A great setting can make a novel unforgettable. And there have been some great cities in novels that inspire our imagination, make us want to pack our bags, or run away screaming.
What’s your favorite city in fiction?
I’d have to go with the wildly inventive Besźel/Ul Qoma from China Mieville’s The City and the City.
What about you?
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Art: Rue de Paris, temps de pluie by Gustav Caillebotte