[Unless There Is A Strong Sense Of Place There Is No Travel Writing, But It Need Not Come From Topographical Description; Dialogue Can Also Convey A Sense Of Place. Even So, I Insist, The Traveler Invents The Place. Feeling Compelled To Comment On My Travel Books, People Say To Me, "I Went There"---China, India, The Pacific, Albania-- "and It Wasn't Like That." I Say, "Because I Am Not You.]

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