Answer: The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
This next map is from the debut novel of an author and illustrator with a famous older brother. (Hint: his brother is a filmmaker.)
Answer: Chuck Dugan is AWOL by Eric Chase Anderson
This was taken from an adventure novel by a Scottish author, which was first published in the late 1800s. The bottom of the map has been cut off, because it reveals too much!
Answer: Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
This espionage novel later became the title for a Jimmy Buffet album. It’s also on The Observer‘s list of “the 100 greatest novels of all time.”
Answer: The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers
This truncated map is from a memoir that was first published in the 1960s. It is the sequel to another memoir, which was first published in Italian as Se questo è un uomo.
Answer: The Reawakening by Primo Levi
This is the map to a certain fantastic place from a beloved children’s book (and, ahem, an unnamed movie) and its surrounding countries.
Answer: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
This eccentric author is buried in Providence, RI and continues to be a considerable influence on horror fiction. Which fictional location is this from?
Answer: Dreamlands (location) by H.P. Lovecraft
This dystopian novel was written in the late 1940s by a certain erudite Englishman. The protagonist shares a first name with a WWII-era British politician and statesman.
Answer: 1984 by George Orwell
This prolific bespectacled author lives in the northern United States. What western/fantasy/horror/sci-fi mashup series is this from?
Answer: The Dark Tower series by Stephen King
This Anglo-Irish satirist was born in Dublin in the late 1600s. This map is from one of his most famous novels, which was published in the mid 1700s and was recently made into a terrible movie starring Jack Black.
Answer: Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift