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Today’s topic is:
Top Ten Books Featuring Travel in Some Way
1. The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien
The ultimate road trip happens when Frodo runs out his front door without his watch and goes on the adventure of a lifetime!
2. The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
3. The Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Marlowe is and ivory transporter in the Congo who travels down the Congo River in the search for Mr. Kurtz.
4. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
Hemingway’s memoir is about American expats traveling around Europe in the 1920’s.
5. Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
The story of Vivian, one of the many thousands of children who were sent from New York City into the midwest by train in hopes of being adopted.
6. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
This memoir follows Gilbert as she travels through Italy, India, and Indonesia on a search for self discovery.
7. The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom
This novel follows time himself!
8. The Painted Veil by W. Somerst Maugham
Newlyweds travel to Shanghai, where husband studies infectious disease in the 1920’s. Events lead them to take a treacherous journey to a remote village in the interior.
9. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Wonderful story about time traveling Henry and his wife Clare.
10. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Detective Hercule Poirot tries to discover who murdered Mr. Ratchett aboard the train.