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Setting the scene

15 titles that transport you to another place

Has a work of art ever so distinctly transported you to another place? Anythink buyer Jennifer Hendzlik has recommendations for titles that will set the scene and transport you to another place.

Title  //  Where it takes place

  1. Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey //  The Solar System
  2. Bird Box by Josh Malerman //  Anywhere – you just can’t open your eyes or you’ll die
  3. The Terminal (film) //  An airport
  4. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles //  Hotel Metropol
  5. 10 Cloverfield Lane  (film) //  An underground bunker
  6. Misery by Stephen King //  An isolated mountain cabin
  7. The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro //  An urban maze
  8. Swiss Army Man (film) //  A deserted island
  9. Artemis by Andy Weir //  The moon
  10. The Abyss (film) //  A submarine
  11. The Night Circus by Erin Morgernstern //  A circus
  12. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie //  A train
  13. Inside Out (film) // Your mind
  14. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier //  Manderley Estate
  15. Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Page //  Oz gone wrong

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