17 Fiction Books set in Dorset for your Reading List

Given by Dorset Travel Guide

17 Works 85,132 Livros 1,949 Críticas ½ 3.9
From Thomas Hardy and Enid Blyton to Christopher Priest and Ian McEwan, Dorset has been an inspiration to many British writers. As a result, there’s a vast array of books set in Dorset, offering mostrar mais the chance to “visit” the county through fiction.


From swashbuckling treasure hunts on the dramatic coastline, to historical romances set in Dorset stately homes, to futuristic science fiction, there’s definitely something for everyone here. And Dorset has a background role in all of them! Enjoy…
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Year Awarded:
2023
Obra
Persuasion (1817) por Jane Austen
Locations: Lyme Regis
Os Cinco na Ilha do Tesouro (1942) por Enid Blyton
Famous Five series - Locations: Corfe Castle, Brownsea Island
Remarkable Creatures (2009) por Tracy Chevalier
Locations: Lyme Regis
Moonfleet (1898) por John Meade Falkner
Locations: East Fleet, Fleet Lagoon, and Chesil Beach
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1969) por John Fowles
Locations: Lyme Regis
Far from the Madding Crowd (1874) por Thomas Hardy
Locations: Puddletown
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1891) por Thomas Hardy
Locations: Various
Broadchurch - novel (2014) por Erin Kelly
Locations: West Bay
A Perfect Match (2015) por Rachel Knowles
Locations: Weymouth
On Chesil Beach (2007) por Ian McEwan
Locations: Chesil Beach, near Abbotsbury
Just Causes (2023) por Georgia Piggott
Locations: Dorset
A Dream of Wessex (1977) por Christopher Priest
Locations: Dorchester
Secrets of the Tides (2012) por Hannah Richell
Locations: Seatown
Mr Rosenblum's List (2010) por Natasha Solomons
Locations: Dorset
The Novel in the Viola (2010) por Natasha Solomons
Locations: Tyneham
The Children of Dynmouth (1976) por William Trevor
Locations: Dorset Coast
Love Among the Chickens (1906) por P. G. Wodehouse
Locations: Lyme Regis

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