A Discovery of Witches Setting

Deborah Harkness
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France

Matthew's vampire mother lives in France, and this is where Matthew and Diana go when it becomes clear that Diana is not safe in Oxford. There are extensive descriptions of the country, including Sept-Tours, where Matthew's vampire mother lives. Their house is really a castle, but Diana notes that it is not a pretty dwelling like those typically featured in fairy tales. Instead, it was built to be a fortress.

Diana is attracted to the pretty countryside, and some of it is described as Diana and Matthew arrive while other descriptions occur as they go about their days. In one scene, Diana and Matthew go horseback riding. The ride includes descriptions of the stables and the landscape, including hills and specific trees.

New York

Sarah and Emily have a home in New York, which is where Diana grew up after her parents were murdered. The area is fairly...

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