All writing is removed from reality to some degree, so in bookmapping, considering the realness of a location becomes another layer of exploration.
In creating bookmaps, I am constantly thinking about how much to write about each location, and how audiences will use this information.
The changing geographic relationship of the Italian city of Ravenna and the Po River is revealed in Dante’s Inferno.
The structured Hell described in Dante’s Inferno captures the imagination perhaps more than any other setting in literature.
In examining Dante’s first geographic reference in the Inferno, a mention of Virgil’s home of Mantua in Lombardy, an anachronism is revealed.
The next large mapping project Booma will be taking on is the first part of Dante’s Divine Comedy, the Inferno.
Creating a bookmap for The Mine with the Iron Door revealed the influence Harold Bell Wright had on the city of Tucson.
Mapping Harold Bell Wright’s The Mine with the Iron Door drew me back into the mountains and into Tucson’s history.
A interactive map of the locations that appear in Harold Bell Wright’s The Mine with the Iron Door.
A solitary hike in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson leads to an unexpected book recommendation for Harold Bell Wright’s The Mine with the Iron Door.