Lake Verkhneye) and Sredneye (Lake Sredneye) and mud from artificial reservoirs. A summer residence of the Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky, who wrote his novels ''The Brothers Karamazov'' and ''Demons (Demons (Dostoyevsky novel))'' there, is open to visitors as a museum

work. It has been acclaimed all over the world, from authors as diverse as Sigmund Freud, Andrew R. MacAndrew, and Konstantin Mochulsky, as a masterpiece of literature and one of the greatest novels ever written. The basic structure of the book is arranged in two arcs. On the surface the book relates the story of a patricide in which all of the murdered man's sons share varying degrees of complicity. But on a deeper level this is a spiritual drama chronicling the moral struggles

Salinas, California

industry and as the hometown of writer and Nobel Prize in Literature laureate John Steinbeck, who based several of his novels there, including ''Of Mice and Men''. History thumb left First Mayors House circa 1868 (Image:Salinas City, First Mayor's House, 1874.jpg) The land currently occupied by the City of Salinas is thought to have been settled by native Americans known as the Esselen prior to 200 AD. "The Esselen Indians of the Big Sur Country"

The Salinas Californian date February 20, 1948 * Salinas is mentioned in various John Steinbeck novels, and it is the setting of his monumental novel ''East of Eden (East of Eden (novel))'' * Salinas is the subject of a song ("Salinas") from British singer-songwriter Laura Marling's third album A Creature I Don't Know * James Dean was killed in a car accident while driving to Salinas for a car race * In Kris Kristofferson

in the city of Monterey. Steinbeck immortalized Monterey in his novels ''Cannery Row (Cannery Row (novel))'', ''Tortilla Flat'' and ''East of Eden (East of Eden (novel))'', as well as his play ''Of Mice and Men''. *Sacramento, California (Site of Present-Day Walerga Park) (migrant workers' camp) *Salinas, California (fairgrounds (California Rodeo Salinas), racetrack, stables) *San Bruno, California (Tanforan racetrack, stables) - Alisal High School


), ''Primavera'' (1905), ''Källorna'' (1906), and ''Elden och altaret'' (1907). He also wrote the dramas ''Imperia'' (1907) and ''Härskare'' (1908), before starting to write novels: ''Stensborg'' (1910), ''Thure Gabriel Silfverstååhl'' (1910), ''Carl Silfverstååhls upplevelser'' (2nd edition, 1912), ''Köpmän och krigare'' (3rd edition, 1911), ''Tvedräktens barn'' (1913), and ''Det levande fäderneshuset'' (1916). In 1917 he went through a religious revival, which came out in his novels ''Huset med de

Mendocino, California

in ''Murder, She Wrote''. **While reading several ''Murder, She Wrote'' novels (List of Murder, She Wrote novels) to enhance her detective skills, Natalie mentions how Cabot Cove has the highest murder per capita rate in the world. This in fact is a reference to an article in a 1996 issue of ''The New York Times'' that mentioned how in the course of the ''Murder, She Wrote'' series, at least 2% of the population


. There the Begna joins the Randselva river before discharges into Lake Tyrifjorden. The Begna is 213 km long and has a high point of about 1850 meters. The Begna drains a watershed (Drainage basin) of 4875 km² and is the primary river in this watershed. The Norwegian writer, Mikkjel Fønhus lived much of his life and located most of his novels along the Begna in Oppland. *E01 - '''Larne''' - '''Belfast''' - Dublin - Rosslare (Rosslare Europort) - A Coruña

Rainy Lake

composed of ancient Precambrian rock. This rock has been significantly affected by glaciation, which dominates much of the recent geologic history of the area. Popular culture Rainy Lake (Rainy River) plays a pivotal role in Tim O'Brien (Tim O'Brien (author))'s novel, ''The Things They Carried.'' Other novels set on Rainy Lake include * ''Wilder's Edge'' by Diane Bradley, published by North Star Press of St. Cloud, 2013. * ''Wilder's Foe'' by Diane Bradley, published by North

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