As promised, today I am delving into the beautiful city of Liverpool for the book Counting Stars by Keris Stainton. I absolutely adored this book and being that Liverpool is sort of a second home for me, it only feels right to highlight some of the main locations of the book.
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The most obvious place to start is of course the station where Anna first enters Liverpool. Liverpool Lime Street is the station I go to and is the most central to the shops and entertainment venues. I believe this is where Anna would be at the start of the novel.
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She'd then be walking down the main shopping strip, admiring the preserved buildings that now house chains such as BHS and Topshop, before arriving at her new home.
|Image from https://www.openrent.co.uk/property-to-rent/liverpool/studio-flat-rodney-street-l1/56306|
Although I'm not familiar with apartments and homes in Liverpool, I found this lovely image online and it's pretty much how I imagine the group's famed balcony to be like. In a way, I can imagine them sitting there discussing everything from past loves to dreams and expectations.
|Image from http://www.culturepool.org.uk/venues/playhouse-theatre|
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|Image from http://www.thetoyshop.com/store-finder/Liverpool|
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Next time I will be delving into Becherel in France; a place I've never been but would really love to see.
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